With Thursday’s 12-9 win over the A’s at the Coliseum, the Astros secured a four-game sweep and became the first Major League team to reach the 50-win benchmark in 2017.
Astros leadoff man George Springer exited Thursday’s contest against the A’s after being hit by a pitch on the left hand from Oakland right-hander Jesse Hahn during the game’s first plate appearance.
Felix Hernandez is set to return to Safeco Field on Friday night as the Mariners open a three-game set against the Astros, who will arrive in the Pacific Northwest with the Majors’ best record.
The Astros won their 50th game of the season on Thursday afternoon, holding off an A’s rally for a 12-9 victory to complete a four-game sweep at Oakland Coliseum.
Astros reliever Jandel Gustave underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday morning in Houston, and is expected to be out until 2018.
Coming off his first career win in his last start, Astros right-hander David Paulino will start Thursday’s series finale against righty Jesse Hahn and the A’s.
The Astros won their ninth straight game played at the Coliseum on Wednesday night, using a sixth-inning rally and a strong start from right-hander Mike Fiers to beat the A’s, 5-1.
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa might make the headlines for his eye-popping numbers and showstopping defensive plays, but he also does little things that can make a big difference, too.
Astros starter Francis Martes went 5 2/3 innings against the A’s on Tuesday night, allowing three runs on six hits. He walked three and struck out four on 75 pitches. The Astros gave him a five-run cushion in the first and won, 8-4, at the Coliseum.
Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. is expected to return from the disabled list and start Saturday in Seattle, manager A.J. Hinch announced Tuesday in Oakland.
Two pitchers who haven’t lost in a while will face off in Oakland when the Astros face the A’s on Wednesday night at the Coliseum. For the Astros, right-hander Mike Fiers has been on a roll recently, going 3-0 in his last four starts, while A’s lefty Sean Manaea saw his career-best five-start winning streak […]