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Colby Rasmus Had Been Slowed By Problems With His Ear

CBS Houston – Wednesday Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus broke out of his 0-29 slump in a big way. He clobbered a 2-1 splitter off of New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka for a massive two-run homer, taking the ball on an estimated 462-foot ride. 358 more words

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An off night for Tanaka prevents sweep of Astros

The signs were favorable Wednesday night for the Yankees to make some strides against their competition in the American League East. The Orioles, Red Sox and Blue Jays all lost while the Yanks had their ace, Masahiro Tanaka, on the mound seeking a sweep of the Astros at Houston’s Minute Maid Park. 385 more words

Astros Stop Yankees

By KRISTIE RIEKEN  AP Sports Writer
 HOUSTON (AP) _ Lance McCullers struck out 10 in six solid innings, Colby Rasmus broke out of a slump with a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Wednesday night. 431 more words

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In Danger Of Being Swept, Lance McCullers Powers Team To Win Over Yankees

CBS Houston – The last time the Houston Astros had been swept at home, was May 20th – 22nd against the Texas Rangers.

Wednesday night the Astros were looking at broomsticks once again with the New York Yankees snagging the first two games of the series. 422 more words

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July 27, 2011: Cardinals Trade Colby Rasmus To Bolster Pitching

On this day in 2011, the Cardinals traded Colby Rasmus for starting pitcher Edwin Jackson, relief pitchers Octavio Dotel and Marc Rzepczynski, outfielder Corey Patterson, and future considerations (players to be named later or cash). 440 more words

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Astros Use Colby's Jack, Reed's Smash To Earn Series Win Over Seattle

Houston (CBS HOUSTON) — The All-Stars were announced before the game.

Then the Astros went out and hit Taijuan Walker around like it was the Home Run Derby. 680 more words

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5 MLB Players Who Have Made Their Fast Starts in 2016 a Distant Memory

While getting off to a slow start is every ballplayer’s worst nightmare, getting off to a fast one is a dream come true. However, experiencing a great April doesn’t really matter much when the months to follow are full of struggles. 76 more words

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