Houston looks to finish off New York in Game 5 of ALCS
By The Associated Press
Houston Astros (107-55, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (103-59, first in the AL East)
New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Houston: Justin Verlander (21-6, 2.62 ERA in regular season) New York: James Paxton (15-6, 3.82 ERA in regular season)
ALCS: Houston leads the series 3-1
BOTTOM LINE: Alex Bregman and the Astros will look to sweep the Yankees in Game 5 Friday.
The Yankees are 57-24 on their home turf. New York has a team batting average of .241 this postseason, DJ LeMahieu has lead them with an average of .355, including four extra base hits and four RBIs.
The Astros are 47-34 on the road. Houston has a team slugging percentage of .374 this postseason, Jose Altuve leads them with a mark of .730, including six extra base hits and six RBIs.
REGULAR SEASON TOP PERFORMERS: DJ LeMahieu leads the Yankees with 197 hits and has 102 RBIs.
Alex Bregman leads the Astros with 41 home runs and is batting .296.
Yankees Injuries: CC Sabathia: (knee), Jonathan Holder: (shoulder), Dellin Betances: (achilles), Jake Barrett: (elbow), Giancarlo Stanton: (right quad), Jacoby Ellsbury: (hip), Greg Bird: (foot), Miguel Andujar: (labrum).
Astros Injuries: Aaron Sanchez: (pectoral), Lance McCullers Jr.: (elbow).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
Copyright 2019 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without permission.
Texas National Guard coming to Starr County on Saturday to administer vaccines
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for women who are pregnant?
Valley Made, Local Strong: The Candy Apple Factory
Sen. Cornyn hopeful for future turnout of mass vaccination efforts
Valley residents frustrated over reports of foreign nationals crossing border for vaccine