11:09 PM EDT, Sat April 19, 2014
Houston Astros Rumors & News
CSN Houston 7 hours ago
Jason Castro gets Saturday off to rest up when the Astros play the second game in their series against the Athletics.
Sacramento Bee 3 hours ago
Josh Reddick hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning, lifting the Oakland Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 on Saturday. Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir winds up in the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston...
Athletics Nation 3 hours ago
The A's won on three ninth-inning runs, with Reddick swatting the game-winning hit. It appeared that the Athletics would end up leaving far too many men on the bases, but ninth inning heroics from Jed Lowrie, Josh Donaldson, Yoenis Cespedes, Alberto Callaspo, and Josh...
Houston Chronicle 57 mins ago
OAKLAND, Calif. — Astros lefty Brett Oberholtzer has a 3.04 ERA in four starts and he hasn’t allowed more than three runs in any outing. His last two tries, against the Rangers and A’s, he’s allowed just one run. Go figure, then, that he personally is 0-3 while the team is 0-4 on days he […]
Rotoworld 3 hours ago
Brett Oberholtzer held the A's to one run in 5 2/3 innings Saturday in a no-decision.
CSN Houston 2 hours ago
Chad Qualls hadn't pitched in over a week. His first appearance since April 11 turned out to be a blown save.
Sacramento Bee 2 hours ago
Chad Qualls stared into his locker, going over how things got away from him. Houston Astros' Jonathan Villar celebrates after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Scott Kazmir in the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 19, 2014, in Oakland,...
San Jose Mercury News 8 hours ago
Oakland A’s Jed Lowrie says he doesn’t understand Porter’s angry reaction to his bunt Friday with 7-0 lead
The A’s locked up reliever Sean Doolittle with a contract extension Friday afternoon, just hours before prized prospect Sonny Gray showed once again that he also has the makings of a franchise cornerstone. Gray kept the Astros in check for… Continue Reading →
Sacramento Bee 21 hours ago
Alberto Callaspo hit a three-run homer and the Oakland Athletics went deep four times to back Sonny Gray's strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3 rout of the Houston Astros. Houston Astros' Jonathan Villar is congratulated after scoring against the Oakland Athletics in the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Villar scored on a single by Dexter Fowler. Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes swings for a two-run single off Houston Astros' Jarred Cosart in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland...
CSN Houston 21 hours ago
Before the Astros could get two outs, the Athletics had scored seven runs. That was too much to overcome as the Astros lost the series opener to the A's 11-3.
OAKLAND, Calif. — In an alternate universe, there’s a different Scott leading the Astros rotation. Just days before the Astros signed veteran starting pitcher Scott Feldman this winter, left-hander Scott Kazmir signed with the A’s. A Cypress Falls product who in 2002 broke Josh Beckett’s state high school strikeout record, Kazmir said Friday he seriously […]
George Springer is batting in the cleanup spot for the Astros as they open their series against the Athletics.
OAKLAND — Doing everything to help your team can sometimes hurt you. Andy Simunic, 28, was added to Class AAA Oklahoma City’s roster this week. An Astros’ 17th-round draft choice in 2008, Simunic isn’t a top prospect. He’s a utility man and lifetime .276 hitter in the minors who’s played every position except catcher. That […]
The Astros will try to get their offense going this weekend against the A's, the team with the American League's lowest ERA.
Bo Porter takes 17 seconds to measure his response to a question about Matt Dominguez's baserunning blunder.
Sacramento Bee Apr 18, 2014
Sonny Gray tries to continue his impressive start to the season on Friday when the Oakland Athletics start a three-game series against the Houston Astros at O.co Coliseum.
Astros rookie George Springer had an eventful second day in the big leagues.