ALCS 2019 preview: Who has the edge in Yankees vs. Astros rematch?

Baseball null null Much like Thanos, an ALCS matchup between the Yankees and Astros was inevitable.The two best teams in the American League have assembled to bring us a rematch of the 2017 ALCS, and this time both teams are facing World-Series-or-Bust expectations. While Houston was a team of destiny the first time, some would argue that the Yankees can lay claim to that moniker this year. MORE: Was Rays' Tyler Glasnow tipping his pitches in ALDS Game 5?This is going to be a heavyweight fight. There's not much debate that the Yankees and Astros are the two best teams in the American League and likely the two best, deepest and most well-rounded teams remaining in the playoffs. While Houston took the season series vs. New York 4-3, the Astros lost three of their last four games in New York in June. The Yankees hope to avenge that 2017 loss en route to championship No. 28, but who has the edge? Sporting News takes a quick look at both squads ahead of ALCS Game 1 on Saturday.Offense/lineupWhile both teams perfectly exemplify offensive baseball in 2019, there's nothing that either team can't do offensively.Need contact? Michael Brantley and DJ LeMahieu give you a bit of that.Want power? How can you not love George Springer, José Altuve a[......]

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