Due to our powerful obsession with memories of the Cleveland Indians being awesome, Always The Jake is celebrating the one-year anniversary of The Streak by doing a brief recap of each game. Check back each day prior to game time to see the details of the game that took place one year ago that day!


Opponent: Boston Red Sox

Location: Progressive Field

Score: 13-6

Game MVP: Yandy Diaz (4-4, 2 2B, 2RBI, 4R, BB)

Play of the Game: Jay Bruce 6th inning solo HR to the bleachers to put the game out of reach.

Season Record: 70-56

Streak Run Differential: +7


Thanks to outstanding performances by young guns Diaz and Gio Urshela as well as Bruce’s first Progressive Field homer in an Indians uniform, the Tribe split this four-game series with the Red Sox. The Indians will now welcome the Royals for a three-game series as their lead in the AL Central grows to 5.5 games.

[On to Game 2]