Indians have lost 3 in a row in the World Series and ALDS!

CLEVELAND, OH.– Just as if the World Series wasn’t enough pain for the Indians, the 2017 ALDS was a somewhat similar bad experience. Cleveland was up 2-0 on the Yankees, but they dropped 3 straight as New York moves on to the ALCS.

This isn’t the first time the Indians have lost 3 games in a row, in fact, they dropped three in a row in their last postseason series. This came against the Cubs in the 2016 World Series. Not only did the Indians lose three games in a row, they had to see another team celebrate on their own home turf. Ouch.

The Yankees hit Corey Kluber hard, and he only lasted 3 2/3 innings. Kluber ended up giving up three hits and three runs with two homers and two walks which earned him the loss.

New York was up 3-0 until the fifth when Cleveland rallied to make it a one-run game. The Yankees were not done scoring. In the top of the ninth, Brett Gardner singled to right and drove in two runs with Todd Frazier scoring on a throwing error.

Former Cubs closer, Aroldis Chapman, got the two-inning save after mowing down the Indians and holding them to no hits and only one walk. David Robertson got the win after pitching 2 2/3 innings in relief of CC Sabathia. Sabathia pitched very well only allowing 2 earned runs with 9 strikeouts.

The Yankees move onto the ALCS to face the Houston Astros. Dallas Kuchel has been named the Game One starter for that series.


Lucas Babcock

Lucas Babcock is the Editor in Chief and Founder of Babcock has been with the Editorial Team since April 2015.

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