TORONTO (AP) – Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Cleveland Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game Thursday night, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1.
Cleveland’s streak is the longest by any team this season, and the longest for the Indians since winning 13 straight in 1951. Cleveland also won 13 in a row in 1942.
Indians starting pitchers are 10-0 during the streak, and Cleveland has outscored its opponents 80-26.
Carrasco (4-2) allowed one run and three hits in 7 1/3 innings to win back-to-back starts for the first time since April 13 and 19. The right-hander was sidelined from April 25 to June 2 with a strained left hamstring.
Cody Allen got the last three outs for his 17th save.
R.A. Dickey (5-9) allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings.
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