Yankees and Indians begin wild card series tonight in Cleveland; Cole vs. Bieber

Playoffs are finally here. The Yankees face the Indians in Cleveland. Confidence will play a huge role for the Yankees, given how streaky they've been this year. An important factor will help them avoid feast or famine. A brilliant pitching matchup to start, why the Yankees have history on their side. Matchup problems and possibilities. And -- someone who may be available late in the postseason. A complete playoff preview!

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Aaron Boone announced that Kyle Higashioka will catch Gerrit Cole in Game 1 against the Indians.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Hello, old friend. Looking good!

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Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees Game 1: Bieber vs. Cole

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

If the Cleveland Indians hold on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, they will host the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the Wild Card round at Progressive Field on Tuesday.

Garrett refuses to let go of Haskins' shirt (0:23)