By Sam Bush
Francisco Lindor let out a series of shouts.
As he rounded third base, Lindor (above) looked to his teammates and saluted hard in the direction of Cleveland’s dugout as Lindor raced around the basepaths, celebrating a two-run home run that felt like more than enough for Cleveland’s stout pitching staff.
The Tribe’s October formula — solid starting pitching and shutdown relief — worked again in last night’s 2-0 victory over the Blue Jays in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.
|Gm 1||Oct. 14||CLE 2, TOR 0|
|Gm 2||Oct. 15||4 p.m.||TOR @ CLE||TBS/SNET/RDS|
|Gm 3||Oct. 17||8 p.m.||CLE@ TOR||TBS/SNET/RDS|
|Gm 4||Oct. 18||4 p.m.||CLE @ TOR||TBS/SNET/RDS|
|*Gm 5||Oct. 19||4 p.m.||CLE@ TOR||TBS/SNET/RDS|
|*Gm 6||Oct. 21||8 p.m.||TOR @ CLE||TBS/SNET/RDS|
|*Gm 7||Oct. 22||TBD||TOR @ CLE||TBS/SNET/RDS|