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: Roberto Perez (2-1, HR, BB, R, 2RBI)
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.