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Thu, May

NY Yankees Win Game 5 of ALDS vs Indians - Gregorius Gets 2 HR's

Yankees Win ALDS vs Indians, Will Play Houston in ALCS

New York Yankees
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At Progressive Field on Wednesday night, the New Yankees owned the lead over the Cleveland Indians wire-to-wire to win Game 5 of the ALDS, ultimately winning the series by a score of 5-2 and advancing the Yankees to the ALCS to take on the Houston Astros.

The New York Yankees started off fast in Game 5 of the American League Division Series (ALDS) by putting up 3 runs after Yankees' slugger Didi Gregarious slammed two home runs, one in the 1st inning and another 2 run homer in the 3rd inning. Although the Indians were down, Tribe fans began to rally behind their team as pitcher Corey Kluber struck out Yankees Aaron Judge to end the side, while continuing Judge's batting woes in the postseason.

Moving on to the 4th inning, Indians' Francisco Lindor had a base hit but was left stranded. By the 5th inning Tribe outfielder, Austin Jackson recorded a base hit against C.C. Sabathia and was able to advance to second base after a Jay Bruce singled with one out and with 2 on. That's when the Cleveland Indians' Roberto Perez drove home Jackson to make it 3-1. The Tribe also managed to get another run, making it 3-2 in the bottom of the fifth with one out and two men on base, however, a double play by the Yankees stopped the bleeding and helped the Yankees get out of the 5th inning.

Indians pitcher Corey Kluber was pulled early in the game and replaced with Andrew Miller after the Indians fell behind. And although Andrew Miller was red hot, Indians manager Terry Francona sat Andrew Miller while in the 6th to preserve his bullpen bringing in Bryan Shaw who got the final out in for the Tribe in a scoreless sixth inning for the Yankees.

With one on and one out, Indians pitcher Bryan Shaw threw a strikeout to Aaron judge and the Tribe caught the runner at second, making it a strike-out/throw-out at the top of the seventh inning. Yankees pitcher David Robertson walked Jay Bruce with two outs and nobody on at the bottom of the seventh inning, but Roberto Perez of the Indians left Bruce stranded to end the 7th scoreless.

An error by Indians Austin Jackson in the outfield turned a single into extra bases for the Yankees, putting Aaron Hicks on second base with one out in the 9th. With Cody Allen pitching in the 9th inning Yankee's Brett Gardner managed to stay at bat hitting foul balls for what seemed like an eternity for Cleveland Indians fans until he recorded a single that drove in a run which also resulted in an error that drove in a second run putting the score 5-3.

After the runs were scored Terry Francona put in Joe Smith on the mound with Aaron Judge at the plate and Gardner as a Yankees runner on 2nd. Aaron Judge was ineffective and couldn't bring in in the runner and as a result ended the inning.

In the bottom of the 9th, Jose Ramirez was walked, and left stranded on second as Austin Jackson was struck out, but failed to run after a dropped pitch, ultimately giving the Yankees the win on the road and a chance to play for the American League Championship vs the Houston Astros.

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Results and Schedule

1st Place, AL East (28-9)

Record

28-9

Predictive rank

#2

Streak

W4

Results and Schedule

Date Opponent Result Location W/L Div
04/08 Boston W 6-5 Home 1-0 1-0
04/09 Boston W 4-2 Home 2-0 2-0
04/10 Boston L 3-4 Home 2-1 2-1
04/11 Toronto L 0-3 Home 2-2 2-2
04/12 Toronto W 4-0 Home 3-2 3-2
04/13 Toronto L 4-6 Home 3-3 3-3
04/14 Toronto W 3-0 Home 4-3 4-3
04/15 Baltimore L 1-2 Away 4-4 4-4
04/16 Baltimore W 5-2 Away 5-4 5-4
04/17 Baltimore L 0-5 Away 5-5 5-5
04/19 Detroit W 4-2 Away 6-5 5-5
04/20 Detroit W 5-3 Away 7-5 5-5
04/21 Detroit L 0-3 Away 7-6 5-5
04/22 Cleveland W 4-1 Home 8-6 5-5
04/23 Cleveland W 5-4 Home 9-6 5-5
04/24 Cleveland W 10-2 Home 10-6 5-5
04/26 Baltimore W 12-8 Home 11-6 6-5
04/27 Baltimore W 5-2 Home 12-6 7-5
04/28 Baltimore W 10-5 Home 13-6 8-5
04/29 Kansas City W 12-2 Away 14-6 8-5
04/30 Kansas City W 3-0 Away 15-6 8-5
05/01 Kansas City W 6-4 Away 16-6 8-5
05/02 Toronto W 3-2 Away 17-6 9-5
05/03 Toronto W 9-1 Away 18-6 10-5
05/04 Toronto L 1-2 Away 18-7 10-6
05/08 Texas W 2-1 Home 19-7 10-6
05/08 Texas L 2-4 Home 19-8 10-6
05/09 Texas W 1-0 Home 20-8 10-6
05/10 Toronto W 6-5 Home 21-8 11-6
05/11 Toronto W 5-3 Home 22-8 12-6
05/12 Chi Sox W 15-7 Away 23-8 12-6
05/13 Chi Sox W 10-4 Away 24-8 12-6
05/14 Chi Sox L 2-3 Away 24-9 12-6
05/15 Chi Sox W 5-1 Away 25-9 12-6
05/16 Baltimore W 6-2 Away 26-9 13-6
05/17 Baltimore W 5-4 Away 27-9 14-6
05/18 Baltimore W 3-2 Away 28-9 15-6
05/07 Texas Postponed Home
05/19 Baltimore 12:35 pm Away
05/20 Chi Sox 7:05 pm Home
05/21 Chi Sox 1:05 pm Home
05/22 Chi Sox 7:08 pm Home
05/23 Baltimore 7:05 pm Home
05/24 Baltimore 7:05 pm Home
05/25 Baltimore 7:05 pm Home
05/26 Tampa Bay 6:40 pm Away
05/27 Tampa Bay 7:10 pm Away
05/28 Tampa Bay 4:10 pm Away
05/29 Tampa Bay 1:40 pm Away
05/31 LA Angels 7:05 pm Home
06/01 LA Angels 7:05 pm Home
06/02 LA Angels 7:05 pm Home
06/03 Detroit 7:05 pm Home
06/04 Detroit 1:05 pm Home
06/05 Detroit 11:35 am Home
06/07 Minnesota 7:40 pm Away
06/08 Minnesota 7:40 pm Away
06/09 Minnesota 7:40 pm Away
06/10 Chi Cubs 7:05 pm Home
06/11 Chi Cubs 7:15 pm Home
06/12 Chi Cubs 1:35 pm Home
06/14 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
06/15 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
06/16 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
06/17 Toronto 7:07 pm Away
06/18 Toronto 3:07 pm Away
06/19 Toronto 1:37 pm Away
06/20 Tampa Bay 7:10 pm Away
06/21 Tampa Bay 7:10 pm Away
06/22 Tampa Bay 7:10 pm Away
06/23 Houston 7:05 pm Home
06/24 Houston 7:05 pm Home
06/25 Houston 1:05 pm Home
06/26 Houston 1:35 pm Home
06/27 Oakland 7:05 pm Home
06/28 Oakland 7:05 pm Home
06/29 Oakland 1:05 pm Home
06/30 Houston 6:10 pm Away
07/01 Cleveland 7:10 pm Away
07/02 Cleveland 6:10 pm Away
07/03 Cleveland 1:40 pm Away
07/05 Pittsburgh 7:05 pm Away
07/06 Pittsburgh 7:05 pm Away
07/07 Boston 7:10 pm Away
07/08 Boston 7:10 pm Away
07/09 Boston 7:15 pm Away
07/10 Boston 7:08 pm Away
07/12 Cincinnati 7:05 pm Home
07/13 Cincinnati 7:05 pm Home
07/14 Cincinnati 7:05 pm Home
07/15 Boston 7:05 pm Home
07/16 Boston 7:15 pm Home
07/17 Boston 1:35 pm Home
07/21 Houston 1:10 pm Away
07/21 Houston 6:40 pm Away
07/22 Baltimore 7:05 pm Away
07/23 Baltimore 7:05 pm Away
07/24 Baltimore 1:35 pm Away
07/26 NY Mets 7:10 pm Away
07/27 NY Mets 7:10 pm Away
07/28 Kansas City 7:05 pm Home
07/29 Kansas City 7:05 pm Home
07/30 Kansas City 2:05 pm Home
07/31 Kansas City 1:35 pm Home
08/01 Seattle 7:05 pm Home
08/02 Seattle 7:05 pm Home
08/03 Seattle 1:05 pm Home
08/05 St. Louis 8:15 pm Away
08/06 St. Louis 7:15 pm Away
08/07 St. Louis 2:15 pm Away
08/08 Seattle 10:10 pm Away
08/09 Seattle 10:10 pm Away
08/10 Seattle 4:10 pm Away
08/12 Boston 7:10 pm Away
08/13 Boston 7:15 pm Away
08/14 Boston 3:33 am Away
08/15 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
08/16 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
08/17 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
08/18 Toronto 7:05 pm Home
08/19 Toronto 7:05 pm Home
08/20 Toronto 1:05 pm Home
08/21 Toronto 1:35 pm Home
08/22 NY Mets 7:05 pm Home
08/23 NY Mets 7:05 pm Home
08/25 Oakland 9:40 pm Away
08/26 Oakland 9:40 pm Away
08/27 Oakland 9:07 pm Away
08/28 Oakland 4:07 pm Away
08/29 LA Angels 9:38 pm Away
08/30 LA Angels 9:38 pm Away
08/31 LA Angels 9:38 pm Away
09/02 Tampa Bay 7:10 pm Away
09/03 Tampa Bay 6:10 pm Away
09/04 Tampa Bay 1:40 pm Away
09/05 Minnesota 1:05 pm Home
09/06 Minnesota 7:05 pm Home
09/07 Minnesota 7:05 pm Home
09/08 Minnesota 7:05 pm Home
09/09 Tampa Bay 7:05 pm Home
09/10 Tampa Bay 1:05 pm Home
09/11 Tampa Bay 1:35 pm Home
09/13 Boston 7:10 pm Away
09/14 Boston 7:10 pm Away
09/16 Milwaukee 8:10 pm Away
09/17 Milwaukee 7:10 pm Away
09/18 Milwaukee 2:10 pm Away
09/20 Pittsburgh 7:05 pm Home
09/21 Pittsburgh 7:05 pm Home
09/22 Boston 7:05 pm Home
09/23 Boston 7:05 pm Home
09/24 Boston 1:05 pm Home
09/25 Boston 1:35 pm Home
09/26 Toronto 7:07 pm Away
09/27 Toronto 7:07 pm Away
09/28 Toronto 7:07 pm Away
09/30 Baltimore 7:05 pm Home
10/01 Baltimore 1:05 pm Home
10/02 Baltimore 1:35 pm Home
10/03 Texas 7:05 pm Away
10/04 Texas 2:05 pm Away
10/04 Texas 8:05 pm Away
10/05 Texas 4:33 am Away
Roster

Roster

Name Position AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG
Matt Holliday Designated Hitter 376 50 86 18 0 19 64 46 114 0.229 0.314 0.428
Jacoby Ellsbury Center Outfield 365 66 94 20 4 7 39 43 66 0.258 0.344 0.392
Brett Gardner Left Outfield 646 103 169 28 4 22 67 75 134 0.262 0.345 0.420
Chase Headley Third Base 542 79 147 31 1 12 62 61 142 0.271 0.347 0.399
Starlin Castro Second Base 493 71 144 21 1 16 64 25 107 0.292 0.331 0.436
Chris Carter First Base 184 20 37 5 1 8 26 20 76 0.201 0.284 0.370
Adam Warren Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Pete Kozma Shortstop 9 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.111 0.200 0.111
Aaron Hicks Right Outfield 347 59 89 20 0 16 57 55 81 0.257 0.359 0.452
Gary Sanchez Catcher 524 84 142 22 0 36 98 41 139 0.271 0.333 0.519
Ronald Torreyes Shortstop 316 35 92 15 1 3 36 11 44 0.291 0.313 0.373
Tom Layne Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Gregory Bird First Base 188 25 38 9 0 12 34 31 59 0.202 0.321 0.442
Chasen Shreve Pitcher 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000
Masahiro Tanaka Pitcher 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.000 0.000 0.000
Aaron Judge Right Outfield 590 137 163 27 3 56 125 136 235 0.276 0.414 0.617
Jonathan Holder Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
C.C. Sabathia Pitcher 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0.000 0.250 0.000
Tyler Clippard Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Aroldis Chapman Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Dellin Betances Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Bryan Mitchell Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Michael Pineda Pitcher 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.333 0.333 0.333
Luis Severino Pitcher 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.200 0.200 0.200
Austin Romine Catcher 231 19 50 9 1 2 21 16 57 0.217 0.270 0.290
Kyle Higashioka Catcher 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0.000 0.100 0.000
Jordan Montgomery Pitcher 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0.000 0.400 0.000
Didi Gregorius Shortstop 582 79 165 28 1 28 94 32 82 0.284 0.321 0.479
Luis Cessa Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Robert Refsnyder Second Base 37 3 5 1 1 0 0 3 8 0.135 0.200 0.216
Chad Green Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Giovanny Gallegos Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Domingo German Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Ben Heller Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Ronald Herrera Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Mason Williams Center Outfield 16 3 4 0 0 0 1 1 2 0.250 0.294 0.250
Tyler Austin First Base 40 4 9 2 0 2 8 4 17 0.225 0.283 0.425
Tyler Webb Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Tyler Wade Shortstop 58 7 9 4 0 0 2 5 19 0.155 0.222 0.224
Miguel Andujar Third Base 7 0 4 2 0 0 4 1 0 0.571 0.625 0.857
Dustin Fowler Center Outfield 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Clint Frazier Left Outfield 134 16 31 9 4 4 17 7 43 0.231 0.268 0.448
Ji-Man Choi First Base 15 2 4 1 0 2 5 2 5 0.267 0.333 0.733
Garrett Cooper First Base 43 3 14 5 1 0 6 1 12 0.326 0.333 0.488
Caleb Smith Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Todd Frazier Third Base 237 39 51 6 1 12 37 39 64 0.215 0.347 0.401
Thomas Kahnle Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
David Robertson Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Sonny Gray Pitcher 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- -- --
Jamie Garcia Pitcher 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 0.000 0.000
Erik Kratz Catcher 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.500
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