The Astros are 15 games over the five hundred mark on the year and they are ahead of the Mariners by only a game in the standings so far. So this is a position the Astros would like to maintain, but against the Yankees it could be a challenge. The Yankees are coming into the game 16 games over the five hundred mark, but find themselves 2 games back from first place.
The Astros on the season have been able to score a total of 275 runs on the year. Hitting for the Astros has been done at a clip of .258 on the year. The Astros have a team ERA that is at 2.58.
For the Yankees the team has been able to score a total of 288 runs and they are hitting at a clip of .254. The Yankees have a team ERA that sits at 3.87 on the season.
Dallas Keuchel is the pitcher the Astros will be sending out to the mound. Keuchel on the year has a total of 69 innings pitched with 53 strikeouts. He has posted a 3-6 record and has posted a 3.39 ERA.
The Yankees are countering on the mound with Luis Severino. Severino on the season has been able to throw a total of 71 innings while striking out 81 batters. Severino has been able to post a 7-1 record and an ERA of 2.28.