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Indians extend franchise record win streak to 16 by shutting out Orioles

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Morning News and Notes, Saturday, September 9

Baltimore Orioles v Cleveland Indians Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images

Cleveland 5 - Baltimore 0

Recaps: LGT | Indians.com | cleveland.com

Edwin Encarnacion took the parrot for a ride in the first inning to give the Indians all the runs they would need to beat Baltimore. Starter Mike Clevinger threw 6 shutout innings and the bullpen kept the shutout intact.

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Mr. Consistency Is Cleveland’s Second-Half MVP | FanGraphs Baseball - In a virtual tie with Lindor for second-half WAR is veteran Carlos Santana. The first baseman has arguably been the best player on baseball’s best team in the second half. The 31-year-old soon-to-be free agent has inarguably been one of baseball’s best hitters since the All-Star break.

Francisco Lindor superstitious? Not during a winning streak, he says | cleveland.com
"I've got plenty of superstitions, but not for a 15-game winning streak," Lindor said prior to Friday's series opener against Baltimore at Progressive Field. "You're not thinking about that. You just continue to play the game the right way and you do your exercises. That's my superstition."

Indians' Andrew Miller throws simulated game | MLB.com - Indians manager Terry Francona noted that, barring any setbacks, Miller would likely have a couple of more simulated games next week.

Mike Clevinger, Indians pitchers throw zeros | MLB.com - "You try not to think too much about the streak," Clevinger said. "Your eyes are still set on the same goals that we first started out with."

With Corey Kluber & José Ramírez, the Indians Might Be MLB’s Best Team - The Ringer - They’re the same as last season—just even better

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