Robinson Cano

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros open ALCS, Cubs-Dodgers in NLCS

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

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WILD REMATCH

Astros ace Dallas Keuchel opposes Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka in the opener of their AL Championship Series at Minute Maid Park. It's a rematch of the 2015 wild-card game, when Keuchel dominated a lineup that included current New York regulars Brett Gardner, Chase Headley, Greg Bird and Didi Gregorius — that group was 2 for 9 with four strikeouts against Keuchel in a 3-0 loss. Keuchel also stumped the Yankees in a start this May, striking out nine with just an unearned run over six innings.

Tanaka had an up-and-down season but has been riding high of late. After finishing the...

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