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: New York Yankees
Location: Yankee Stadium
Player of the Game: Edwin Encarnacion (2-4, 2H, 2R, 2RBI, HR)
Play of the Game: All nine Indians batters make a 1st inning plate appearance earning a collective 4 singles, a double, 2 walks and 4 runs, setting up an easy victory.
Season Record: 76-56
Streak Run Differential: +37
The Indians rack up hits early including a screwy Carlos Santana double that hits the 3rd base bag and hops over Yankees 3rd baseman Todd Frazier into the outfield. Ryan Merritt earns his 2nd win of the season as the Tribe leave New York with their winning streak intact. Seven games in a row now as they move on to Detroit for a series starting Friday.