Indians have defeated six Cy Young winners
MAY 12, 2013 11:34a ET
But the win streak that has lasted two weeks pales in comparison to another statistic;
The Tribe has already defeated six former Cy Young winners.
Technically, it's seven - Roy Halladay won the award twice - but six of the Indians' 19 wins have come against men who have brought home the award for the league's best pitcher.
According to Elias Sports Bureau, the Indians are the only MLB team in history to accomplish this task before June 1.
The current schedule has the Indians going for win No. 7 later this month, when Seattle's Felix Hernandez (2010, AL winner) visits Cleveland on May 19.
Here's a recap of the six wins;
April 2 - vs. R.A. Dickey (NL winner, 2012)
Indians 4, Blue Jays 1
Cleveland jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the second inning on two singles, a walk, and two passed balls - those knuckleballs can be hard to catch.
They added two more runs in the fifth when Michael Bourn singled and Asdrubal Cabrera blasted a home run.
Justin Masterson allowed only one run, and the Tribe took their first win of the season.
April 7 - vs. David Price (AL winner, 2012)
Indians 13, Rays 0
Cleveland's bats were hot, and there was no stopping the parade around the base paths.
Price left after five innings, having allowed eight runs on 10 base hits. But the Indians weren't done, adding another five runs in the late innings for the 13-0 win.
Again, Masterson was dominant, as the Indians salvaged the series with the Rays and came home at 3-3.
April 30 - vs. Roy Halladay (NL winner, 2010, AL winner 2003)
Indians 14, Phillies 2
The Indians cracked seven home runs in the game and sent Halladay to the showers before the end of the fourth inning. Four runs in the first inning was enough for the win, but the Tribe just kept hitting.
Home runs by Carlos Santana, Mark Reynolds, Michael Brantley, Drew Stubbs, Lonnie Chisenhall and two by Ryan Raburn kept the fans happy as the Indians clawed closer to .500 at 11-13.
May 1 - vs. Cliff Lee (AL winner, 2008)
Indians 6, Phillies 0
The Indians took down a Cy Young winner for the second time in as many days by jumping on Cliff Lee. Lee won the award as an Indian in 2008, and fans were ready for his return.
Raburn continued his torrid pace, going 4-for-5 with another pair of RBI, and rookie Trevor Bauer got his first major-league win. The Indians swept the short series and moved to 12-13 on the season.
May 9 - vs. Bartolo Colon (AL winner, 2005)
Indians 9, Athletics 2
Another former Indian pitcher took the mound in Cleveland, Bartolo Colon. Colon won the Cy Young with Los Angeles in 2005.
Again, Cleveland jumped out to a fast start - six runs in the first three innings - and Colon never returned to start the fifth inning.
By the time Oakland's bats woke up, Cleveland had a 9-0 lead. The Tribe moved to 18-14 after a four-game sweep of the A's.
May 11 - vs. Justin Verlander (AL winner, 2011)
Indians 7, Tigers 6
Cleveland jumped on Verlander early, scoring two in the first inning and another run in the second. Detroit's ace was chased after five innings, in which he allowed four runs on six hits and an astounding five walks. Meanwhile, the often-erratic Ubaldo Jimenez was cruising for the Indians.
Detroit fell behind 6-1 before staging two late rallies, but it was not enough. Chris Perez got Miguel Cabrera to ground out to end the game with the tying run on second base, and the Tribe moved to 19-15.
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