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Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

Houston Astros' Lance McCullers delivers a pitch against the Kansas City Royals in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, June 29, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s young hitters were disciplined Monday night against a veteran pitcher struggling with command, and it propelled the Astros to a win over the top team in the American League.

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Yankees offense quiet in 3-1 loss to Astros

New York Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner chases an RBI-triple hit by Houston Astros' Evan Gattis during the seventh inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 28, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Yankees starter Michael Pineda couldn’t appreciate how much better he pitched on Sunday against the Houston Astros than he did in his previous start since the end result was the same.

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Oberholtzer struggles as Astros fall to Yankees 9-6

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) talks with starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer (39) during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Houston. The Yankees scored four runs on a Brian McCann grand slam in the inning. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Brett Oberholtzer had a tough day on Saturday, lost his cool and it ended with a demotion to Triple-A.

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Teixeira’s double helps Yankees over Astros 9-6

Houston Astros' Carlos Correa (1) celebrates his two-run home run with teammate Jose Altuve, right, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Brian McCann hit a grand slam and Chris Young homered to give New York an early lead, and Mark Teixeira had a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth after the Yankees squandered that cushion in a 9-6 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday.

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Astros fall to Yankees 3-2 on Chris Young’s 3-run homer

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, left, tags out Houston Astros' Colby Rasmus (28) during the ninth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 26, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

HOUSTON (AP) — Will Harris has been Houston’s best reliever this season. One pitch on Friday night sent him to his first loss of the year.

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