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Didi Gregorius

Astros top last year's win total, beat Yankees 6-2

A green laser beam bounced around a fog-filled clubhouse, music blared from all corners of the darkened room. It's a postgame party that's becoming commonplace with these Houston Astros. Gattis hit two home runs, Collin McHugh excelled once again and the Astros exceeded last season's win total, beating the New York Yankees 6-2 Wednesday. "You could tell the pieces were here," said Gattis, in his first year with Houston. "We're not on an island out there. We could see it." Still, did he expect such a dramatic turnaround? "Maybe not this quick," he said. The AL West leaders improved to 71-57, a year after going 70-92. With almost six weeks...