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Astros Beat Nationals 8-0 on a Sunday Afternoon

Astros Beat Nationals 8-0 on a Sunday Afternoon

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports Astros take the series 2-1 in our nation's capital. The Astros took it to the Nationals Sunday afternoon, taking the decisive game 3 in overpowering fashion both on the mound and at the plate. Justin Verlander went five innings, with 5 strikeouts and three walks in the early going. A season high 107 pitches led him to be lifted for Rafael Montero in the 6th, but he left the game without a run scored against him. Opponents are hitting .146 against Verlander this season. The Astros offense made sure Verlander’s outing would not go down...
The Crawfish Boxes 16 hours ago
Game 35 Thread. May 15, 2022, 12:35 CT. Astros @ Nationals

Game 35 Thread. May 15, 2022, 12:35 CT. Astros @ Nationals

Gregory Fisher-USA TODAY Sports Astros hope to start another streak and take the series in this rubber match in Washington The Astros’ 11 game winning streak was shattered yesterday as they got shellacked by the Nationals 13-6. Let’s see if they can score on Justin Verlander as easily as they did yesterday against, Cristian Javier, Phil Maton, and Blake Taylor. Verlander will be faced by Patrick Corbin, who has been terrible this year, whose record is 0-5, and in 32.2 innings has a 6.06 ERA. The Astros start today in a virtual tie for first place in the AL West...
Climbing Tal's Hill 16 hours ago

Checking in on the Astros’ centerfield platoon

While Pedro Leon excels and Jake Meyers nears a rehab assignment, where does the current Astros’ centerfield platoon stand? Three weeks or so ago I gave an initial review of the Houston Astros centerfield platoon of Chas McCormick and Jose Siri. The caveat then was that the sample size was small — 12 games — […] Checking in on the Astros’ centerfield platoon - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
The Crawfish Boxes 18 hours ago
Astros Prospect Report: May 14th

Astros Prospect Report: May 14th

GLENDALE, AZ - NOVEMBER 10, 2021: Pedro Leon #10 of the Glendale Desert Dogs bats against the Mesa Solar Sox at Camelback Ranch on November 10, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. | Photo by Chris Bernacchi/Diamond Images via See how the prospects performed last night Another day of minor league action is in the books. You can see all the Astros affiliates results below. AAA: Sugar Land Space Cowboys (15-20) won 12-2 (BOX SCORE) The offense got on the board in the 4th inning getting RBI singles from Matijevic and Lee. In the 5th, Leon connected on a 3 run HR to lead the lead....
The Crawfish Boxes May 14, 2022
Astros Lose to Nats, Start New Streak Tomorrow

Astros Lose to Nats, Start New Streak Tomorrow

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Astros failed to secure their 12th consecutive win on Saturday. The Astros entered Saturday night’s game looking for their 12th victory in a row over the hosting Washington Nationals. Instead they surrendered more runs than they had during their entire winning streak. After giving up 12 runs over their prior 11 games, they gave up 13 through the first six innings against the last place Nationals. Cristian Javier (2-0, 1.19) made his third start of the season, and his eighth appearance overall. With 26 strikeouts and only seven...