7/25/2016 | Pineda outduels Keuchel as Yanks nip Astros
The Yankees somehow found a way to get the best of nemesis Dallas Keuchel on a night he had some of his best stuff of the season.
7/25/2016 | Astros willing to consider 'rental' on trade market
With a week remaining before the non-waiver Trade Deadline, Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Monday the club would be willing to trade for a "rental player" who would be a free agent at the end of the season. They Astros did that last year by acquiring pitcher Scott Kazmir, who signed with the Dodgers in the winter.
7/25/2016 | Fister eyes his 3rd straight win vs. CC, Yanks
One day after a Alex Bregman made his highly anticipated debut for the Astros and the Yankees traded closer Aroldis Chapman, Houston and New York meet again at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday night.
7/25/2016 | Wait finally over as Astros welcome Bregman
It may have felt like forever for some, but Astros No. 1 prospect Alex Bregman is officially a Major League ballplayer. In a fitting twist of fate or pure coincidence, Bregman will make his debut in front of more than 50 friends and family members Monday night against his mother's favorite team, the New York Yankees.
7/24/2016 | What to expect from Astros' Bregman
The Astros have announced plans to promote Alex Bregman to the big leagues on Monday, barely more than a year after they signed him as the No. 2 overall pick in the 2015 Draft.
7/24/2016 | Astros calling up top prospect Bregman
The Astros will call up their top prospect, shortstop Alex Bregman, prior to Monday night's game against the Yankees in Houston, the club announced on Sunday afternoon. Bregman is considered the 18th overall prospect in the game by MLBPipeline.com.
7/24/2016 | Altuve homers twice as Astros sweep Angels
The Astros rolled to another sweep of the Angels on Sunday afternoon behind the little man making a big run for the American League Most Valuable Player award.
7/24/2016 | Gonzalez exits with sprained left ankle
Astros first baseman Marwin Gonzalez left the game against the Angels on Sunday afternoon, pulling up lame after reaching first on an error in the bottom of the fifth inning.
7/24/2016 | Big shoes to fill: Altuve pays tribute to Junior
On Sunday afternoon, Jose Altuve paid tribute to Ken Griffey Jr.'s Hall of Fame induction by donning white spikes. And the All-Star second baseman looked a whole lot like the Hall of Famer in the Astros' 13-3 rout of the Angels.
7/24/2016 | Hinch: No sense of urgency to make a deal
It's no secret the Astros would like to add a starting pitcher and another left-handed reliever before the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, though general manager Jeff Luhnow said recently there's no sense of urgency. Manager A.J. Hinch echoed those sentiments Sunday in the wake of a report by FanRag Sports that the Astros were one of the teams "pushing hard" for Padres starter Andrew Cashner.
7/24/2016 | Astros' Bregman set for MLB debut vs. Yankees
As if having reigning American League Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel get the start against the Yankees -- a team he's dominated in his career -- wasn't enough to create a buzz Monday at Minute Maid Park, Astros top prospect Alex Bregman will join the fun, too.
7/23/2016 | Gattis' two homers power Astros past Angels
Evan Gattis homered twice, Carlos Correa added another and the Astros beat the division-rival Angels once again, torching Jered Weaver through the first four innings while en route to a 7-2 victory at Minute Maid Park on Saturday night.
7/23/2016 | Correa's homer sets Astros milestone
Carlos Correa made his rookie debut for the Astros a little more than a year ago, on June 8, 2015. He already has more home runs as a shortstop than anyone else in the club's 51-year history.
7/23/2016 | Astros sign Cuban free-agent shortstop Sierra
The Astros announced the signing of Cuban shortstop Anibal Sierra, as well as four other international prospects, on Saturday evening.
7/23/2016 | Duffy claimed off waivers by Rangers
The Astros announced Saturday afternoon that their division rival, the Texas Rangers, claimed infielder Matt Duffy off waivers.
7/23/2016 | Two gnome runs? Astros' Gattis explains
It was fitting that Evan Gattis made such an impact on the same day the Astros handed out 10,000 Evan Gattis gnomes to fans. Gattis, who returned to the Astros lineup after missing one game with a left hand contusion, powered the Astros to a 7-2 win over the Angels with a home runs in each of his first two at-bats. It was the Astros' 10th straigth win over the Angels.
7/23/2016 | Astros, Angels look to veteran righties in finale
In the finale of their three-game series, the Astros and Angels will pit a pair of veteran right-handers, with both eager to get back on track. The Astros are going for a series sweep.
7/23/2016 | Defense is key in Astros' win over Angels
In a low-scoring affair such as the Astros' 2-1 win over the Angels at Minute Maid Park on Friday night, every play, especially on defense, matters. But two plays in particular stood out.
7/23/2016 | McCullers takes it to another level at home
Lance McCullers has been good at home before, but Friday night was something different. McCullers took it to another level against the Angels at Minute Maid Park, striking out 10 in a season-high eight-plus innings of work in Houston's 2-1 win over Los Angeles.
7/23/2016 | Angels, Astros continue series behind Weaver, McHugh
A pair of right-handers, Collin McHugh and Jered Weaver, take the mound at Minute Maid Park as the Astros and Angels continue their three-game series on Saturday night in the 11th matchup between the two clubs this season.
7/23/2016 | Sources: Astros finalizing deal with Sierra
The Astros have been busy on the international market since the signing period began on July 2, and they are once again in the final stages of adding another international prospect to the organization. According to industry sources, the club is finalizing a $1.5 million deal with Cuban infielder Anibal Sierra.
7/22/2016 | Astros ride McCullers' arm to win over Angels
Lance McCullers faced the game's most productive offense this month and dominated, twirling eight-plus strong innings against the streaking Angels to lead his Astros to a 2-1 victory at Minute Maid Park on Friday night.
7/22/2016 | Tucker makes immediate impact after callup
Instead of bringing up much-anticipated prospect Alex Bregman to replace A.J. Reed on the roster, the Astros brought back an old face in Preston Tucker.
7/21/2016 | Astros call up Tucker from Triple-A Fresno
The Astros made a roster move Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with top prospect Alex Bregman. Instead, the Astros swapped out a pair of left-handed bats.
7/21/2016 | Bregman focused on making most of time at Triple-A
Alex Bregman finished his four-day stay at Dell Diamond on Thursday and was met with a steady stream of reporters asking him if he was ready to stay in Texas a little longer. Bregman, the Astros' top prospect who's tearing it up for Triple-A Fresno, appears to be big league ready and is simply waiting on the call to Houston.
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