Cleveland Indians: 3 things that went right in June for the Tribe

Ernie Clement #28 of the Cleveland Indians (Photo by Ron Schwane/Getty Images)
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3 things that went right in June for the Cleveland Indians

The month of June brought about a lot of new obstacles for the Cleveland Indians. The team was hit hard by injuries, dealt with about every type of weather a Northeast Ohio summer can offer and still managed to make it out of the month with a winning record over the 24 games played. It was close with a record of 13-11, but still north of .500.

While June definitely had it’s fair share of challenges, there were positives that the Tribe can focus on as they move forward in the season. Those positives could become building blocks in July, a month that is anticipated to be huge both on and off the field for not only Cleveland, but all of baseball.

July will bring about the 2021 MLB Draft, the All-Star break and the trade deadline, all of which will be topped with the hardest month on the schedule this season for the Cleveland Indians. Before the team can start looking too far down the road at that, they’ll need to reflect back on the month of June and see what went wrong and what went right.

June has set up the focal points of July, both positively and negatively. However, we’ll take a look at the positives first. The negatives normally claim the headlines and gain the attention as the team attempts to right wrongs or navigate bad news. Through all the negative fog, there were positives in the month of June that the team will look to carry with them into the month of July.

These three positives should create some momentum for the Tribe as they head into July. While they might not be the key to winning a World Series, they do play a big part game in and game out for the Cleveland Indians.