Yankees' Cole to start G4 of ALDS, if necessary

by Daryn Albert - The New York Yankees announced Friday that pitcher Gerrit Cole will start Game 4, if necessary, of their ALDS against the Cleveland Guardians.

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.