General manager Brian Cashman is correct to say they didn't overachieve. But there's still work to do.
Gomez and Colby Rasmus each hit home runs on the first pitch -- and swinging at the first pitch has been a successful tactic for the Astros in 2015.
Let's have a look at four plays that made the difference in the Astros' win over the Yankees in the AL Wild Card Game.
The upstart Astros moved onto the A.L. Division Series round vs. the Royals.
The lines outside Yankee Stadium prior to Game 1 of the AL Wild Card Game were long indeed.
The Astros are going to the ALDS after shutting the Yankees out 3-0 in the AL wild-card game Tuesday night.
No matter which wild-card team they face -- Houston or New York -- Royals manager Ed Yost will use Yordano Ventura in the ALDS opener. Cueto's poor performance knocks him out of the 'No. 1' spot.
Lineups for Tuesday night's AL wild-card game have been posted. Jacoby Ellsbury is sitting against Dallas Keuchel.
The weather in New York for the AL wild-card game is pretty much perfect.
Astros or Yankees? Pirates or Cubs? We'll give our predictions and encourage you to leave your own in the comments.

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