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

Score: 4-0

Player of the Game: Roberto Perez (2-1, HR, BB, R, 2RBI)

Play of the Game: Bradley Zimmer’s epic diving catch to rob Lorenzo Cain of a tie-breaking RBI.

Season Record: 72-56

Streak Run Differential: +15


In a game of déjà vu, the Tribe duplicated their score from last night, shutting down the Royals 4-0. A few home runs from Perez, Edwin Encarnacion and Carlos Santana as well as a stellar diving catch from Zimmer put the Tribe up 2-0 in the series. Mike Clevinger moves to 7-5 on the season after throwing six scoreless and striking out nine. Brian Shaw/Dan Otero/Cody Allen finish the game with an inning each.

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