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MLB – The Yankees Take On The Astros Tonight In AL Wild Card Game

Posted on October 6, 2015 in Professional Sports News.

The New York Yankees host the Houston Astros tonight in the American League Wild Card Game.

The winner will advance to play the Kansas City Royals in the best-of-five AL Division Series starting Thursday in KC.

The Yankees held on down the stretch to claim the top Wild Card berth and earn home field for this single-elimination game.

Masahiro Tanaka starts for New York, while Houston counters with Cy Young candidate Dallas Keuchel (KY-kull).

Tanaka went 12-and-7 with a 3.51 ERA during the regular season, while Keuchel finished 20-and-8 with a 2.48 ERA.

First pitch in the Bronx tonight is set for just after 8 p.m. Eastern.

By:  Mike Plourde     –     for Great Lakes Radio Sports