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Yankees turn to Gerrit Cole as HR-heavy offense falters

Oct. 21, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Yankees’ season keeps coming down to Gerrit Cole. New York’s $324 million man will take the mound at Yankee Stadium on Saturday with New York trailing the Houston Astros 2-0 in the AL Championship Series. He beat the Guardians in the Division...

Guardians make name for themselves with surprise 2022 season

Oct. 19, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians made quite a name for themselves this season — from outcasts to October contenders. With questions scattered across the roster out of spring training, they weren't supposed to win the AL Central in a runaway. They weren't picked to sweep Tampa Bay...

Stanton, Judge HR, Yankees beat Guards, into ALCS vs Astros

Oct. 18, 2022 21:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres stepped on second base for the final out, swinging his arms back and forth, four times in all, while glaring at Josh Naylor and the Guardians dugout. Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge rocked Cleveland with early homers, and Nestor Cortes and the New...

Civale tagged, baby Guardians go home in latest October exit

Oct. 18, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, the Cleveland Guardians ran out of comebacks. And the youngest team in the majors was unable to halt baseball's oldest championship drought. Unwilling to start ace pitcher Shane Bieber on short rest, the Guardians fell behind immediately when Aaron...

Cole, Yankees save season, beat Guards to force ALDS Game 5

Oct. 16, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Gerrit Cole brought the Yankees back from the brink. They’re Bronx bound, still chasing a championship. Cole gave New York what it needed, seven solid innings and Harrison Bader hit a two-run homer as the Yankees forced a decisive fifth game in the AL Division...

Gonzalez, Guardians walk off Yankees for 2-1 ALDS lead

Oct. 16, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The affable rookie who loves SpongeBob SquarePants has backed the New York Yankees into a postseason corner. Oscar Gonzalez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Cleveland Guardians to a 6-5 win over New York on Saturday night for a...

Guardians rookie Árias starting at 1B in Game 3 vs Yankees

Oct. 15, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians are tossing Gabriel Árias into the deep end of the postseason. Cleveland's rookie infielder will make just his second career major league start at first base Saturday night in Game 3 of the AL Division Series against the New York Yankees. ...

Guardians rally past Yankees 4-2 in 10 innings, tie ALDS 1-1

Oct. 14, 2022 22:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Little hits turn into big wins for the Cleveland Guardians. José Ramírez hustled to reach third base leading off the 10th inning with a popup that dropped in left field, 200 feet from home plate. Oscar Gonzalez drove him in with the tiebreaking run on an even...

Yankees' Donaldson trots too soon, thrown out on near HR

Oct. 12, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson didn't run hard. He didn't answer questions about it, either. The veteran slugger went into a home run trot too soon — and his latest failure to hustle turned into an embarrassing out in the playoffs. Leading off the fifth inning for...

Guardians sweep Rays on Gonzalez's homer in 15th, on to NY

Oct. 08, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians have won with comebacks and walk-offs for months, turning an unexpected season more special by the day. Cleveland wasn't supposed to be this good, this fast. Baseball's youngest team certainly has grown up. Rookie Oscar...