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New York Yankees (44-42, fourth in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (54-34, first in the AL West)
Houston; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Nestor Cortes Jr. (0-0, 1.29 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 29 strikeouts) Astros: Jake Odorizzi (3-3, 3.70 ERA, .97 WHIP, 40 strikeouts)
BOTTOM LINE: Aaron Judge and the Yankees will take on the Astros Friday.
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The Astros are 28-17 on their home turf. Houston has a collective on-base percentage of .344, led by Yuli Gurriel with a mark of .383.
The Yankees are 21-20 on the road. New York has a team on-base percentage of .319, led by Aaron Judge with a mark of .372.
The Astros won the last meeting 7-4. Andre Scrubb earned his first victory and Yordan Alvarez went 3-for-4 with two home runs and two RBIs for Houston. Chad Green took his third loss for New York.
TOP PERFORMERS: Alvarez leads the Astros with 56 RBIs and is batting .304.
Judge leads the Yankees with 32 extra base hits and 46 RBIs.
LAST 10 GAMES: Astros: 6-4, .226 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by two runs
Yankees: 4-6, .240 batting average, 5.68 ERA, outscored by six runs
INJURIES: Astros: Justin Verlander: (elbow), Jose Urquidy: (arm), Brooks Raley: (health and safety protocols), Austin Pruitt: (elbow), Enoli Paredes: (shoulder), Josh James: (hip), Kent Emanuel: (elbow), Pedro Baez: (right shoulder), Aledmys Diaz: (hand), Alex Bregman: (hamstring).
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Yankees: Luis Severino: (elbow), Clarke Schmidt: (elbow), Darren O’Day: (hamstring), Corey Kluber: (shoulder), Michael King: (finger), Domingo German: (dental), Zack Britton: (hamstring), Aaron Hicks: (left wrist), Clint Frazier: (vertigo).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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