The Cleveland Indians historic 21-game win streak has brought the team once again into the national spotlight, with even the most casual of baseball fans tuning in to see if they can keep the magic going. Cleveland is now on a 21-game winning streak and Miller has been out for all of it.
Hoskins, who was called up on August 10, had 18 home runs and 39 RBIs in 34 games. Sorry, Cubs, this is Cleveland's record now.
An early 1-0 deficit - only the second time during the streak the opposition has scored first - was quickly erased, and the Indians led the rest of the way Wednesday afternoon in a 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers in front of a Progressive Field crowd of almost 30,000 that created a playoff-like atmosphere. The Tribe also managed to clinch a postseason berth later in the evening when the Angels lost to the Astros.
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As the Indians prepared to play Thursday night, tickets were still available. He had hit a soft liner to right-center that Lorenzo Cain, a Gold Glove center fielder, fielded cleanly. But after a walk to load the bases, the Royals got both Bruce and Carlos Santana to pop out in foul territory. So, of course, Cleveland responded with three runs in the bottom half of the inning on a Jay Bruce home run, taking the lead for good.
There's been a healthy amount of debate what is actually the Major League Baseball record for longest winning streak.
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Some say that the longest streak ever is 26 games, by the 1916 New York Giants.
The longest winning streak in major league history still belongs to the 1912 Giants, though their streak was played entirely at home and included a tie.
In the sixth inning, with the score tied 1-1 and Royals right fielder Melky Cabrera on first, Eric Hosmer hit a fly ball down the left field line. Cleveland's run ties the 2002 Oakland Athletics whose own 20-game run inspired the movie "Moneyball", which focused on the team's use of analytics to recruit players and overcome a restricted budget. "Weekdays, it's a little bit tougher to get down to the ballpark", Mike Chernoff, the Cleveland Indians general manager, told CNBC's " Power Lunch " on Thursday.
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Entering Thursday's game, their previous low point in win probability during the win streak was 35.5 percent, and their average low point in win probability was 44.8 percent, including five games where it never dipped below 50-50.
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