Yankees vs. Astros ALCS Game 3: Gerrit Cole to start for New York

John Allen
Saturday October 22, 2022

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Astros lead Yankees 2-0 heading into ALCS Game 3

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: Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022.

Time: 5:07 p.m. Eastern.

Where: Yankee Stadium, New York (50,287).


Moneyline: Yankees -146, Astros +124.

Pitching matchup: Gerrit Cole (13-8, 3.50 ERA, 1.02 WHIP, 257 strikeouts) vs. Cristian Javier (11-9, 2.54 ERA, .95 WHIP, 194 strikeouts).

On Saturday, Game 3 of the American League Championship Series will be played between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros. The Astros currently hold a commanding lead in the series, 2-0.

Overall, New York has a record of 99-63 and is 57-24 in their own stadium. The batters for the Yankees have a combined .324 on-base percentage, good for fifth best in all of Major League Baseball play.

Houston has a record of 51-30 on the road and an overall record of 106-56. Hitters for the Astros have a combined slugging percentage of .423, which places them third in the American League.

This will be the 10th time this season that these two teams face each other when they play on Saturday. The Astros are currently up 7-2 in the season series against their opponents.

Aaron Judge leads the Yankees in batting average with .311, and he is second in the league with 62 home runs and 28 doubles. Over the course of the last ten games, Harrison Bader has gone 7-for-30 with four home runs and six RBI.

The Yankees have a record of 4-6 over their last 10 games, with a batting average of .175, an earned run average of 3.24, and they have a run differential of +1 over their opponents.

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

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