Throughout his high school career, J.B. Bukauskas was compared to Oakland A’s pitcher Sonny Gray, another hard-throwing right-hander who stands about 6 feet tall. The Astros saw the similarities, as well, and can only hope Bukauskas lives up to the billing.
The series opener went to the Rangers, who will look for more success against their division rival when Nick Martinez opposes the Astros’ Brad Peacock on Tuesday night.
With his activation from the disabled list Monday, Astros starting pitcher Joe Musgrove will assume the roster spot of Lance McCullers Jr., who will join three other Houston starters on the disabled list.
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The Silver Boot Series returns to Minute Maid Park on Monday as the Astros and Rangers kick off their third series this season. Houston is expecting to have starter Joe Musgrove (4-4, 4.89 ERA) return from the disabled list to start against Rangers righty Yu Darvish (5-4, 3.18 ERA).
It was the first time Astros manager A.J. Hinch had seen outfielder Norichika Aoki smile in quite some time. With a single in the sixth inning, Aoki got his 2,000th career hit between MLB (716) and Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball league (1,284), granting him immediate entrance into the Meikyukai, or “Golden Players Club” — one […]
The Angels tagged six runs on Astros starter David Paulino and reliever Michael Feliz in the fifth inning en route to a 12-6 win on Sunday at Minute Maid Park, sealing a series victory against the hottest team in the Majors.
Growing up with a stutter, Astros outfielder George Springer thought he was alone. His friends had no trouble forming words like he did, so he thought he must have been different. His parents, however, told him he wasn’t any better or worse than anyone else and helped give him the confidence to not let a […]
Barring any last-minute setback, Astros starting pitcher Joe Musgrove will return from the disabled list to start Monday’s series opener against the Rangers. Musgrove, who has been battling right shoulder discomfort, began his DL stint on May 27, the day after he earned his fourth win this season in a season-long seven shutout innings — […]
With the Astros 12 games ahead in the American League West, Houston ace Dallas Keuchel said now is the best time to fix his lingering neck issue, limiting as much as possible any damage from his absence.
Right-handers David Paulino and Jesse Chavez will face off on Sunday afternoon as the Astros and Angels close out their three-game series at Minute Maid Park.