New York Yankees vs Houston Astros
October 21, 2017 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 21, 2017 at Minute Maid Park. The Houston Astros defeated the New York Yankees and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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New York Yankees 0, Houston Astros 4

New York Yankees ab r h rbi
Gardner lf 4 0 1 0
Judge rf 4 0 0 0
Gregorius ss 4 0 0 0
Sanchez c 4 0 1 0
Bird 1b 4 0 1 0
Castro 2b 3 0 0 0
Hicks cf 2 0 0 0
Frazier 3b 2 0 0 0
Headley dh 3 0 0 0
Sabathia p 0 0 0 0
Kahnle p 0 0 0 0
Warren p 0 0 0 0
Robertson p 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 0 3 0
Houston Astros ab r h rbi
Springer cf 4 0 1 0
Bregman 3b 4 0 1 0
Altuve 2b 3 1 1 1
Correa ss 4 1 2 0
Gurriel 1b 4 1 1 0
Gattis dh 4 1 1 1
McCann c 2 0 1 2
Gonzalez lf 4 0 1 0
Reddick rf 4 0 1 0
Morton p 0 0 0 0
McCullers, Jr. p 0 0 0 0
Totals 33 4 10 4
New York 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Houston 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 x 4 10 0
New York Yankees IP H R ER BB SO
Sabathia L(1-1) 3.1 5 1 1 3 0
Kahnle 1.1 4 3 3 0 1
Warren 1.1 0 0 0 0 0
Robertson 2.0 1 0 0 0 3
Totals 8.0 10 4 4 3 4
Houston Astros IP H R ER BB SO
Morton W(1-1) 5.0 2 0 0 1 5
McCullers, Jr. SV(1) 4.0 1 0 0 1 6
Totals 9.0 3 0 0 2 11

E –None. DP –New York 1. Gregorius-Castro-Bird. 2B –New York Bird (2,off Morton), Houston McCann (2,off Kahnle). HR –Houston Gattis (1,4th inning off Sabathia 0 on 0 out); Altuve (2,5th inning off Kahnle 0 on 1 out). Team LOB –5. Team –8. U –Mark Carlson, Hunter Wendelstedt, Gary Cederstrom, Chris Guccione, Jerry Meals, Jim Reynolds. T –3:09. A –43,201.

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