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Indians rally, win 22nd straight game in walk-off fashion

After blowouts, shutouts and oh-so-easy wins, the Indians, who tied it in the ninth on Francisco Lindor 's two-out, two-strike RBI double, went into extras for the first time to keep the longest streak in 101 years intact.

As Progressive Field shook like it usually does in October, Bruce reached second base and was quickly mobbed his teammates, who doused him with ice water and talcum powder while tearing the front of his jersey.

Down to their last strike in the ninth, the Indians rallied to tie it at 2 off closer Kelvin Herrera , with Lindor delivering his clutch shot off the left field wall, just above the leap of four-time Gold Glove winner Alex Gordon , to score pinch-runner Erik Gonzalez from first.

As Lindor's ball caromed off the wall and rolled slowly across the grass in left field, 30,874 fans who have watched the Indians overpower teams for the last three weeks, soon saw the AL Central leaders pull off their most dramatic win this season.

Cody Allen (3-6) worked the 10th and it wasn't routine as Brandon Moss led off with a shot to the wall that Naquin caught while pinned up to the bullpen fence.

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