By the numbers: Indians' utter domination during win streak

By the numbers: Indians' utter domination during win streak

The Cleveland Indians made history on Wednesday afternoon, winning their 21st consecutive game and setting an American League mark the for longest such streak in history.

Cleveland's run has been impressive, but even more extraordinary is how easily the team has handled every opponent in its path.

Here's a breakdown, by the numbers, of the sheer dominance the Indians have enjoyed over the rest of baseball since their streak began Aug. 24.

19 – Wins by the Indians' starting rotation during the 21-game streak.

0 – Losses by Cleveland's starting rotation during the streak. Also, the amount of runs allowed by the Indians' bullpen over the past nine days.

1.70 – Earned run average of Cleveland’s rotation during the streak.

7.89 – ERA of opposing teams' starting pitchers against the Indians since their last loss.

4 – Innings Cleveland has trailed out of the 189 it's played during the winning streak. Also, the Indians' magic number to clinch their second consecutive division title.


7 – Number of times the Indians have shut out an opponent during the streak.

139 – Runs the Indians have scored against their opponents during the streak.

35 – Runs scored by their opponents during the stretch.

8 – The minimum number of games every other AL team has lost since the Indians' streak began.


18 – Extra-base hits by Jose Ramirez during the 21 games. Alternatively, teams facing the Indians have just 33 combined during the same stretch.

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