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How many games in a row can the Indians win?

Let's find out!

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Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Indians @ Detroit Tigers

June 26, 2016. 1:10 PM ET. Comerica Park




I'm hoping that the answer is 58, but I'd like to know exactly how many consecutive games the Indians can win.

Josh Tomlin takes the mound today and hopes that the answer is at least eight. He faces off against Justin Verlander, who will try to beat the Indians for the first time this season. I repeat: The Tigers have not beaten the Indians yet this year.

Interesting tidbits for today: Yan Gomes is riding a five game hitting streak. While that's nothing crazy, many Indians fans hope that it is a sign of a turnaround for the backstop. Yan has struggled quite a lot this year, and there have been times when I've wondered if he'll ever be competent again.

Last night, Francisco Lindor went deep twice, both solo shots. He has six home runs this month, and he's been hitting at least .300 since June 12th. It's the best, really.

Final thought: our foes put together an interesting analysis of Tomlin's year.

Today's Lineups

Carlos Santana - 1B Ian Kinsler - 2B
Michael Martinez - LF Cameron Maybin - CF
Francisco Lindor - SS Miguel Cabrera - 1B
Mike Napoli - DH Victor Martinez - DH
Jose Ramirez - 2B Nick Castellanos - 3B
Lonnie Chisenhall - RF Justin Upton - LF
Yan Gomes - C Jarrod Saltalamacchia - C
Juan Uribe - 3B Mike Aviles - RF
Tyler Naquin - CF Jose Iglesias - SS
Josh Tomlin - RHP Justin Verlander - RHP