During a rain delay prior to game five of the American League Division Series between the Cleveland Guardians and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on October 17, 2022, in New York, New York, a tarp covers the infield.
Yankees-Guardians weather forecast: Rain for ALDS Game 5 at Yankee Stadium?
Unfortunately, rain has been one of the most talked-about topics in the American League Division Series between the Cleveland Guardians and the New York Yankees.
First, it forced the postponement of Game 2 by a day, erasing the scheduled off-day prior to Saturday’s Game 3,
After Monday’s Game 5 at Yankee Stadium was rained out, everyone was forced to wait an extra day for the series to conclude.
But there is some good news: Game 5 will be played today. At 4:07 p.m., first pitch in the Bronx may be a little chilly. ET, but there will be no further delays.
Tuesday's Weather Rating: 7/10
Sunshine makes a triumphant return! Chillier, with high temperatures only reaching the upper 50's and a consistent westerly breeze. Temperatures falling into the lower 40's tonight. All good for Yankees ALDS Game 5. The vibes are good!!
— New York Metro Weather (@nymetrowx) October 18, 2022
Whoever wins today must cut their celebration short because they must fly to Houston for ALCS Game 1 against the Astros on Tuesday night. The game is set to begin at 7:37 p.m. Wednesday, ET
The Guardians have now lost 10 straight playoff elimination games, the longest streak in MLB history.
Meanwhile, since 2017, the Yankees are 8-5 in potential elimination games. This includes their Game 4 victory in Cleveland on Sunday. However, in winner-take-all postseason games, home teams are only 61-63.
On the DraftKings Sportsbook moneyline, the Yankees are listed at -165. The Guardians are the underdogs with +140 odds to win and advance.