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Astros' McHugh lands on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 5 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed pitcher Collin McHugh on the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox due to a torn fingernail on his throwing hand.McHugh sustained the injury in Sunday's outing against the Angels, during which he was forced to exit after four innings. The right-hander had originally been slated to pitch in Saturday's...

Astros place Presley on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 2 days ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed outfielder Alex Presley on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a right oblique strain.Presley left Monday's 12-7 victory over Texas after suffering the injury while batting in the eighth inning.The 28-year-old has hit for a .252 batting average with five home runs and 13 RBI for this season.Houston recalled outfielder Robbie Grossman...

Astros activate Bass

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 1 day ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros activated pitcher Anthony Bass from the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday.Bass has been on the DL since May 11 because of a right intercostal strain.Bass has a record of 1-0 with two saves and a 4.50 ERA in 15 games for the Astros this season. The 26-year-old right-hander, in his first season with Houston after an offseason trade from San Diego...

Astros place Fowler on DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 2 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros placed outfielder Dexter Fowler on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday due to a strained right intercostal.The move is retroactive to June 27.Fowler, 28, has missed the last four games due to the injury. In his first season with Houston, Fowler has hit .270 with six home runs and 24 RBI.The Astros also designated pitcher Jerome Williams for...

Astros designate Williams for assignment

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 2 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros have designated relief pitcher Jerome Williams for assignment following another shaky outing in Monday's 10-4 loss to Seattle.Houston, which signed Williams to a $2.1 million deal in February, now has 10 days to trade or release the right-hander.Williams was tagged for two runs on three hits and a walk in two relief innings on Monday and his...

Astros acknowledge trade leaks

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros acknowledged Monday they were victimized by hackers who accessed their servers for proprietary information, including talk about possible trades.The team's comments came after Deadspin.com published some of the leaked information in a story posted online Monday that described how the team built an online private database used by the front...

Astros' Keuchel scratched from start

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 5 days ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel will not make his scheduled start Saturday against the Detroit Tigers due to inflammation in his left wrist.Brett Oberholtzer will be recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take the place of Keuchel, whose 2.78 earned run average is currently seventh-best in the American League. The left-hander is also tied for the Astros'...

Astros call up Veras

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 19 hours ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros called up pitcher Jose Veras from Triple-A Oklahoma City prior to Thursday's game against the Atlanta Braves.The Astros signed Veras to a minor league contract on June 15. The right- hander tossed two scoreless innings for Oklahoma City.Veras went 0-1 with an 8.10 ERA in 12 games with the Chicago Cubs earlier this season.Veras is 19-23 with 26...

Astros' prospect Correa out for season

By Anonymous (not verified), 4 weeks 1 day ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Astros minor league shortstop Carlos Correa, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft, will miss the remainder of the 2014 season due to a fractured right fibula he suffered this past weekend.Correa sustained the injury when he slid into third base on an RBI triple while playing for Class A Lancaster in a California League game...

Recap: Washington vs. Houston

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Anthony Rendon drove in three runs on two doubles and the Washington Nationals held on for a 6-5 victory over the Houston Astros.Ryan Zimmerman had two doubles, two RBI and a run scored for Washington, which snapped a four-game skid."We scored enough," said Nationals manager Matt Williams. "They have been putting up a lot of runs too. It was good to see the...