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• The Indians made an error in each of the final two innings during Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Twins, giving the Tribe 33 errors through 33 games this season. That put the Tribe in a tie with the Dodgers for the most errors in the Majors. The second miscue (a mishandled grounder by shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera in the ninth) paved the way for a run for Minnesota.

"Last night was an instance where it didn't cost us the game, but it certainly could've," Francona said. "We put ourselves in a position where, with our defense, we allowed the tying run to come to the plate. If you do that often enough, it'll come back and bite you. We care a lot about it. I think our players do, too.

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• The Indians made an error in each of the final two innings during Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Twins, giving the Tribe 33 errors through 33 games this season. That put the Tribe in a tie with the Dodgers for the most errors in the Majors. The second miscue (a mishandled grounder by shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera in the ninth) paved the way for a run for Minnesota.

"Last night was an instance where it didn't cost us the game, but it certainly could've," Francona said. "We put ourselves in a position where, with our defense, we allowed the tying run to come to the plate. If you do that often enough, it'll come back and bite you. We care a lot about it. I think our players do, too.

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"It's something that we're trying to figure out how we can do it better. I don't think it's effort. I think we're just making some errors. Guys were out there early today. As the weather gets better, you'll see more guys out early. It's something we definitely want to do better and need to do better."

• Indians first baseman Nick Swisher went 2-for-4 in Tuesday's win, contributing a double and a run in the first inning and an RBI single in the second against the Twins. Heading into the game, Swisher had been mired in a 2-for-25 (.080 average) slump over eight games to drop his average to .197 on the season.

"He swung the bat much better," said Francona, who noted that a handful of Swisher's recent outs have been hard-hit balls as well. "He's hit some balls hard. That's what good hitters to. You keep hitting balls hard and you keep using the whole field, because if you do, you'll get hot. It never fails."

• Indians outfield prospect Clint Frazier, who was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, went 3-for-4 with a double, walk and stolen base for Class A Lake County on Tuesday. Frazier headed into Wednesday riding a seven-game hitting streak, in which he's hit .375 (12-for-32) with one homer, three doubles and four RBIs.

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian.

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