The New York Yankees struggled against the Houston Astros for the second consecutive game on Saturday afternoon. After losing on Friday 3–1, ending the Yankees’ home winning streak, Astros pitcher Cristian Javier dominated with his fastball, throwing 115 total pitches. Good news and bad news for the Yankees...
The New York Yankees have one of the best starting rotations in baseball, but general manager Brian Cashman could be seeking reinforcements nonetheless. If the team really wants to win a World Series this year, acquiring a legitimate star to help them during the postseason might be a good move, but is it necessary?
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