The Houston Astros are set to face the New York Yankees in the American League Championship Series.
In last night deciding game five of the American League Division Series, the New York Yankees surprised the baseball world with a game five rally over the Cleveland Indians. According to reports from most sports pundits, the Indians had been favored to represent the American League in the World Series.
Houston will now face the Yankees on Friday night, setting up a showdown for the American League pennant. If Houston wins four games of the series, it will be Houston's first pennant since joining the American League.
On the National League side, the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals are currently vying for a place in the NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Los Angeles is currently favored to win the NLCS, regardless of opponent, according to newly released odds.