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Astros report: Lyles to face Tigers in return to majors

Astros report: Lyles to face Tigers in return to majors

chron.com ESPN.com Updated May 1, 2013
The Astros believe Jordan Lyles has top-of-the-rotation stuff. Now the inconsistent righthander just has to prove it. Lyles, 22, has received another chance to stick in the majors and will be called up Thursday from Class AAA Oklahoma City. He’ll start
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  • Astros end road trip with sour taste as Yankees take series fin…

    Astros end road trip with sour taste as Yankees take series finale

    chron.com May 1, 2013
    NEW YORK — After winning a series-opener against the Yankees, the Astros dropped the final two games and finished 1-6 on their seven-game road trip. New York downed the Astros 5-4 Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, taking the series 2-1. Big bat: Astros catch
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  • Wise move on bases leads Yanks to victory

    Wise move on bases leads Yanks to victory

    MLB.com May 1, 2013
    Lyle Overbay's smart baserunning on a double-play ball gave the Yankees the lead, and they held on to make it stand up as the difference in a 5-4 victory over the Astros on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
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  • Video - Yankees Edge Astros 00:34

    Yankees Edge Astros

    May 1
    Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the go-ahead run in the Yankees' 5-4 win against the Astros.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NBA playoffs: James Harden, Houston Rockets roll in Game 5

    May 1
    James Harden and the Rockets have stolen momentum away from the Thunder, writes Marc Stein.
  • Don Banks: Eagles QB situation, Anquan Boldin trade headline NFL offseason…

    May 1
    The bulk of free agency is finished and the 2013 draft is in the books, meaning NFL teams are set, for the most part, on the personnel front. The usual doses of spring practice and preparation remain between now and the start of training camp for the 20…