Breakdown of the Astros-Yankees Game 1 at Minute Maid Park

George Springer and the Astros face off with the Yankees tonight. Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

The Astros and Yankees begin the ALCS tonight. Here is a preview of tonight’s game. Check back during the game for inning by inning updates:

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Minute Maid Park.

TV: Fox Sports 1.

Streaming: Fox Sports Go.

Game 1 pitching matchup: Dallas Keuchel vs. Masahiro Tanaka.

The breakdown: The Yankees are coming off a big win over the Indians in the ALDS, coming back from a 2-0 deficit. They should have won Game 2. That coupled with the win in the wild-card game over the Twins gives them a ton of momentum heading into the series. The Astros will send Keuchel to the mound in Game 1 and Justin Verlander in Game 2. While the Yankees are on a roll, the Astros have been the better team all year. Should be a great matchup with the World Series berth on the line.

Series schedule:




Pitching matchup

Game 1           

Today, 7 p.m.          

Minute Maid Park          

Dallas Keuchel vs. Masahiro Tanaka         

Game 2

Sat., 3 p.m.

Minute Maid Park

Justin Verlander vs. Luis Severino

Game 3

Mon., 7 p.m.

Yankee Stadium

TBA vs. CC Sabathia

Game 4

Tues., (TBA)

Yankee Stadium

TBA vs. Sonny Gray

Game 5*

Wed.,  (TBA)

Yankee Stadium


Game 6*

Oct. 20 (TBA)

Minute Maid Park


Game 7*

Oct. 21 (TBA)

Minute Maid Park


* Games 5-7 are if necessary.

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