Astros Are 1 win away from Heading Back to the World Series

Game 4 of the ALCS between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees was supposed to be played on Wednesday night but because of the rain, it was moved to Thursday night.

With Houston trailing 1-0 in the third-inning, George Springer hit a three-run homer off of Masahiro Tanaka and the Astros never looked back. They won Game 4 over the New Yoek by a score of 8-3.

Houston delivered the official blow to the Yankees in the sixth-inning when Carlos Correa hit a three-run homer off of Chad Green.

Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York was dead silent.

Gary Sanchez hit a two-run homer for New York in the sixth-inning off of Josh James.

Yordan Alavarez reached base on a fielding-error by Gleyber Torres and it allowed Alex Bregman to score from third base in the eighth-inning.

Michael Brantley hit an RBI single in the ninth-inning for the Houston Astros.

Ryan Pressly (1-0) was the winning pitcher in this game for Houston. He pitched 0.2 innings and Pressly walked one batter and he struck out two.

Mashario Tanaka (1-1) was the losing pitcher in this game for the Yankees. He pitched five innings and gave up four hits and four runs. Tanaka walked two batters and struck out one batter.

Zack Greinke was the starting pitcher in this game for the Astros. He pitched 4.1 innings and Greinke gave up three hits and one run. He walked one batter and struck out five batters.

Houston is one win away from the World Series. If they win Game 5 on Friday night, this would be the second time in three seasons that the Houston Astros would be heading to the World Series.

They won it all in 2017 against the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston won the series in seven games on the road.

One of the biggest problems in this series for the New York Yankees has been trying to score with runners on base. Dating back to Game 2, they are 0-for-14.

They also committed three errors in Game 4.

The projected pitchers in this game will be Justin Verlander (21-6, 2.58 ERA) for Houston and James Paxton (15-6, 3.82 ERA) for New York.

 

 

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