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: Kansas City Royals
Location: Progressive Field
Player of the Game: Francisco Lindor (2-4, 1HR, 2RBI, SB)
Play of the Game: Gio Urshela’s double off the wall in left resulting in a close play at home. Gomes is called safe for the first run of the game.
Season Record: 71-56
Streak Run Differential: +11
The Royals are blanked by Ryan Merritt/Cody Allen to open the series in the Land. A homer, RBI double and RBI single are all that’s needed to give the Indians their 2nd win in a row. Merritt earns his first win of the season after a stellar showing on the mound.