No standing on 20

Indians hit 21, bust tie with 2002 A’s in AL


Photographs by AP/RON SCHWAN

Lonnie Chisenhall (right) and Francisco Lindor celebrate after Wednesday’s 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Cleveland. It was the Indians’ 21st consecutive victory, the longest winning streak ever by an American League team.

For more than 100 years, American League teams have gone on winning streaks of varying lengths -- short ones, long ones, double-digit ones.

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