Yankees eliminate Guardians to set up ALCS showdown vs. Astros

NEW YORK — Houston, here come the Yankees. Riding off a strong start from lefty Nestor Cortes, the New York Yankees booked a ticket to the American League Championship Series with a 5-1 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Tuesday. The Game 5 victory capped a back-and-forth series in which the Yankees faced elimination in … Read more

Guardians vs. Yankees – best moments from ALDS Game 5

Monday’s rainout shuffled the pitching strategy for both teams in Game 5 of their American League Division Series. While Jameson Taillon was supposed to start on Monday, the New York Yankees will send out Nestor Cortes on short rest to face Aaron Civale of the Cleveland Guardians. Cleveland has reinforcements, with Shane Bieber on normal … Read more

Guardians-Yankees ALDS Game 5 moved to Tuesday afternoon

The Houston Astros will have to wait at least another day to find out their opponent in the American League Championship Series. Monday night’s scheduled Game 5 of the AL Division Series between the Cleveland Guardians and New York Yankees in the Bronx was postponed due to weather. Major League Baseball made the announcement just … Read more

Gerrit Cole gem helps Yankees force Guardians to Game 5 in ALDS

CLEVELAND — The New York Yankees signed Gerrit Cole for games like this. With the Yankees’ 99-win season on the brink, Cole spun seven sparkling innings, propelling New York to a 4-2 win over the upstart Cleveland Guardians on Sunday as the Bombers knotted the American League Division Series at two games apiece. Starting for … Read more

MLB division series Sunday: Highlights, scores, takeaways

Three matchups in the division series round of the 2022 MLB playoffs ended Saturday, but one game remains on Sunday — and one of baseball’s most historic franchises is playing for its season. The New York Yankees have a must-win American League Division Series Game 4 against the Cleveland Guardians, who won on a walk-off … Read more

MLB division series Saturday: Highlights, scores, takeaways

Eight teams started Saturday still in the 2022 postseason. After today’s league division series games, that number could be cut nearly in half. The Philadelphia Phillies eliminated the Atlanta Braves with an 8-3 NLDS Game 4 victory that had Philly’s Citizens Bank Park rocking. Next, the Seattle Mariners play their first home playoff game in … Read more

Guardians-Yankees ALDS Game 2 postponed until Friday

NEW YORK — The second game of the American League Division Series between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Guardians was postponed because of rain in the forecast and rescheduled for 1:07 p.m. Friday. Major League Baseball called the game Thursday more than seven hours before the scheduled 7:37 p.m. pitch. New York won Tuesday’s … Read more

2022 MLB playoffs — How the Guardians got to the ALDS

The Cleveland Guardians weren’t supposed to be here — not yet. They entered the season with the youngest roster in MLB, at least a season or two behind a Chicago White Sox team that many pundits believed would run away with the American League Central race. And yet, here they are, after taking the division … Read more

MLB division series Day 1

We’re down to eight teams in the 2022 postseason after four were eliminated this past weekend in MLB’s first-ever wild-card series weekend. Now it’s on to the league division series: four series, best-of-five, first team to win three advances. The Philadelphia Phillies beat the defending champion Atlanta Braves in the first game of the division … Read more

Yankees cruise to Game 1 win after Gerrit Cole escapes jam

NEW YORK — Yankees pitcher Gerrit Cole could have melted down. In the third inning of Game 1 of the American League Division Series on Tuesday, Cole gave up a solo home run to Guardians outfielder Steven Kwan — who hit six in the regular season — before loading the bases by hitting shortstop Amed … Read more