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  • Roberto Hernández (2-3, 3.99) versus Anibal Sánchez (3-5, 5.60)The Astros entered this game down 2-1 in a four-game series against a genuine AL contender.  They had lost the first game of the series in extra-innings after a late-game comeback, and l... read more...
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  • Marco Estrada (1-2, 3.54) versus Scott Feldman (2-4, 5.23)The Astros have managed to quietly run off a 3-game win streak, after winning the first two games of this four-game set with the Blue Jays.  After being swept by Texas in an ugly series, the ... read more...
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  • SAN DIEGO, CA – APRIL 27: Collin McHugh #31 of the Houston Astros pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park April 27, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) Who would have guessed that over 40 games into the season that the Houston Astros would have the best record in the American League and o... read more...
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  • We’ve now passed the 40-game mark for the 2015 MLB season. Between that and Memorial Day coming up on the calendar, it’s time to start wondering what is really happening, whether or not teams are past a hot start, a rough start or a fluky stage and have to be viewed seriously. At this point of the season, no team is getting more of the “Are they for real?” question than... read more...
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  • Houston Astros right-hander Brad Peacock, sidelined with a strained intercostal muscle since the second week of April, is aching to rejoin the pitching staff.  He's hopeful that he'll be able to get back on the mound around May 29th, when the Astros return home to Minute Maid Park after their upcoming road trip. Lest you think that taking some time off to recuperate from a... read more...
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  • We’ve now passed the 40-game mark for the 2015 MLB season. Between that and Memorial Day coming up on the calendar, it’s time to start wondering what is really happening, whether or not teams are past a hot start, a rough start or a fluky stage and have to be viewed seriously. At this point of the season, no team is getting more of the “Are they for real?” question than t... read more...
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  • Everything is a party right now for the Houston Astros. After dispatching the Oakland A's 6-1 on Wednesday, the A.L. West-leading 'Stros now boast a record of 27-14, the best in the American League.  They also have a six-game lead on the second place Los Angeles Angels in the division and continue to smash home runs at a record pace. Oh, and Dallas Keuchel is a sterling 6-... read more...
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  • After taking a 2-1 lead in the fifth inning the Tigers had runners at first and second with no outs trying to break the game open, but the rally was over just like that. Just your typical 5-4-3 TRIPLE PLAY. #Astros #Whiff pic.twitter.com/qFoBxA4SAC — #VoteAstros (@astros) May 23, 2015 Ian Kinsler smashed a grounder to Jonathan Villar at third, he stepped on the bag then re... read more...
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  • Now *this* is one way to get out of a first and second, none out jam – a 5-4-3 triple play! Check out what the Houston Astros pulled off on Saturday. Ian Kinsler smacked the ball over to Jonathan Villar at third, who stepped on the bag for out number one, fired it to Jose Altuve at second for out number two, who gunned it over to Chris Carter at first for out number three... read more...
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  • Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter (23) retrieves a ground ball he booted in time to throw out Detroit Tigers’ Tyler Collins at first base as Astros’ Jose Altuve (27) backs up the play during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson) It took Preston Tucker all of 13 games to put himself in the Houston Astros ... read more...
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  • Series schedule (at Oriole Park): • Monday, 12:35 p.m. – LHP Dallas Keuchel (6-0, 1.67) vs. LHP Wei-Yin Chen (1-3, 2.90). • Tuesday, 6:05 p.m. – RHP Scott Feldman (3-4, 5.17) vs. RHP Chris Tillman (2-5, 6.10). • Wednesday, 3:35 p.m. – RHP Collin McHugh (5-2, 4.06) vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (3-3, 2.82). Three things to watch: 1. Snipers in the […] read more...
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  • DETROIT — Say what you will of an erratic Astros lineup. There’s potency, too, and that equates to comeback ability. In Sunday’s 10-8 win over the Tigers, the Astros continuously rattled off hits despite trailing one of the American League’s best teams early. The biggest blow at Comerica Park came in the seventh inning from […] read more...
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  • The Houston Astros have a big decision to make over the next several days, and the decision they make could make or break their season. Do the keep the phenom Lance McCuller Jr. in the rotation, or go with the veteran Brett Oberholtzer, who is coming off a blister injury. Many people felt that McCullers […] ... read more...
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  • DETROIT — The defending major league batting champion is struggling in a way that hasn’t been seen in a long time. Jose Altuve was out of the lineup on Sunday for the first time in 2015, with George Springer slotted into the leadoff spot in his place. “I don’t feel like really good because I […] read more...
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  • DETROIT — Last year when Dallas Keuchel came to Detroit, he had his former University of Arkansas teammate Drew Smyly to see. This year, it’s another former Razorback, catcher James McCann. “It just seems like Detroit wanted every Arkansas Razorback except for me,” Keuchel joked. McCann, 24, was a freshman at Arkansas in Keuchel’s final […] read more...
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  • DETROIT — Astros closer Luke Gregerson looked more like Luke Gregerson in Saturday’s 3-2 win over the Tigers, and he felt that way too. Gregerson struck out J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes to start the inning before Nick Castellanos grounded to short. The righty had last pitched on Tuesday, the third time he pitched in […] read more...
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