Twins hit Baltimore in stride Take first place in AL West by beating Indians, 4-2, in 10

June 17, 1991|By Jeff Fletcher | Jeff Fletcher,Special to The Sun

CLEVELAND — TC CLEVELAND -- Don't look for any champagne in the Minnesota Twins' clubhouse.

Game-by-game results of the Twins' 15-game winning streak:

Date.. . . . .. ... Opponent. . . . . . . Score

June 1. . . . . . . at Kansas City. . . ..8-4

June 2. . . . . .. at Kansas City. . . . 4-1

June 3. . . . . . . Baltimore. . .. . . . 3-2

June 4. . . . . . . Baltimore. . . . .. .*4-3

June 5. . .. .. . . Baltimore. . . . .. . 4-3

June 7. . . .. . . Cleveland. . .. . .. .2-0

June 8. . . . . . . Cleveland. . . . . .. 2-1

June 9. . . . . . . Cleveland. . . .. . . 9-2

June 10. . .. .. . Cleveland. . . . . . 8-5

June 11. . . .. . . New York. . . . . ... 5-3

June 12. . . . . . New York. . . . . .. 6-3

June 13. . . . . .. New York. . . . ..... 10-3

June 14. . .. . .. at Cleveland. . . . . 7-0

June 15. . .. .. .. at Cleveland. . . .. 11-7

June 16. . . ... . at Cleveland. . .. . *4-2

* 10 innings

Streak statistics

Historical perspective: The Twins' 15-game winning streak is the longest in team history, breaking the record of 12, set in 1980. The AL record is 19, held by the 1906 White Sox and 1947 Yankees. The NL record is 26, held by the 1916 Giants.

Team effort: The Twins are hitting .292 during the streak. Starting pitchers are 11-0 with a 2.36 ERA. Relievers have a 1.66 ERA.

Hot hitters: DH Chili Davis (.288, 5 HRs, 13 RBI), 1B Kent Hrbek (.353, 13 RBI), OF Shane Mack (.342, 10 RBI), 3B Scott Leius (.476), C Brian Harper (.356), OF Dan Gladden (.298).

Hot pitchers: Allan Anderson (3-0, 2.18 ERA), Scott Erickson (3-0, 1.50), Jack Morris (3-0, 1.08), Rick Aguilera (1-0, 7 saves).

Victory margins: Only 4 wins -- including the 3 against the Orioles -- have been by 1 run. Eight have been by at least 3 runs.

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