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Watch: Sprinklers briefly halt Indians' pursuit of record streak


Can’t cool off the @Indians – even when the sprinklers at Progressive Field accidentally go off during the game!— MLB (@MLB) September 13, 2017

This might be the only way to cool down the Cleveland Indians right now.

Progressive Field's sprinklers were unexpectedly deployed during the fifth inning of Wednesday's Indians-Detroit Tigers contest, causing an already weird baseball game to be delayed.

The Tigers were in the field at the time, and they seemed nonplussed by the sudden shower. Left fielder Alex Presley, in particular, was completely unfazed.

Gotta love when the sprinklers come on during a matinee game.— Catherine (@cat_falgout) September 13, 2017

Amazingly, it's the second time this season that sprinklers have interrupted an Indians' home game.

Cleveland, searching for what would be its' American League-record 21st consecutive win, was leading 4-1 at the time of the delay. The Tigers trimmed that deficit to 4-3 in the next half-inning.

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