New York Teams

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann return to the Houston Astros' lineup for Game 4 against Yankees right-hander Sonny Gray after sitting out Monday night. The Astros are the highest-scoring team in baseball since the 2009 Yankees, but have scored only five runs through three games of the American League Championship Series.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is starting Austin Romine behind the plate because ALCS Game 4 started Sonny Gray has worked better with Romine than Gary Sanchez. Sanchez will DH.

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McCullers and Gray take mound for Game 4

Astros P Lance McCullers Jr. has gone six innings or less in nine straight starts heading into Tuesday's Game 4 in New York. Sonny Gray has given up six earned runs in 8 1/3 innings over his last two postseason starts (2017 ALDS Game 1, 2013 ALDS Game 5).

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

A couple Knicks have said they might get dinner with Carmelo Anthony on Wednesday in Oklahoma City. He set up many dinners for teammates during road trips while with the Knicks.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Fun matchup Thursday in Knicks-Thunder: Carmelo Anthony and Kristaps Porzingis. They both know each other's game well.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants reinstated Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and waived CB Michael Hunter, who has surprisingly been buried behind Ross Cockrell after strong summer.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Frank Ntilikina (knee) is taking part in a scrimmage today, so he's been cleared for contact. He's still on track to play Thursday.

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FPI: G-Men hanging by a thread

Sunday's upset of the Broncos breathed some life into the Giants' playoff hopes, which now sit above 2 percent in ESPN's FPI after hanging at 0.7 a week ago.

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BBTN: Yankees Get Big Win, Dodgers In Control

After Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (:26), Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about the Yankees' win, but Joe Girardi's odd bullpen strategy, Yu Darvish's resurgence and more (5:14). Plus, Dodgers PxP man Joe Davis with some "Inside Heat" on L.A's run, his first year succeeding Vin Scully and more (29:16). Also, Marly Rivera weighs in on Alex Cora's managerial candidacy and Jose Altuve's perfectionism (37:25).

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

DRC will return to work with his teammates Wednesday. That's because Giants players have off Monday and Tuesday this week as part of Ben McAdoo's plan to promote rest and recovery following West Coast trips. Giants players will have off Monday and Tuesday this year after trips to Denver, SF, Oakland and Arizona.

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Yankees' offense wakes up at home

The Yankees' offense has come alive at home during the postseason -- including in Monday's 8-1 win over the Astros -- pushing New York to a perfect record in the Bronx.

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