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Indians throttled again by Tigers, 9-4

Saturday - 7/6/2013, 9:58pm  ET

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco reacts after Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run home run in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 6, 2013, in Cleveland. Austin Jackson scored. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

TOM WITHERS
AP Sports Writer

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians were thrilled to have two All-Stars. The Tigers have four more than that.

Detroit also has more pitching. More hitting. More everything.

Just more.

But after being throttled for the second straight day -- and beaten for the seventh time in a row -- by the AL Central leaders, the Indians decided it was time to regroup and figure out a new game plan.

"We're definitely not intimidated by them," Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis said following Detroit's 9-4 win on Saturday. "We've just come out flat the last couple days. We're looking to change that."

The Tigers have helped with the flattening. They've outscored the Indians 16-4 in the first two games of the four-game series, extending their division lead to 3
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