Updated: Cleveland Sets American League Record, Thanks to the Tigers





Update: Wednesday, 3:10 p.m. -- Well, the Cleveland Indians did it.

They set the record for most consecutive wins  -- 21 -- in the history of the American League, thanks to a relatively easy 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday afternoon in Cleveland.

The Tigers are 29.5 games out of first. 

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Report From Tuesday Night

So late in the season, you probably thought the Tigers couldn't do anything meaningful. But noooo. You were wrong.

The listless team handed the Cleveland Indians a 2-0 victory Tuesday night, helping the tribe tie an American League record of 20 wins in a row. 

Cleveland's Corey Kluber threw a five-hitter for his fifth complete game of the season, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. 

Matthew Boyd was the losing pitcher for the Tigers. He had a career-high 116 pitches and was done after five innings.

The Tigers are 28.5 games out of first. 

 

 

Read more:  Cleveland Plain Dealer






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