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The New York Yankees’ quest for a championship has been perpetuated for 14 years now. The 27-time World Series winners are made to strive for a single title for over a decade due to spending limitations and lack of adaptability to the ever-evolving dynamics of modern-day baseball.

Meanwhile, after an 82-80 record season, the New York Yankees have begun the 2024 MLB season on a winning note. The team secured a thumping 5-4 win over arch-rivals Houston Astros on opening day. While it’s just the team’s first win of the 162-game marathon, the hard-fought win over rivals Astros suggests the club could finally overcome the postseason curse.


Will Yankees Break Houston Astros’ Postseason Streak In 2024?

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The New York Yankees pulled off a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros on opening day by recovering from a four-run deficit. It was a collective effort with the underdogs like Oswaldo Cabrera and Anthony Volpe stepping up with the bat. Needless to say, the opening day win was exactly what the fans anticipated the Yanks to turn up after a devastating season. Not only that, the terrific win has filled the fans with anticipation and hope, eager to see if their beloved team can overcome the so-called “Houston curse” and make a triumphant return to the pinnacle of the sport. Houston Astros postseason curse is something the fans and pundits have endorsed in recent years. It is due to the Astors’ winning streak in the postseason.

Notably, the New York Yankees have met Houston Astros four times in the postseason and have lost all games, including the ALCS defeat in 2022. From 2017 to 2022, the Astros dashed the Yanks’ World Series dreams, defeating them in a decisive playoff series and leaving a bitter taste in the mouths of Yankee players and fans alike. The haunting memories of those defeats have lingered, fueling the desire for redemption and vengeance. And now, with an opening day, the fans firmly believe the Bronx Bombers have the firepower needed to outclass the Astros in the postseason this year. Of course, both teams’ playoff qualifications are far-fetched, given that the entire season has yet to go underway. But the early signs look promising, and it could finally be the year the Yanks end Astros’ postseason winning streak.

Juan Soto Shines To Outclass Houston Astros On Home Turf!

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The New York Yankees opening day win over postseason rivals Houston Astros is special in so many ways. While it’s a sign of redemption for the roster, who finished with an abysmal 82-80 record last year, defeating the Astros on their home turf is no less an achievement in itself, given the history between the two sides.

To further add to the New York Yankees euphoria, newest recruit Juan Soto foiled the Astro’s final attempt to level the score and push the game into the 10th innings. He threw a bullet throw from right field to home, where Jose Trevino tagged the baserunner at home. A review declared the runner and Yanks finally had their first win of the season.

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