New York Yankees at Cleveland Indians ALDS Game 5 - 10/11/17 MLB Pick, Odds, and Prediction
New York Yankees (94-73) at Cleveland Indians (104-62)
MLB Baseball: Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8:08 pm (Progressive Field)
C Sabathia (14-5) (3.69) vs. C Kluber (18-4) (2.49)
The Line: Cleveland Indians -180 / New York Yankees +150 --- Over/Under: 7.5 See the Latest Odds
MLB comes to Progressive Field Wednesday for game five of the ALDS between the New York Yankees and the Cleveland Indians.
The New York Yankees have come back from a 2-0 series hole to win back to back gams and force a game five on Wednesday. The Yankees were strong in all areas of Monday’s 7-3 victory with starter Luis Severino allowing all three runs on four hits including a pair of long balls over seven frames to get the win. The Yanks totaled eight hits and six walks with Gary Sanchez launching a solo homer while Aaron Judge knocked in two followed by Aaron Hicks, Brett Gardner and Todd Frazier who each drove in runs and scored. The New York Yankees send veteran left hander CC Sabathia to the hill for the decisive game five start at the Cleveland Indians. Sabathia started game two of the ALDS where he was charged with four runs (two earned) over 5.1 frames.
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The Cleveland Indians might be feeling a little pressure after consecutive defeats has the team staring at an unexpected game five. The heavy hitting Indians struggled at the plate in back to back games and poor pitching sealed their fate. Tribe starter Trevor Bauer was looking for his second win of the ALDS but was tagged for four runs on four hits and a pair of free passes over 1.2 innings while seven others saw action on the mound. Cleveland was held to four hits and three bases on balls with Carlos Santana cracking a two run bomb while Roberto Perez clubbed a solo bomb.The Cleveland Indians hand the ball to right hander Corey Kuber for Wednesday’s game five start versus the New York Yankees. Kluber was hit hard in the second game of the ALDS with six runs scoring over 2.2 innings.
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It’s tough to say what we’ll see in such a pressure packed game but I’m looking at Kluber bouncing back from a very poor showing…