The Astros took a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Astros’ right-hander Zack Greinke started against Yankees’ right-hander Masahiro Tanaka.
George Springer’s three-run home run in the third inning put the Astros up 3-1 and Caros Correa’s three-run homer in the sixth built a 6-1 lead.
Gary Sanchez’s two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth pulled the Yankees to within 6-3. The Astros tacked on another runs in the 8th and 9th innings to stretch their lead to 8-3.
The Yankees made four errors, their most in a postseason game since committing five in Game 2 of the 1976 ALCS.
Game 4 was postponed because of rain on Wednesday. The Yankees won Game 1 7-0 but the Astros have won the next three, including Game 2 3-2 in 11 innings and Game 3 4-1 on Tuesday.
Game 5 is scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday in the Bronx. If necessary, Games 6 and 7 are scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 p.m. Sunday.
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