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Recap: Houston vs. Seattle

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Colby Rasmus and Hank Conger each drove in three runs as Houston crushed Seattle 13-0 in the finale of this three-game set. Luis Valbuena added a two-run homer and Marwin Gonzalez had a solo shot to go with two RBI for the Astros, who took the series to erase the memory of a recent seven-game skid. Lance McCullers (3-1) failed to surrender a hit, but...

Recap: Houston vs. Seattle

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - After Felix Hernandez allowed eight runs and failed to pitch out of the first inning against the Astros on Friday, the Mariners got their revenge Saturday. Seattle scored five runs against Collin McHugh in the first inning and jumped out to an 8-0 lead through three with two home runs from Logan Morrison in its 8-1 win over Houston. With the early run...

Recap: Houston vs. Seattle

By The Sports Network, 1 year 5 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Four home runs and a historically bad start from Felix Hernandez got the Houston Astros back in the win column with a 10-0 trouncing of the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park. After mustering a mere 16 runs during a seven-game losing streak they brought into the opener of this three-game series, the Astros put up half that total against an ineffective...

Houston Astros (34-26) at Chicago White Sox (27-30), 8:10 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros are caught in a snag and look to stop a season-high six-game losing streak Wednesday in the finale of a three-game series with the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. The Astros dropped a 4-2 decision against the White Sox on Tuesday and top prospect Carlos Correa hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning. Correa made his major league debut on...

Recap: Chicago WSox vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jose Quintana pitched seven quality innings and got backed by three home runs as the Chicago White Sox completed a three- game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 4-1 win on Wednesday. Quintana (3-6) allowed just a run on six hits for the White Sox, who handed Houston its season-high seventh straight defeat. His only blemish came in the second inning, when...

Recap: Chicago WSox vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chicago rookie Carlos Rodon outdueled Houston ace Dallas Keuchel and the White Sox beat the Astros 4-2 on Tuesday. Rodon (2-0) labored, needing 116 pitches to get through six innings of work, but he managed to keep the suddenly cold Astros off the scoreboard. The 22-year-old allowed four hits and two walks with five strikeouts. Keuchel (7-2) pitched a...

Carlos Correa Debuts in MLB, Gets a Unique First Hit

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 6 months ago
In one of the most anticipated debuts of the season, Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa did something nobody else has probably ever done. In his second at bat, he grounded a ball to the shortstop and sprinted towards first base. On a bang-bang play, he was called out, prompting outrage from him and his friends and family visibly yelling from the stands. After reviewing the play, the...

Recap: Chicago WSox vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Sale stayed locked in and pitched the Chicago White Sox past the Houston Astros 3-1 at a rainy U.S. Cellular Field on Monday. Sale (6-2) turned in another lights-out performance with eight innings of one- run ball. The flame-throwing lefty allowed just five hits, walked one and struck out 14 to become the first player franchise history to record four...

Astros DFA Dominguez to make room for Correa

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros on Monday designated infielder Matt Dominguez for assignment in order to open a spot on the 40-man roster for shortstop Carlos Correa. Dominguez had yet to play in the majors in 2015. Last season, the California native batted .256 with 16 home runs and 57 RBI over 157 games. In 45 games at Triple-A this year, he has homered four times,...

Astros bring up top prospect Correa

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros selected highly-touted shortstop Carlos Correa to their roster on Sunday. Correa was selected first overall in the 2012 draft and is ranked as the No. 2 prospect in all of baseball by MLB.com. He will join Houston for the opener of a three-game set with the White Sox on Monday. The 20-year-old, who will become the youngest player in...