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|3rd||R Davis grounded out to shortstop, M Izturis scored, E Bonifacio to third.||1||0|
|4th||J Bautista homered to left (368 feet).||2||0|
|4th||B Lawrie flied out to right, E Encarnacion scored on error by catcher C Stewart.||3||0|
|4th||T Hafner homered to right (404 feet), V Wells and K Youkilis scored.||3||3|
|6th||B Lawrie homered to right (377 feet).||4||3|
|7th||V Wells singled to center, R Cano scored.||4||4|
|7th||T Hafner tripled to deep center, V Wells scored.||4||5|
Indians ace Corey Kluber, who struggled during the postseason, said he was healthy enough to pitch again despite speculation that he was fighting a back injury that had put him on the DL earlier this season.
At the start of the ALDS, the Yankees manager let his team down, and apologized for it. But their comeback to reach the ALCS takes the onus off him.
Joe Girardi, criticized for not challenging a pivotal call in Game 2 of the American League Division Series against Cleveland, saw his team rally around him as the Yankees bounced back from an 0-2 series deficit to advance to the AL Championship Series.
It's a series with everything: dueling MVP candidates Jose Altuve and Aaron Judge, potent offenses, aces on the mound and managers to second-guess.
Stephen Strasburg didn't let the Nationals get eliminated Wednesday, pitching at the top of his game, fanning 12 and surrendering no runs.
C.C. Sabathia joins SVP to talk about the Yankees' ALDS comeback against the Indians, saying that even when the team was down 0-2, he was confident that the Yankees weren't done just yet.