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Sabathia Solid To Lead Yankees Over Astros 6-3

HOUSTON (AP) — CC Sabathia allowed just two runs in 6 2/3 innings to get back on track after a tough stretch and help the New York Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

Sabathia (6-8) allowed four hits and struck out five to pick up his first win since June 16 after going 0-4 and allowing 31 runs — 29 earned — combined in his past six starts.

Things didn't look good early on Tuesday night when he allowed a solo home run to Marwin Gonzalez in the first inning. But he settled in after that, allowing only one single over the next five innings.

The Yankees built a five-run lead thanks in part to a two-run triple by Aaron Hicks by...

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