The Cleveland Indians’ march to history is becoming a through history.
With a 2-0 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night, the Indians won their 20th straight game, tying the 2002 Oakland A’s expansion era record. On Wednesday, Cleveland will attempt to tie the 1935 Chicago Cubs for the longest winning streak in baseball history with a 21st straight win.
Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor hit a leadoff home run — his 30th homer of the season — and Carlos Santana scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the sixth to provide an insurance run for Corey Kluber, who pitched a complete game on Tuesday night. Only allowing 5 hits and striking out 8, Kluber bolstered his Cy Young candidacy with another gem as he advanced his season record to 16-4.