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Brett Gardner named AL Player of the Week

Outfielder led the American League in hits (13), runs scored (9), on-base percentage (.581), slugging percentage (.885) and total bases (23).

Yankees: OF Brett Gardner AL Player of the Week, led league with 13 hits, 9 runs, a .581 OBP and 23 total bases

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Power Rankings: Yankees at no. 9

Over his past eight games, Yankees spark plug Brett Gardner is batting a nifty .457 with two home runs and a .525 OBP, which earned him AL Player of the Week honors. The Yankees are half a game behind tied AL East leaders Baltimore and Tampa Bay. Power Rankings

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Astros manager apologizes to Yankees

A.J. Hinch said he talked to fellow manager Joe Girardi prior to Sunday's Astros-Yankees game. He apologized for pitcher Brett Oberholtzer throwing inside at A-Rod, a pitch that got him ejected in the 2nd inning of Saturday's game.

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Rookie Correa leads Astros over Yankees 3-1

Rookie Carlos Correa doubled twice and scored the tiebreaking run on a triple by Evan Gattis in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday.

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Yankees' Ellsbury to begin rehab stint Monday

Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with the anticipation he could return to the major league lineup by the end of the week.

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Correa adds another notch to belt

The Astros' Carlos Correa has already accomplished plenty in his short rookie season. After today, Little League home run can be added to the list. He scored on his 4th-inning double to center thanks to some poor Yankees defense. Follow live

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Rapid Reaction: Yankees 9, Astros 6

Rapid Reaction from the New York Yankees' 9-6 victory over the Houston Astros, as the Yanks used home runs to overcome a blown six-run lead.

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Teixeira's double helps Yankees over Astros 9-6

Brian McCann hit a grand slam and Chris Young homered to give New York an early lead, and Mark Teixeira had a tiebreaking two-run double in the eighth after the Yankees squandered that cushion in

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Final: Yankees 9, Astros 6

The Yankees blew an early 6-0 lead as the Astros hit 3 HRs off Masahiro Tanaka, but Mark Teixeira broke a 6-6 tie with a 2-run double in the 8th, and New York held on for the victory. Box score

Astros draw even with Yankees

Houston has clawed back from an early 6-0 deficit, as Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve homered in 3-run 5th off Masahiro Tanaka to tie the score at 6. Follow live

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Oberholtzer ejected in 2nd for throwing at A-Rod

Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer was ejected in the second inning Saturday for throwing at Alex Rodriguez in apparent retaliation for the Yankees scoring six runs, including two long home runs.

Oberholtzer tossed after buzzing A-Rod

Astros SP Brett Oberholtzer was ejected in the second inning after throwing inside on Alex Rodriguez, one batter after he gave up a 2-run HR to Chris Young. Oberholtzer leaves with a 6-0 deficit. Follow live

McCann's slam puts Yankees up early

Brian McCann gave Masahiro Tanaka an early 4-0 cushion with a first-inning grand slam off the Astros' Brett Oberholtzer. Follow live

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs3632nd
Batting Average.25711th
On Base Percentage.3256th
Slugging Percentage.4313rd
Earned Run Average4.0922nd
Quality Starts3324th
WHIP1.2815th
BAA.25618th

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