Yankees beat Indians to advance to ALCS

The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians 5-2 Wednesday night in Game 5 of the American League Division Series to dethrone the AL champions and advance to play the Houston Astros in the American League Championship Series. Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman, who helped the Cubs beat the Indians by pitching in five of the seven games in last season’s epic World Series, pitched two innings and got the save. The Indians beat the Yankees in the first two games of the series, but by winning Games 3, 4, and 5, the Yankees became the 10th team in MLB history to win a best-of-five postseason series after being down 0-2. Game 1 of the ALCS is scheduled for Friday night in Houston.

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