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ValleyCats Getting Set for 2015 Season
After winning the New York-Penn League championship in 2013, and advancing to the championship series again in 2014, the Tri-City ValleyCats are getting set for the 2015 campaign.
The short-season Single-A affiliate of the Houston Astros are just two and a half weeks away from the season opener...
ValleyCats Open NYPL Playoffs Tonight
The Tri-City ValleyCats open up defense of their 2013 New York-Penn League championship tonight when they travel to Connecticut to face the Connecticut Tigers.
The ValleyCats, who finished the year at 48-28, earned the league’s top overall seed...
Talking Tri-City ValleyCats
Tri-City ValleyCats Assistant General Manager Matt Callahan joins Brady Farkas on 1045theteam.com to talk about the life of a minor league front office member, what's coming up at "The Joe," July 4th Weekend and much more.
The ValleyCats are off to a 8-6 start in 2014 as they d…
Derek Jeter Receives Recognition in Houston
Get ready for New York Yankees to have delayed start times at least one time at each road venue this season.
The pre-game ceremony for Derek Jeter set the first pitch back roughly 10 minutes but was well worth it as the Captain was reunited on the field with handshakes and hugs from Andy Pettitte, Ro…
Houston Astros' Max Stassi Hit in Face
To say yesterday was a bad day for Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi is an understatement. First, he was tagged out by the ol' hidden ball trick, then he was beaned in the face by Texas Rangers pitcher Tanner Scheppers.
Albany Area Local Sports This Weekend
The Tri-City Valley Cats take the baseball world by storm with #1 draft pick Mark Appel making his pro debut on Friday vs. Lowell.  The Valley Cats also play Saturday against Lowell and Sunday-Tuesday against Aberdeen.
Top MLB Draft Pick Mark Appel To Debut for ValleyCats
Hype, excitement and the next big thing all rolled into one rarely come through the town you live in.  Well, exactly that it is happening to The Capital Region.  Mark Appel will make his debut with the Tri-City Valley Cats on July 5 at 7 p.m against the Lowell Spinners at Bruno Stadium.
Weekend Preview
The Yanks enter a home series with Oakland having won four of the last five series, including recently Houston, where the pinstripes were crushed in game one but took the next two.  Moneyball-run Oakland, meanwhile, took two of three from the Angels.  These two teams will play three in the…
Yankees/Astros Preview
The Yanks come fresh off a four-game home sweep of overrated Toronto.  Houston is the worst team in baseball and was overwhelmed at Fenway Park, losing four straight to the Red Sox.  The Yanks and Astros play three in the Bronx.  Here is a series preview:
Roger Clemens 2012 Comeback – Good For Baseball?
Over the last few weeks, 50-year-old Roger Clemens has made a couple of starts on the pitcher's mound for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the Atlantic League. During this small-scale comeback, the Houston Astros have sent scouts to his starts and are considering bringing in Clemens for a spot-start …

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