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chron.com Updated Apr 30, 2013
Yankees 7, Astros 4 NEW YORK — Sometimes Brandon Barnes walks straight toward the Astros’ locker-room door, runs his eyes up and down the lineup and searches for his name. Other days, Barnes knows a righthanded pitcher is on the mound, so he’ll profShare Tweet
Astros report: Club ends tandem-starter experiment at AAAchron.com Apr 30, 2013NEW YORK - The Astros’ tandem-starter experiment at Class AAA Oklahoma City has quietly ended. With former RedHawks starting pitchers Paul Clemens and Jose Cisnero on the Astros’ 25-man roster and OKC starter John Ely out for the year after Tommy JoShare Tweet
Wobbly early, Kuroda settles to stymie AstrosMLB.com Apr 30, 2013Hiroki Kuroda may have flailed early as he searched for the command of his stuff, but he finished with seven scoreless innings of four-hit ball to help the Yankees defeat the Astros, 7-4, on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium.Share Tweet
Astros flush with cash for DraftMLB.com Apr 30, 2013For the second straight year, the Houston Astros have the largest pool of money to work with in order to sign players taken in the First-Year Player Draft.Share Tweet
Bronx cheery for Astros in 9-1 winchron.com Apr 30, 2013NEW YORK - Yankee Stadium. The Astros enter sliding deeper into last place in the American League. Lucas Harrell is given the ball. Manager Bo Porter doesn’t say anything because Harrell already knows what he has to do: Stop the fall, pick up the AstrShare Tweet
Yankees Cruise Past AstrosApr 30Hiroki Kuroda tosses seven scoreless innings and Travis Hafner drives in three runs in the Yankees' 7-4 win over the Astros.
2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …Apr 30The young Warriors aren't quite ready to close out a series on the road, writes J.A. Adande.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.