Through their first 78 games, the Tribe sits just 2.5 games out of first place in the AL Central with a 40-38 record. Though two games over .500 is nothing to chirp about, it looks much better when you're within striking distance of the division lead.
The Indians current situation looks even better when you consider that they've been without several key players, including Asdrubal Cabrera and Chris Perez, for prolonged periods of time. Even so, the Indians are treading water and staying in contention for the playoffs.
Let's take a look at those winners and losers from the first half of the Indians season.
All stats courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com and are current through June 27, 2013.