All Rise for the Judge: NYY @ CLE Series


All rise for the Judge and New York Yankees. The Yankees visited The Land and the Tribe Thursday for a four game series at Progressive field. 




Thursday night’s pitching match up set Sonny Gray against Corey Kluber. We were blessed to watch Corey Kluber continue a historic season, pitching his third complete game of 2017, striking out 11, walking only one and allowing three hits. 


Corey Kluber's 11 strikeouts marked his 12th straight game with eight or more strikeouts. 

Corey Kluber’s 11 strikeouts marked his 12th straight game with eight or more strikeouts. 


Yan Gomes congratulates Corey Kluber after Friday night's game against the Yankees. 

Yan Gomes congratulates Corey Kluber after Friday night’s game against the Yankees. 

On Friday, Aaron Judge came to play, after taking a day off on Thursday.


The Indians welcomed Joe Smith back to Cleveland Friday night where he pitched 0.2 innings. Smith spent four seasons with the Tribe from 2009-2013. 


Pitcher Joe Smith takes the mound for the Cleveland Indians on Friday night against the New York Yankees. 

Pitcher Joe Smith takes the mound for the Cleveland Indians on Friday night against the New York Yankees. 

On Saturday, the Cleveland Indians honored Lou Boudreau with a statue outside of Progressive Field. Boudreau became a player-manager for the Cleveland Indians in 1942 and the very young age of 24 years old. 


Lou Boudreau's children admire the statue of their father outside of Progressive field on Saturday afternoon. 

Lou Boudreau’s children admire the statue of their father outside of Progressive field on Saturday afternoon. 

The Indians bullpen put on another show Saturday night, and this time the star was Danny Salazar. Salazar pitched seven innings, allowing four hits and struck out a career high 12 batters


Fans cheer as Danny Salazar leaves the mound Saturday night. 

Fans cheer as Danny Salazar leaves the mound Saturday night. 

Despite Salazar’s record breaking night, the Yankees took Saturday’s game 2-1, but that didn’t stop Cleveland from ending the night with a fireworks show paying tribute to 1997 Top Billboard Hits. 


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On Sunday, the Indians activated Jason Kipnis from the DL and the fans were more than happy to have The Kid back in CLE. The Yankees finished the series with a win, leaving Cleveland breaking the series at an even 2-2. 


Jason Kipnis signs autographs for fans before Sunday's series finale versus the New York Yankees. 

Jason Kipnis signs autographs for fans before Sunday’s series finale versus the New York Yankees. 


Aaron Judge records a hit in Sunday's win against the Indians at Progressive Field. 

Aaron Judge records a hit in Sunday’s win against the Indians at Progressive Field.