Yankees visit the Astros for season opener

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros

Houston; Thursday, 4:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Nestor Cortes Jr. (0-0); Astros: Framber Valdez (0-0)

: Astros -154, Yankees +129; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Houston Astros begin the season at home against the New York Yankees.

Houston had a 90-72 record overall and a 39-42 record at home last season. The Astros slugged .437 with a .768 OPS as a team in the 2023 season.

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

INJURIES: Astros: None listed.

Yankees: 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.