Five Story Lines to Watch for the Rest of 2014

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Sep 14, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Cleveland Indians catcher Roberto Perez (55) receives congratulations from first baseman Carlos Santana (41) after scoring in the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Coming off a tragic sweep at the hands of the Detroit Tigers, most fans have probably given up their hopes of seeing the Cleveland Indians in the playoffs this year.  Yet whether or not their playoff hopes remain in tact, there is another aspect of baseball that makes it interesting to watch:  the story lines.  Here are a few stories that can provide fans that boost of excitement they’re seeking when they watch Indians baseball.