Yankees choke late in beautiful loss to Astros, Jose Altuve

HOUSTON — Jose Altuve acquired the Yankees as soon as extra. The Yankees accomplished off the first half of the season with a disastrous 8-7 loss at Minute Maid Park, as Domingo German and Chad Inexperienced blew a five-run lead inside the ninth, with Altuve ending it with a game-winning three-run homer. German allowed the first two batters…