Yankees Down 2 In Series After Indians' Come-From-Behind Win

He is 6-4 with a 3.77 ERA in 12 second-half starts, including a dominant outing in his final regular-season appearance. Turner smoked a three-run homer to give the Dodgers an early lead, and L.A. The Indians later tied the game and walked off in the 13th inning.

Girardi is in his 10th year managing the Yankees, but his contract expires after this season.

There won't be a better Division Series pitching matchup, on paper, than Justin Verlander vs. Chris Sale, a battle of two of the top three hurlers in the American League.

This would be the end of Kluber's night as he went 2.2 innings giving up 7 hits and 6 ER. Ellsbury is hitting.381 (8-for-21) with one homer and seven RBI against Carrasco.

If you're a fan of the Yankees, you might as well consider it cursed black voodoo, as the old memories of Sandy Alomar and the midges of years past came back to haunt them once again. "Any team would like him and Cleveland made a good choice, as you see right now". As expected, Girardi was at the forefront of numerous questions in his post game press conference about his decisions.

On a 3-2 pitch and a ten-pitch at-bat, the Brazilian-born catcher, belted a shot down the third base line, sending Austin Jackson home and The Jake into an absolute red-tinged sea of euphoric-fueled passion. After replays the media and Girardi believed that the ball struck off Chisenhall's bat and not his hand. The Yankees knew they had a puncher's chance against the Tribe, but they needed to land a few haymakers.

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Jason Kipnis smacks a triple in Game 3 of the

Francisco Lindor came to the plate.

Finally: The Indians announced that right-hander Joe Colon with be outrighted off the 40-man roster to Class AAA Columbus at the completion of his Major League Baseball suspension. The Yankees will send out Luis Severino. Meanwhile, the Indians relied on Cody Allen to help keep the score even for the offense. If he'd stalled for mere seconds, the Yankees would've escaped the inning with a five run lead, and coasted to victory. The Indians have been relentless and resourceful this season, and they're on a mission to win the World Series. "I couldn't have fallen into a better situation".

So, yes, the game continued for six more full innings before ending on a walk-off single in the bottom of the 13th.

Yan Gomes was the player mobbed by his teammates between first and second base, and deservedly so. Join the Factory of Sadness team!

The New York bench boss opted not to challenge a play with a five-run lead midway through the game which, potentially, led to the Indians' comeback. Tune in to watch Game 3 of the ALDS on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET on FS1.

On the mound for NY is Masahiro Tanaka (RHP, 13-12, 4.74 ERA, 194K), who will face off against the Indians' Carlos Carrasco (RHP, 18-6, 3.29 ERA, 226K).

  • Julie Sanders