What you need to know about Game 5 of the ALDS

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Tied at 2-all, the Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees will meet in a decisive Game 5 on Wednesday night in the AL Division Series.

Indians ace Corey Kluber will face New York's CC Sabathia as the teams try to earn a spot against the Houston Astros in the ALCS.

Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion could be back in the lineup, according to Manager Terry Francona.

Here's what you need to know about Game 5:

First Pitch

Indians alum Andre "Thunder" Thornton will throw the ceremonial first pitch at tonight's Game 5 of the ALDS.

Thornton is a two-time All Star who hit 214 homers in 10 seasons with the Indians.

First pitch is at 8:08 p.m.

National Anthem

DeAngelo Graham is singing tonight's national anthem.

How to watch

The Yankees vs. Indians game will be shown on the Fox Sports 1 channel.


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