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Pitching matchups for Games 1-3 of ALDS

CLEVELAND– The ALDS kicks off on Thursday evening at Progressive Field, as the Cleveland Indians take on the American League Wild Card winners, the New York Yankees.

On Tuesday, manager Terry Francona announced his rotation. Trevor Bauer will start in Game 1, while Corey Kluber will get the start in Game 2 in order to keep him on regular rest for a potential Game 5. Carlos Carrasco will pitch in Game 3 at Yankee Stadium, while Josh Tomlin is slated to go in Game 4 as of right now.

The Yankees have officially announced their starters as well. Here are the probably pitching matchups for the first three games of the ALDS:

Thurs. Oct. 5 ALDS G1 7:38 p.m. ET FS1, ESPN Radio, WTAM/WMMS/IRN
RHP Trevor Bauer (17-9, 4.19) vs. RHP Sonny Gray (10-12, 3.55)

Fri. Oct. 6 ALDS G2 5:08 p.m. ET MLBN, ESPN Radio, WTAM/WMMS/IRN
RHP Corey Kluber (18-4, 2.25) vs. LHP CC Sabathia

Sun. Oct. 8 ALDS G3 7:38 p.m. ET FS1, ESPN Radio, WTAM/WMMS/IRN
RHP Carlos Carrasco (18-6, 3.29) vs. RHP Masahiro Tanaka

Ashley is a former basketball player who covers the Cleveland Cavaliers, Indians and high school sports for NEO Sports Insiders. She also covers the Cavs for SB Nation's Fear The Sword. Ashley is a 2015 graduate of John Carroll University and previously worked in political journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @AshleyBastock42

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