Aaron Judge, Aaron Hicks propel Yankees to big comeback win over Astros

Beforehand, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said

 the arrival of the Astros in town the next few days would lead to

But then the Yankees did what seemed impossible,

brightening what has been an illuminating season. 

Aaron Hicks clubbed a three-run home run off closer Ryan Pressly, 

smacked a game-winning single off reliever Ryne Stanek,

We don’t want to lose you know,’’ Hicks said. “We’re a team that’s 

gonna keep fighting until the end, until the last out was made.’

If the next three games of this series are anything like the opener, 

it figures to be a riveting showcase of the two teams with

The Astros jumped on top early against Jameson Taillon, 

struggling through a rare ineffective outing. Before 

registering an out in the first inning, he gave up a three-run home run to Alex Bregman. 

Yordan Alvarez, who hit two home runs against the Mets on Wednesday in Houston, 

Three times in the past seven years,

the Astros have eliminated the Yankees from the postseason 

It looked as though the Astros would quiet the crowd but their bullpen did them in.

Pressly walked Stanton and Gleyber Torres to start 

the bottom of the ninth and Hicks then cranked his third home run of the season.