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Ryon Healy’s slam fuels A’s rare win over Astros

Ryon Healy’s slam fuels A’s rare win over Astros

Powered by Ryon Healy’s first career grand slam, Oakland staved off a late Astros rally and downed Houston 6-4, the A’s fourth win in a row overall but just the second time they’ve have defeated the Astros in their past 16 meetings. Rookie catcher Bruce Maxwell contributed his second three-hit game since being called up Thursday; he’s 10 for 18 since his recall. Starter Sean Manaea had to pitch out of trouble almost constantly, with Astros baserunners on in each of the innings he worked; Houston had men in scoring position in five of the six innings. Manaea had the knack for a...

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Washington Times Jun 25, 2017

Astros hit 3 HRs, finish winning trip by beating Seattle 8-2

SEATTLE (AP) - George Springer, Yuli Gurriel and Evan Gattis hit long home runs and the Houston Astros wrapped up another winning road trip, beating the Seattle Mariners 8-2 Sunday. The Astros went 6-1 on this swing and improved to a major league-best 29-9 on the road. They also own ...
Washington Times Jun 22, 2017

Reddick's big day lifts Astros over Athletics 12-9

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Josh Reddick homered and scored four runs, Jake Marisnick and Marwin Gonzalez each went deep and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 12-9 on Thursday. The major league-leading Astros completed a four-game sweep with their 10th straight victory in Oakland and their 15th win in ...
Washington Times Jun 22, 2017

Mike Fiers wins 4th straight decision as Astros beat A's 5-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Carlos Correa homered, Mike Fiers struck out five over six innings to win his fourth straight decision, and the majors-best Houston Astros won for the ninth straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics 5-1 on Wednesday night. Evan Gattis hit a two-run single in the sixth ...
Sports Illustrated Jun 21, 2017
Assessing Astros' trade needs as baseball's best team faces high cost of title dreams

Assessing Astros' trade needs as baseball's best team faces high cost of title dreams

The trade market the Houston Astros need to explore in order to give them their best chance at the first World Series title in franchise history.
Washington Times Jun 21, 2017

Springer keys big 1st inning that leads Astros past A's 8-4

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - George Springer hit a leadoff homer to spark a five-run first inning and the Houston Astros once again made themselves at home in Oakland with an 8-4 victory over the Athletics on Tuesday night. Brian McCann and Yuli Gurriel each added an RBI double, and Alex ...
Washington Times Jun 20, 2017

Springer hits 20th homer, Astros launch 3 to beat A's 4-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - George Springer hit his 20th home run, Jake Marisnick and Derek Fisher also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Monday night. Evan Gattis and Alex Bregman both doubled twice to help the Astros improve to a major league-best 24-8 on ...
Washington Times Jun 19, 2017

Makeshift rotation tries to keep Astros afloat

HOUSTON (AP) - Dallas Keuchel isn't pitching for the Houston Astros right now. Neither are Lance McCullers, Charlie Morton and Collin McHugh. With four-fifths of their rotation on the disabled list, the first-place Astros are relying on two rookies, a second-year player, one who has bounced between the bullpen and ...
The Republican Jun 19, 2017
Minute Maid Park train: When the Houston Astros score, the locomotive takes a ride (VIDEO)

Minute Maid Park train: When the Houston Astros score, the locomotive takes a ride (VIDEO)

The Boston Red Sox just wrapped up a three-game series in Houston and now is off to Kansas City. Boston won 6-5 over the Astros on Sunday to win the series 2-1.
Larry Brown Sports Jun 18, 2017

Report: Astros, Athletics have mutual interest in Sonny Gray trade

The Houston Astros’ hunt for rotation help may lead them to the doorstep of a division rival. According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the Astros and Oakland Athletics have mutual interest in a deal centering around Oakland’s Sonny Gray. The 27-year-old right-hander has long been a target for the Astros, and the Athletics...Read More
The Republican Jun 16, 2017
Lobster tail corn dog on Houston Astros ballpark menu when Boston Red Sox come to town this weekend

Lobster tail corn dog on Houston Astros ballpark menu when Boston Red Sox come to town this weekend

Texas will not back down, even when it comes to lobster. The Red Sox have lobster poutine? Fine, the Astros are responding with a lobster corn dog.
Washington Times Jun 14, 2017

Fisher hits first homer as Astros down Rangers 13-2

HOUSTON (AP) - Derek Fisher homered and had an RBI single for his first major league hits in a nine-run sixth inning to help the Houston Astros to a 13-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. The Astros led by three with no ...
Land of 10 Jun 14, 2017
Nebraska’s Jake Meyers first Husker to be drafted in 2017 MLB draft, selected by Astros

Nebraska’s Jake Meyers first Husker to be drafted in 2017 MLB draft, selected by Astros

Nebraska junior outfielder and left-handed pitcher Jake Meyers became the first Huskers player to be drafted in the 2017 Major League Baseball draft. He was drafted Wednesday by the Houston Astros at No. 391 in the 13th round. 13 (391): @astros select U Nebraska Lincoln CF Jacob Meyers. https://t.co/yYdsaHQE74 #MLBDraft — MLB Draft Tracker (@MLBDraftTracker) June 14, 2017 Meyers […] The post Nebraska’s Jake Meyers first Husker to be drafted in 2017 MLB draft, selected by Astros appeared first on Land of 10.

Norwin grad J.J. Matijevic drafted by Astros on first day of MLB draft

The Houston Astros selected Arizona infielder J.J. Matijevic with the 75th overall pick in the MLB draft, making the former Norwin High School standout the second WPIAL product drafted Monday.
Washington Times Jun 11, 2017

Young helps Angels rally for 12-6 win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - Albert Pujols homered early and Eric Young Jr. had a career-high four RBIs, including a three-run shot in a six-run fifth inning and the Los Angeles Angels rallied for a 12-6 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday. Pujols hit his 601st career home run and his ...

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