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Oct. 19, 2019: MLB Daily Postseason Primer

Aaron Hicks three-run homer leads to Game 6

League Championship Series - Houston Astros v New York Yankees - Game Five Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

The Astros knew they had three chances to win one game and they knew they had a a good chance on Friday with Justin Verlander on the mound.

Astros at Yankees - ALCS (Astros lead 3-2)

If you missed the first inning, you missed all of the scoring in this game. Which is unusual.

With the game tied 1-1, up came Aaron Hicks.

And two home runs in the first inning was a brand new postseason item of interest for the Yankees.

As for today’s Game 6

Friday’s scoreboard

Yankees 4, Astros 1

Saturday’s schedule - Championship Series

5:08 p.m. PT: Yankees (TBD) @ Astros (TBD)