Podcast: Evan Drellich

Houston Astros

The 2016 season will being the same way the 2015 season ended for the Yankees with Masahiro Tanaka on the mound against Dallas Keuchel and the Astros at Yankee Stadium. Everyone expected the wild-card game to go the way it did in October and nearly six months after the Yankees were shut out by the Astros in the one-game playoff, the Yankees have the opportunity to change the narrative when it comes to facing Keuchel.

Houston Chronicle Astros beat writer Evan Drellich joined me to talk about the Yankees-Astros wild-card game, the emergence of Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel over the last two seasons, the Astros’ impressive middle infield with Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa, the perception of Colby Rasmus and Carlos Gomez in Houston and how the Astros will handle being expected to win following last season’s success.