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: Baltimore Orioles
Location: Progressive Field
Player of the Game: Carlos Santana (2-3, 2 2B, RBI, R, BB)
Play of the Game: Francisco Lindor‘s 7th inning home run to put the game out of reach.
Season Record: 86-56
Streak Run Differential: +88
Cleveland tops Baltimore thanks to hits from 8 Indians batters. Josh Tomlin throws 5 innings with 5 pitchers finishing the game from the bullpen. The Indians are now just the 2nd team in the expansion era to win 17 straight.