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Big grains of salt in the Wounds of Cleveland

Anthony Castrovince appears to be torturing the city of Cleveland — never a difficult ordeal — with this magical (and terrific) "what if" article about the Indians as the best team ever built.

If I'm understanding this correctly, the fantasy 2012 Indians have the following lineup:

CF Mike Trout (drafted instead of Alex White)
2B Jason Kipnis
3B Kevin Youkilis (traded)
C Carlos Santana
DH Victor Martinez (signed to an extension)
LF Josh Willingham (signed)
RF Shin-Soo Choo
1B Allen Craig (traded for Asdrubal Cabrera) (really)
SS Jed Lowrie (traded for Chris Perez)

Rotation:
Clayton Kershaw (traded for CC Sabathia)
Adam Miller (stayed healthy and was awesome)
Chris Sale (drafted instead of Drew Pomeranz)
Felix Doubront (traded for Chris Perez)
...Someone else?

Closer: Fernando Rodney (signed)
Manager: Bob Melvin

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