New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians
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In probably one of the most stunning upsets in the history of baseball, the New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday with the final score of 5-2 in game 5 of their Division Series.
The Yankees received a great performance from Didi Gregorius who completed a pair of homeruns off Corey Kluber to help the team win the series after down 2-0 against the Indians.
The Cleveland Indians are eliminated for the championship series this year. It was a huge blow out for the Indians because they were leading two wins against the Yankees, but failed to advance after the great comeback.
The New York baseball team will face the Houston Astros for the AL Championship Series beginning on Friday held at the Minute Maid Park in Downtown Houston, Texas. The Astros are the current defending champion of the AL West Series. They will again rely on one of their best players, Jose Altuve, who is a strong candidate for the MVP Award.
The New York-based baseball team recently struggled to win and been eliminated in the preseason 4 times before advancing to the championship.
For the Cleveland Indians, it is really a tough loss for them because they had been waiting to win the title after almost seven decades now. According to the shared information online, the team won their first championship way back in 1948.
They always have the chances to win the title, but failing to close the series during tight games.
The 5-2 defeat against the Yankees somehow put the entire management and players into jeopardy because they now need to regroup and reestablish their plans in the future.
They may also think about the upcoming free agencies and player-options to improve their roster for the next season.
As for the Yankees or also known as The Bronx Bombers or The Yanks, they are now focusing against the Astros and possible win the title.