ALCS Game 5 preview

Astros-Yankees Game 5 preview: Keuchel tries to right the ship

Dallas Keuchel was great in Game 1. He will need to be again. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

The Astros and Yankees play Game 5 of the ALCS today. Here is a preview of the game. Check back during the game for inning by inning updates:

When: 4:08 p.m.

Where: Yankee Stadium.

TV: Fox Sports1.

Streaming: Fox Sports Go.

Pitching matchup: Dallas Keuchel vs. Masahiro Tanaka.

Series: Tied 2-2.

The breakdown: The Astros get another chance after last night's epic meltdown. The series now officially hangs in the balance. The pitching matchup is a rematch of Game 1 with Keuchel going for Houston and Tanaka for New York. The Astros will hope to get a similar outcome to Game 1 where Keuchel dominated the Yankees over seven scoreless innings including 10 strikeouts while Tanaka allowed two runs in his six innings as the Astros went on to win that game 2-1.

Series schedule:

                                                               

Winner                      

Loser

Pitching matchup

Game 1               

Astros 2                              

Yankees 1                                       

Keuchel (W), Tanaka (L)                                                          

Game 2

Astros 2,

Yankees 1

Verlander (W), Chapman (L)

Game 3

Yankees 8

Astros 1 

Sabathia (W), Morton (L)

Game 4

Yankees 6

Astros 4

Green (W), Giles (L)

Game 5           

Today, 4:08

Yankee Stadium

Keuchel vs. Tanaka

Game 6         

Fri. (TBA)

Minute Maid 

+Verlander vs. Severino

Game 7*

Sat. (TBA)

Minute Maid 

TBA vs. TBA

* Games 6-7 are if necessary. +-projected starters.

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