Gonzalez, Guardians walk off Yankees for 2-1 ALDS lead
The affable rookie who loves SpongeBob SquarePants has backed the New York Yankees into a postseason corner. Oscar Gonzalez hit a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning, rallying the Cleveland Guardians to a 6-5 win over New York on Saturday night for a 2-1 lead in their AL Division Series. Gonzalez, a postseason hero just a week ago, lined a 1-2 pitch from Clarke Schmidt through the middle to score rookie Steven Kwan and Amed Rosario as the young Guardians, who have shown no fear during this storybook season, rallied once again and pushed the Yankees to the brink of elimination.news.yahoo.com
Guardians rally past Yankees 4-2 in 10 innings, tie ALDS 1-1
Oscar Gonzalez singled in the go-ahead run with Cleveland’s second straight bloop hit in the 10th inning, and the Guardians overcame a two-run deficit to beat the New York Yankees 4-2 and even their best-of-five AL Division Series at one game apiece.
Guardians sweep Rays on Gonzalez's homer in 15th, on to NY
Rookie Oscar Gonzalez broke up the longest scoreless postseason game in major league history with a leadoff home run off Corey Kluber in the 15th inning, giving the Cleveland Guardians a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays and a two-game Wild Card Series sweep.
Surging Guardians beat Royals, hours later Matheny fired
José Ramirez drove in two runs and had four hits, Aaron Civale pitched six solid innings and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Wednesday in their final tune-up for the postseason. Hours after the game, the Royals fired manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred. Cleveland opens the wild-card round against Tampa Bay on Friday at Progressive Field.news.yahoo.com
Miguel Cabrera’s walk-off hit gives Tigers 9th inning win over Guardians
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning with his third hit, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday. Jonathan Schoop hit a one-out double in the final inning, advanced on a wild pitch from Trevor Stephan (2-2) and scored on Cabrera’s 3,029th hit. Gregory Soto (2-2) gave up one hit and struck out one in the ninth, earning the win for the Tigers. Detroit’s Javier Báez hit an RBI single in the first, and Schoop’s sacrifice fly and Cabrera’s single put the Tigers ahead 3-0 in the second. UP NEXTCleveland RHP Shane Bieber (1-3, 3.55) and Detroit RHP Alex Faedo (1-1, 3.00) are scheduled to pitch Friday night.mlive.com