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: Yan Gomes (2-4, 2H, 2R, 4RBI, HR)
Play of the Game: Gomes’ 2nd inning grand slam to take the early lead to 12.
Season Record: 73-56
Streak Run Differential: +27
The Tribe score 12 runs in the 1st two innings to finish the three-game sweep of Kansas City. The Royals lose this series by a combined score of 20-0 thanks to superb Indians starters. Carlos Carrasco pitches seven shutout innings, striking out eight. The Indians will now travel to the Bronx to face the Yankees for a three-game set.