Yankees Take Rubber Match From Astros


Gary Sanchez singled in two runs in the fifth inning to erase a 2-1 deficit and the Yankees went on to beat the Astros  5-3 in New York.  Didi Gregorius had an RBI single and Aaron Hicks a  run-scoring double in the sixth to extend the lead to 5-2.  Luis  Severino struck out 11 over seven innings of two-run ball to improve to  8-and-1.  Aroldis Chapman gave up an RBI double to Max Stassi in the  ninth before posting his 12th save as New York took two-of-three.   Dallas Keuchel fell to 4-and-7 with the loss.  Stassi  also hit a two-run homer for Houston.

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