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Movin' On Up
Movin' On Up
Movin' On Up
Congratulations to Houston Astros rookie first baseman and former Tri-City ValleyCats player Tyler White on winning the American League Player of the Week award. White hit three homers and drove in nine this week en route to hitting .556 with a ...
Yanks Opener Postponed
Yanks Opener Postponed
Yanks Opener Postponed
Well, we were all ready for baseball season here in the Capital Region, but we will have to wait a little bit longer to see the Yankees in action... The Yankees will now play the Houston Astros tomorrow afternoon at 1:05 p.m. Pre-game coverage starts at 12:25 right here on 104...
Former 'Cats in Astros Top 30 Prospects
Former 'Cats in Astros Top 30 Prospects
Former 'Cats in Astros Top 30 Prospects
We've been fortunate here in the Capital Region to watch some pretty good Tri-City ValleyCats baseball over the last three years. The 'Cats won the New York-Penn League title in 2013 before falling in the championship series in 2014. The 'Cats advanced to the playoffs again in 2015...
Former 'Cat, No. 1 Pick, Traded
Former 'Cat, No. 1 Pick, Traded
Former 'Cat, No. 1 Pick, Traded
Last week we reported (as did many others), that the Astros were shipping out former Tri-City ValleyCats Vince Velazquez and Derek Fisher to the Phillies in the trade for reliever Ken Giles. Half of that is still true, as Fisher is no longer in the deal...
Shipped Out
Shipped Out
Shipped Out
The Houston Astros, fresh off a trip to the American League playoffs, are looking to add pieces for a deeper run in 2016. They did that on Wednesday, acquiring reliever Ken Giles from the Phillies. Giles went 6-3 last year and added 15 saves...
Former ValleyCat Wins AL Cy Young
Former ValleyCat Wins AL Cy Young
Former ValleyCat Wins AL Cy Young
On Wednesday, former Tri-City ValleyCat and current Houston Astros star Dallas Keuchel took home the American League Cy Young Award. This comes in addition to his American League Gold Glove. Keuchel went 20-8 this season to lead the AL in wins...
Former ValleyCats Win Gold Gloves
Former ValleyCats Win Gold Gloves
Former ValleyCats Win Gold Gloves
The American League Gold Glove winners were announced on Tuesday, and Houston Astros standouts Jose Altuve (2B) and Dallas Keuchel (P) took home awards. The cool thing about that for you local baseball fans? Both of them played for the Tri-City ValleyCats...
Three Former 'Cats Named to AFL All-Star Game
Three Former 'Cats Named to AFL All-Star Game
Three Former 'Cats Named to AFL All-Star Game
Just because the Major League season is over doesn't mean that the baseball season is over for the year. There's still Winter Ball in Caribbean Nations, and we still have Fall ball here in the United States. The Arizona Fall League is a developmental league for several of the games top prospects and on Tuesday, the league named its all-star teams...
Wrap-Up: Astros, Rangers Steal Home Field
Wrap-Up: Astros, Rangers Steal Home Field
Wrap-Up: Astros, Rangers Steal Home Field
UNDATED (AP) — The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays finished with the American League's best records during the regular season, but they find themselves trailing in the division series after dropping their openers. In Kansas City, Collin McHugh worked six innings and the Houston Astros hit a pair of solo homers in a 5-2 triumph over the Royals...
Former ValleyCats Shine in Astros Win
Former ValleyCats Shine in Astros Win
Former ValleyCats Shine in Astros Win
We know most of you are Yankees fans, and are therefore disappointed with the loss last night to the Astros. However, you can at least take solace in knowing that the Astros team that beat the Yankees had several prominent players that got their start right here for the Tri-City ValleyCats...
Yankees Season Ends With 3-0 Loss
Yankees Season Ends With 3-0 Loss
Yankees Season Ends With 3-0 Loss
The 2015 New York Yankees season came to an end on Tuesday night as the Pinstripes lost to the Houston Astros in the American League Wild Card Game. The 3-0 loss is a bitter end to a season that had plenty of ups-and-downs from Alex Rodriguez's return to Masahiro Tanaka's injury and several other stories in between...

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