Oscar Gonzalez, Guardians nip Yankees in Game 2 thriller
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Oscar Gonzalez came through again, lifting the Cleveland Guardians to a 4-2 extra-inning win over the Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Division Series at Yankee Stadium.
The best-of-five series is now tied 1-1.
Game 3 is Saturday at Cleveland’s Progressive Field (7:37 p.m. ET on TBS).
Gonzalez singled in Jose Ramirez in the top of the 10th. Ramirez had dropped in a bloop double to left and taken 3rd on an error.
Gonzalez had also clinched the A.L. Wild Card series with a walkoff homer against Tampa Bay last week.
Josh Naylor followed Gonzalez’ go-ahead hit with an RBI double, making the score 4-2.
Emmanuel Clase finished the game, pitching 2.1 innings in relief and throwing 33 pitches.
New York jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on a 2-run homer by Giancarlo Stanton off Shane Bieber.
Cleveland answered with an RBI single by Andres Gimenez and a solo homer by Amed Rosario.
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