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"We have guys right now that are hitting third and fifth that are kind of cold. They're right smack in the middle of the order. That'll turn around. However you want to word it -- ebb and flow -- it's baseball. It'd be great to have nine guys hot at once, but that rarely happens." -- Indians manager Terry Francona on slumping hitters Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley

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Full Game Coverage "We have guys right now that are hitting third and fifth that are kind of cold. They're right smack in the middle of the order. That'll turn around. However you want to word it -- ebb and flow -- it's baseball. It'd be great to have nine guys hot at once, but that rarely happens." -- Indians manager Terry Francona on slumping hitters Jason Kipnis and Michael Brantley

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