Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Game 2: Luis Severino to start for New York

John Allen
Thursday October 20, 2022

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Astros lead Yankees 1-0 heading into ALCS Game 2

During the regular season, the New York Yankees finished first in the American League East with a record of 99-63. They faced off against the Houston Astros (106-56, first in the AL West during the regular season).

When: Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022.

Time: 7:37 p.m. Eastern.

Where: Minute Maid Park, Houston (41,118).


Moneyline: Yankees +136, Astros -160.

Pitching matchup: Luis Severino (7-3, 3.18 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 112 strikeouts) vs. Framber Valdez (17-6, 2.77 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 194 strikeouts).

In Game 2 of the American League Championship Series (ALCS), the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees will face each other. The Astros have a 1-0 lead in the series.

Overall, Houston has a record of 106-56, and in home contests, they have a record of 55-26. With an on-base percentage of .319, the Houston Astros are the seventh-best team in the major leagues.

On the road, New York has a record of 42-39, and overall, they have a record of 99-63. With an on-base percentage of .324, the Yankees are the second-ranked team in the major leagues.

This matchup between these two teams will take place on Thursday for the ninth time so far this campaign. The season series is currently tied at 6-2 in favor of the Astros.

Gleyber Torres has tallied 76 runs batted in for the Yankees in addition to his 27 doubles, 24 home runs, and triple. In his last 10 contests, Harrison Bader has a batting average of 6-for-27 and has hit four home runs.

In their last ten games, the Yankees went 5-5, had a batting average of .190, an earned run average of 3.00, and scored four more runs than their opponents.

Yankees Injured List: Ron Marinaccio, Zack Britton, Luis Gil, Michael King, Chad Green, and Stephen Ridings.

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