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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...

Roger Clemens Writes Farewell Tribute to New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera; Wishes He’d Continue Playing
September 27th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
From 1999 to 2003, Roger Clemens and Mariano Rivera were teammates on the New York Yankees and won two World Series championships during that time together. When Clemens won his 300th career game at Yankee Stadium back in 2003, Rivera was the one who got the save during that game...

Report: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Considering Using Mariano Rivera in Center Field Vs. Houston Astros
September 26th, 2013 at 6:48 PM
In the historic and Hall of Fame career of New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, it has always been a dream of his to play the outfield in a professional game. The 43-year-old Rivera always shags fly balls during batting practice and has always been known as one of the team's...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Won’t Try to Talk Andy Pettitte Out of Retirement
September 23rd, 2013 at 5:22 PM
This week, the fans of the New York Yankees will see the final starts of Andy Pettitte's career; the first of two starts which was made on Sunday in a 2-1 defeat to the San Francisco Giants. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees playoff hopes fading with each defeat in the final couple of...

New York Yankees Third Baseman Kevin Youkilis Heading for MRI on Balky Back
April 29th, 2013 at 9:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the New York Yankees have raced out to a 15-9 start, culminating with Sunday's come-from-behind 3-2 victory over their American League East rival Toronto Blue Jays, the injury bug continues to plague the pinstripers, as another integral Yankee could miss some significant time. Off of Saturday's news that Yankees catcher Francisco...

New York Yankees Claim Sam Demel; Designate Danny Otero for Assignment
March 28th, 2013 at 12:32 AM
After acquiring outfielder Vernon Wells and first baseman Lyle Overbay on Tuesday, the New York Yankees were busy once again on Wednesday, claiming right-hander Sam Demel off waivers from the Houston Astros.  ***PHOTO1*** To make room for Demel on the 40-man roster, the Yankees designated newly-acquired right-hander Danny Otero for assignment. Otero was...

New York Yankees Complete Acquisition of Outfielder Vernon Wells
March 26th, 2013 at 4:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** After it was reported on Monday that former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells was headed to Tampa for an imminent physical, the Yankees officially completed the acquisition on Tuesday afternoon, and as Cash Kruth of MLB.com reports, the 34-year-old veteran is excited for the opportunity in front of him, “I feel like...

New York Yankees Sign FA Outfielder Ben Francisco to Minor League Deal
March 11th, 2013 at 4:36 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** After being released by the Cleveland Indians earlier on Monday, the Yankees agreed to a minor league deal with veteran outfielder Ben Francisco.  The release was requested by Francisco, as an Indians outfield, which features former Yankee Nick Swisher and prized offseason signing Michael Bourn, didn't figure to be too...

Sports Media 101 Baseball Writers Hall of Fame Vote Conducted by Orioles 101: Biggio and Piazza In
January 10th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
While ESPN New York's Wallace Matthews "wasn't feeling" certain players for this year's hall of fame election (whatever that means), Orioles101 writer Josh Michael diligently conducted a Sports Media 101 baseball writers vote that saw two players get elected from our point of view.  After Josh tabulated the results, former Houston Astros...