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Gregorius' 2 HRs lead Yanks into ALCS

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Photographs by AP/DAVID DERMER

New York shortstop Didi Gregorius points to the dugout Wednesday after hitting a two-run home run off Cleveland starter Corey Kluber during the third inning of the Yankees’ 5-2 victory over the Indians in Game 5 of their American League division series at Progressive Field in Cleveland. Gregorius finished 3 for 5 with 2 runs scored and 3 RBI.

Didi Gregorius, following in the October footprints left by Derek Jeter, homered twice off Corey Kluber as the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to complete their comeback from a 2-0 deficit in the division series and dethrone the AL champions.

Didi Gregorius (right) of the New York Yankees is congratulated by teammate Brett Gardner after hitting his second home run during the Yankees’ 5-2 vi...

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