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Hicks: Yanks wanted to throw 1st punch in Game 5
Aaron Hicks speaks on his and DJ LeMahieu's home runs in the first inning and James Paxton's impressive win in Game 5 of the ALCS.
Paxton encouraged Boone to let him finish the 6th
James Paxton credits his focus for earning a Game 5 victory, and admits he encouraged Aaron Boone to leave him in during a sixth-inning mount visit.
LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS
DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks stunned Justin Verlander with first-inning home runs, James Paxton made the early lead stand up and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1 Friday night, cutting the Astros' lead in the AL Championship Series to 3-2.
Verlander settles down with 9 K's after 4-run 1st
After allowing four runs on two home runs in the first inning of Game 5, Justin Verlander rebounds with nine strikeouts over seven innings.
Paxton provides spark with 9-K performance
James Paxton answers the bell against the Astros with nine strikeouts over six innings of one-run baseball in Game 5 of the ALCS.
LeMahieu, Hicks hammer HRs off Verlander in 1st
DJ LeMahieu launches a leadoff home run off of Justin Verlander, then Aaron Hicks pings the foul pole on a three-run blast later in the 1st inning.