MLB: Nationals top Astros, force World Series Game 7
HOUSTON - It's been an unconventional road to Game 7 of the World Series for Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals Seizing the October spotlight he missed out on as a youngster, Strasburg pitched another postseason gem into the ninth inning Tuesday night as the Nationals beat the Houston Astros 7-2 to tie this Fall Classic at 3-3. Juan Soto ran all the way to first base with his bat following a go-ahead homer, the same way Houston slugger Alex Bregman did earlier.…
MLB Power Rankings: Diamondbacks, Cleveland jump; Astros earn top spot
June was a fortunate month for many teams, which lends itself to new rankings. Here's how they shake out through June 24.
MLB: Cole fans 15, Bregman homers as Astros top Rays
HOUSTON - Gerrit Cole carried his splendid September into an outstanding October and Alex Bregman handed fans chanting MVP the mighty swing they craved and the Houston Astros survived a wild ninth inning to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 on Saturday night for a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series Cole, 5-0 with a 1.07 ERA in six starts last month, set an Astros postseason record with 15 strikeouts in 7 2/3 scoreless innings to win his franchise-record 17th straight decision.…
MLB playoff predictions: Why I'm picking Tampa Bay Rays to upset Houston Astros
In handicapping which team has the best chance to upend the World Series-favorite Houston Astros, look no further than the Tampa Bay Rays
How this Astros' powerhouse was built
Since that deal, Luhnow has made several moves that seemed minor at the time, but ended up helping create the team with the best record in baseball. Luhnow occasionally has swung and missed - drafting Mark Appel No. 1 overall in 2013 instead of the Cubs' Kris Bryant and trading away some promising prospects for Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers are his most obvious mistakes - but his batting average on acquisitions is well above average so far.
Astros stars, Kate Upton rock red carpet before 2019 MLB All-Star Game
Justin Verlander, Michael Brantley, Ryan Pressly, George Springer, Gerrit Cole and Alex Bregman brought their fashion A-game to the 2019 MLB All-Star Game in Cleveland, Ohio.
Bob Melvin says A's complained about Astros before Mike Fiers' allegations
Oakland A’s manager Bob Melvin said that the Athletics complained to MLB about Houston’s stealing signs via technology before A’s starter Mike Fiers made his allegations public, launching the investigation.
What Yankees’ Aaron Boone thinks about ‘odd’ Astros’ bullpen quirk
HOUSTON — The roster submitted by the Astros to MLB had a dozen pitchers on it — none of them left-handed. Lefty Wade Miley was on the ALDS roster when the Astros played the Rays, but he only pitch…
Question: If Jhonny Peralta Doesn't Heat Up Soon, How Long Will Mike Matheny Go Before Making a...
Since the All-Star break of 2015 Jhonny Peralta has stepped into the batter's box 601 times in a regular-season MLB game. That's a lot of at-bats. That's a
How to spot a new, bandwagon Houston Astros fan
Houston had that for a brief period with the Rockets' back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995, but a Houston Astros postseason triumph will make some of us openly weep. If you are a longtime Houston Astros fan think early childhood then the teams recent winning ways and domination of the American League is making you extremely happy. [...] right about now true blue (and orange) Astros fans are bracing for a glut of fair weather, bandwagon fans to start packing into Minute…
MLB trade rumors: One player Dodgers, Astros, Yankees would give up top prospect to get
The Indians made an interesting trade last year, giving up their top prospect in a one-for-one deal. We give you three of those potential deals.
MLB orders Cardinals to pay $2M, forfeit top 2 draft picks to Astros as punishment in hacking case
Chris Correa, a former Cardinals executive, hacked into the Astros database 48 times, stealing scouting data, analytics and more.
Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana
Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction.
Astros aren't ruling out another addition before spring training
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow did not rule out another addition to his club before it convenes in West Palm Beach, Fla., but he acknowledged it would "most likely" be non-roster invitees who compete for jobs in spring training.
How to watch Astros vs. Nationals: MLB live stream, schedule, TV channel, start time for World...
Washington took the series opener behind a big performance from Juan Soto, but the Astros will turn to Justin Verlander to bounce back in Game 2.
Indians go other way to top Houston Astros 7-6
CLEVELAND: The Indians’ peppered the opposite field to power their way to a 7-6 win against the Houston Astros Wednesday night Facing Astros right-handed starter Lance McCullers (2-1), the Indians found early success going the other way with four hits to left field by left-handed hitters that resulted in a quick 3-0 lead Carlos Santana singled to left-center and Francisco Lindor drew a walk to open…
Why Is Killer Mike Shading the Hell Out of Kevin Hart?
Killer Mike and El-P have a bone to pick with Kevin Hart. News dropped earlier today that Hart is set to produce and star in an action-comedy that, according to THR, is about “a group…
Photos: Astros 11, Angels 10
The Houston Astros emerged with a 11-10 win after battling the Los Angeles Angels for 4 hours and 49 minutes to close out the first half of the season on
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MLB slugger Mike Trout had a meteoric rise on the way to a record new contract.
Indians 7, Astros 6: Indians go other way to top Astros
CLEVELAND: The Indians peppered the opposite field to power their way to a 7-6 win over the tenacious Houston Astros on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.