New York Teams

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Jose Altuve's snooze is over. After going 0-for-New York in Games 3-5, he delivers a two-out, two-run single down the left-field line to a) give the Astros a three-run lead, b) chase Luis Severino from the game and c) revive the "M-V-P! M-V-P!" chants at Minute Maid Park.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Brian McCann had been hitless in 11 at-bats in the ALCS before lining an RBI double to right field. Astros got a bad break when the ball skipped over the fence. Evan Gattis might have scored, too, if the ball stayed in play.

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Simmons drains buzzer-beater to end third (0:33)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

The ALCS has lived up to its heavyweight pitching billing thus far. Through four innings, both the Astros' Justin Verlander and the Yankees' Luis Severino have put up zeroes. Severino did not give up his first hit until a two-out single by Carlos Correa in the fourth.

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Week 7 NFL score predictions: Seahawks at Giants

It required several atypical occurrences -- a defensive TD, huge turnover advantage -- for Big Blue to grab its first win of the season last Sunday. The same injury-riddled lineup will face Seattle this Sunday.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Forty-eight innings and 159 at-bats into ALCS, the Astros are slashing .138/.226/.201. Once again, these are the same Astros who scored more runs this season than any team since the 2009 Yankees.

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Allen slams twice, swats shot in quick succession (0:32)
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Russell shows off handles on way to hoop (0:21)

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

There has been a lot of speculation on if Joe Girardi wants to return as the Yankee manager for next year or not. As he has stated in the past, Girardi has said that, after the season concludes, he will sit down with his family, allowing his wife and three children to weigh in on his decision. In his office prior to Game 6, I asked Girardi how they like October, Girardi said, "They love it."

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

A William Hill sportsbook in southern Nevada took a $500,000 bet on the Houston Astros tonight at odds of -150, per source.

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Crabbe feeds Mozgov for the flush (0:17)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Alineación de los Astros para el sexto partido de la Serie de Campeonato contra los Yankees. Los poderosos bates de los Astros buscan romper su pésima racha en sus últimos tres partidos contra los Yankees, donde han bateado para apenas .120 (de 92-11) sin conectar ningún cuadrangular.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Vía Yankees: Alineación para el sexto partido de la Serie de Campeonato contra los Astros. Los Yankees, que han ganado 3 partidos consecutivos contra los Astros, buscan su primer pase a la Serie Mundial desde 2009.

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

When asked what he's noticed about Aaron Judge during the ALCS, Astros manager A.J. Hinch gave the Yankees rookie a lot of credit for making adjustments. The Houston skipper also said this: "Well, when he hits it, it goes a long way. I did notice that."

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Astros looking to avoid elimination back home

Houston will slot Evan Gattis into the DH role over Carlos Beltran for Thursday's must-win game at Minute Maid Park, while the visiting Yankees are sticking with the same nine.

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Severino battles Verlander in pivotal Game 6

The Yankees, who are in search of their 41st World Series appearance, will send Luis Severino to the mound at Minute Maid Park to face the Astros' Justin Verlander. Houston's late-season acquisition owns a 1.77 ERA over his last 10 postseason starts dating back to the 2012 ALDS.

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Judge's dominant rookie season (1:46)

1927 Yankees diary

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  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.