Yankees vs. Astros: Upcoming Game Info & Rivalry History

When Do the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros Play Next?

New York Yankees tickets and Houston Astros tickets can be found on their respective team pages, along with schedule information.

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Are the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros Rivals?

Yes, the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros are rivals. The rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros is relatively new, and has come about due to their heated matchups in recent years, in both the MLB regular season and postseason.

Who Are the New York Yankees’ Biggest Rivals?

Among the New York Yankees’ biggest rivals are the Boston Red Sox, Houston Astros and the New York Mets. The Yankees’ rivalry with the Red Sox is a long-running tradition, while their rivalry with the Mets is due to their proximity, and their rivalry with the Astros comes from fierce competition.

Who Are the Houston Astros’ Biggest Rivals?

The Houston Astros’ biggest rivals are the New York Yankees, the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals. The Rangers are a rival by proximity, while their rivalry with the Cardinals has a long history.

Game Results Between the Houston Astros & New York Yankees

The rivalry between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros has produced some intense head-to-head matchups over the years:

DateHome TeamAway TeamLocationWinnerScore
10/23/2022YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston6-5
10/22/2022YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston5-0
10/20/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston3-2
10/19/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston4-2
07/21/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston7-5
07/21/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston3-2
06/30/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston2-1
06/26/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees6-3
06/25/2022YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston3-0
06/24/2022YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston3-1
06/23/2022AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees7-6
07/11/2021AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston8-7
07/10/2021YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees1-0
07/09/2021YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees4-0
05/06/2021YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston7-4
05/05/2021AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees6-3
05/04/2021AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees7-3
10/19/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston6-4
10/18/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees4-1
10/17/2019YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston8-3
10/15/2019YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston4-1
10/13/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston3-2
10/12/2019YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees7-0
06/23/2019YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston9-4
06/22/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees7-5
06/21/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees4-1
06/20/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees10-6
04/10/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston8-6
04/09/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston6-3
04/08/2019AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston4-3
05/30/2018AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees5-3
05/29/2018AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees6-5
05/28/2018YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston5-1
05/03/2018YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees6-5
05/02/2018YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees4-0
05/01/2018YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees4-0
04/30/2018AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston2-1
10/21/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston4-0
10/20/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston7-1
10/18/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees5-0
10/17/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees6-4
10/16/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees8-1
07/01/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkHouston7-6
06/30/2017YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumNY Yankees13-4
05/14/2017YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston10-7
05/14/2017AstrosYankeesMinute Maid ParkNY Yankees11-6
05/12/2017YankeesAstrosYankee StadiumHouston5-1

New York Yankees vs. Houston Astros History

The rivalry between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees had its beginnings when the Houston Astros were moved to the American League in 2013. The Astros have won all four postseason series played between the two teams since then. While they quickly stirred up competition, the Astros’ rivalry with the Yankees truly began in 2017, after the American League Championship Series, which the Astros won. Just after the Astros once more beat the Yankees in the 2019 American League Championship Series, the Astros were embroiled in a sign-stealing scandal, after evidence of cheating during the 2017 Series was uncovered among other things. Many Yankees fans blamed their defeat in the 2017 series on the cheating that had occurred, with some going as far to say that their loss in the 2019 series was also due to cheating by the Astros.

In 2015, the Houston Astros dealt a stinging defeat to the Yankees in the American League Wild Card Game, which the Astros won three to nothing and sent the Yankees packing.

In both 2003 and in 2022, the Houston Astros pitched no-hitters against the New York Yankees. The Astros are the only team to have done this to the Yankees twice.

The Astros and Yankees have met at the American League Championship three times since their arrival to the American League in 2013: first in 2017, then in 2019 and again in 2022. Since 2015, the Houston Astros have won 711 games, the most by an American League team. The Yankees have the second most victories, at 689 wins.

The year 2022 saw the rivalry soar to new heights. Brian Cashman, the General Manager for the New York Yankees, cast aspersions on the Houston Astros in response to complaints about the World Series drought the Yankees have suffered since 2009. “Well, I think we actually did it the right way… the only thing that derailed us was a cheating circumstance that threw us off,” he told The Athletic.

Salt was rubbed in the wounds of Yankees fans when the “We Want Houston” meme went viral. Video of Yankee fans chanting “we want Houston” following the Yankees’ victory over the Cleveland Guardians in the American League Division Series started making the rounds after the Yankees failed to score a single win against the Astros during their 2022 series.

All of these factors has led to the rivalry between the two teams becoming particularly ferocious. After heating up before the 2022 series, animosity between the teams is at an all-time high. Many Astros fans have considered the rivalry to be one-sided for some time, and the Astros’ sweeping of the Yankees in 2022 has only fueled the debate.

Where Do the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros Play?

The Yankees play at the Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. With construction costs weighing in at over $2.4 billion, the venue, which opened to the public in 2009, is one of the most expensive stadiums ever built.

The Astros play at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. Minute Maid Park has a retractable roof and a natural grass playing field, as well as being one of the most hitter-friendly parks in the MLB. Learn more about Minute Maid Park.

Other MLB Rivalries

American LeagueNational LeagueInterleague
Boston Red Sox vs. New York YankeesChicago Cubs vs. Milwaukee BrewersBaltimore Orioles vs. Washington Nationals
Boston Red Sox vs. Tampa Bay RaysChicago Cubs vs. St. Louis CardinalsLos Angeles Angels vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Chicago White Sox vs. Milwaukee TwinsLos Angeles Dodgers vs. San Francisco GiantsNew York Mets vs. New York Yankees
Houston Astros vs. Texas RangersNew York Mets vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Chicago White Sox vs. Cleveland GuardiansAtlanta Braves vs. New York Mets
New York Yankees vs. Houston AstrosLos Angeles Dodgers vs. San Diego Padres

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