Cleveland Indians (19 and Counting) Are Streaking Toward October

They came close in 2016, nearly winning the World Series. A year later, the Indians have put together a winning streak that could set a record.

The way it all happened last fall – storming through the American League playoffs, grabbing a three-games-to-one lead in the World Series – made the aftermath easier for the Cleveland Indians to process. Yes, they lost the last three games of the World Series to the Chicago Cubs. But the Indians have not dwelled on the outcome, because they remember the journey.“That’s the thing — you never know what’s gonna happen,” their pitching coach, Mickey Callaway, said recently. “You can’t predict how...