Carlos Beltran

Keuchel leads Astros past Yankees in wild-card game, 3-0

NEW YORK _ It was easy to forget, while watching them outplay the New York Yankees on Tuesday, that the Houston Astros are still only two seasons removed from losing 111 games.tmpplchld The past was a distant memory in the visitors clubhouse at Yankee Stadium on this night. Come Thursday, the ahead-of-schedule Astros will open play in the American League division series against the defending AL-champion Kansas City Royals.tmpplchld Baseball's surprise team advanced from the one-and-done AL wild-card game behind another dominant outing from ace Dallas Keuchel and a few timely hits. The Astros' 3-0 win against the Yankees was their first postseason win since 2005, the year they...