Cleveland Indians slugger Edwin Encarnacion might be back in the lineup Wednesday for Game 5 of an American League division series against the New York Yankees.
Encarnacion sprained his right ankle in Game 2 and sat out the last two games of the best-of-five series, which is tied two games apiece after the Yankees won the last two games in New York.
Manager Terry Francona said “I think so” when asked whether Encarnacion would be available for the game.
Encarnacion hit 38 home runs and drove in 107 runs during the regular season. His presence and pop transform the Indians.
“We know how dangerous he is,” Yankees manager Joe...