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Astros' ALCS lead trimmed to 2-1 in NY

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:22:27 EDT

Aaron Judge crushed a three-run homer and made several splendid defensive plays, including a fearless crash into the right-field wall, as he made his presence felt by powering the Yankees' surge in an 8-1 victory over the Astros in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World.



Astros eye big ALCS edge behind McCullers

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:01:51 EDT

While the Yankees are formulating the early chapters of a familiar script, after halving Houston's American League Championship Series lead Monday, the Astros are still eyeing their own storybook ending. Houston remains in control of this best-of-seven ALCS presented by Camping World, two games to one, but the Yankees have a chance to draw even in Game 4 tonight.



Dress for ALCS: Get Astros gear

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 16:55:50 EDT

Check out the Astros Shop and get suited up for the ALCS in official T-shirts, hoodies, caps and more.



McHugh saves 'pen with 4 shutout innings

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:14:55 EDT

If there is a silver lining to the Astros' 8-1 loss in Game 3 of the ALCS on Monday night, it's this: Collin McHugh saved the bullpen, pitching four shutout innings and retiring 12 of the 13 hitters he faced.



Astros turn to McCullers for Game 4 in NY

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 01:31:33 EDT

Lance McCullers Jr. will start for the Astros against the Yankees on Tuesday at Yankee Stadium in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World.



Astros set to get a break from lefties

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:11:01 EDT

The Astros' batting order, one of MLB's best all season, is stacked with some of the brightest right-handed bats in baseball: Jose Altuve, George Springer, Carlos Correa and more. Yet on Monday night at Yankee Stadium, they were stymied by 37-year-old lefty CC Sabathia.



McCullers looks to reclaim first-half form

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 02:59:28 EDT

To bounce back from a tough game, the Astros are going to hand the baseball to one of the best starting pitchers in the game. As options go, it doesn't get much better than that. Well, there's some unknown about that. What would these things be without some suspense?



DYK? Facts, figures about ALCS Game 3

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:40:21 EDT

The American League Championship Series presented by Camping World shifted to the Bronx for Monday night's Game 3, and the Yankees finally found their footing.



ALCS G3: McCullers Jr. postgame interview

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:41:52 EDT

Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. talks about getting the start in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series.



ALCS G3: Hinch postgame interview

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:05:07 EDT

Astros manager A.J. Hinch talks about his club's 8-1 loss to the Yankees in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Monday night.



Astros-Yankees ALCS Game 3: In Real Life

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 00:03:15 EDT

The Yankees beat the Astros, 8-1, on Monday to win Game 3 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. We were at the scene in and around Yankee Stadium. Houston leads the best-of-seven series, 2-1.



Astros' Cora to interview for Mets' skipper job

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 19:23:35 EDT

Astros bench coach Alex Cora will interview for the Mets' vacant managerial job Tuesday in New York, MLB Network insider Ken Rosenthal reported Monday. Cora interviewed Sunday in New York for the Red Sox's managerial opening, Hinch told reporters Sunday.



Hinch ALCS Game 3 pregame interview

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:09:37 EDT

Astros manager A.J. Hinch fields questions ahead of ALCS Game 3.



Beltran ALCS Game 3 pregame interview

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:03:55 EDT

Carlos Beltran fields questions ahead of ALCS Game 3.



#AwardWorthy: Vote for Musgrove, Springer

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:06:32 EDT

Vote for Joe Musgrove (Best Player-Fan Interaction) and George Springer (Best Play, Offense) in the 2017 Esurance MLB Awards, baseball's ultimate honors.



Astros confident with playoff experience in Bronx

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:17:41 EDT

The atmosphere for Game 3 of the American League Championship presented by Camping World between the Astros and Yankees on Monday night figures to be electric and possibly intimidating for those who haven't experienced October baseball at Yankee Stadium before.



Altuve, Correa pack formidable 1-2 punch

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:39 EDT

The Astros have won the first two games in each of the postseason series they've played so far, but that's really where the similarities end.



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.



Bullpen fresh after back-to-back deep starts

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:37 EDT

Justin Verlander's 124-pitch complete game in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, combined with Sunday's off-day, gives Astros manager A.J. Hinch a completely rested bullpen heading into tonight's Game 3 against the Yankees at Yankee Stadium.



Fun-damentals: D, baserunning boost Houston

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:00:12 EDT

If one play can signify who the Astros are at this point, it probably occurred in the third inning Saturday afternoon. Actually, it was two plays, minutes apart, and right fielder Josh Reddick made both of them.



Morton puts Morton's Steakhouse rumor to rest

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:12:41 EDT

Morton puts Morton's Steakhouse rumor to rest



Oct. 15 A.J. Hinch workout day interview

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:02:01 EDT

Astros manager A.J. Hinch meets with the media on Sunday.



Oct. 15 Charlie Morton workout day interview

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:05:10 EDT

Charlie Morton, who will start Game 3 for the Astros, meets with the media on Sunday.



2-lander! Astros' aggressive walk-off wows

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:05:28 EDT

A legendary pitching performance by Justin Verlander, a memorable swing from Carlos Correa and a mad-dash sprint from Jose Altuve have the Astros two wins away from reaching the Fall Classic.



How Altuve's dash home won ALCS Game 2

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 07:06:19 EDT

Jose Altuve's mad dash home put the Astros up 2-0 in the ALCS, but the ball beat him to the plate by 25 feet. How did he manage to be safe? Let's break down every decision that went into an extremely memorable play.



Verlander crafts masterpiece with 13-K CG

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:00:24 EDT

The crowd roared when Justin Verlander, already having thrown 109 pitches, emerged from the end of the Astros' dugout and headed to the mound prior to the start of the ninth inning Saturday. An epic pitching performance was about to be legendary, a tied game was about to be won.



Astros win on 'crazy' decision to send Altuve

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:26:01 EDT

The Astros preach aggressiveness on the basepaths, so it stands to reason third-base coach Gary Pettis is going to be aggressive, too.



Astros show their mettle, show they're special

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:35:44 EDT

Don't be distracted by the weirdness and crazy stuff. There was some of that, and that's a huge part of why we love postseason baseball in all its spectacularly entertaining, maddeningly tense glory. That was part of the larger story Saturday at Minute Maid Park. In the end, though, what happened was really basic. The Astros again showed the world that they're a special baseball team.



Reddick bails out Astros on back-to-back plays

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:24:17 EDT

Astros right fielder Josh Reddick delivered a pair of highlight-reel defensive plays in the third inning of Game 2 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Saturday, helping Houston claim a 2-1 victory over the Yankees for a 2-0 series lead.



Correa's HR confirmed after fan reaches out

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:55:03 EDT

Carlos Correa's fourth-inning homer gave the Astros a 1-0 lead against the Yankees in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series.



Play Ball in Houston a positive outlet for kids

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:40:56 EDT

Hundreds of children took advantage of a sunny and warm Saturday morning to learn how to play baseball. The Houston Astros Foundation and Astros Urban Youth Academy teamed up with USA Baseball, USA Softball and Major League Baseball to bring Play Ball to the Spring Spirit Baseball Complex.



Watch Astros 'pen catchers wave Altuve home

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:48:50 EDT

Watch the Astros' bullpen catchers wave Altuve home



DYK? Facts, figures from Saturday's games

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:11:26 EDT

The combination of Justin Verlander, Carlos Correa and Jose Altuve delivered another postseason victory for the Astros on Saturday at Minute Maid Park in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World, while Yasiel Puig and Chris Taylor went deep to lead the Dodgers to a Game 1 win in the NLCS over the Cubs.



This young fan grabbed Correa's home run

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:54:37 EDT

This young fan grabbed Correa's home run



Reddick makes sure to hold on to ball at wall

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 18:17:56 EDT

Reddick made a leaping catch and made sure he held on



ALCS Game 2: Verlander postgame interview

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:11:36 EDT

A postgame interview with Astros starter Justin Verlander.



Yanks-Astros ALCS Game 2: In Real Life

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:11:09 EDT

The Astros beat the Yankees, 2-1, in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World. We were on the scene in and around Minute Maid Park.



ALCS Game 2: Correa postgame interview

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:04:01 EDT

A postgame interview with Astros shortstop Carlos Correa.



Longtime Astros fans honored before Game 2

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:17:16 EDT

The first game for Houston's baseball franchise was more than 55 years ago, but they have fans to this day who are nearly twice that age.