What channel is Yankees vs. Astros on today? Schedule, time, score for ALCS Game 6

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Back to the future.

You won't be needing a flux capacitor for this, and there's no need to reset your time circuits: it's a 2017 ALCS rematch between the Astros and the Yankees, and Great Scott, it's going to be heavy.

The Astros made waves at the 2019 trade deadline, acquiring Zack Greinke, hoping rekindle the World Series hopes. To this point, they've looked dominant in hopes of returning to the Fall Classic; while they went to Game 5 with the Rays, Gerrit Cole pitched heroically and historically in the series, notching 25 Ks, an ALDS record. Along with running mates Justin Verlander and Greinke, the 'Stros are likely back with a vengeance.

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But the Astros face no small task in the Yankees, against whom they won the season series by a slim margin (4-3). New York pounded Twins into oblivion, scoring 23 runs over the three-game sweep and looking every bit as dominant a team as they did during the regular season. It was a massive series for Baby Bomber turning Badass Bomber, Gleyber Torres, who hit .417 in the sweep with a home run and three doubles. Minnesota was left searching for that elusive playoff win, while the Bombers continue their search for their 28th championship ring.

Here is everything you need to know to watch the 2019 ALCS between the Yankees and Astros, including a full schedule, TV channels and first-pitch times for every game.

What channel is Yankees vs. Astros on today?

Game 6 of the ALCS will be on Fox Sports 1. Keep in mind, this series with be shifting back and forth between Fox and FS1.

John Smoltz and Joe Buck are in the booth for every Fox broadcast of the ALCS along with reporters Ken Rosenthal and Tom Verducci.

What time does ALCS Game 6 start?

  • Date: Saturday, Oct. 19

  • First pitch: 8:08 p.m. ET

The sixth game of the ALCS between the Yankees and Astros is scheduled to start at 8:08 p.m. ET and will be shown on Fox Sports 1.

The Yankees and Astros are both expected to rely on their bullpens throughout Game 6, rather than naming starting pitchers.

Yankees vs. Astros schedule, scores

Game

Home

Away

Date

Time

1

Astros 0

Yankees 7

NYY leads 1-0

2

Astros 3

Yankees 2

Series tied 1-1

3

Yankees 1

Astros 4

HOU leads 2-1

4

Yankees 3

Astros 8

HOU leads 3-1

5

Yankees 4

Astros 1

HOU leads 3-2

6

Astros

Yankees

Oct. 19

8:08 p.m. ET

7

Astros

Yankees

Oct. 20

7:38 p.m. ET*

*If necessary

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