KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Kelly Johnson homered after Mark Teixeira's first hit of the spring, and the New York Yankees beat a Houston Astros split squad 9-6 on Saturday.
JUPITER, Fla. -- Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel pitched so efficiently Monday that after he left the game, he went to the bullpen to get more work and threw a simulated inning.
Roger Clemens' message to the Astros' pitchers was simple: youth isn't an excuse anymore.
Spring training is finally here.
The Astros' pitchers and catchers reported on Saturday. Thirty-four pitchers and six catchers checked in to work out.
According to owner Jim Crane, the Astros have talked to the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs (Miami Marlins) about buying their team.