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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

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.

04/09/2015

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda delivers a pitch during the second inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on March 9, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Pineda Gives Up Homer, Yankees Rally In 9th For Win

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.

03/21/2015

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Gee Doesn’t Miss A Beat, Cuddyer And Granderson Homer In Mets’ Win

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.

03/19/2015

The New York Yankees celebrate after the final out of the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field on March 5, 2015 in Bradenton, Florida. The Yankees defeated the Pirates 2-1. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Altuve, Keuchel Start Off Well For Astros In Loss To Yankees

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.

03/07/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas Baseball

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.

09/29/2014

Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home for the final out of the second inning by Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros at Citi Field on September 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Duda Hits 2-Out, 2-Run HR In 9th, Mets Beat Astros

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.

09/27/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: Jonathon Niese #49 of the New York Mets throws a pitch in the first inning against the Houston Astros on September 26, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Niese Leaves Game With Elevated Rate, Astros Beat Mets 3-1

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.

09/26/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

The Yankees’ Chase Headley follows through on a second-inning two-run double against the Houston Astros at Yankee Stadium on Aug. 21, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

McCarthy Dazzles Astros, Salvages Finale For Yankees With 4-Hitter

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.

08/22/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Hoping To Boost Playoff Chances During 6-Game Homestand

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.

08/19/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

MLB commissioner Bud Selig  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Who Will Go Where? 5 Things To Know About The MLB Draft

The Houston Astros are on the clock to lead off the Major League Baseball draft for the third straight year.

06/05/2014

Derek Jeter went 1-for-3 with an RBI in the Yankees' 4-2 win over the Astros. (credit: Getty Images)

Solarte’s 3 Hits Help Yankees Avoid Sweep In Houston

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.

04/04/2014

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Beltran: Yankees ‘Don’t Need To Worry’ About 0-2 Start

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.

04/03/2014

A pair of custom Lucchese boots and a Stetson hat were given to Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees during a pre-game ceremony in his honor at Minute Maid Park on April 2, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Gets Boots, Cowboy Hat From Astros

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.

04/03/2014

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