Quote to note

"When you're up there thinking about doing something, it just makes it too difficult to succeed. You end up not seeing the ball and you end up not having good mechanics, because you're thinking about something else. It's like you're chasing your tail."
--Indians manager Terry Francona, on hitters tinkering with their swing.

Jordan Bastian is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Major League Bastian, and follow him on Twitter @MLBastian. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.