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MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in New York Yankees’ David Robertson
November 23rd, 2014 at 12:57 AM
The identity of one of the several teams interested in New York Yankees closer David Robertson has been revealed on Saturday night and it's a rather surprising one to say the least. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reported that the agent for David Robertson has been contacted by the...

Former New York Yankees 1B Coach Mick Kelleher Retires from Baseball
October 20th, 2014 at 9:22 AM
Recently fired New York Yankees first base coach Mick Kelleher is hanging up his cleats and will no longer coach in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murty of WFAN reported the news, announcing that Kelleher was retiring after 46 years in baseball, 16 of which were spent with the Yankees' organization: Former NYY...

Houston Astros Hire New York Yankees’ Trey Hillman as Bench Coach for 2015
October 14th, 2014 at 5:12 PM
Former Kansas City Royals manager Trey Hillman was under consideration for a job with the New York Yankees for their coaching staff in the 2015 season, but as it turns out, he'll be heading south to return to the bench and in uniform. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN reported...

Former Yankees’ Bobby Abreu Gets Hit in Final At-Bat in Mets 8-3 Victory Vs. Astros (Video)
September 28th, 2014 at 11:46 PM
While at Fenway Park, Derek Jeter was taking the final at-bats of his career, another former Yankees player was also taking the final swings of his career as well. ***VIDEO1*** In Sunday's season and home finale for the New York Mets against the Houston Astros, former Yankees right fielder Bobby Abreu also...

Chris Rock Grabs Foul Ball, Gives to Young New York Yankees Fan (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Comedian Chris Rock was at the New York Yankees game on Thursday and left looking like a really good dude after snagging a foul ball that he soon donated to a young fan. ***PHOTO1*** Rock attended the Yankees' 3-0 win over the Houston Astros and when a foul ball came his way,...

New York Yankees Held Hitters’ Meeting Before Thursday’s Win Over Houston Astros
August 21st, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The New York Yankees need some kind of spark on offense and since a late-season acquisition is nearly out of the question, the team instead opted for a hitters' meeting before Thursday's win over the Houston Astros. ***PHOTO1*** Third baseman Chase Headley told the media about the meeting after the 3-0 victory...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran to Have Cortisone Shot in Elbow; Out at Least Until Friday
August 21st, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Carlos Beltran was originally supposed to be a part of the New York Yankees lineup on Wednesday night against his old team, the Houston Astros, but he was a late scratch due to feeling pain in his elbow late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran received a cortisone shot in...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Out on Wednesday Vs. Astros; Will See Doctor About Elbow
August 20th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
Carlos Beltran missed three weeks earlier in the season for the New York Yankees due to having elbow pain and bone spurs in the elbow; an injury that almost lead to surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was able to avoid surgery and returned for the Yankees in early June, but the pain in his...

Ichiro Suzuki Responds to Yankees-Astros Trade Exposed in Leaked Notes
July 1st, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has responded to news that he was almost traded by the New York Yankees to the Houston Astros during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It was discovered after the website Deadspin released a story reporting that the Astros' computers had been hacked, thus leading to the internal trade notes of executives being...

Leaked Houston Astros Notes Show New York Yankees Tried to Trade Ichiro Suzuki
June 30th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Leaked notes from Houston Astros executives show that the New York Yankees were trying to work out a deal that would have sent Ichiro Suzuki to The Lone Star state, amongst other deals the Astros were exploring with various Major League Baseball teams. ***VIDEO1*** The notes can be found on the website...

MLB Trade Rumors: David Price Scouted by New York Yankees, Others
June 24th, 2014 at 12:38 PM
The New York Yankees were among several teams scouting David Price on June 20 when he took the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays versus the Houston Astros. ***VIDEO1*** Price looked good in the start, throwing eight innings of two-run ball while allowing six hits and striking out 12, which was his...

New York Yankees Sit Two Key Players Thursday Night Vs. Houston Astros
April 3rd, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees had some somewhat surprise scratches from their lineup coming into their Thursday night game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park, which is the final game of the three-game set. The Yanks' official Twitter feed had the lineup for the Bombers: #Yankees lineup in Houston: Gardner CF,...

New York Yankees Spoil Hiroki Kuroda’s Solid Outing; Lose to Houston Astros 3-1
April 3rd, 2014 at 3:48 AM
After a disastrous opening night on Tuesday night in which CC Sabathia buried the New York Yankees within the first two innings, they needed a spark from Hiroki Kuroda in his first start of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The good news was that Kuroda was good enough to win, but the bad news...

Houston Astros Pick Strange Time to Give Derek Jeter Standing Ovation
April 2nd, 2014 at 8:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** In the first inning of the second game of the MLB season, the Houston Astros showed their appreciation for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter in an unprecedented fashion. Before his at-bat with one out in the first frame, Jeter walked to the plate and received a warm welcome from the...

Houston Astros Selling Derek Jeter, New York Yankees Gear at Minute Maid Park
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:13 PM
In what amounts to a hilarious sight for any kind of baseball fan or businessman there is, it looks as though the Houston Astros are selling Derek Jeter shirts to capitalize on the New York Yankees shortstop's final season in Major League Baseball. Jerome Solomon of the Houston Chronicle tweeted the...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Opens Season Strong; Fears About Wrist Still Exist
April 2nd, 2014 at 9:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira had a solid first game of the season for the New York Yankees after a terrible spring, but the 33-year-old hasn't totally put to bed the concerns over his wrist from last season. In the Yanks' 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, Teixeira went 2-for-3 with...

CC Sabathia’s Nightmare Start a Bad Sign for New York Yankees
April 1st, 2014 at 10:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** CC Sabathia started off the season as bad as the New York Yankees could have ever imagined and it's a troubling sign for the team's supposed ace. Sabathia was knocked around by the Houston Astros in his first outing of the season. The 33-year-old left-hander allowed six runs on eight hits over...

Former New York Yankees 1B/DH Lance Berkman Announces Retirement from MLB After 15 Seasons
January 29th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
On Wednesday night, long-time veteran first basemen Lance Berkman has announced that he is retiring from Major League Baseball, thus ending a successful 15-year career. Berkman came up to the majors back in 1999 with the Houston Astros and didn't become a full-time starter with the team until the 2000 season,...

Mark Reynolds’ 14th Inning Home Run Gives New York Yankees 2013 Season Finale Win Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
On Sunday afternoon, most New York and New Jersey fans had all eyes on the New York Giants and the New York Jets, but a few thousand miles away, the New York Yankees had to finish their regular season and play their 162nd game of the regular season against the...

Andy Pettitte Honored by Houston Astros in 5th Inning of New York Yankees 3-2 Victory
September 28th, 2013 at 12:42 AM
In the final series of the season for the New York Yankees, they snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday night when they defeated the lowly Houston Astros 3-2 at Minute Maid Park. But with the Yankees and Astros out of playoff contention, the game was being played merely for pride...