NewsAlert: Indians set American League record with 21st straight win

Cleveland Indians' Roberto Perez, left, and Francisco Lindor celebrate a 5-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Cleveland. The Indians set the American League record with 21 consecutive wins. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)

CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians have set an American League record with their 21st victory in a row.

The Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 5-3 this afternoon at Progressive Field.

The Oakland Athletics set the previous AL mark of 20 straight wins in 2002.

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