The Houston Astros have forced a winner-take-all game seven tonight in the ALCS and they can thank Justin Verlander for doing most of the heavy lifting to get there.

Verlander pitched seven shutout innings against the Yankees Friday night and Houston won 7-1. He struck out eight Yanks while giving up just five hits.

Astros bats came alive, including Jose Altuve who had two hits, including a home run and three RBI.

NOTE: Game seven live coverage on Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket begins at 7pm.