HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 25:  Colby Rasmus #28 of the Houston Astros slides safe at home plate under the tag of John Ryan Murphy #66 of the New York Yankees in the second inning of their game at Minute Maid Park on June 25, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Keuchel Strikes Out 12 As Astros Blank Bombers

Dallas Keuchel pitched a six-hitter and struck out a career-high 12 in his second shutout in less than a month to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-0 win over the New York Yankees on Thursday night.

06/26/2015

Ivan Nova pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Yankee Stadium on June 24, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

3 Up, 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Let’s take a look at this week’s best and worst stories in the N.Y.-N.J. sports landscape.

06/25/2015

Goat of the week 1010 WINS

VOTE: 1010 WINS Sports Goat Of The Week

Each week, 1010 WINS sports director Marc Ernay nominates the most inept figures in sports.

06/25/2015

Ivan Nova pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Yankee Stadium on June 24, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ivan Nova Shines In Return As Yankees Rout Phils

The Yankees’ offense exploded for 10 runs, but it was Ivan Nova who stole the show in Wednesday’s series finale.

06/25/2015

Phil Jackson

Boomer & Carton: Mets’ Ship Sinking, Nova Super In Return And Knicks On The Clock

With Boomer out, it was once again left up to Chris Simms to keep Craig from going to crazy on the floundering Mets.

WFAN–06/25/2015

Brendan Ryan

Yankees’ Brendan Ryan Put On DL With Strained Upper Back

Infielder Brendan Ryan has been put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees because of a strained upper back.

06/24/2015

Dellin Betances

Dellin Betances Loses First Game In 110th Major League Appearance

It was the first time Betances allowed multiple runs in an outing since April 29, 2014. He was charged with four in one inning after bringing a 0.26 ERA into the game.

06/24/2015

Ivan Nova

Palladino: Returning Ivan Nova Must Help Heal Yankees’ Pitching Woes

If nothing else, he’s a different face. After what the familiar faces have done lately, Nova really couldn’t do any worse.

06/24/2015

Didi Gregorius #18 and Jose Pirela #38

Yanks Put Drew On Paternity List, Recall Pirela And Mitchell

Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew has been placed on the paternity list, and New York recalled infielder Jose Pirela from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

06/24/2015

MILWAUKEE, WI - JUNE 23: Mike Fiers #50 of the Milwaukee Bewers lays down a sacrifice bunt moving Hernan Perez to third base in the second inning against the New York Mets during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on June 23, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Franco Extends Hitting Tear, Phillies Beat Yankees 11-6

Rookie slugger Maikel Franco homered again and had five RBIs for the second straight night at Yankee Stadium, snapping a ninth-inning tie with a two-run double Tuesday that sent the Philadelphia Phillies to an 11-6 victory over New York.

06/24/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23:  CC Sabathia #52 of the New York Yankees reacts after giving up a three run home run against Maikel Franco #7 of the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning during their game at Yankee Stadium on June 23, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Is CC Finished? Craig Sure Thinks So

Craig believes that CC is not going to get any better, and because of that he should be removed from the Yankees’ starting rotation.

WFAN–06/24/2015

Cole Hamels

Report: Cole Hamels Would Waive No-Trade Clause To Come To Yankees

Hamels has pitched well in 2015 despite his club’s poor play. The 2008 World Series MVP is 5-5 with a 2.96 ERA in 14 starts.

06/23/2015

Michael Pineda hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi as he leaves a game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on June 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Michael Pineda Knocked Around In Loss To Lowly Phillies

Pineda missed his spots, had trouble controlling his slider and lacked command of his fastball. Enough for baseball’s lowest-scoring team to hand him one of the worst losses of his career.

06/23/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Nova To Return From Tommy John Surgery On Wednesday

Manager Joe Girardi said Ivan Nova was ready to return to the Yankees despite a rough final rehabilitation outing for the right-hander, who is 40-22 in five big league seasons.

06/23/2015

Michael Pineda hands the ball to manager Joe Girardi as he leaves a game against the Philadelphia Phillies in the fourth inning at Yankee Stadium on June 22, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Yanks Stink It Up, New Pete Rose Revelations And More

Craig also shared some news regarding legal sports betting and his idea to start a syndicate of some sort in Las Vegas.

WFAN–06/23/2015

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