11:44 PM EDT, Mon June 26, 2017
The Republican 10 hours ago
Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Dave Dombrowski could eye Sonny Gray, third base help as trade market heats up (report)

Boston Red Sox trade rumors: Dave Dombrowski could eye Sonny Gray, third base help as trade market heats up (report)

Jeff Passan, writing his weekly 10 Degrees column, expects the market around Gray to intensify over the next month as the trade deadline approaches. He places several contenders -- the Astros, Cubs and Yankees -- squarely in the market for the 27-year-old starter, and writes the Red Sox are a "wild card" in any potential Gray sweepstakes.
MLB Daily Dish 1 hour ago

MLB trade rumors: Red Sox interested in Sonny Gray

Boston is the latest team to jump into the running for the A’s ace. Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray has drawn a lot of attention this season, most recently from a mystery National League team looking to convert him into a closer. Now the Red Sox have joined the Yankees, Cubs and Astros in pursuit...

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Washington Times Jun 10, 2017

Fiers, McCann lead Astros over Angels 3-1

HOUSTON (AP) - Mike Fiers had another solid start and Brian McCann homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. Fiers (4-2) allowed a season-low two hits and one run, which was unearned, in a season-high 7 1/3 innings, to get ...
Los Angeles Times Jun 9, 2017

Angels beat Astros 9-4 in Cameron Maybin's return

The Angels re-introduced Cameron Maybin into their starting lineup one hour before Friday’s first pitch. The outfielder quickly announced his presence in the Angels’ 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. The club notched 20 baserunners in all and made their two-game total 20...
Scout Jun 9, 2017

Storylines: Astros promote Martes

The Houston Astros made a big move Thursday, promoting top-pitching prospect Francis Martes to the majors per a report by Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle.
Washington Times Jun 9, 2017

Astros score 5 in 9th to beat Royals 6-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Lance McCullers flirted with a no-hitter and the Houston Astros' offense took control in the ninth inning. McCullers took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Jose Altuve hit a two-run homer in a five-run ninth as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals ...
Larry Brown Sports Jun 8, 2017

How the Houston Astros became the best team in baseball

It was three short years ago that the June 30, 2014 cover of Sports Illustrated proclaimed the Houston Astros as “your 2017 World Series champs.” Widely mocked at the time — to put it politely — that cover is looking quite clairvoyant now. The team presently sits at 42-18 and is comfortably pacing the entire...Read More
CSN Philly Jun 6, 2017

Best of MLB: Astros push past Royals for 11th straight victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, Brian McCann had a two-run shot and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals
Washington Times May 30, 2017

Another injured Astros starter: Musgrove to DL, Paulino up

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Houston Astros have placed right-hander Joe Musgrove on the 10-day disabled list with shoulder discomfort and recalled right-hander David Paulino to replace him in the rotation. The Astros announced Tuesday that Paulino would start Wednesday at Minnesota for the major league leaders instead of Musgrove, who ...
Washington Times May 29, 2017

Hinch not surprised by Astros success, but looking for more

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros have the best record in baseball and their best start in franchise history. Surprising? Not for the manager A.J. Hinch and these unflappable Astros. "I didn't put any limitations on this team," Hinch said. "So I don't really have a baseline of how many ...
Washington Times May 29, 2017

Astros rally for 11 runs in 8th inning, overwhelm Twins 16-8

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Carlos Beltran homered and singled during an 11-run burst in the eighth inning against Minnesota's beleaguered bullpen, and the Houston Astros overwhelmed the Twins 16-8 Monday in a matchup of AL division leaders. The Astros combined eight hits, two walks, a hitter batter and a balk in ...
CBS Baltimore May 28, 2017
Springer, McCullers, Astros Hand Orioles 7th Loss In Row 8-4

Springer, McCullers, Astros Hand Orioles 7th Loss In Row 8-4

George Springer homered during a six-run second inning, sending Lance McCullers and the Houston Astros over Baltimore 8-4 Sunday for the Orioles' season-worst seventh straight loss.
CSN MidAtlantic May 28, 2017

Astros hand Orioles 7th straight loss

HOUSTON -- George Springer homered during a six-run second inning, sending Lance McCullers and the Houston Astros over Baltimore 8-4 Sunday for the Orioles' season-worst seventh
Washington Times May 28, 2017

Springer, McCullers, Astros hand Orioles 7th loss in row 8-4

HOUSTON (AP) - George Springer homered during a six-run second inning, sending Lance McCullers and the Houston Astros over Baltimore 8-4 Sunday for the Orioles' season-worst seventh straight loss. Springer connected for the second straight game, helping the Astros overcome a 3-0 deficit against Alec Asher (1-3). McCullers (6-1) allowed ...
Washington Times May 28, 2017

Astros place RHP Morton on disabled list

HOUSTON (AP) - The Houston Astros have placed right-hander Charlie Morton on the 10-day disabled list with a strained muscle in the right side of his back. The Astros say there is no timetable for his return from the lat ((latissimus dorsi) injury. Morton is 5-3 with a 4.06 ERA ...

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