The New York Yankees head to Texas to take on the Houston Astros in the ALCS in the 2022 MLB postseason. This is the third time the Yankees and Astros have faced each other in the ALCS in the past six seasons. The Yankees needed five games to take down the Cleveland Guardians in their ALDS. The Astros swept the Mariners in their series over the weekend.
The Yankees are in a tough spot entering Game 1 having no rest between games. It could play to the advantage of their bats. We saw Justin Verlander struggle early on against the Mariners in Game 1 of the ALDS after a long layover. Plus, the M’s had only two days between games. Other than that thought, this game should be all Astros. They had a better lineup and better/rested starting pitching. Taillon didn’t even record an out in Game 2 of the ALDS, taking the loss in extra innings to the Guardians. This will be an uphill battle for the Yankees in this series.
Yankees vs Astros, Game 1 ALCS TV Info
Game date: Wednesday, Oct. 19
Game time: 7:37 p.m. ET
TV channel: TBS
Live stream: WatchTBS or TBS app