Yankees top the Astros in Game 5

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

The Astros are returning home for Game 6 of the American League Championship series after losing Game 5 to the Yankees on Friday night.

The Yankees forced a Game 6 by beating the Astros 4 to 1. All five runs were scored in the first inning. Game 6 is Saturday night in Houston. The Astros lead the series 3 games to 2. If New York wins Game 6, Game 7 would be played on Sunday.

Photo: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros celebrates with Alex Bregman #2 after scoring a run off of a wild pitch thrown by James Paxton #65 of the New York Yankees during the first inning in game five of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 18, 2019 in New York City. (Getty Images)

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