So you want to go to the World Series? Brace yourself
US GP: Sebastian Vettel takes new chassis after practice problems
Jose Mourinho must look at Manchester United, not Chelsea, says Antonio Conte
Maeda earns win in relief as Dodgers take NLCS opener — Baseball
Gary Lineker's suggestion for next Leicester manager definitely won't happen
ALDS Game 1: Trevor Bauer and the Indians dominate the Yankees
06 Octubre 2017, 10:51 | Gerardo Tarin
Gardner Chris Young Slade Heathcott and John Ryan Murphy during the Yankees’ 2015 wild-card
If there was a challenging decision standing before Terry Francona while the Indians coasted to the best record in the American League and into the playoffs, it came this week when he directed his attention toward the mound before Game One against the Yankees in the division series on Thursday night. And the character the Yankees showed to pull out the victory - turning the page on a terrible start, immediately responding to get back in the game and doing the unconventional - may make NY the team no one wants to face.
Bauer, depending on how much he pitched in Game 1, is durable enough to start Game 4 on short rest. "Look what we did previous year with maybe 1 ½ starting pitchers".
"Once in a while, when a team has a sensational regular season, they have this sense like, 'We can't blip it now". That's when James revealed his allegiance with the Yankees, despite his Indians support. He went 1-2 with a 4.86 ERA in three starts against Cleveland.
Masahiro Tanaka, meanwhile, has been a wild card all season. He lasted just 3 1/3 innings before Joe Girardi pulled him for Adam Warren.
Gray was fortunate to get out of a bases-loaded, none-out jam in that inning with just one run in. Also, let's take the Yankees bullpen's combined performance against the Twins - one run on five hits over 8⅔ innings, in which they walked three and fanned 13 - and consider it for the sake of that same argument a "start". And with Trevor Bauer and Corey Kluber getting the chance for two starts each, they might not even be that needed, especially for the games in Progressive Field.
While they now have the relative security of a five-game series as opposed to a do-or-die one-game playoff, the task in front of them doesn't get any easier in a Tribe team that was the hottest squad in baseball going down the stretch.
"We've had a quite a few games where we've gotten down early", said the 6-foot-7, 282-pound Judge.
"Jay Bruce was the guy that really hurt him tonight", Girardi said of Gray.
Cleveland, who went 102-60 this season is anchored by its pitching staff, ranking first in team ERA at 3.30 (four tenths of a point better than the next best team), second in WHIP and first in strikeouts.
While both rotations have flaws, the Yankees' is a little less predictable - see Severino's last start. On September 17, he gave up five earned runs in four innings against the Baltimore Orioles.
He has made three starts against Cleveland this season, the first two as a member of the Athletics.
In the AL Wild Card Game, the Yankees overcame a three-run deficit in the top of the first inning.
Gray has only appeared in the playoffs in 2013 with Oakland.
Washington have never advanced beyond a division series but the return of right fielder Bryce Harper from a knee injury along with improved play from the bullpen make them a legitimate threat. During the season the Yankees were 2-5 against the Indians.
First pitch is set for 7:38 p.m. Since he began throwing a slider, Bauer is 10-1 with 2.60 ERA in 14 games.
With a standout night from his curveball, Bauer struck out eight and kept the Yankees scoreless through 6.2 innings of work.
Toronto will decline its mutual option on Jose Bautista, making the six-time All-Star a free agent. His players played like that as well and just missed winning the whole thing.
Latham native Tommy Kahnle went 2 ⅓ without allowing a hit. His usual parade of relief pitchers delayed the game for an hour or so as he just sat on the dugout steps looking angry.
Google Home Max Announced, Arrives This December for $399
The announcement of this device followed the announcement of the Google Home Mini - a miniature version of the Google Home. It'll also fit in nicely with any other Home devices you have your environment, meaning multiroom audio potential.
Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman arrives in US
She's being described as a "person of interest" in the case. "We stand together to help you carry your pain", Trump said. Ms Danley's Australia-based sisters believe Paddock sent her away to prevent her from interfering with his plans.
Mother jailed in USA for not vaccinating son
The court said it is understood the mother love her children, but it is also to understand that the dad too has a say. The federal government does not control child immunisation, but issues recommendations. "It goes against my beliefs".
We'll Be Talking About Gun Laws as Time Goes By
When our nation is forced to endure these tragedies, we must always approach them with both compassion and leadership. This city is a destination for people from around the world, and we are following up on reports of Canadian victims.
Rep. Bill Flores on Bump Stocks: 'They Should Be Banned'
You'd be wrong if you thought the deadliest mass shooting in United States history has put people off guns forever. Some retailers, including Walmart and Cabela's, that sold bump stocks online have taken the items off their sites .
Las Vegas massacre: Gun lobby's surprise response
Some retailers, including Walmart and Cabela's, that sold bump stocks online have taken the items off their sites . Ruben Kihuen and Jacky Rosen, both D-Nev., came out in support of the bill Wednesday.
Pennsylvania Congressman Tim Murphy To Resign
Edwards, 32, is a practicing psychologist and performs evaluations of defendants for the Allegheny County court system. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania is likely to set a date for a special election, which could take place as soon as January.