#SportsReport: Astros Defeat Yankees; Cubs Down Mets

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#SportsReport: Astros Defeat Yankees; Cubs Down Mets
#SportsReport: Astros Defeat Yankees; Cubs Down Mets

The New York Yankees' winning streak is over, but their home run streak lives on. The Yankees had won eight straight before Jose Altuve led off Sunday's game with a leadoff homer and rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again in the Astros' 9-4 rout in the Bronx. Tyler White put it out of reach with a grand slam as the Astros stopped their season-high, seven-game skid. Yuli Gurriel added a solo shot to back Justin Verlander, who struck out nine while allowing three runs and four hits over seven innings. DJ LeMahieu hit a three-run drive in the fifth, giving New York a home run in a franchise-record 26 consecutive games. The major league mark is 27, set by the 2002 Texas Rangers. The Cubs gained a

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