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Sacramento Bee 13 hours ago
Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics
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W 7 - 3

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 as Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, right, looks for the ball during the second inning of a baseball game Monday, July 28, 2014, in Houston. 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...
Sacramento Bee 13 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 13 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...
Athletics Nation 15 hours ago

Game #105: A's at Astros

The Oakland Athletics open their three-game series in Houston. Billy Burns is here. Coco Crisp is not here. Let's do this. Today's Lineups OAKLAND A'S HOUSTON ASTROS Jed Lowrie - SS Jose Altuve - 2B Stephen Vogt - 1B Marwin Gonzalez - SS Yoenis...
CSN Houston 11 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.
San Francisco Chronicle 11 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...

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Miami Herald Jul 27, 2014
Jones and Ozuna lead Marlins over Astros 4-2

Jones and Ozuna lead Marlins over Astros 4-2

Garrett Jones and Marcell Ozuna homered to lead the Miami Marlins over the Houston Astros 4-2 Sunday and complete a three game sweep.
Miami Herald Jul 27, 2014
Miami Marlins complete three-game sweep of Houston Astros

Miami Marlins complete three-game sweep of Houston Astros

For the Marlins, Houston has always been a problem.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Marlins ride quick start to series sweep over Astros

The Marlins struck early to beat Collin McHugh and the Astros 4-2 Sunday to sweep the three-game series.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

A.J. Reed Promoted to Quad Cities

A.J. Reed may have just gotten drafted, but he is already moving up the ladder in the Astros' minor league system.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Mark Appel Promoted to Corpus Christi

After his stellar start this past Thursday, 2013 top overall pick Mark Appel has been promoted from Lancaster to the Astros' Double-A affiliate in Corpus Christi.
Miami Herald Jul 27, 2014

Astros activate McHugh from DL

The Houston Astros activated pitcher Collin McHugh from the 15-day disabled list prior to Sundays game against the Miami Marlins.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

McHugh returns from DL, hopes to help Astros get win

Collin McHugh returns from the DL as he tries to help the Astros, who are a season-high 20 games under .500 and on a four-game slide thanks largely to a 7.41 ERA, get in the win column.
Miami Herald Jul 27, 2014

Miami Marlins (50-53) at Houston Astros (42-62), 2:10 p.m. (ET)

Jacob Turner will try to state his case to remain in the Miami Marlins rotation on Sunday, as they attempt to complete a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Albers continues long road back to recovery

Matt Albers isn't used to being injured. That, in part, has made his recovery from a shoulder injury difficult.
CSN Houston Jul 27, 2014

Astros take positives from missed chances

Despite going 1-for-12 with runners in scoring position, there were some positive vibes the Astros could take out of their performance in a 7-3 loss to the Marlins.
CSN Houston Jul 26, 2014

Zeid placed on DL; Peacock optioned to OKC

After the Astros fell to the Miami Marlins on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park, manager Bo Porter announced a couple roster moves.
Miami Herald Jul 26, 2014
Early offense carries surging Miami Marlins past Houston Astros

Early offense carries surging Miami Marlins past Houston Astros

The Marlins put up five runs during the first two innings and rolled to their sixth win in seven games, adding intrigue as the trade deadline nears.

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