On Sunday night, the Yankees extended their AL Division Series stay by having a 1-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. The star of the game was Masahiro Tanaka; This was his second playoff start. Striking out seven, walking one and surrendering just three hits using 92 total pitches. Tanaka needed 11 pitches to record a 1-2-3 first inning, including the strikeouts of Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez. A notable play of the game was Aaron Judge’s catch at the wall in right to rob Francisco Lindor of a two-run home run during the sixth inning.
A turning point during the game was Greg Bird’s seventh-inning home run off Andrew Miller. Bird homered off stud Indians lefty reliever and former Yankee Andrew Miller, helping the team climb back into this playoff series with a 1-0 win. Cleveland still leads the best-of-five series 2-1. See what happens for the Yankees in game three, tonight at 7:08PM.