Carlos Beltran is not in Wednesday's lineup after aggravating his right elbow injury on a swing Tuesday.
Yankees prospect RHP Luis Severino (oblique) allowed two runs on one hit and one walk over three innings on Tuesday in his return to Double-A Trenton.
Masahiro Tanaka (elbow) will throw another bullpen session on Wednesday.
David Robertson took his fourth loss after giving up a three-run homer in a tie game Tuesday against the Astros.
Martin Prado went 3-for-4 with a double and two RBI against the Astros on Tuesday.
Derek Jeter went hitless in Tuesday's loss to the Astros, his eighth straight game without a run scored.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday that David Phelps (elbow) could return in a bullpen role.
Chris Leroux has accepted an assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Yankees prospect RHP Ty Hensley struck out four batters and allowed one hit over three scoreless innings on Sunday for Short Season Staten Island.
George A. King III of the New York Post reports that suspended slugger Alex Rodriguez has been working out at the University of Miami and at UCLA in Los Angeles in preparation for his return to Major League Baseball in 2015.
Hiroki Kuroda earned his eighth win of the season after limiting the Rays to two runs in 6 2/3 innings as the Yankees went on to a 4-2 victory on Sunday.
Mark Teixeira hit his 20th home run of the season as the Yankees finished off a series win against the Rays on Sunday.
Yankees activated C Brian McCann from the 7-day concussion disabled list.
David Phelps (elbow) could be cleared to resume throwing after being re-evaluated on Monday.
Brian McCann (concussion) is expected to be activated from the disabled list on Sunday.