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• The Indians' 4-2 loss to Detroit on Monday, which was televised by SportsTime Ohio, received an 8.5 household rating, the club's best mark since Opening Day. The finale of the recent four-game series against the Tigers was also the highest-rated non-opener for Cleveland since Aug. 31, 2011, when the Tribe beat Oakland, 4-3, in 16 innings.

Following Tuesday's 3-0 win over Toronto, the Indians' season-average rating on SportsTime Ohio is up 10 percent, when compared to the first 86 telecasts of 2012.

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• The Indians' 4-2 loss to Detroit on Monday, which was televised by SportsTime Ohio, received an 8.5 household rating, the club's best mark since Opening Day. The finale of the recent four-game series against the Tigers was also the highest-rated non-opener for Cleveland since Aug. 31, 2011, when the Tribe beat Oakland, 4-3, in 16 innings.

Following Tuesday's 3-0 win over Toronto, the Indians' season-average rating on SportsTime Ohio is up 10 percent, when compared to the first 86 telecasts of 2012.

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• In Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, Cleveland faced right-hander Esmil Rogers, who was traded to Toronto in November in exchange for Mike Aviles and Yan Gomes. In 2012, Rogers made 44 relief appearances for the Tribe, going 3-1 with a 3.06 ERA.

• Tuesday's shutout of the Blue Jays was Cleveland's 11th team shutout of 2013, which trails only Pittsburgh's 12 for the most in baseball. The Indians haven't recorded 11 shutouts in a season since coming away with 13 in 2008. The last Indians team to reach as many shutouts in its first 90 games was the '68 club, which had 17 shutouts in that span.

Mark Emery is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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