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Keuchel struggles in rare road loss for Astros
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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.

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Inbox: Did Astros do enough at the Deadline?
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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 […]

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Astros eyeing Tuesday for Springer's return
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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.

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Keuchel, Astros open set vs. sliding White Sox
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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 […]

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Hustle, Car! Beltran shows off motor in key 9th
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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.

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Astros rally for 4 in 9th, walk off vs. Blue Jays
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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 […]

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Resilient Astros add another magical moment
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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.

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Bagwell wraps up HOF tour where it all began
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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.

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Davis gets first hit during busy debut
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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.

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Hinch points to key moments that cost Astros
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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 […]

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Liriano, Astros stung by Blue Jays in extras
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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.

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Fiers faces Jays ace Stroman in rubber match
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The Astros will close their three-game series against the Blue Jays with right-hander Mike Fiers facing Toronto’s Marcus Stroman in a rubber match on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.

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