Yankees fans head to the Bronx to support the Baby Bombers

THE BRONX (WABC) -- The American League Championship Series is back in the Big Apple, with the Yankees at minimum hosting games 3 and 4 of their series with the Astros. And fans are excited, despite the two-game hole the Baby Bombers dug themselves in Houston.

They gathered early at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, with a chill in the air and the series on the line. Eyewitness News reporter Jim Dolan caught up with them to see how they're feeling ahead of the big game. Watch his report in the video player above.

It's October baseball at its finest.

In their best-of-five set against the 102-win Cleveland Indians, the Yankees won three straight games when facing elimination to get to their first ALCS since 2012. And that was after winning a win-or-go-home wild-card game against Minnesota.

But after striking out 14 times in the ALCS opener, including 10 against Dallas Keuchel in his seven innings, the Yankees whiffed another 13 times Saturday against Justin Verlander, who threw 124 pitches in a complete game.

The Yankees have lost seven straight ALCS games dating to 2010.
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