The Indians' record-tying 20th straight win flashed Lindor's skills and Kluber's dominance
Cleveland won its 20th straight game on Tuesday night -- defeating the Tigers, 2-0. They're now tied with the 2002 A's for the longest win streak in American League history. With a leadoff home run to start the party and a dominant outing by Corey Kluber, the team didn't waste any time putting numbers on the board. Here are some of the highlights from the Indians' historical night.
Francisco Lindor smacked a lead-off home run off
And Lillian was very excited about it:
… And his glove
Lindor also showed off his defensive skills when
Kluber's pitching performance
Prior to Tuesday night's game, Cleveland starters were 17-0 with a 1.84 ERA during the streak. Kluber got the start on the bump for the Indians and he was sensational. The righty pitched a shutout against Detroit -- his third of the season -- and he now sits at a 16-4 record on the year.
That was wild
In the sixth inning, a wild pitch by
Indians up 2-0, going for win No. 20. pic.twitter.com/vADJTDINxC— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) September 13, 2017
Yes way, Jose
With one out in the top of the ninth,
Not only are the "Windians" now tied with the 2002 A's for the American League record, but they are only the third MLB team since 1900 to win 20-plus straight games.