12:32 AM EDT, Sun August 18, 2019
The Mercury News 2 hours ago
Takeways: A’s prove they belong with Astros

Takeways: A’s prove they belong with Astros

The Oakland A's have won three straight against the Houston Astros, cutting their deficit in the AL West race to 6 1/2 games
The Crawfish Boxes 4 hours ago
Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

Game Recap: Astros drop a third straight to the A’s, 8-4

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Yordan’s two homers aren’t enough to overcome two big innings from the Oakland offense Yordan Álvarez had a big day after last night’s thirteen-inning loss, but a lot of stranded baserunners by the lineup and inning-long melt-downs by Rogelio Armenteros and Chris Devenski sunk the Astros’ chances at a bounceback win. Final score: Oakland 8, Houston 4. Things looked like they were off to a promising start against Chris Bassitt. as George Springer and Michael Brantley both singled and Alex Bregman walked, giving the Astros a bases loaded, one out...
The Mercury News 5 hours ago
Athletics beat Astros for third straight time, positioned for series sweep

Athletics beat Astros for third straight time, positioned for series sweep

OAKLAND — A’s manager Bob Melvin said beating the two-time American League champion Houston Astros on Thursday and Friday was “good for our psyche.” The A’s trekked into new territory with their 8-4 victory in front of 21,428 fans on Saturday. After losing nine of their first 11 meetings with the Astros this season, they […]
The Crawfish Boxes 8 hours ago
Game Thread 125, Aug 17th , 2019, 3:05 CDT, Astros vs A’s.

Game Thread 125, Aug 17th , 2019, 3:05 CDT, Astros vs A’s.

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports The Astros lost in extra innings this morning and are now in a four-game losing streak. Can Rogelio Armenteros turn it around? Join the discussion? It’s the dog days on the road for the Astros right now. Just when we thought their moves at the trade deadline had made them invincible, they are currently in a four-game losing streak, and have lost five of the last six games. Last night was particularly painful, a walk-off loss in the 13th inning to today’s foe, the A’s. The Astros are currently 3.5 games behind the Yankees for home field advantage in the...
House of Houston 9 hours ago

Houston Astros: Brad Peacock could be in the lineup as early as Monday

Houston Astros pitcher Brad Peacock’s return to the bump is imminent and could be as early as Monday. What’s the latest on his status? Let’s take a look. The Houston Astros tough 3-2, marathon-like loss in 13 innings was a tough pill to swallow but as with each game they partake in, they’ll regroup and […] Houston Astros: Brad Peacock could be in the lineup as early as Monday - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!