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Houston Chronicle 7 hours ago

Jose Altuve wins AL player of week award

Jose Altuve was named the AL’s co-player of the week along with Oakland outfielder Josh Reddick, the league announced. For the week, Altuve hit .467 with seven runs, five doubles, one homer, eight RBI, two steals and a 1.233 OPS. He hit safely in six of his seven games during the week, including five multi-hit […]
Texas Rangers Blog | Dallas Morning News 19 mins ago

Leonys Martin leaves Texas Rangers game with wrist sprain

HOUSTON – Rangers center fielder Leonys Martin left Monday’s game with Houston with a sprained left wrist two innings after attempting a dive for Jose Altuve’s sinking liner. Martin was taken for precautionary X-rays. Martin went into the gap in …

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Tacoma News-Tribune May 3, 2015

Astros beat Mariners for 10th win in a row

HOUSTON - After four days of seeing their pitching pummeled up by a plethora of home runs - each one eliciting the playing of "You Dropped a Bomb on Me"
Houston Chronicle May 3, 2015

The Sports Update: Astros’ Collin McHugh discusses start vs. Mariners

Astros righthander Collin McHugh talks about his start against Seattle on Saturday at Minute Maid Park:
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Mariners’ Nelson Cruz keeps up hot start to season

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz drilled solo home runs in the second and sixth innings Saturday night to collect his major league-leading 12th and 13th homers of the season. “I have no idea when he gets going like this what to do,” Astros manager A.J. Hinch said after the 11-4 victory over the Mariners. “He’s as […]
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Astros’ Jake Marisnick scales Tal’s Hill for highlight-reel catch (with video)

At first glance, Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick wasn’t very optimistic that he could reach Logan Morrison’s shot to deep center fielder. Collin McHugh even assumed the ball would carry over the wall 436 feet away. On a night the teams combined for nine home runs in the Astros’ 11-4 victory over the Mariners on […]
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Astros roar back, club Mariners for ninth straight victory

This was the night the streak was supposed to end. Well, that’s how it seemed early at Minute Maid Park as the Mariners crushed three solo home runs in the second inning Saturday. If you didn’t believe in the 2015 Astros already, the American League West leaders gave you more than enough reasons for optimism […]

Mariners collapse after building three-run lead and lose 11-4 to Astros

HOUSTON — Welp…right now, the Mariners have no answers for the Houston Astros. Not many answers period, really. On Saturday, they rocked Astros starter Collin McHugh for three home runs in the second inning, which staked Taijuan Walker to a three-run lead. Pretty good, hun? It was like it only got the Astros mad. Houston roared back for a 11-4 victory at Minute Maid Park. Two runs in the second inning, three in the third and four in the fourth…you get the idea. The Astros hit back-to-back homers in the third and fourth. Listen, as manager Lloyd McClendon is wont to … Read...
Baltimore Sun May 2, 2015

Astros win 9th in row, McHugh gets HR help to beat Mariners

The Houston Astros have gotten off to the best start in AL behind their pitching.
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Former Astro Humberto Quintero makes unfortunate play in minor league game

A video of former Astros catcher Humberto Quintero went viral Saturday, and for all the wrong reasons. Quintero, now playing for Boston’s Class AAA affiliate in Pawtucket, R.I., was playing in a game against Durham on Friday when this happened with the Bulls’ Luke Maile at the plate. All we can say is “ouch.”
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

The Sports Update: Astros’ Jose Altuve appraises his bobblehead

On the day his bobblehead was given away at Minute Maid Park, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve provided his thoughts on the likeness.
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Samuel Deduno to get another turn in Astros rotation

Righthander Samuel Deduno, who threw four solid innings of one-run ball in his spot start Friday night against the Mariners, will start Wednesday night against the Rangers at Minute Maid Park. He held the Mariners to three hits and one run with two walks and four strikeouts over four innings while throwing a season-high 61 […]
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Correa, Tucker named Astros minor league players of the month

Shortstop Carlos Correa, the No. 2 ranked prospect in baseball, and slugging outfielder Preston Tucker highlighted the Astros’ affiliates’ Player of the Month awards for April. Tucker, 24, was the Class AAA Fresno Player of the Month after leading the minors with nine home runs and 29 RBIs in April while hitting .329 (27-for-82) with […]
Seattle Times May 2, 2015
Astros defeat Mariners 4-3

Astros defeat Mariners 4-3

It seemed like just another run to make the defeat seem that much more decisive.
Houston Chronicle May 2, 2015

Astros’ Collin McHugh hopes to keep streak going in Saturday start

Astros righthander Collin McHugh, who has won 10 consecutive decisions dating back to last year, will take the mound against the Mariners in the third game of the four-game series Saturday in hopes of keeping his personal streak alive. “It’s just confidence,” McHugh said. “You get confidence that when you go out there you expect […]
Houston Chronicle May 1, 2015

Home run barrage lifts Astros past Mariners, pushes win streak to eight games

Evan Gattis, Jake Marisnick and George Springer showed off their powerful strokes Friday night, keeping the Astros on their surprisingly magical ride through the start of the 2015 season. Yet again, the offense and bullpen had just enough to overcome the one spot in the rotation that has been weak this season, extending the Astros’ […]

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