Astros’ Javier, bullpen combine to no-hit Yanks in 3-0 win

Houston beats Oakland 6-3


NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier, Héctor Neris and Ryan Pressly combined on the first no-hitter against the New York Yankees in 19 years, shutting down the best team in baseball and pitching the Houston Astros to a 3-0 victory. Javier was clearly tired when manager Dusty Baker brought in a reliever to start the eighth.

The right-hander for the Astros set career highs with 13 strikeouts and 115 pitches, and he matched his longest start with seven innings.

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Neris and Pressly pitched an inning each. Rookie J.J. Matijevic homered in the seventh off Gerrit Cole. Jose Altuve homered in the eighth against Michael King.