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Altuve rolling toward 2nd straight batting title

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 18:58:37 EDT

It may only be late July, but Astros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve is making a strong push to bring home his second consecutive American League batting title.



Aoki, Altuve 3B shy of cycle, but Astros fall

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 18:28:03 EDT

Manny Machado knocked in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth inning, then Zach Britton picked up his 55th consecutive save to lift the Orioles to a thrilling 9-7 victory over the Astros on Sunday afternoon. The win snapped Baltimore's eight-game losing streak against Houston, including a five-game skid at Camden Yards.



Moran remains in hospital, may need surgery

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 13:14:25 EDT

Astros third baseman Colin Moran, who remained in a local hospital Sunday after suffering a facial fracture Saturday, is expected to miss several weeks and could be facing surgery for a facial fracture.



Peacock brings strong '17 to Philly in opener

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 21:18:07 EDT

For the second time since the Astros moved to the American League before the 2013 season, Houston heads to Philadelphia to square off with the Phillies. The Astros hold the second-best record in the Majors, behind only the Dodgers.



Perez picks up first win with Buies Creek

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 02:31:39 EDT

Max Schrock took full advantage of Double-A Midland's doubleheader, collecting a total of five hits and six RBIs in the two wins over Corpus Christi on Sunday.



Marwin's HR for injured Moran wins it for Astros

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:42:15 EDT

Marwin Gonzalez, taking the place of an injured Colin Moran, delivered a decisive three-run, pinch-hit homer in the top of the sixth inning Saturday to lift the Astros to an 8-4 series win over the Orioles.



McHugh encouraged by season debut

Sun, 23 Jul 2017 02:15:24 EDT

The Astros got their first look this season at Collin McHugh in a big league game when he came off the disabled list and pitched 4 2/3 innings against the Orioles on Saturday. He also showed the Orioles a new slider he began working on while he was on Minor League rehab.



Astros' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:25:12 EDT

Who 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.



Back at Tri-City, Keuchel has crisp rehab start

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:54:57 EDT

Dallas Keuchel will return to the Astros after going five innings for the Class A Short-Season Tri-City ValleyCats on Saturday night, allowing one run. He had five strikeouts, hit one batter and allowed three hits over 62 pitches.



Musgrove to 'pen makes Martes more versatile

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:14:28 EDT

With the Astros' starting rotation inching closer to full strength, the Astros moved Joe Musgrove to the bullpen, which manager A.J. Hinch believes will allow Francis Martes to be used more strategically.



Gurriel, Astros strike early, hold off O's charge

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:29:11 EDT

Yuli Gurriel had a career-high four hits, including a two-run homer, and the Astros held off a furious ninth-inning rally by the Orioles in Friday's 8-7 series-opening win at Camden Yards. The Astros, winners of seven straight against Baltimore, improved their American League-best record to 64-32.



Fiers' emergence a boon for Astros

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:43:49 EDT

No one could have imagined a couple of months ago that Mike Fiers would emerge as the Astros' most consistent starting pitcher entering the second half of the season, rescuing a Houston rotation besieged by injury.



Hall of Fame awaits first baseman Bagwell

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:15:14 EDT

The wait is nearly over for former Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell. Bagwell, who played his final game in the big leagues for the Astros in the 2005 World Series, will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 30, the culmination of a terrific 15-year career in which he's remembered as one of the most feared sluggers of a generation.



Cora away from Astros after birth of twins

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:11:04 EDT

Astros bench coach Alex Cora is not with the team for the three-game series in Baltimore due to the birth of his twin boys, Xander Gabriel and Isander Manuel, on Friday morning. He is expected to rejoin the team on Monday in Philadelphia.



Inbox: What is Astros' plan for Deadline?

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:17:23 EDT

With the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline bearing down and the Astros still possessing a big league in the American League West, Brian McTaggart opens the Inbox to see what's on fans' minds from questions submitted through Twitter.



Astros can't solve Paxton, drop finale to M's

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:22:44 EDT

James Paxton continued his mastery of the Astros, allowing six hits and one run with seven strikeouts in seven innings, as the Mariners took a series at Minute Maid Park with a 4-1 victory Wednesday afternoon. Ben Gamel's two-run homer in the fourth inning put the Mariners ahead, 2-1, and was all the offense needed for Paxton, who improved to 2-0 in three starts this year against Houston, allowing one run in 20 innings.



Correa has successful surgery on left thumb

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:53:23 EDT

Astros All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa underwent surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. Correa posted a picture on his Instagram page Wednesday, writing: "Successful Surgery, now ready for what's next."



Morosi: Astros, A's talks heat up over Gray

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 13:16:28 EDT

The Astros and White Sox have spoken about trade possibilities since last offseason, if not before. But when the White Sox made two major deals this month, they sent pitchers to other teams: Jose Quintana to the Cubs; David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle to the Yankees.



2 days after glove funeral, Beltran makes grab

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:26:36 EDT

2 days after glove funeral, Beltran makes grab



Harris set to begin throwing program

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 14:31:04 EDT

Astros reliever Will Harris will not return from the 10-day disabled list when he is eligible, but his rehab throwing program will begin soon, the 2016 All-Star right-hander said on Wednesday.



Cameron, Dawson power Quad Cities

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 01:16:53 EDT

Astros prospects Daz Cameron and Ronnie Dawson put up monster numbers to help lead Class A Quad Cities to a 20-3 win over Lansing on Wednesday night. The duo combined to go 6-for-9 with two triples, three home runs, four runs scored and eight RBIs on a night where everything went right for the River Bandits' offense.



Astros bounce back behind Peacock, Gattis

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 02:02:36 EDT

Evan Gattis hit a pair of home runs and Brad Peacock struck out nine over seven innings as the Astros topped the Mariners on the same day they learned they'd be without Carlos Correa for 6-8 weeks. Jarrod Dyson stole his 22nd base and knocked in a run for the Mariners, who saw their five-game win streak end.



With Correa down, Gattis steps up for Astros

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:48:06 EDT

In the first game after the Astros revealed they will be without their RBI leader Carlos Correa until September because of a torn ligament in his left thumb, Houston's search for offense to replace Correa wasn't tough to find.



Correa out 6-8 weeks with torn thumb ligament

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:44:58 EDT

The Astros were dealt a major blow Tuesday when it was revealed All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa would be lost for six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. Correa will undergo surgery at a later date.



Reddick named Heart and Hustle Award winner

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 09:04:11 EDT

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association revealed the 30 preliminary winners of the 2017 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday. The honor is the only one voted on by former players, and is bestowed each year upon the active player who most represents a passion for the game of baseball, and best embodies the values, spirit and tradition of the game.



Fisher collects four hits for Fresno

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:22:43 EDT

Tyler O'Neill is heating up lately, having homered in three straight games and boasting a .327 average through 14 games this month.



Astros drop seesaw contest to M's in extras

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:45:01 EDT

After five ties and six lead changes, Seattle's Kyle Seager and Danny Valencia secured the Mariners' 9-7 win at Minute Maid Park on Monday with a pair of solo homers in the 10th inning.



Houston has trouble cashing in vs. Seattle

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 02:24:05 EDT

In Monday's 9-7 loss to the Mariners, the Astros went 2-for-10 with runners in scoring position and stranded 10. They also went 0-for-2 in four bases-loaded chances, with two strikeouts, a walk and a sacrifice fly.



Fiers fans 11, Astros take series from Twins

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 19:06:46 EDT

It didn't much matter that the top seven batters in the Astros' order produced no RBIs and Carlos Correa was absent, given a day of rest. Houston had Norichika Aoki and Jake Marisnick backing up a superb seven innings from starter Mike Fiers in Sunday's series-clinching 5-3 win over the Twins.



Bottom of the order puts Astros on top

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 18:17:59 EDT

With their three combined hits, Norichika Aoki and Jake Marisnick knocked three RBIs from the eighth and ninth spots of the order in the Astros' series-clinching 5-3 win over the Twins at Minute Maid Park on Sunday.



Musgrove working through a learning curve

Sun, 16 Jul 2017 14:12:14 EDT

Joe Musgrove was a marksman again in the strike zone in Saturday's loss, throwing 53 of his 84 pitches for strikes. The problem is that his opponents know his precise tendencies, too, and step to the batter's box ready to swing.