Yankees face the Astros leading series 1-0

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Friday, March 29, 2024

New York Yankees (1-0) vs. Houston Astros (0-1)

Houston; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Carlos Rodon (0-0); Astros: Cristian Javier (0-0)

: Astros -136, Yankees +115; over/under is 9 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees play the Houston Astros leading the series 1-0.

Houston had a 90-72 record overall and a 39-42 record at home last season. The Astros slugged .437 as a team in the 2023 season while hitting 1.4 home runs per game.

New York had an 82-80 record overall and a 40-41 record on the road last season. The Yankees scored 4.2 runs per game while giving up 4.3 in the 2023 season.

INJURIES: Astros: Penn Murfee: 15-Day IL (elbow), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (elbow), Oliver Ortega: 15-Day IL (elbow), Luis Garcia: 15-Day IL (elbow), Bennett Sousa: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Shawn Dubin: 15-Day IL (forearm), Jose Urquidy: 15-Day IL (forearm), Justin Verlander: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Kendall Graveman: 60-Day IL (elbow)

Yankees: DJ LeMahieu: 10-Day IL (foot), Oswald Peraza: 10-Day IL (shoulder), McKinley Moore: 15-Day IL (knee), Tommy Kahnle: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Gerrit Cole: 60-Day IL (elbow), Lou Trivino: 60-Day IL (elbow), Jasson Dominguez: 60-Day IL (elbow), Scott Effross: 60-Day IL (back)


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.