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The Yankees host the Houston Astros in a four-game series beginning Thursday at Yankee Stadium.

New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu triples
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New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu triples against the Houston Astros during the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu slides
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New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu slides safely to third base on his triple as Houston Astros third baseman Yuli Gurriel looks on during the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge grounds out but
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge grounds out but allows Yankees' DJ LeMahieu to score during the eighth inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 23: J.A.
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J.A. Happ of the New York Yankees pitches during the third inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees' Luke Voit tosses his bat
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New York Yankees' Luke Voit tosses his bat after he strikes out looking against the Houston Astros to end the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees' Luke Voit tosses his batting
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New York Yankees' Luke Voit tosses his batting helmet after he strikes out looking against the Houston Astros to end the eighth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 23: Josh
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Josh Reddick of the Houston Astros attempts a bunt during the fourth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees starting pitcher J.A. Happ, second
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New York Yankees starting pitcher J.A. Happ, second from right, is pulled from a baseball game during the fifth inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, June 23, 2019.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 23: Tyler
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Tyler White of the Houston Astros celebrates his fourth inning grand slam home run against the New York Yankees with teammate Robinson Chirinos at Yankee Stadium on June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu, second from left,
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New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu, second from left, celebrates his three-run home run with Aaron Hicks, left, while Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos, right, looks on during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

Houston Astros' Tyler White watches his grand slam
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Houston Astros' Tyler White watches his grand slam during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, June 23, 2019.

New York Yankees starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws
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New York Yankees starting pitcher J.A. Happ throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, June 23, 2019.

Aaron Judge #99 of the New York Yankees
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Aaron Judge of the Yankees scores a run in the seventh inning against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Aaron Judge #99 and Zack Britton #53 of
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Aaron Judge and Zack Britton of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in the Bronx.

Aaron Judge #99 and Aaron Hicks #31 of
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Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks of the New York Yankees celebrate after defeating the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019 in the Bronx.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Zack Britton, right,
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Zack Britton, right, celebrates with catcher Austin Romine after the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros on Saturday, June 22, 2019, in New York. The Yankees won 7-5. 

Giancarlo Stanton of the Yankees follows through on
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Giancarlo Stanton of the Yankees follows through on a seventh-inning two-run single against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Gio Urshela #29 of the New York Yankees
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Gio Urshela of the Yankees watches his fifth-inning, two-run home run against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Gio Urshela #29 of the New York Yankees
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Gio Urshela of the Yankees celebrates his fifth-inning, two-run home run against the Astros with teammate Aaron Hicks at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Gio Urshela of the Yankees celebrates his fifth-inning,
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Gio Urshela of the Yankees celebrates his fifth-inning, two-run home run against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Aaron Judge of the Yankees scores a run
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Aaron Judge of the Yankees scores a run in the seventh inning against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, runs past
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The Yankees' Aaron Judge, left, runs past the Astros' Yuli Gurriel on the way to scoring on a single by Giancarlo Stanton during the sixth inning at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka of the Yankees pitches during the first inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka of the Yankees walks to the dugout for a game against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

New York Yankees out fielders Giancarlo Stanton #27,
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Yankees outfielders Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge and Aaron Hicks take the field for a game against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

The Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton strikes out during the
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Giancarlo Stanton of the  Yankees strikes out during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka of the Yankees throws to first base during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Edwin Encarnacion #30 of the New York Yankees
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Yankees grounds out in the second inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Edwin Encarnacion #30 of the New York Yankees
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Edwin Encarnacion of the Yankees grounds out in the second inning against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees
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Masahiro Tanaka of the Yankees pitches against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

Wade Miley #20 of the Houston Astros pitches
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Wade Miley of the Houston Astros pitches during the first inning against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, June 22, 2019.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge walks
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge walks on the field after striking out looking to end the fifth inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Adam Ottavino reacts
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Adam Ottavino reacts to a call by home plate umpire Dan Iassogna during the sixth inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, right, is embraced
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, right, is embraced by Cameron Maybin after his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle delivers
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres reacts
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New York Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres reacts as he runs the bases on his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the seventh inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres reacts as he
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Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres reacts as he runs the bases on his two-run home run against the Astros during the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on Friday.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge strikes
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge strikes out looking against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres celebrates his two-run
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres celebrates his two-run home run with Brett Gardner during the seventh inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Houston Astros' Michael Brantley collides with New York
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Houston Astros' Michael Brantley collides with New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton and is out at first base during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge returns
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge returns to the dugout after his ground out against the Houston Astros during the first inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius singles against
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius singles against the Houston Astros during the first inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers
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New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros during the first inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius looks on
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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius looks on from the field against the Houston Astros during an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge strikes
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge strikes out swinging against the Houston Astros during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton looks
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New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton looks into his cap during the third inning against the Houston Astros of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge looks
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge looks on after he strikes out swinging against the Houston Astros during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton steps
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New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton steps on first before he tags out Houston Astros' Michael Brantley during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez drops his
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez drops his bat on his two-run home run during the third inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez reacts as he runs
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez reacts as he runs along the baseline on his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez rounds the
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez rounds the bases on his two-run home run off Houston Astros relief pitcher Brad Peacock during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez is congratulated third
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez is congratulated third base coach Phil Nevin on his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez rounds the
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez rounds the bases on his two-run home run off Houston Astros starting pitcher Brad Peacock during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez reacts as
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez reacts as he runs along the baseline on his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Yankees designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton reacts after he
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New York Yankees designated hitter Giancarlo Stanton reacts after he strikes out looking to end the third inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

The Yankees' Aaron Hicks reacts after he strikes
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The Yankees' Aaron Hicks reacts after he strikes out looking against the Astros during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium on Friday.

New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks reacts after he
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New York Yankees' Aaron Hicks reacts after he strikes out looking against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge reacts
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge reacts after he strikes out looking against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 21, 2019.

Houston Astros shortstop Alex Bregman forces out New
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Houston Astros shortstop Alex Bregman forces out New York Yankees' Brett Gardner and throws to first base during the third inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Yankees leftfielder Cameron Maybin looks on against the
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Yankees leftfielder Cameron Maybin looks on against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on Thursday.

New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton doubles
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New York Yankees right fielder Giancarlo Stanton doubles against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres reacts after he
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres reacts after he scores on his three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Yankees' Gleyber Torres, second from right, is congratulated
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Yankees' Gleyber Torres, second from right, is congratulated by Didi Gregorius as Giancarlo Stanton and Edwin Encarnacion look on after his three-run home run of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, right, and Cameron
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, right, and Cameron Maybin celebrate Torres' three-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu hits a two-run
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New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu hits a two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu rounds
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New York Yankees third baseman DJ LeMahieu rounds the bases on his two-run home run hit off Houston Astros relief pitcher Chris Devenski during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez delivers a
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Framber Valdez delivers a pitch against the New York Yankees during the first inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu is embraced by
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New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu is embraced by Cameron Maybin after his two-run home run as Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos looks away during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu rounds the bases
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New York Yankees' DJ LeMahieu rounds the bases on his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 20, 2019.

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