Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.
Michael Pineda gave up a first inning two-run homer to Chris Carter before settling down to strike out six while pitching into the fourth inning, and the New York Yankees rallied in the ninth to beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday.
Dillon Gee allowed two hits over 3 2-3 scoreless innings in his return to the Mets’ rotation, and a New York split squad beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Thursday.
Jose Altuve and Dallas Keuchel got off to neat spring starts for the Houston Astros in a 9-4 loss to the New York Yankees on Saturday.
The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.
Lucas Duda hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday night, rallying the New York Mets over the Houston Astros 2-1.
Mets pitcher Jonathon Niese left his final start of the season with an elevated heart rate, a condition he has dealt with before, and the Houston Astros rallied Friday night against reliever Carlos Torres.
Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.
New York won for just the third time in 10 games. Chase Headley hit an early two-run double and the Yankees backed Brandon McCarthy with flawless fielding.
The Yankees finished a poor trip in strong fashion as they return home to face two fourth-place teams. The Houston Astros, however, may not be pushovers.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The Houston Astros are on the clock to lead off the Major League Baseball draft for the third straight year.
Rookie Yangervis Solarte had three hits and an RBI in his first major league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run to give the New York Yankees their first win this season.
The Yankees have gone 2 for 18 with runners in scoring position in two losses to the Astros. But Carlos Beltran says it’s way too early to be concerned.
Before Wednesday’s game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi wondered how Jeter will deal with participating in one of these ceremonies each time he visits a different city this season.