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ALCS 2017: Astros, Yankees set American League Championship Series rosters

Come on down Collin McHugh, you’ve been selected for the ALCS roster.

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The Houston Astros have set their 2017 American League Championship Series roster ahead of the matchup with the New York Yankees. The biggest change for the Astros is the removal of infielder Tyler White and the addition of Collin McHugh.

McHugh was not selected to be a starter for the ALDS against the Red Sox with Dallas Keuchel, Justin Verlander, Brad Peacock, Charlie Morton getting starts instead. With the lack of changes to the roster, expect Houston to contiue to use those four for the pitching rotation.

Both teams are going with 12 pitchers, while Houston is keeping three catchers on the roster.

The following players made the Astros 25-man roster for the ALCS:


RHP Chris Devenski

RHP Ken Giles

RHP Luke Gregerson

RHP Will Harris

LHP Dallas Keuchel

LHP Francisco Liriano

RHP Lance McCullers Jr.

RHP Collin McHugh

RHP Charlie Morton

RHP Joe Musgrove

RHP Brad Peacock

RHP Justin Verlander


Juan Centeno

Evan Gattis

Brian McCann


Jose Altuve

Alex Bregman

Carlos Correa

Marwin Gonzalez

Yuli Gurriel


Carlos Beltran

Derek Fisher

Cameron Maybin

Josh Reddick

George Springer

The Yankees did not make any changes from their ALDS roster including the same 25-man roster for the ALCS.


RHP Dellin Betances

LHP Aroldis Chapman

LHP Jaime Garcia

RHP Sonny Gray

RHP Chad Green

RHP Tommy Kahnle

LHP Jordan Montgomery

RHP David Robertson

LHP CC Sabathia

RHP Luis Severino

RHP Masahiro Tanaka

RHP Adam Warren


Austin Romine

Gary Sanchez


1B Greg Bird

2B Starlin Castro

3B Todd Frazier

SS Didi Gregorius

1B/3B Chase Headley

UTL Ronald Torreyes


Jacoby Ellsbury

Brett Gardner

Aaron Hicks

Aaron Judge

Designated Hitter

Matt Holliday