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WATCH: Harrison Bader’s solo home run gives Yankees early lead in ALCS Game 1

The Yankees struck first in Game 1 of the ALCS against the rival Astros. In the second inning, center fielder Harrison Bader slugged a solo home run off of Houston ace Justin Verlander. It was Bader’s fourth home run of the postseason.

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Josh Benjamin has been a staff writer at ESNY since 2018. He has had opinions about everything, especially the Yankees and Knicks. He co-hosts the “Bleacher Creatures” podcast and is always looking for new pieces of sports history to uncover, usually with a Yankee Tavern chicken parm sub in hand.