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February 23, 2020. Kyle Higashioka provided more cushion in the eighth with a run-scoring single. They apparently failed to secure buy-in beforehand from Happ, who said he told his bosses he would prefer to act as a traditional starter. "It's always fun to watch him. Tampa Bay plans to start Tyler Glasnow -- on two days’ rest -- in a rematch of last year’s ALDS Game 5, and the victor will meet the Astros for the American League Championship Series. “They did a really good job,” Torres said. “We can't get away with anything against him right now.”.

Follow him on Twitter @bryanhoch and Facebook. “I knew they’d come ready to play,” manager Aaron Boone said. These teams are so good and so evenly matched that every mistake matters. Boone said that he sensed additional “edge” in the dugout as the minutes ticked down to Thursday’s first pitch. When he strode to the plate in the fourth with two on and no out, he was ready. By the time Stanton drilled a two-run homer in the eighth—his fifth straight playoff game with a dinger, six in all, to tie the MLB record—the game was all but decided. Yankees On Demand Yankees Manager Postgame Yankees Reviews Yankees HOPE Week Yankees Cut4 Yankees Must C Yankees Game Highlights Yankees Quality Starts Yankees Podcasts MLB Network. The frustration of the previous two nights evaporated into the Southern California haze, sparking optimism that this clash of division titans will be remembered as a comeback story. We’re locked and loaded. Yankees Managing General Partner/Chairman, Hal Steinbrenner, joins to reflect on the season, discuss what went wrong in the playoffs, share his thoughts on the controversial Game 2 decision and much much more. In Game 1, it was New York that capitalized on Tampa Bay’s mistakes. Yankees On Demand Yankees Manager Postgame Yankees Reviews Yankees HOPE Week Yankees Cut4 Yankees Must C Yankees Game Highlights Yankees Quality Starts Yankees Podcasts MLB Network. Meanwhile, the Rays – the AL's No. Download the TV Guide app for iPhone, iPad and Android! • Here's what Yanks need in win-or-go-home Game 5, “He did a great job of setting the tone for us, giving just what we needed,” Boone said. Yankees On Demand Yankees Manager Postgame Yankees Reviews Yankees HOPE Week Yankees Cut4 Yankees Must C Yankees Game Highlights Yankees Quality Starts Yankees Podcasts MLB Network. They also did not get away with their game plan against center fielder Kevin Kiermaier: first-pitch breaking ball. Left fielder Randy Arozarena in particular feasted, going 3-for-3 against Tanaka to bring his ALDS OPS to 2.109. Probable Pitchers Official Releases Yankees Magazine Yankees Pipeline Photo Stream RSS News Feed Yankees History MLB News. A night later, the New York front office and coaching staff implemented their little trick. The idea was to give Happ the platoon advantage and save the more reliable Masahiro Tanaka for Game 3. News.

“I don't think I've ever seen it before where a guy punishes every single mistake,” said Yankees catcher Kyle Higashioka. 1 seed – haven't reached the ALCS since 2008.

Yanks' swagger is back: 'We're gonna win' G5, New York will hand ace Gerrit Cole the ball, forcing the 10th ALDS Game 5 in franchise history, Here's what Yanks need in win-or-go-home Game 5. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Commissioner.com is a registered trademark of CBS Interactive Inc. site: media | arena: mlb | pageType: schedules | Sign up and add shows to get the latest updates about your favorite shows - Start Now. Cole gave up three runs with eight strikeouts in six innings in that outing. In Game 5, they turn to $324 million ace Gerrit Cole, who was signed last winter for games like this. © 2020 USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, LLC. Tampa Bay scored its only run off Montgomery in the third inning as Willy Adames walked, advanced on a ground-rule double and came home when DJ LeMahieu smothered a Brandon Lowe grounder for a fielder’s choice. This was the risk the Yankees ran when they fooled around with their pitching staff: In Thursday’s Game 4 of the American League Division Series, they will hand the ball to Jordan Montgomery, making his postseason debut, and ask him to keep their season alive. NEWS SCORES 2ND IN AL EAST. The Yankees forced the decisive game with a 5-1 win Thursday night, getting home runs from Luke Voit and Gleyber Torres. Voit paced the Majors with 22 homers during the regular season. Yankee Stadium Virtual Venue Yankee Stadium … The Yankees’ confidence stems largely from their belief in Cole, who is preparing to take the ball on short rest for the first time in his professional career. Probable Pitchers Official Releases Yankees Magazine Yankees Pipeline Photo Stream RSS News Feed Yankees History MLB News. We had a couple situations—we had bases loaded and were only able to scrap out one run. The New York Yankees face the Tampa Bay Rays in Game 5 of their 2020 American League Division Series (ALDS) at Petco Park in San Diego, California, on …

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He crushed a one of Chapman’s 100-mph fastballs Friday night for a game-winning home run. Voit launched a 453-foot blast for his first postseason homer and Gleyber Torres added a two-run shot as the Yankees came out swinging, celebrating a 5-1 victory over the Rays in Game 4 of the American League Division Series. Game. First baseman Luke Voit, who is 1–for-11 in the series, got a curveball down the middle, but he swung just under it and lofted it to center for the final out. ... Yanks fall in Game 5 to Rays, 2-1. His homer gave the Rays a 2-1 win over the Yankees in Game 5 of a … “Greenie, Zack and Chapman were amazing. Photo Credits: Netflix; Pop TV; Robert Viglasky, Hartswood Films; Fred Hayes/Disney+, Fox, PopTV; Bettina Strauss/Netflix; Nicole Rivelli/Amazon, Netflix, Frank Masi/Apple, Disney, Jasper Savage/Hulu; Diyah Pera/CW, Donald Trump vs. Joe Biden Presidential Debates: Everything to Know, Joe Biden's Town Hall Beats Donald Trump's in Ratings, What to Watch on Netflix Top 10 Rankings on October 16. Full New York Yankees schedule for the 2020 season including dates, opponents, game time and game result information. García allowed one run in his inning; Happ allowed four in his 2 2/3. He crushed a one of Chapman’s 100-mph fastballs Friday night for a game-winning home run. Even before the Yankees won Thursday's Game 4 to force a Game 5 against the Rays in their ALDS matchup (NY 5, TB 1), they were already making plans for that potential winner-take-all game …

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Yankees ace Gerrit Cole (7-3, 2.84 ERA) takes the mound for the sudden-death game after getting the win in Game 1. Plus, everything you need to know about Season 3, 'I needed people that would listen to me, do what I say,' the evicted houseguest said, Including how to watch previous debates and town halls, NBC was met with criticism from celebrities for scheduling Trump's town hall opposite Biden's. To get a result of really cleaning one out there to get us rolling was big.”. Hal Steinbrenner on the state of the Yankees. But the Rays played a better one. New York attempted a bait-and-switch in Game 2, starting righty Deivi García and inducing the Rays to use the lefty-heavy version of their lineup, then replacing him after an inning with lefty J.A. Find out the latest game information for your favorite MLB team on CBSSports.com.

Chad Green, Zack Britton and Aroldis Chapman combined for five innings of scoreless, hitless relief, retiring 15 of the final 16 Rays. You saw swings and misses on pitches out of the zone, and he made big pitches when he needed to.”. We're up for the challenge, no matter what happens.”. The inflection points on Wednesday came on the field rather than in the dugout. Date. Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. “That’s been the big difference the past two games,” said Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge.
Aaron Boone on Game 5 loss to Rays. They remained in the game until the ninth inning, when again Cash stuck with a pitcher for too long: Reliever John Curtiss allowed a single and a walk.

“A team like that, when they get mistakes, they've been doing damage on them. Yankee Stadium. It's just, when we get a mistake, which is very few with the pitching staff that they got, we got to capitalize.”. “I wanted to swing the bat right there because I knew what I was getting,” he said. © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Now the fate of this Yankees roster, which would have cost $250 million if not for the pandemic, rests in the left hand of Montgomery. All year, we believed in our bullpen. Yankee Stadium Virtual Venue Yankee Stadium … Our external data provider is experiencing technical problems that are impacting this page. He definitely leaves it all out on the field.". 6-keys: media/spln/mlb/reg/free/schedules_team. Bryan Hoch has covered the Yankees for MLB.com since 2007. "If we're going to have somebody out there, I want it to be [Cole]," said Jordan Montgomery, who fired four solid innings in his first start since Sept. 24. The Yankees’ confidence stems largely from their belief in Cole, who is preparing to take the ball on short rest for the first time in his professional career. Well, the Yankees lost Game 2, and then they lost Game 3, 8–4. Glasnow has won both of his starts this postseason –  including Game 2 against the Yankees – with 18 strikeouts in 11 innings.

“We’re going to win it,” Voit said. “Gerrit on the mound, that’s the best situation possible for us. The Yankees’ swagger returned with one swing early on Thursday evening, Luke Voit dropping his bat and eyeing a monstrous second-inning drive. Happ. Tanaka left a few offspeed pitches over the plate. It’s great for us.”. Voit in awe of Yankee teammates Luke Voit joins SportsCenter to discuss his hard-hitting season and how he sees the rest of the playoffs going for the Rays, after they bested the Yankees in the ALDS. “We never feel panic,” Torres said. All Rights Reserved. New York stayed alive with a Game … Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world. The Yankees did not play a terrible game. A win would give the Yankees their third trip to the ALCS in four years. The Yankees had a chance to take advantage of some mistakes. “I really feel like Luke has had some really good swings. Full Schedule.