By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports activities Author
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion could be again in Cleveland’s lineup for Recreation 5 of the AL Division Collection towards the Yankees.
Encarnacion sprained his proper ankle in Recreation 2 and missed each ALDS video games in New York. Indians supervisor Terry Francona stated “I feel so” when requested if Encarnacion can be out there for Thursday’s recreation towards the Yankees, who’ve come again from 2-zero to tie the collection.
Encarnacion was anticipated to run throughout Wednesday’s exercise. He jammed his ankle whereas scrambling to get again to second base on Friday. On the time, it appeared his collection — and perhaps his season — have been over, however Cleveland’s cleanup hitter could possibly be again for the decisive collection finale.
Francona stated he has 4 attainable lineups for Thursday’s recreation.
Encarnacion hit 38 homers and drove in 107 runs through the common season.
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