To make matters worse, four of those runs can in game four which means that the team has scored one run or fewer in games three and five.
Luis Severino will take the mound trying to clinch the series for NY while Houston will ask Justin Verlander to keep its season alive.
"It's fantastic. a year ago I was watching the World Series, and now we have a chance to be in the World Series", Severino told Botte. If the Yankees win the keys to the game, they will win this game and it will be closing night in the ALCS. It's up to Luis Severino to continue that trend. The home team has won every game in this series, and Justin Verlander will take the mound in Friday's Game 6 with the season on the line. He surrendered one earned run on two hits with no strikeouts and two walks over four innings in a 2-1 loss at the Astros in Game 2.
The 29-year-old now has the opportunity to fill that gap in his CV after the Dodgers dethroned the reigning World Series champions the Chicago Cubs on Thursday, wrapping up a 4-1 series win with an 11-1 rout at Wrigley Field.
"It's a special thing, and I know that I'm not taking it for granted". Even if Verlander pitches as well as he has this postseason, the lack of run support will come back to bite him. You will be required to log in with your cable provider information. Sign up now for a free seven-day trial.
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All momentum lies with NY after the Bronx Bombers took three straight from Houston. I'm already writing sports articles for the Daily Cardinal (a school newspaper). I'm the kind of guy who is watching basketball at 7 PM and then watching tennis at 1 A.M.