Astros, Cole Beat Yankees In ALCS Game Three

League Championship Series - Houston Astros v New York Yankees - Game Three

Gerrit Cole weaved his way in and out of trouble, pitching seven scoreless innings as the Astros beat the Yankees 4-1 in Game Three of the American League Championship Series in New York. Cole walked five, but stranded nine runners in the first five innings. Jose Altuve and Josh Reddick hit solo homers for Houston. The 'Stros tacked on two more in seventh to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. Gleyber Torres homered in the eighth for New York. Luis Severino took the loss. The Yankees are set to host Game 4 on Wednesday night, although the game is in question as forecasters say there is a good chance of rain.

Photo: Gerrit Cole #45 of the Houston Astros reacts in game three of the American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on October 15, 2019 in New York City. (Getty Images)

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