Indians To Retain Manny Acta As Manager

May 4, 2012; Cleveland, OH, USA: Cleveland Indians manager Manny Acta (11) sits in the dugout before the game against the Texas Rangers at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Eric P. Mull-USPRESSWIRE

For the second consecutive season, the Cleveland Indians overachieved in the first half of the season -- perhaps to their own detriment -- before coming back to Earth around the trade deadline -- hard. This year's Indians team has now lost 9 in a row (and 14 of their past 17) while hitting rock bottom following yesterday's extra innings collapse.

However, Indians GM Chris Antonetti isn't blaming manager Manny Acta for the team's problems and publicly expressed support for his manager to reporters, including Jordan Bastian of MLB.com.

The Indians originally signed Acta to a three-year deal running from 2010 through 2012 with a club option for 2013. Acta was fired as the Washington Nationals manger in July and was hired to replace Eric Wedge in Cleveland.

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