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By hmcclary, 1 year 6 months ago

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Two-run homers from Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus backed six solid innings from Roberto Hernandez in the Houston Astros' 6-4 triumph over the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park. Hernandez (2-3) scattered seven hits and allowed two runs to end a three-start winless stretch and get the Astros back in the victory column. The AL West leaders had won five...

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Drew Pomeranz and three relievers combined on a two-hitter as the Oakland Athletics downed the streaking Houston Astros 2-1 in the opener of a three-game AL West series. Brett Lawrie drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Edward Mujica, Evan Scribner and Tyler Clippard combined for 4 2/3 hitless frames to end Oakland's four-game skid. The A'...

Astros call up McCullers, place Deduno on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros have called up top pitching prospect Lance McCullers and placed pitcher Samuel Deduno on the 15- day disabled list with a lower back strain. The Astros also transferred shortstop Jed Lowrie to the 60-day DL. McCullers will make his MLB debut Monday night in a start against the Oakland Athletics. The right-hander has been dominate with...

Recap: Houston vs. Toronto

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jose Altuve clubbed a three-run homer to help the Houston Astros beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 on Friday night. George Springer and Luis Valbuena also homered for the Astros, who have won the first two in this four-game series at Minute Maid Park and five straight overall against the Blue Jays. Houston's Dallas Keuchel (5-0) gave up four runs in a...

Astros bring back RP Veras on minor league deal

By The Sports Network, 1 year 6 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros signed right-handed reliever Jose Veras to a minor league contract on Friday. Veras, 34, made 34 appearances for the Astros in 2014, posting a 3.03 ERA and 37 strikeouts in 32 2/3 innings. Prior to joining Houston, he owned a 8.10 ERA in 13 1/3 innings for the Cubs. In his nine-year career that includes a previous stint with Houston,...

Recap: Houston vs. Toronto

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Villar highlighted a big seventh inning with a two-run double as the Houston Astros rallied past the Toronto Blue Jays and earned a 6-4 win on Thursday. The opener of the four-game series was decided by the bullpens. The Astros scored four times off Aaron Loup in the pivotal seventh while their relievers shut down Toronto's potent lineup over the...

Astros' Oberholtzer goes back on DL

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Astros pitcher Brett Oberholtzer returned to the 15-day disabled list after being forced to exit Wednesday's season debut due to a blister on his left index finger. Oberholtzer lasted just three innings in Houston's 4-3 win over San Francisco. The left-hander had been sidelined since spring training with a blister issue on the same finger. ...

Recap: Houston vs. San Francisco

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - George Springer capped his return to the lineup with a go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning that lifted the Houston Astros to a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Springer, activated from the 7-day disabled list Wednesday after being cleared from a concussion he sustained while making a running catch last week, hammered a full-...

Astros activate Springer, Oberholtzer

By The Sports Network, 1 year 7 months ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Astros outfielder George Springer has been reinstated from the 7-day concussion disabled list and will start Wednesday's game against the San Francisco Giants. Springer, who has missed Houston's last six games, will bat fourth and play right field in Wednesday's tilt, in which Brett Oberholtzer will make his season debut for the Astros. ...