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MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in Yankees’ Stephen Drew
December 12th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Thus far, the Houston Astros have had a tough time convincing some players to come to what has been a losing franchise in recent time; Andrew Miller spurned them to sign with the New York Yankees and David Robertson only negotiated with them because he needed leverage and eventually got...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Chase Headley Expected to Make Decision by End of Winter Meetings
December 9th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
Now that David Robertson is officially off the board with his four-year deal with the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees can officially turn their attentions to Chase Headley, who is apparently looking to get a deal done soon. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported that Headley...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees’ David Robertson ‘Using Astros as Leverage’; Unlikely to Sign in Houston
December 4th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
Not only are the Houston Astros unlikely to sign to sign free agent lefty reliever Andrew Miller, but it looks like they also aren't signing David Robertson either. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the fact that the Astros have spoken to Robertson, it is unlikely that the Astros will sign him and once source has...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Astros Out of the Running for Andrew Miller; Yankees Likely the Favorites
December 4th, 2014 at 1:21 AM
Late Wednesday night, it was reported that tne New York Yankees were among at least two or three teams that were finalists for Baltimore Orioles reliever Andrew Miller. ***PHOTO1*** The two other teams; the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers, although the Dodgers were viewed as the longshot and distant third,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees a Finalist for Orioles Reliever Andrew Miller; Decision Coming Soon
December 3rd, 2014 at 9:54 PM
The sweepstakes for left handed reliever Andrew Miller seem to be coming towards the end and it looks like there are two or three teams in the running for his services. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees are one of those teams, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports wrote on Wednesday night. The...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Dodgers, Astros to Battle Yankees in Pursuit for Andrew Miller
December 1st, 2014 at 4:54 PM
Earlier in the day, it had been reported that the New York Yankees were strongly pursuing Baltimore Orioles left handed reliever Andrew Miller and were doing so in case they lost their current closer, David Robertson, to free agency. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees won't have it that easy though, as they will get...

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...