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91-71, 2nd in AL East

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Vía Astros: Alineación para el cuarto partido de la Serie de Campeonato de la Liga Americana contra los Yankees de Nueva York. Los Astros han sido limitados a 2 carreras anotadas o menos en los tres partidos previos de la serie. La mejor ofensiva del béisbol fue limitada de esa forma en una sola ocasión durante la campaña regular, del 10 al 13 de septiembre.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Vía Yankees: La alineación de los Yankees tendrá hoy al dominicano Gary Sánchez como bateador designado y a Andrew Romine como receptor de Sonny Gray. La posición de bateador designado ha tenido pésimos resultados para el dirigente Joe Girardi esta postemporada, habiéndose ido de 28-0 antes de un sencillo de Chase Headley anoche en el tercer partido de la Serie de Campeonato, una victoria 8-1 para los Yankees.

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Gray to benefit from catcher switch?

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday that Austin Romine and Sonny Gray have built a strong rapport since Gray was acquired from Oakland in July. Gray's numbers throwing to Romine are a vast improvement over what he's done with Gary Sanchez behind the dish.

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Romine enters lineup in Game 4

The Yankees will go with defense at catcher, plugging backup Austin Romine into the lineup and switching Gary Sanchez to DH. Carlos Beltran returns to the starting lineup for the Astros, who have only scored five runs and managed 15 hits during the series.

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Romine to catch for Yankees; Sanchez to DH

Yankees manager Joe Girardi will start Austin Romine at catcher in Game 4 of the ALCS because of his rapport with starting pitcher Sonny Gray. Gary Sanchez will be the DH.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann return to the Houston Astros' lineup for Game 4 against Yankees right-hander Sonny Gray after sitting out Monday night. The Astros are the highest-scoring team in baseball since the 2009 Yankees, but have scored only five runs through three games of the American League Championship Series.

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is starting Austin Romine behind the plate because ALCS Game 4 started Sonny Gray has worked better with Romine than Gary Sanchez. Sanchez will DH.

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McCullers and Gray take mound for Game 4

Astros P Lance McCullers Jr. has gone six innings or less in nine straight starts heading into Tuesday's Game 4 in New York. Sonny Gray has given up six earned runs in 8 1/3 innings over his last two postseason starts (2017 ALDS Game 1, 2013 ALDS Game 5).

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BBTN: Yankees Get Big Win, Dodgers In Control

After Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (:26), Buster Olney talks to Keith Law about the Yankees' win, but Joe Girardi's odd bullpen strategy, Yu Darvish's resurgence and more (5:14). Plus, Dodgers PxP man Joe Davis with some "Inside Heat" on L.A's run, his first year succeeding Vin Scully and more (29:16). Also, Marly Rivera weighs in on Alex Cora's managerial candidacy and Jose Altuve's perfectionism (37:25).

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Yankees' offense wakes up at home

The Yankees' offense has come alive at home during the postseason -- including in Monday's 8-1 win over the Astros -- pushing New York to a perfect record in the Bronx.

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Yankees back in ALCS after rout of Astros (2:39)
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McCullers to start for Astros in Game 4

Astros manager A.J. Hinch expressed his confidence in Lance McCullers Jr., who was given the start for Game 4 of the ALCS against the Yankees.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

What was all that yelling from CC Sabathia to Josh Reddick after the sixth inning? "That was just me being me, man," Sabathia said, laughing.

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Yankees fighting for their season (0:51)

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

CC Sabathia appeared to bark some not quite family-friendly phrases at Astros right fielder Josh Reddick after getting him to ground out to end the sixth inning. When asked about it after the game, the Yankees lefty said, laughing: "That was just me being me, man."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier invoked two animal comparisons in his description of what it's like to face CC Sabathia. "He's a bulldog," Frazier said. "It's one of those things. Look at the size of him. He looks like a bear out there just on the mound, just ready to pounce on somebody. He has that going for him. And he hits his spots."

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

When asked about the energy Garden State native Todd Frazier has brought to the Bronx, Yankees first baseman Greg Bird laughed. "Yeah, he's funny. He's unique, for sure. Super New Jersey, I guess," said Bird, who was born in Memphis. "He's great, on both sides of the ball. And, you know, he can put the ball in the seats and that's huge."

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Judge, Sabathia lead Yankees past Astros (2:13)

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

Yankees first baseman Greg Bird on the 6-foot-7, 282-pound Aaron Judge: "You don't see people his size move like that. At least not in our sport. Maybe the NBA or the NFL, but I never have, personally, up close like this, and it's really impressive to watch."

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

Brett Gardner expressed some sympathy for the right-field wall at Yankee Stadium after Aaron Judge crashed into it making a leaping grab in the fourth inning. "That pad's only a couple inches thick and right behind that, it's not moving -- even as big as he is," the left fielder said. "Even though it's padded, it's a pretty good hit he took. But like I said, he's a big guy, so the wall's probably hurting too."

Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

After his team's loss in Game 3 of the ALCS, Astros manager A.J. Hinch gave the proverbial game ball to Yankees rookie Aaron Judge. "Judge did what Judge has done 50-plus times, which is hit the ball out of the ballpark when he gets a pitch to hit. Big moment won by Judge," Hinch said. "It was his night. He played defense tonight. He did a lot of things well for them. And really was a big difference in the game."

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8582nd
Batting Average.2627th
On Base Percentage.3393rd
Slugging Percentage.4474th
Earned Run Average3.725th
Quality Starts7510th
WHIP1.213rd
BAA.2282nd