Corey Kluber leads Indians to record-tyi
It almost wasn't fair Tuesday.The Indians were going for their 20th straight win and had ace Corey Kluber on the mound against the haple s Tigers.Kluber, who entered with an ERA of 2.56 that ranked fourth in baseball and was third with 235 strikeouts, was in Cy Young form as the Athletics 50th Flex Base Custom Kelly Green Jersey
Tribe tied the American League record for consecutive wins with a 2-0victory over the Tigers at Progre sive Field.Kluber added eight strikeouts over nine innings without a walk and five hits. He lowered his ERA to 2.44 and the Indians gave him all the run support he needed in the first inning on Francisco Lindor's leadoff solo home run.The Indians added a second run in the sixth when Carlos Santana scored on a wild pitch.Tigers starter Matthew Boyd was solid, striking out five with just one walk and six hits over five innings. But Kluber was dominant, improving his record to 16-4 while throwing his fifth complete game of the Men's Oakland Athletics Team Green Jersey
season and completing his third shutout."It's something special, but not something we really focus on," Lindor told MLB Network. "Tonight, we get to focus on it because we won. The coolest part about it is that everybody's doing something."Everybody's enjoying the ride and we're on a high right now."Cleveland (89-56) can get its 90th win of the season and tie the 1935 Cubs for the longest win streak in MLB history by completing Athletics 50th Flex Base Custom Gold Jersey
a sweep of the Tigers (60-84) on Wednesday. If they sweep the Tigers, the Indians will go for the MLB record on Thursday against the visiting Royals.