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Cleveland Has Now Won 20 Games In A Row

Cleveland Has Now Won 20 Games In A Row
From Deadspin - September 12, 2017

Tonights game against Detroit wasnt quite like most of Clevelands games lately in that it was close, with a final score of 2-0. Tonights game against Detroit was exactly like most of Clevelands games lately in that they won, for their near-record 20th straight victory.

Led by a gorgeous pitching performance by Corey Klubera complete game shutout with eight strikeouts and no walksCleveland tied the 2002 Oakland As for the second-longest winning streak in MLB history and pulled within one of the all-time record, held by the 1935 Cubs.

Despite a series of high-profile injuries that could have hampered them considerablyJason Kipnis, Andrew Miller, Michael BrantleyCleveland has been cruising.Over the last three weeks, they have not just won but won spectacularly, leaving little room for doubt about just how good they can be. Baseball that ends in victory is not necessarily always good baseball or interesting baseball, but so much of what Cleveland has done in this streak has been all of the above.

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