Since the beginning of the year the Cleveland Indians have stood at the top of the hill looking down upon the rest of the Central Division and more recently even the entire American League.
Those in Cleveland seem quick to believe that the Indians are suddenly the favorites to go to the World Series. Well sorry to burst the bubble of all those hopefuls but the talent just is not there.
Ignoring the facts that they Indians have displayed bad defense and base running, the Indians are nothing more than a group of mediocre and fringe major league players.
Are they capable of hit streaks of even two months? Yes. But what makes them mediocre are that they will spend the next 4 months playing so badly that the season totals will look the same way they always do throughout their whole careers: just mediocre.
And in the case of many Cleveland Indians, mediocre is a compliment. So why will they collapse?