Twenty-One Incredible Facts About the Indians' Record 21-Game Winning Streak
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- Their winning streak is more impressive than Oakland’s.
- Their winning streak is more impressive than the so-called record, too, because it’s an actual winning streak.
- They’ve hit more home runs during the streak than they’ve allowed runs.
- They’ve played 189 innings during the streak and trailed in just four.
- They’ve done this without two of their best players.
- They’re going to set a record for strikeouts by a pitching staff.
- Their hitters, on the other hand, do not strike out.
- They do, however, walk.
- They’re not the best offensive team in baseball because they haven’t been clutch.
- They hadn’t allowed a single unearned run during the streak until Wednesday.
- Their ace is not human.
- They love to throw curveballs.
- They love to throw cutters, too.
- They’ve got the best bullpen in baseball.
- They’ve thrown seven shutouts in the streak.
- They haven’t given up more than four runs in three weeks – since the first game of the streak.
- They haven’t wasted any time in pouncing on teams during the streak.
- They have hit as well with two strikes than any team this year – and especially during the streak.
- They have used only one player in all 21 games – and you probably have no idea who he is.
- They’re in awfully good company with the 1935 Cubs
- They have a shrine to Jobu.