The Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees in the ALCS opener.

Verlander strikes out 11 batters to lead the Astros to a 4-2 ALCS victory over the Yankees.

The Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees 4-2

six scoreless innings and home runs from Yuli Gurriel, Chas McCormick, and Jeremy Pena.

largely orange home crowd erupted in applause as he strode off the field.