New York — Monday night, The New York Yankees And Cleveland Guardians They will conclude their ALDS streak with Game 5 at Yankee Stadium in The Bronx. The Yankees won Game 4 on Sunday night to force a winner-takes-all Game 5.. He will win Houston Astros in the ALCS. Loser goes home. . However, the start of the 5th match was delayed due to rain. The revised timing for the first pitch is yet to be announced.
MLB makes all weather-related decisions in the postseason and the league will re-evaluate the forecast at 7:45 pm ET. First pitch was originally scheduled for 7:07 pm ET.
“I think everybody was on the same page when we talked,” Guardians manager Terry Francona said of MLB’s afternoon calls with both teams. “As long as we can play the game and it doesn’t look like it’s going to interfere, that power will be there a little bit, (we) want to play.”
Game 2 of the ALDS was postponed due to rain, forcing the Yankees and Guardians to play four straight games at 2-5. The current forecast indicates that a Game 5 postponement is unlikely. CBS News from New York:
If Game 5 is postponed, it will be played on Tuesday, the currently scheduled day off between the ALDS and ALCS. It could be an afternoon game as the winner has to travel to Houston for Game 1 of the ALCS on Wednesday.
The Yankees will start righty Jameson Taillon (14-5, 3.91 ERA) in Game 5. The Guardians will counter with righty Aaron Sivale (5-6, 4.92 ERA). Both starters are expected to be minor leaguers..
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