New York Yankees to start Gerrit Cole, if necessary, in Game 4 of ALDS 11:45 AM ET Joon LeeESPN Close Previously a Staff Writer at Bleacher Report Cornell University graduate NEW YORK - The Yankees plan on using Gerrit Cole to start a potential Game 4 against the Cleveland Guardians of the series goes that far, the team announced on Friday. Cole started Game 1 of the ALDS, going 6.1 innings, allowing just one run in four hits while striking out eight batters. A potential Game 4 would take place on Sunday, giving Cole a regular amount of rest. The Guardians have yet to announced a Game 4 starter. Editor's Picks Braves tab Strider for G3, Morton in G4 of NLDS 7m Jesse Rogers Cole had a strong regular season, posting a 3.50 ERA with a 1.02 WHIP while striking out 257 batters in 200 2/3 innings pitched, posting a 2.4 bWAR. The Yankees lead the Guardians in the ALDS, 1-0.