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Astros strand baserunners, fall to Yankees

Astros strand baserunners, fall to Yankees

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 prof
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  • Astros report: Club ends tandem-starter experiment at AAA

    Astros report: Club ends tandem-starter experiment at AAA

    chron.com Apr 30, 2013
    NEW 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 Jo
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  • Wobbly early, Kuroda settles to stymie Astros

    Wobbly early, Kuroda settles to stymie Astros

    MLB.com Apr 30, 2013
    Hiroki 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.
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  • Astros flush with cash for Draft

    Astros flush with cash for Draft

    MLB.com Apr 30, 2013
    For 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.
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  • Bronx cheery for Astros in 9-1 win

    Bronx cheery for Astros in 9-1 win

    chron.com Apr 30, 2013
    NEW 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 Astr
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  • Video - Yankees Cruise Past Astros 00:30

    Yankees Cruise Past Astros

    Apr 30
    Hiroki Kuroda tosses seven scoreless innings and Travis Hafner drives in three runs in the Yankees' 7-4 win over the Astros.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: Golden State Warriors aren't ready to close things out …

    Apr 30
    The 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 30
    In 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.