American League Championship Series: New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros

In the American League Championship Series, the Houston Astros will face the New York Yankees.

The Astros are coming off a thrilling 5-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays.  Gerritt Cole had a magnificent performance in game 5, giving up 1 run.  In the series against the Rays, Cole was 2-0 with an era under 1.  The Astros are also relying on their other pitching horses in Justin Verlander and Zach Greinke.  They are one of the better hitting teams in the game.

As for the Yankees, they are well rested coming off a sweep against the Minnesota Twins.  They outslugged and outpitched the Twins.  They are known for their big bats, but they have a great bullpen, and their starting pitchers, have delivered for the most part when called upon.


Source: NewsNet | American League Championship Series: New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros