Yankees try to keep home win streak alive, host the Astros
Houston Astros (43-26, first in the AL West) vs. New York Yankees (52-18, first in the AL East)
New York; Friday, 7:05 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: No starters named
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Yankees -125, Astros +105; over/under is 7 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Yankees will try to keep a 15-game home win streak going when they take on the Houston Astros.
New York is 30-7 in home games and 52-18 overall. The Yankees have the top team ERA in the AL at 2.94.
Houston is 43-26 overall and 23-15 on the road. The Astros are third in the majors with 95 total home runs, averaging 1.4 per game.
The teams match up Friday for the second time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: DJ LeMahieu has 13 doubles, six home runs and 30 RBI for the Yankees. Anthony Rizzo is 9-for-31 with four home runs over the past 10 games.
Kyle Tucker has 11 doubles, 13 home runs and 45 RBI while hitting .262 for the Astros. Michael Brantley is 13-for-41 with three doubles and a home run over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Yankees: 8-2, .216 batting average, 3.48 ERA, outscored opponents by 19 runs
Astros: 7-3, .262 batting average, 3.17 ERA, outscored opponents by 22 runs
INJURIES: Yankees: Jonathan Loaisiga: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Chad Green: 60-Day IL (elbow), Aroldis Chapman: 15-Day IL (achilles), Ben Rortvedt: 60-Day IL (oblique), Stephen Ridings: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Domingo German: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Zack Britton: 60-Day IL (elbow)
Astros: Josh James: 60-Day IL (lat), Parker Mushinski: 15-Day IL (elbow), Aledmys Diaz: day-to-day (shoulder), Jacob Meyers: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Jeremy Pena: 10-Day IL (thumb), Blake Taylor: 15-Day IL (elbow), Jake Odorizzi: 15-Day IL (leg), Lance McCullers Jr.: 60-Day IL (forearm)
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.