Cleveland, Ohio – Shane Bieber, come November, can take a page on Corey Kluber’s sparkling resume by winning the AL Cy Young Award. That would be a good thing
But on Tuesday night, he emulated a part of Kluber’s career in Cleveland that was left alone. It would be the first inning home run ball given in the postseason against the New York Yankees.
Kluber allowed two in his two starts in the 2017 ALDS against the Yankees. Bieber did it once and has brought the Indians to the brink of elimination in their best three-of-three wild-card series against New York.
Carlos Carrasco (3-4, 2.91) will start Game 2 for the Indians on Wednesday night at 8 pm. The Yankees, in search of a broom, will send Masahiro Tanaka (3-3, 3.56) to the mound.
AL batting champion DJ Lemahieu opened the game with a single. Aaron Judge, the next batsman, but all ended the night as he hit a 399-foot homer above the right field wall.
The judge attacked Bieber, starting a long night for Bieber and the Indians. Bieber, who won MBB’s pitching Triple Crown, played 4 2/3 innings in his first postson debut. The Indians had to stick with him for too long and deal with Gerrit Cole, who signed a deal like the $ 324 million contract he signed with the Yankees in December.
Cole gave up two runs in six innings, while scoring 13 runs in seven innings. He is 7-4 with a 2.60 ERA in 11 postman starts. His 13 strikes were second in Yankee Postson history after Roger Clemens’ 15 strikes in Game 4 of the 2000 LCS.
This was the fourth time Colson had dismissed 10 or more batsmen. Two of these post-run wins and double-digit strike performance came against the Indians. In those two postseason games, Cole held the Indians to three runs in 14 innings with 25 strikes.
Josh Nailor was the only Indian hitter who did not have Cole. Silent batsmen went 3-for-3 against Cole since being acquired from San Diego for San Clair on August 31. In the second he raised a 19-foot wall in the center. In the fourth, he was located on the deep right. In the seventh, he hit a leadoff single when the Yankees took an 11–2 lead.
Nailer hit the right hand after Cole left. He completed his four-hit night with a double in the ninth.
Starting in June 9 in 2019, the Yankees knocked with Bieber, reaching him for five runs on five hits in 1 1/2 innings. He got up from where he left. Bieber gave up seven runs on nine hits. He killed seven and drove two.
The Indians tried several times in the opening innings to make it a game. Every time they passed, Yankees would drop a piano on Bieber.
Jose Ramirez doubled home Delino Deshields in the third, making it 3–1 game. The Yankees scored two runs in the fourth to take a 5–1 lead. Noiler’s homer led 5-2 in the fourth. But Glieber Torres countered that Homer ended up giving Bieber two runs in the fifth night.
Cole, at Monday’s press conference, talked about the Tribe’s difficulty facing four switch-hatters at the top of the order. Maybe he was joking around. Francisco Lindor, Cesar Hernández, Ramirez and Carlos Santana went 2-for-12 with five strikes combined. Ramirez had an RBI double and Hernandez had an infield single.
The Yankees came into the offense game after leading the American League in runs and OPS and finishing second in homers during the 60-game sprint. Those numbers were not lies.
They finished with 15 hits, including four homers and two doubles. The judges, Torres, Brett Gardner and Giancarlo Stanton worked together. Stanton’s homer was a 443-foot-long laser from Cam Hill, which he had to wear in two innings to save the bullpen on Wednesday.
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