7/23/2016 | Gattis' two homers power Astros past Angels
Evan Gattis homered twice, Carlos Correa added another and the Astros beat the division-rival Angels once again, torching Jered Weaver through the first four innings while en route to a 7-2 victory at Minute Maid Park on Saturday night.
7/23/2016 | Correa's homer sets Astros milestone
Carlos Correa made his rookie debut for the Astros a little more than a year ago, on June 8, 2015. He already has more home runs as a shortstop than anyone else in the club's 51-year history.
7/23/2016 | Astros sign Cuban free-agent shortstop Sierra
The Astros announced the signing of Cuban shortstop Anibal Sierra, as well as four other international prospects, on Saturday evening.
7/23/2016 | Duffy claimed off waivers by Rangers
The Astros announced Saturday afternoon that their division rival, the Texas Rangers, claimed infielder Matt Duffy off waivers.
7/23/2016 | Two gnome runs? Astros' Gattis explains
It was fitting that Evan Gattis made such an impact on the same day the Astros handed out 10,000 Evan Gattis gnomes to fans. Gattis, who returned to the Astros lineup after missing one game with a left hand contusion, powered the Astros to a 7-2 win over the Angels with a home runs in each of his first two at-bats. It was the Astros' 10th straigth win over the Angels.
7/23/2016 | Astros, Angels look to veteran righties in finale
In the finale of their three-game series, the Astros and Angels will pit a pair of veteran right-handers, with both eager to get back on track. The Astros are going for a series sweep.
7/23/2016 | Defense is key in Astros' win over Angels
In a low-scoring affair such as the Astros' 2-1 win over the Angels at Minute Maid Park on Friday night, every play, especially on defense, matters. But two plays in particular stood out.
7/23/2016 | McCullers takes it to another level at home
Lance McCullers has been good at home before, but Friday night was something different. McCullers took it to another level against the Angels at Minute Maid Park, striking out 10 in a season-high eight-plus innings of work in Houston's 2-1 win over Los Angeles.
7/23/2016 | Angels, Astros continue series behind Weaver, McHugh
A pair of right-handers, Collin McHugh and Jered Weaver, take the mound at Minute Maid Park as the Astros and Angels continue their three-game series on Saturday night in the 11th matchup between the two clubs this season.
7/23/2016 | Sources: Astros finalizing deal with Sierra
The Astros have been busy on the international market since the signing period began on July 2, and they are once again in the final stages of adding another international prospect to the organization. According to industry sources, the club is finalizing a $1.5 million deal with Cuban infielder Anibal Sierra.
7/22/2016 | Astros ride McCullers' arm to win over Angels
Lance McCullers faced the game's most productive offense this month and dominated, twirling eight-plus strong innings against the streaking Angels to lead his Astros to a 2-1 victory at Minute Maid Park on Friday night.
7/22/2016 | Tucker makes immediate impact after callup
Instead of bringing up much-anticipated prospect Alex Bregman to replace A.J. Reed on the roster, the Astros brought back an old face in Preston Tucker.
7/21/2016 | Astros call up Tucker from Triple-A Fresno
The Astros made a roster move Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with top prospect Alex Bregman. Instead, the Astros swapped out a pair of left-handed bats.
7/21/2016 | Bregman focused on making most of time at Triple-A
Alex Bregman finished his four-day stay at Dell Diamond on Thursday and was met with a steady stream of reporters asking him if he was ready to stay in Texas a little longer. Bregman, the Astros' top prospect who's tearing it up for Triple-A Fresno, appears to be big league ready and is simply waiting on the call to Houston.
7/21/2016 | Manfred: Investigation ongoing in data breach
Commissioner Rob Manfred, in his first comment on the issue since former Cardinals scouting director Chris Correa was sentenced on Monday, said Major League Baseball's investigation is ongoing and that there is no timetable for any potential discipline.
7/21/2016 | Inbox: Where would Gurriel rank if he was a prospect?
Jim Callis answers questions about where Yulieski Gurriel would rank if he were a prospect, the Braves' Kyle Muller, and comparing Dan Vogelbach and Josh Bell.
7/21/2016 | De Leon, Alvarez among top prospect performers Wednesday
Ten was the magic number for a pair of Dodgers pitchers on Wednesday night as both Jose De Leon and Yadier Alvarez struck out 10 hitters in their respective starts for Triple-A Oklahoma City and Class A Great Lakes.
7/19/2016 | No place like road for hit-machine Altuve
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve continues to make batting look as easy as child's play, going 4-for-5 and finishing a homer shy of the cycle in Tuesday's 4-3, 10-inning loss to the A's at the Coliseum.
7/19/2016 | Hinch: Astros' clubhouse can handle newcomers
A day after dugout confrontations involving pitcher Mike Fiers made news in the Astros' loss to the A's, manager A.J. Hinch said Tuesday that his team is equipped to put such matters behind them. A bigger issue Hinch may soon deal with is the arrival of Cuban infielder Yulieski Gurriel, who signed last week and is expected to join the team in a few weeks.
7/19/2016 | Fister seeks win No. 10 in series finale vs. A's
Astros starter Doug Fister faces the A's for the fourth time this season as Houston takes on Oakland in their series finale Wednesday at the Coliseum.
7/19/2016 | A's rally in 9th, walk off in 10 vs. Astros
Josh Reddick hit a walk-off single against Astros reliever Tony Sipp in the 10th inning, spoiling a four-hit night from Jose Altuve and helping the A's secure a series-clinching 4-3 victory at the Coliseum on Tuesday night.
7/19/2016 | MLBPAA announces team winners of 2016 Heart and Hustle Award
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced the 30 preliminary winners of the 2016 Heart and Hustle Award on Tuesday, honoring one player from each of the 30 Major League teams.
7/19/2016 | Swanson, Newcomb among top prospect performers Monday
The Braves' top two prospects, Dansby Swanson and Sean Newcomb, were among the top prospect performers in the Minors as they helped Double-A Mississippi to a 5-0 win on Monday night.
7/19/2016 | Astros' emotions surge in loss to Oakland
Astros starter Mike Fiers admitted his emotions got the best of him in the fourth inning of Monday's 7-4 loss to the A's at the Coliseum. The inning unraveled quickly on Fiers and led to dugout tiffs between Fiers and manager A.J. Hinch, then Fiers and outfielder Carlos Gomez.
7/18/2016 | Graveman's effort rewarded thanks to A's big 4th
The A's used a five-run fourth to back a strong seven-inning performance from right-hander Kendall Graveman in a 7-4 series-opening victory against the Astros at the Coliseum on Monday night.
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