Brandon McCarthy stole the show. Yet, it wasn't without a valiant fight and nearly as impeccable of an outing from the Astros' Dallas Keuchel.
Brandon McCarthy zoomed through the Astros to pitch a complete-game shutout and lead the Yankees to a 3-0 win on Thursday afternoon.
Chad Qualls wasn't used on Wednesday night not because of typical rest, but because he was dealing with back stiffness.
A string of singles in the seventh sent the Astros over the Yankees 5-2 on Wednesday and gave Houston their first ever series win at Yankee Stadium.