The New York Yankees have been one of the best offenses in the majors this season with a .251/.323/.421 slashline while plating 764 runs, which was good for second in the MLB.
However, the Houston Astros have not been a slouch when it comes to scoring runs. The ‘Stros are sixth in runs scored with the second-most home runs in baseball this season.
Yankees Start Fast and Furious
The Yankees have been the fastest starting team in baseball this season. The Bronx Bombers enter the postseason leading the MLB in runs scored in the first inning while leading the American League in slugging percentage in the Sportsbook frame.
The Astros have started games slower than their American League Wild Card opponents, with a mere 82 runs scored in the first inning, which has them 19th in the MLB.