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Astros: Bregman, Brantley, Gurriel on pace for impressive numbers

Astros players Alex Bregman, Michael Brantley and Yuli Gurriel are on pace for some impressive numbers this season. The Astros offense has been strong for most of the season, and a large part of that has been the trio of Alex Bregman, Michael Brantley and Yuli Gurriel. These three players have managed to remain healthy […] Astros: Bregman, Brantley, Gurriel on pace for impressive numbers - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
House of Houston Aug 18, 2019

Houston Astros: Zack Greinke did what only two active pitchers have done

Houston Astros pitcher Zack Greinke completed a feat that only two active pitchers have done in their careers. What’s going on? Let’s take a look. The Houston Astros have concluded their series against the Oakland A’s with a win with some terrific hitting coming from Alex Bregman along with the always-reliable performance from Michael Brantley. […] Houston Astros: Zack Greinke did what only two active pitchers have done - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
The Crawfish Boxes Aug 17, 2019
Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Yordan’s two homers aren’t enough to overcome two big innings from the Oakland offense Yordan Álvarez had a big day after last night’s thirteen-inning loss, but a lot of stranded baserunners by the lineup and inning-long melt-downs by Rogelio Armenteros and Chris Devenski sunk the Astros’ chances at a bounceback win. Final score: Oakland 8, Houston 4. Things looked like they were off to a promising start against Chris Bassitt. as George Springer and Michael Brantley both singled and Alex Bregman walked, giving the Astros a bases loaded, one out...
The Crawfish Boxes Aug 16, 2019
Offense grinds, but pitching lets Astros down again in 7-6 loss to A’s

Offense grinds, but pitching lets Astros down again in 7-6 loss to A’s

Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/ Five homers, including two apiece from Brantley and Correa, not enough as Astros endure third straight defeat What began as a pitchers’ duel ended in a slugfest, and unfortunately another defeat at the hands of the Houston Astros’ bullpen. Michael Brantley and Carlos Correa both had multi-homer games and the Astros hit five longballs as a team, but the Oakland Athletics went deep five times as well to emerge victorious Thursday night, 7-6. Both starting pitchers cruised through the first three innings. Mike Fiers and Aaron Sanchez needed only a combined...
The Crawfish Boxes Jul 25, 2019
Michael Brantley: Professional Hitter. The latest, cool Astros shirt from Breaking-T

Michael Brantley: Professional Hitter. The latest, cool Astros shirt from Breaking-T

Who knew he could crush like THIS. Michael Brantley: Professional Hitter Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports That’s Michael Brantley, Houston Astro hitter extraordinaire, smashing a double at the 2019 All-Star game. Clean swing, straight to the ball. It’s how you want your kid to hit. That’s what a PROFESSIONAL HITTER looks like. Some players in baseball today make a lot of noise with their mouths. Michael Brantley makes all his noise with his BAT. When he came to Houston this winter, who knew he’d mash like THIS? Batting average: .330, 2nd in the AL OPS: .916, 8th in...
The Crawfish Boxes Jul 23, 2019
Game Recap: Astros Squander a Stellar Miley Start in Extras, 4-3

Game Recap: Astros Squander a Stellar Miley Start in Extras, 4-3

Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports Yuli’s exciting inside-the-park home run wound up being not enough to hold off Oakland The Astros looked poised to take a quick and easy second straight game from the A’s on Tuesday; instead, the bullpen again imploded, the lineup came up short, and Oakland came out ahead in eleven innings, 4-3. Things got off to a relatively smooth start. Wade Miley struck out the side in the first and continued to cruise in the next inning. Meanwhile, Houston’s offense struck first in the bottom of the second; following a Michael Brantley leadoff single, Yuli...
The Crawfish Boxes Jul 22, 2019
Astros Crawfish Boil: July 22nd, 2019

Astros Crawfish Boil: July 22nd, 2019

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here Astros News The Astros earned the sweep over the Rangers with the help of Michael Brantley’s red-hot bat yesterday (Houston Chronicle)And here are some takeaways from that series (Texas Sports Nation)Josh James left the last game early though, and here’s Hinch talking about it afterwards (Twitter)The Astros’ rookie pitchers really shined over the weekend and helped bring home the sweep (Houston Press)So expect Urquidy to stick around for a bit,...

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