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Scouting report: Houston Astros host Oakland Athletics
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Scouting report: Houston Astros host Oakland Athletics

Three things to watch for as the Astros host the A’s: 1. Astros All-Star Jose Altuve is having a magical season. He notched his 46th multi-hit game of the season on Sunday. 2. Astros No. 1 starter Scott Feldman, who will start Tuesday, will try to rebound after giving up nine runs and 11 hits […]
Sacramento Bee 7 hours ago

Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Oakland Athletics' Josh Donaldson, left, slides across home plate to score...
Sacramento Bee 7 hours ago

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

Jason Castro and Marc Krauss hit back-to- back home runs during a four-run sixth and the Houston Astros took down the Oakland Athletics on Monday, 7-3, in the opener of a three-game set.
Athletics Nation 7 hours ago

Game #105: Astros enter orbit, smash Athletics 7-3

Hulk smash. Ladies and gentlemen, I have bad news. The Houston Astros are a Major League team now. Sure, they're still prone to bad plays and losing streaks, but they're no longer a joke. They can pitch a little bit, sometimes, and they can hit for serious power -- they're fourth in the Majors in home...
CSN Houston 5 hours ago

Oberholtzer roll continues against the A's

Brett Oberholtzer has maintained a consistency that continued Monday in the Astros' 7-3 win over Oakland.
Rotoworld 6 hours ago

Brett Oberholzer beats A's for third win - Brett Oberholtzer (S) Houston Astros

Brett Oberholtzer picked up his third win after allowing three runs in 6 2/3 innings Monday against the A's.
CSN Houston 12 hours ago
Singleton seeking answers

Singleton seeking answers

Jon Singleton is putting in extra work in an effort to turn around a bad month at the plate.
Rotoworld 9 hours ago

Jon Singleton working to shorten swing - Jon Singleton (1B) Houston Astros

Jon Singleton has been working with hitting coach John Mallee on shortening his swing.
San Francisco Chronicle 5 hours ago

Q&A with Billy Burns after major-league debut with A’s

Here’s Billy Burns’ postgame interview conducted by beat writers after his big-league debut – he flied out as a ninth-inning pinch hitter in a 7-3 loss to the Astros: Reaction to the call-up: “It was very surprising. I was just getting ready to go to the field in Frisco, Texas, in the Texas League. I got a call from the manager who said pack up your stuff. I’ll explain when you get to the field. I was pretty shocked about what’s going on.” Whether he thought he was getting called up to Triple-A: “I didn’t know where I was going. It could’ve been Triple-A. It could’ve...
CSN Houston 12 hours ago

Zeid's injury became unbearable

Bilateral sesamoiditis landed Josh Zeid on the disabled list. It's an injury the Astros reliever tried to work through, but ultimately, it became unbearable.

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Sacramento Bee 5 hours ago
Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

It all fell apart for Oakland starter Jesse Chavez in a very brief span. Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Chavez waits for manager Bob Melvin to make his way to the mound to pull him from the game after giving up back-to-back home runs to the Houston Astros during the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Jesse Chavez, left, waits for a new ball after giving up a three-run home run to Houston Astros' Chris Carter, right, during the third inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. Houston...
CSN Houston 7 hours ago

Four homers power Astros over A's

The Astros welcomed the A’s to Houston with a home run party, slamming four round-trippers to beat baseball’s best team 7-3 on Monday night.
CSN Houston 18 hours ago

Astros host best team in baseball starting Monday

The Astros have dropped five straight and eight of 10 as they get set to host the best team in baseball, the Oakland A's, for a three-game series starting Monday.
Sacramento Bee 19 hours ago

Oakland Athletics (65-39) at Houston Astros (42-63), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

Oakland's Jesse Chavez attempts to beat Houston for the second time in less than a week on Monday night when the Athletics visit the Astros to kick off a three-game series.
CSN Houston Jul 28, 2014

Oberholtzer stronger for up-and-down path

For the first time since late April, Brett Oberholtzer is starting for the Astros without necessarily having to fear an immediate hook from the team's starting rotation.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Astros not letting injuries turn into excuse for offense

The Astros' offense has been up and down this season. Now, with Dexter Fowler and George Springer among the regulars out with injuries, the offense has hit a recent scoring dry spell.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Lots of trade rumors, but Sipp wants to stay

Tony Sipp is reportedly one of the more highly sought-after Astros with the trade deadline drawing near. Though he'd be willing to go wherever he's wanted, Sipp's preference is to stay in Houston.
Oakland Tribune Jul 27, 2014

Oakland A's-Houston Astros pitching matchups

A's AT HOUSTONMonday: A's Jesse Chavez (8-6, 3.14 ERA) vs. Astros' Brett Oberholtzer (2-7, 4.32), 5:10 p.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Tough start, but an overall successful McHugh return

Collin McHugh may have given up three runs in the first inning, but overall, it can be said that his return to Astros action was successful.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

AL Capsules

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) David Ortiz hit a three-run homer, and the Boston Red Sox beat Tampa Bay 3-2 Sunday to end a five-game losing streak and stop the Rays' longest winning streak in 10 years at nine games.

Astros Player News

  • 2 Jason Castro

    Jason Castro

    Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics

  • 2 Marc Krauss

    Marc Krauss

    Hot-hitting Krauss gets call from Class AAA to replace injured Springer

  • 1 Brett Oberholtzer

    Brett Oberholtzer

    Oberholtzer roll continues against the A's

  • 1 Dexter Fowler

    Dexter Fowler

    Injuries leave Astros willing to trade starting pitching with need for hitting

  • 1 George Springer

    George Springer

    George Springer placed on 15-day DL; Marc Krauss up

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