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Tue, 25 Apr 2017 20:05:08 EDTMaking his first start of the year in center field, Astros outfielder Josh Reddick delivered a terrific catch in the fifth inning of Tuesday night's series opener against the Indians, stealing what would've been the first home run of the season from second baseman Jason Kipnis.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:47:11 EDTThe Astros placed outfielder Jake Marisnick on the seven-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's game against the Indians due to a mild concussion he sustained while running into the outfield wall to make a catch against the Rays on Sunday in St. Petersburg. Outfielder Teoscar Hernandez was recalled from Triple-A Fresno to replace Marisnick, who is eligible to be activated on May 1.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 18:27:27 EDTAstros outfielder George Springer was out of the lineup for a second consecutive game on Tuesday due to left hamstring discomfort he sustained while running to first base in Saturday's game against the Rays in St. Petersburg.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:02:08 EDTIt all began 15 years ago, and you are going to want to be part of the MLB.TV celebration of baseball and technology, as the world's longest-running and most successful live-streaming sports product is a way of life for millions.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:32:33 EDTIt's nearly as common a Spring Training refrain as the ubiquitous "best shape of my life," though it usually starts being uttered a couple of weeks later.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:02:59 EDTUnlike former Cubs catcher David Ross, who earned the moniker "Grandpa Rossy" in 2016 from his teammates for being the oldest regular contributor on the club at age 39, outfielder Carlos Beltran has yet to be tagged with an affectionate nickname, even though he's the Astros' first 40-year-old player since 42-year-old Doug Brocail in 2009.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:41:33 EDTAstros starter Joe Musgrove looked like he was in for a disastrous day against the Rays before he even recorded his first out.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:25:12 EDTWho do the Astros have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Houston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:20:31 EDTVeteran Astros catcher Brian McCann opened Houston's three-game series Friday against the Rays by scoring what turned out to be the winning run. On Sunday, he came through again -- this time with the bat.
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:00:00 EDTBeltran turns 40, outlasts Tal's Hill
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 09:22:13 EDTThey finished the week with another win on the road and extended their division lead, so it's no secret that the loaded Astros are off to a great start as one of the best teams in baseball in the early part of 2017. As is often the case in today's game, a terrific bullpen is a large part of the reason.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 22:28:36 EDTIt seems like every time he takes the mound, Kolby Allard keeps showing why the Braves drafted him No. 14 overall two years ago. Allard is among Sunday's top prospect performers.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:25:34 EDTAstros manager A.J. Hinch has asked a lot out of his bullpen this season. Heading into Sunday's series finale against the Rays, Houston relievers have thrown 63 2/3 innings in 2017, second-most in the American League behind the Angels.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:32:41 EDTThe Rays rallied for four runs in the sixth inning to snap the Astros' three-game winning streak in a 6-3 victory at Tropicana Field.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 23:31:18 EDTAfter scuffling through his last few games at the plate, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was looking for something to kickstart his bat.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 01:01:33 EDTClint Frazier has had Yankees fans abuzz since New York traded for him last July, but he hadn't gotten off to the hottest start to the 2017 season at the plate. As of Saturday, that looks like it might be changing.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:24:35 EDTIt has been the bottom of the Astros' lineup that has been key to enabling the team at times, including Friday night.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 00:05:38 EDTThe Rays brought the big bats to open their three-game series against the Astros on Friday night, but in the end, Houston made the little things matter the most.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 01:18:47 EDTOne of these days, Astros designated hitter Carlos Beltran is going to act his age. It doesn't look like that is going to be happening any time soon though.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:38:06 EDTAstros manager A.J. Hinch called relief pitcher Chris Devenski "his Superman" before Houston's series opener against the Rays on Friday.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:34:44 EDTLance McCullers Jr. threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings, striking out eight batters, and was backed by solo homers from Carlos Beltran and Jake Marisnick to send the Astros to a series win with a 2-1 victory over the Angels on Thursday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:04:01 EDTJake Marisnick has played in all but two of the Astros games this season, though much of his action has been as a defensive replacement. One of the premier defensive outfielders in baseball, Marisnick worked hard in the offseason and spring to have the bat to match.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:19:22 EDTHere's why the Astros might just be the best team in the American League West, if not the AL overall: Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers Jr.
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:38:01 EDTMake it three straight scoreless starts for Class A Advanced Buies Creek's Franklin Perez.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:57:56 EDTAstros fan dressed up as Dallas Keuchel
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:14:10 EDTThe Astros made their first roster move of the regular season Thursday morning, placing right-handed reliever Jandel Gustave on the 10-day disabled list and recalling right-hander James Hoyt from Triple-A Fresno. Gustave has right forearm tightness, the team said.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:52:09 EDTDallas Keuchel turned in another virtuoso performance, and Josh Reddick provided the firepower.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:59:10 EDTWhen asked how important it was for Dallas Keuchel to have his ground-ball rate back to normal, Astros manager A.J. Hinch went a step further.
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:33:57 EDTAstros outfielder Josh Reddick has taken to the No. 2 spot in the batting order. Reddick turned in his biggest game of the season in Wednesday's 5-1 win over the Angels, going 3-for-4 with three runs scored, a double, triple and home run, falling a single shy of the cycle.