Cleveland Guardians win Wild Card Series, will face New York Yankees in ALDS
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Guardians won the Wild Card Series against the Tampa Bay Rays after a 1-0 victory on Saturday. The Guardians will move on to the American League Divisional Series against the New York Yankees.
The Guardians, who are the AL Central Division Champs, played the Yankees, the current AL East Division Champs, during their ALDS appearance in 2017. The Guardians lost that series.
Oscar Gonzalez hit the dagger for the Guardians in the fashion of a walk-off home run in the bottom of the 15th inning, completing the sweep for Cleveland.
The ALDS, a five-game series, will kick off in New York, since the No. 2 seeded Yankees have home-field advantage.
With the San Diego Padres winning their Wild Card series on Sunday, the first two games of the ALDS will start at 7:37 p.m.
The Guardians will also have to go up against Yankees OF Aaron Judge, who broke the 60-year American League home run record with 62 home runs in 2022.
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