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Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros reacts after getting his 3,000th career hit against the Colorado Rockies on June 28, 2007 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The Case For Biggio In Cooperstown This Time Around

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) will soon announce their selections, if any, for the class of 2014 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame. I personally hope Craig Biggio gets into Cooperstown this time around.

01/07/2014

Ike Davis (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Rays, Rockies Among Teams Checking In With Mets On Ike Davis

It seems there’s a market for Mets first baseman Ike Davis after all, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.

11/13/2013

Mark Reynolds (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees Can Only Watch Now, Bombers End Season With 14-Inning Win

The Yankees defeated the Astros in 14 innings and have a long winter of questions ahead of them.

09/29/2013

Starting pitcher Andy Pettitte  of the New York Yankees (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Pettitte Bows Out In Style, Earns Complete Game Win In Final Start

Andy Pettitte’s final start was a storybook finish — a complete game win over the Astros on Saturday.

09/29/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Pettitte Rounds Out Career With 5-Hit Win Over Houston

09/28/2013

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees hugs Manager Joe Girardi and Tony Pena. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Says Yankee Stadium Farewell Was His Final Game

Mariano Rivera told reporters in Houston that his Yankee Stadium farewell was the final appearance of his glorious career.

09/28/2013

Mariano Rivera (credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Girardi Will Let Mariano Rivera Play Center Field If Legendary Closer Desires

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says legendary closer Mariano Rivera can play center field in Houston if he wants to.

09/28/2013

Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano connects on a double in the sixth inning against the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 27, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Let The Changes Begin: Robertson Closes Out Yankees’ Win In Houston

David Robertson got the save as Mariano Rivera looked on, and the New York Yankees got a glimpse of their future in a 3-2 win over Houston on Friday night that sent the Astros to their team-record 13th consecutive loss.

09/27/2013

Andy Pettitte (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees Staring At Golden Opportunity In Final 12 Games

Good news! The Bombers will take on two last-place teams, a fourth-place team and a current wild card leader down the stretch as they fight for an American League playoff spot.

09/17/2013

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TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.

05/31/2013

The Yankees’ Robinson Cano connects on a solo home run in the third-inning against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 1, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Francisco Homers, Bullpen Bails Out Phelps As Yankees Take Series From Astros

Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the tiebreaking run after a sixth-inning double to send the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 5-4 on Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

The Yankees’ Travis Hafner, right, drives in a run in the third inning against the Astros on April 30, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Use NL Ball, Kuroda Length To Defeat Astros

Hiroki Kuroda settled in after a rocky start to pitch four-hit ball through seven innings, Travis Hafner had three RBI singles and the New York Yankees used small ball to beat the Houston Astros 7-4 on Tuesday night.

05/01/2013

The Yankees’ Andy Pettitte, far right, is pulled from the game by manager Joe Girardi, left, during the fifth inning against the Astros on April 29, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Has Rare Off Night, Astros Take Advantage, Bludgeon Yankees

Carlos Corporan homered among his four hits and drove in four runs, Brandon Barnes three hits and three RBIs, and the Houston Astros fit comfortably into the role of a slugging AL squad Monday night in a 9-1 romp over the Yankees.

04/30/2013

Andy Pettitte (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Pettitte Likes Yankees’ World Series Credentials

Andy Pettitte expects big things from the Yankees in 2013.

03/31/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez — Who Might Not Play In ’13 — Will Make More Money Than Astros

Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined — a lot more. And he won’t even play the first half of the season, if at all.

03/29/2013

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