Aaron Decide has woke up.
The Yankees slugger belted his first dwelling run of the postseason within the third inning on Saturday night time in Sport 3 of the American League Division Sequence in opposition to the Guardians in Cleveland.
And it was a giant one.
The 2-run shot, which drove in Oswaldo Cabrera who doubled earlier within the recreation, tied the sport at 2-2. Decide, who’s hitting second within the order or the primary time in these playoffs, struck out in his first at-bat.
Decide, who will quickly be a free-agent, went 0-for-5 in Sport 2 with 4 strikeouts, and was 0-for-8 with seven strikeouts and a stroll via the primary two postseason video games. Plus, he heard some booing throughout Sport 2.
Aaron Decide belts a two-run homer within the third inning of the Yankees’ Sport 3 vs. the Guardians.Corey Sipkin
A smiling Aaron Decide celebrates within the dugouts after hitting a two-run homer within the third inning.Corey Sipkin
As for the Yankees’ revised Sport 3 lineup, Gleyber Torres is hitting first and Anthony Rizzo is the No. 3 gap behind Decide.
Earlier than the sport, Boone defined the rationale for transferring Decide again into the No. 2 gap, the place he had been earlier within the common season.
“I simply awakened on it and simply to not have all of the deal with the primary at-bat of the sport, so he can settle in … and get him within the two-hole for a minute,’’ Boone stated, referring to the choice. “And we really feel extra complete [with the lineup] than even 10 days in the past.”