Kevan Smith had a career night and launched his third big league home run as the White Sox handed Dallas Keuchel and the first-place Astros a rare road loss with an 8-5 win at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday.
It was a busy week for the Astros, who didn’t make a move at the non-waiver Trade Deadline other than acquiring veteran left-hander Francisco Liriano from the Blue Jays. Sunday’s walk-off win over Toronto left them feeling good heading into an eight-game road trip, during which some of their players on the disabled list should […]
The Astros are targeting Tuesday for the return of outfielder George Springer, who’s been out since July 24 with a left quad strain. Springer has been running and taking batting practice and will run again Tuesday in Chicago before possibly being activated.
While the White Sox return home Tuesday to begin a six-game homestand at Guaranteed Rate Field, life isn’t about to get any easier for the rebuilding squad. Tuesday’s contest will be against a Houston team with the American League’s best record and ace Dallas Keuchel, who is 9-1 with a 2.15 ERA. Derek Holland, who […]
At 40 years old and playing in his 2,550th Major League game, Astros designated hitter Carlos Beltran certainly doesn’t run like he did when he was compiling Gold Glove Awards in the outfield a decade ago. But in the ninth inning Sunday, he was just fast enough.
Juan Centeno delivered a two-out walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a furious four-run rally and lift the Astros to a 7-6 win over the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. Alex Bregman’s two-run triple, also with two outs, set the stage for Centeno, who shot a […]
This victory was the 11th time the Astros won a game in which they trailed by at least three runs, which says all sorts of good things about their resilience and resolve.
Jeff Bagwell’s Hall of Fame tour ended on Saturday in the very city where he and fellow Hall of Famer Craig Biggio contributed to some of the most exciting moments in Astros history.
His first big league hit wasn’t as pretty as he would have liked, but Astros third baseman J.D. Davis is in the books. Davis, who learned of his callup on Friday night, went 1-for-4 with an infield single and three strikeouts in his Major League debut on Saturday.
There was some indecision in the field, a stolen base allowed in extra innings and three at-bats in the seventh with runners in scoring position that didn’t produce a run. Those were some of the key moments Astros manager A.J. Hinch was left to lament after Saturday’s 4-3, 10-inning loss to the Blue Jays at […]
Francisco Liriano, making his second appearance for the Astros since getting traded by the Blue Jays on Monday, gave up the winning run in the 10th inning when Ryan Goins shot a two-out single to left field to score Rob Refsnyder and send Toronto to a 4-3 victory.