CLEVELAND — The final chapter of the drama is about to be written.
Wednesday night at Progressive Field, the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians will play a winner-take-all Game 5 in the best-of-five American League Division Series that is tied 2-2.
The home team has won all four games so far. The Indians took the first two games in Cleveland, then the series shifted to New York, where the Yankees won Games 3 and 4.
“We did the only thing that we could do,” Yankees designated hitter Chase Headley said. “We came home down 0-2, and we’re going back there 2-2. That’s the best thing we could possibly do, and we feel good about that.”
The Indians, who lost at home to the Chicago Cubs in 10 innings in Game 7 of last year’s World Series, will try to avoid a similar disappointment Wednesday night.
“At this point, to be honest, we really don’t have a choice,” Indians outfielder Jay Bruce said. “After Game 5, there is no tomorrow when it comes to the series. We’re going to come out ready to play. What’s done is done.”
The Houston Astros await the New York-Cleveland winner in the American League Championship Series.
The Wednesday pitching matchup will be a Game 2 rematch of former Cy Young Award winners: the
Article source: http://www.foxsports.com/mlb/story/yanks-sabathia-faces-indians-kluber-in-alds-game-5-101117
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