A capsule look at the Yankees-Astros playoff series

Fri Oct 11 8:43pm ET
By The Associated Press

Players: CC Sabathia, Robinson Chirinos, Zack Greinke, J.A. Happ, Justin Verlander, Michael Brantley, Brett Gardner, Cameron Maybin, Adam Ottavino, Zack Britton, Joe Smith, Dellin Betances, Will Harris, Josh Reddick, Hector Rondon, Ryan Pressly, Giancarlo Stanton, Brad Peacock, Aaron Hicks, Gerrit Cole, Wade Miley, Jose Altuve, Didi Gregorius, Masahiro Tanaka, James Paxton, DJ LeMahieu, Tyler Lyons, Gio Urshela, Luis Cessa, Aroldis Chapman, Tommy Kahnle, George Springer, Aaron Sanchez, Aaron Judge, Chad Green, Roberto Osuna, Joe Biagini, Chris Devenski, Luis Severino, Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman, Yuli Gurriel, Gleyber Torres

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu takes batting practice at Yankee Stadium Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, New York. The Yankees will play the winner of tonight's Tampa Bay Rays at Houston Astros American League Division Series game in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Saturday, Oct. 12 in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)


Houston Astros' Michael Brantley (23) celebrates his solo home run against the Tampa Bay Rays with Alex Bregman (2) during the eighth inning of Game 5 of a baseball American League Division Series in Houston, Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. The Astros won 6-1, and will face the New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)


Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch talks to the media before a practice for a baseball American League Championship Series in Houston, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Houston will face the New York Yankees on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, right, takes part in a team workout for a baseball American League Championship Series in Houston, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. New York will face the Houston Astros, Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, left, manager AJ Hinch, center, and third baseman Alex Bregman, right, talk during a practice for a baseball American League Championship Series in Houston, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Houston will face the New York Yankees, Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka talks with the media during a news conference for a baseball American League Championship Series in Houston, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. New York will face the Houston Astros, Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke talks to the media before a practice for a baseball American League Championship Series in Houston, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Houston will face the New York Yankees on Saturday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)


A look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros:

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