After a recent 22-game winning streak was brought to an end the Cleveland Indians have simply started a new streak. As of Thursday, the team racked up for straight wins including two in a row against the los angeles angels. That was their opponent again on Thursday and they picked up a 4-1 victory on the road to extend the streak to five. Here's the latest Indians vs. Angels recap with top performers, statistics, a standings update, and what's next for these two teams.

MLB game recap

In the first inning, the Los Angeles Angels got off to a decent start behind an Albert Pujols RBI, making it 1-0.

Cleveland responded in the second inning thanks to Edwin Encarnacion's solo shot to tie things up. The teams would remain scoreless until the top of the fifth. That's when Francisco Lindor became the hero once again. His three-run Home Run put the Cleveland Indians ahead for good.

Lindor would finish the day with a 1-for-3 batting performance, including three RBIs and a run scored. Encarnacion had the only other RBI in the game for Cleveland with his solo shot, while multiple players had at least a hit, including Jay Bruce, Abraham Almonte, and Yan Gomes.

For Encarnacion, it was his 37th home run of the season, moving him into fifth in the American League for HR leaders. Encarnacion also hit his 98th RBI of the season which has him tied with the Angels' Albert Pujols and Chicago's Jose Abreu for sixth in the AL top player statistics.

Zach McAllister picked up the win today for the Indians to move to 2-2 for the season. He worked just 1.2 innings and had no strikeouts. Tyler Olson recorded the save, his first of the season, while Parker Bridwell took the loss. He worked for 5.1 innings, striking out one batter, but gave up five hits and four runs in the game.

Standings & what's next

The latest win for the Cleveland Indians is their 27th in the last 28 games. Their current record is now 96-57 after today's victory with a 51-27 record on the road. They'll stay on the road for their next game as they visit the Seattle Mariners. Game time is 10:10 p.m. Eastern Time with Trevor Bauer making the start.

The Los Angeles Angels are at .500 now after today's loss. With a 41-37 home record, they're now 76-76 for the season. The Angels are now two games behind the Minnesota Twins for the second of two AL Wild Card spots with 10 games left on the schedule. They'll hit the road for their next series which begins Friday as they take on the Astros in Houston at 8:10 p.m. Eastern Time. Garrett Richards is on the mound for the Angels.