(MLB)   The New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 6-4 last night and tied the AL Championship Series at 2 games apiece, game 5 goes today and the Los Angeles Dodgers thumped the Chicago Cubs 6-1 to open a commanding 3-0 lead in the NL Championship Series and could book their trip to the World Series with a win tonight.

(NHL)  Frederik Andersen earned his 11th career shutout as the Toronto Maple Leafs blanked the Washington Capitals 2-0 last night. In other action San Jose beat Montreal 5-2, Carolina got past Edmonton 5-3 handing the Oilers their 4th straight loss , Vancouver shutout Ottawa 3-0,and Columbus skated to a 5-2 win over Winnipeg.