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Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, center, takes relief pitcher John Axford, right, out of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in the 10th inning Monday, May 5, 2014, in Cleveland. Axford gave up a solo home run to the Twins' Eduardo Escobar and the Indians lost 1-0. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Cleveland Indians relief pitcher John Axford gets a new ball after giving up a three-run home run to Chicago White Sox's Dayan Viciedo in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 4, 2014, in Cleveland. Axford took the loss as Chicago won 4-3. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Cleveland Indians relief pitcher John Axford, right, and catcher Yan Gomes hug after Axford got the save in a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals in a baseball game Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher, right, celebrates with relief pitcher John Axford after a 5-3 win over the Kansas City Royals in a baseball game on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Cleveland Indians closer John Axford reacts as he leaves the field after Chicago White Sox's Alexei Ramirez hit the game-winning two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Sunday, April 13, 2014. The White Sox won 4-3. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2014 file photo, Cleveland Indians pitcher John Axford throws during spring training baseball practice in Goodyear, Ariz. After converting 49 consecutive saves from 2011 to early 2012, Axford has another streak going. The Indians closer went 18 for 18 on his Academy Awards picks. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

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Cleveland Indians pitcher John Axford throws during spring training baseball practice in Goodyear, Ariz., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)