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6/25/2016 | Wheels come off for Altuve, falls shy of cycle

There was no doubt. Jose Altuve was going for a triple. That's all that stood between him and the cycle when he came to bat in the sixth inning in the Astros' 13-5 win on Saturday night.


6/25/2016 | Fister, Astros eye continued success against Royals

Astros right-hander Doug Fister will square off against Royals righty Ian Kennedy on Sunday in the finale of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.


6/25/2016 | Altuve's 4 hits, 7-run frame key Astros' victory

Jose Altuve homered in a four-hit night and drove in three runs, and the Astros bolted to a huge early lead for the second straight game in a 13-5 victory over the Royals on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Bop of the 1st vs. KC: Triple, slam by George!

After getting hit by a pitch on his wrist last year and missing two months of the season, Astros outfielder George Springer exacted some revenge on Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Astros to call up slugger Reed for MLB debut

The Astros are planning to call up first baseman A.J. Reed from Triple-A Fresno before Saturday's game at Kauffman Stadium, the club announced after Friday night's 13-4 win over the Royals. Tony Kemp was optioned to Triple-A to make room for Reed.


6/24/2016 | Hinch lobbying for Harris to earn All-Star nod

Royals manager Ned Yost, who will be tasked with picking five pitchers and two position players for the American League for next month's All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, is no stranger to Astros reliever Will Harris, who entered Friday's series opener with a 0.83 ERA and six saves in 32 appearances.


6/24/2016 | Young, Royals looking to slow Astros' series roll

As Royals right-hander Chris Young takes the mound against the Astros on Saturday, all eyes will be on left field. After injuring his right wrist just over a month ago, left fielder Alex Gordon will likely make his return in the middle game of the set at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

George Springer had three hits and drove in five runs, and the Astros blitzed Royals starter Edinson Volquez for nine runs in the first inning in cruising to a 13-4 victory on Friday night.


6/24/2016 | Pipeline preview: Vlad Jr. set to resume pro debut

Indians No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier looks to stay hot for Double-A Akron against Trenton at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/23/2016 | Pipeline preview: Frazier looking to stay hot

Indians No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier looks to stay hot for Double-A Akron against Trenton at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/23/2016 | Once a journeyman, Harris key to Astros' bullpen

After being called up in 2012, Will Harris bounced around the Majors for a few seasons. He was claimed by the Athletics in 2013, waived three days later and picked up by the D-backs, who ultimately put him on waivers. The Astros picked Harris up in November 2014 and have reaped the rewards.


6/23/2016 | Fans must start voting now to get in all 35 ballots

The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is down to its final week, and here are 10 important things to know as you continue deciding starters for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.


6/22/2016 | Big triple emblematic of Marwin's hot June

Marwin Gonzalez just wants to be there when his team needs him. And sure enough, in the eighth inning of a tie game, the Astros needed him Wednesday. The first baseman came up in a big way: hitting a deep triple to Tal's Hill to send in George Springer as the go-ahead run.


6/22/2016 | All the small things: Fundamentals key to win

Carlos Correa didn't have time for pain. Two innings after crumpling to the ground when he fouled a ball off his left foot, the Astros shortstop hustled down the line in the eighth to beat out what would have been an inning-ending double play, allowing Marwin Gonzalez to score with the game-winning run.


6/22/2016 | Astros sweep Angels with 5th straight win

Marwin Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking RBI triple off the center-field wall then scored on a fielder's choice to send the red-hot Astros to a 3-2 victory and a three-game sweep of the Angels on Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.


6/22/2016 | Volquez, Keuchel square off in ALDS rematch

In a rematch of last year's American League Division Series, the Royals and Astros will begin a three-game set Friday at Kauffman Stadium, with Edinson Volquez matching up against Dallas Keuchel.


6/22/2016 | Astros sign top Draft pick Whitley

Forrest Whitley had shot to 6-foot-7 by the time he was a junior in high school in San Antonio, and he had four pitches, including an effective changeup, which had put him on the scouting map. When he got on the scale while pitching for Team USA in Japan last summer and weighed in at 263 pounds, he knew something had to change.


6/22/2016 | Astros show resiliency, battle back from tough start

This one was not easy. In that way, it represented everything this crazy season has thrown at the Houston Astros. "We're a resilient group," manager A.J. Hinch would say later. They are that and possibly more.


6/22/2016 | High-pressure situations don't bother Correa

A high-pressure moment with the game on the line doesn't bother Carlos Correa. In fact, he lives for it. "I want to be in that situation every day," Correa said Tuesday.


6/21/2016 | Correa's big night sinks Angels

Carlos Correa hit a home run but saved his best for last, hitting a two-run, walk-off single as the Astros came back to top the Angels, who got a big pitching performance from Hector Santiago, who allowed one run in 6 1/3 innings.


6/21/2016 | McCullers, Shoemaker meet up at Minute Maid Park

Lance McCullers has allowed three or fewer earned runs in five of the seven starts he's made this season since. He'll face Matt Shoemaker on Wednesday. Shoemaker, after a rough April, has a 2.20 ERA in four starts this month.


6/21/2016 | National PLAY Campaign makes stop in Houston

Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel and outfielder Jake Marisnick, as well as the team's athletic training staff, teamed up with the Taylor Hooton Foundation to educate the local youth on the importance of exercise and nutrition and the dangers of performance enhancing drugs and steroids.


6/21/2016 | Altuve widens lead at 2B in AL All-Star vote

For the second week in a row, the Astros' Jose Altuve increased his lead as the leading vote-getter among American League second basemen in the latest balloting update for the All-Star Game released Tuesday.


6/21/2016 | Aiken, Alvarez among top prospect performers Monday

Indians No. 4 prospect Brady Aiken was among the top prospect performers in the Minors on Monday.


6/21/2016 | Betts takes lead in 4-way charge for third OF spot in AL

Mookie Betts of the Red Sox has moved into the third starting American League outfield spot as that race tightened in the past week, and the Blue Jays' Jose Bautista is also making a big charge despite going on the disabled list with an injured right big toe, as a mere 133,097 votes separate four candidates for that final spot as we hit the homestretch of the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot.




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