Bryce Harper

LEADING OFF: Yankees, Astros go to Game 7 in ALCS

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A night after Justin Verlander extended Houston's season, the Astros and Yankees will play Game 7 of their AL Championship Series. It's the first Game 7 for either team since 2004, when New York lost to Boston in the ALCS and Houston beat St. Louis in the NLCS — the Astros switched leagues before the 2013 season.

Houston took Game 6 to improve to 5-0 at home this postseason after dropping three straight in New York as the Astros chase their second trip to the World Series. The Yankees are hoping their elimination-game magic continues when they look to improve to 5-0 this postseason in such games...