11:35 PM EDT, Thu April 24, 2014
Houston Chronicle 5 hours ago

Astros enter series opener with A’s with a depleted bullpen

The Astros are shorthanded in the bullpen tonight in the opener of a four-game series against the Athletics at Minute Maid Park. Setup man Matt Albers is unavailable for the third consecutive day with right shoulder stiffness. Righthander Josh Fields, who blew the save opportunity Wednesday against Seattle, was given the day off to rest […]
Sacramento Bee 12 hours ago

Oakland Athletics (13-8) at Houston Astros (7-15), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

Scott Kazmir tries to get the Oakland Athletics back into the win column on Thursday when they open a four-game series with the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
Athletics Nation 4 hours ago

Astros Series Preview: Q&A with Ryan Dunsmore of The Crawfish Boxes

With the A's and Astros squaring off for four games, I asked Ryan Dunsmore of The Crawfish Boxes a few questions about his favorite team. Here's what he had to say! The Oakland Athletics are coming off a series against the Rangers and I don't want to talk about it. All you need to know is that the...
CSN Houston 4 hours ago

Astros try to break Athletics' hex

The Athletics have had the Astros' number for over a year now. Houston hopes to change that as soon as possible.
CSN Houston 5 hours ago

Astros' Albers still out with sore shoulder

The Astros will be without Matt Albers for a third straight game because of soreness in his right shoulder.
Rotoworld 2 hours ago

Matt Albers (shoulder) still unavailable - Matt Albers (R) Houston Astros

Astros manager Bo Porter said that Matt Albers (shoulder) remains unavailable for Thursday's game.

More Astros Rumors & News

CSN Houston Apr 23, 2014

Carter slumpbusts in Seattle

Chris Carter had been slumping all season. Then, he got to Seattle's Safeco Field.
CSN Houston Apr 23, 2014

McHugh pitches Astros by M's

Collin McHugh stole the show in his Astros debut as Houston defeated the Mariners 5-2.

Mariners skid reaches eight in 5-2 loss to Astros

Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon is right, you know. Things are going get better for his club. They can only get better — can’t they? — after Tuesday’s 5-2 loss to the Houston Astros at Safeco Field Because if this isn’t the bottom…oh, boy. It isn’t just that the Mariners lost for a second straight night to Houston, which had lost seven in row before arriving in SoDo. (Bad enough.) Or that this makes eight straight True to the Blue losses. (Still worse.) No, it was watching Collin McHugh so overmatch the Mariners’ whispering attack that he supplanted Roger Clemens in the...

Castro sees importance of framing come into focus

SEATTLE — Even through the first few games of the season, there was a belief among the Astros that Jason Castro’s pitch framing had improved. There’s no question about that now. One website that tracks framing statistics, StatCorner, has Castro as the best framer in the game to start the season. There are different ways […]

Astros send slugger back to Mexican club

SEATTLE — First baseman Japhet Amador is heading back to Mexico. The Astros have loaned Amador to Los Diablos Rojos for the remainder of the Mexican League season, a move that signals Amador’s attempt at playing pro ball in the U.S. is likely over. The 27-year-old first baseman played just seven games for Class AAA […]
CSN Houston Apr 22, 2014

Harrell clears waivers, headed to OKC

Lucas Harrell, who was designated for assignment last week, has cleared waivers and will report to AAA Oklahoma City.

Lucas Harrell clears waivers, heads to OKC

SEATTLE — Righthander Lucas Harrell will remain in the Astros organization after clearing waivers. He’s been outrighted to Class AAA Oklahoma City. Harrell, 28, is out of options. The Astros designated him for assignment following his third start of the season, on April 15. He’s 0-3 with a 9.49 ERA in 12 1/3 innings. His […]
CSN Houston Apr 22, 2014

Astros bats find their swing in Seattle

The prescription for Astros bats to get healthy the last two seasons has been to spend time in Seattle.
Tacoma News-Tribune Apr 22, 2014

Astros hammer Hernandez, beat Mariners

If the Seattle Mariners haven't hit rock bottom yet, they at least found something close to it against the Houston Astros on Monday night.
CSN Houston Apr 22, 2014

Astros-Mariners Preview

One of the few positives for the Houston Astros has been the solid pitching of Scott Feldman, though they won't even have that to lean for at least the next couple weeks.
CSN Houston Apr 22, 2014

Presley has breakout game

Alex Presley's been waiting to have a breakout game like he did on Monday night as part of the Astros' 7-2 win over the Mariners.
CSN Houston Apr 22, 2014

AL Capsules

BOSTON (AP) Clay Buchholz allowed six runs in the third inning, and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Monday in the annual Patriots' Day morning game at Fenway Park, a year after the Boston Marat
CSN Houston Apr 22, 2014

Astros bats awaken against King Felix, Mariners

With one of baseball's best pitchers on the mound, the Astros bats came to life Monday in a 7-2 win over the Mariners on Monday night.

Astros Player News

  • 2 Matt Albers

    Matt Albers

    Astros' Albers still out with sore shoulder

  • Dexter Fowler

    Dexter Fowler

    When it comes to laying the lumber, one size doesn’t fit all

  • Scott Feldman

    Scott Feldman

    Astros 5, Mariners 2 -- eight is not so great as the losing continues

  • Jason Castro

    Jason Castro

    Castro sees importance of framing come into focus

  • Lucas Harrell

    Lucas Harrell

    Lucas Harrell clears waivers, heads to OKC

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