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Recap: Houston vs. NY Yankees

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Dallas Keuchel had a career-high 12 strikeouts en route to a six-hit shutout as the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Thursday. Keuchel (9-3) issued one walk while recording his second shutout of the season. The left-hander has now gone at least six innings in 27 consecutive starts. "He had all his pitches working," Astros manager A.J....

Recap: LA Angels vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 weeks ago
Anaheim, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Featherston's bloop single brought home the deciding run with two down in the bottom of the 13th inning and allowed the Angels to claim a 2-1 decision over Houston in the rubber match of this three-game series. Erick Aybar greeted Joe Thatcher (1-2) with a single and was sacrificed to second. He then moved to third on a groundout, before Chad Qualls...

Houston Astros (41-30) at LA Angels of Anaheim (35-35), 10:05 p.m. (ET)

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
(SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros seek to extend their power surge at the plate on Monday evening as they play the first of three straight games against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. The Astros have hit multiple home runs in a franchise-record eight straight games, with Colby Rasmus and George Springer going deep in Sunday's 6-2 win over Seattle. Rasmus' two-run shot in the...

Recap: Colorado vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - Domingo Santana belted his first career major league home run and the Houston Astros beat the Colorado Rockies 8-4 Thursday to sweep their four-game home-and-home series. Santana's three-run homer as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning padded Houston's lead. Preston Tucker homered earlier in the game, hitting a solo shot for the second game in a row. The...

Cardinals: Internal probe underway in hack case

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals knew months ago they were the focus of a federal investigation over an alleged security breach of a computer network belonging to the Houston Astros and hired a law firm to conduct an internal investigation that is ongoing, team officials said Wednesday. "These are serious allegations that don't reflect who we are as an organization...

Cardinals: Internal probe underway in hack case

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Cardinals knew months ago they were the focus of a federal investigation over an alleged security breach of a computer network belonging to the Houston Astros and hired a law firm to conduct an internal investigation that is ongoing, team officials said Wednesday. "These are serious allegations that don't reflect who we are as an organization...

Astros place Rasmus on bereavement list

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Astros outfielder Colby Rasmus was placed on the bereavement list following Monday's game against Colorado. Rasmus belted a three-run homer in the first inning Monday to help the Astros to a 6-3 victory. He left the team after the game to attend his grandmother's funeral. The Astros have recalled outfielder Domingo Santana from Triple-A Fresno...

Report: Cards the target of probe into Astros' computer hacking

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Front office officials of the St. Louis Cardinals are reportedly the target of an FBI and U.S. Justice Department investigation into a security breach of the Houston Astros' computer network. Last June, the Astros acknowledged they were victimized by hackers who accessed their servers for information, including talk about possible trades. Once the Astros...

St. Louis Cardinals Under Investigation for Hacking Houston Astros

By Josh Hamburger, 2 years 1 month ago
The success of the Houston Astros has clearly not gone unnoticed, and now there are alleged hacking attacks made by front office members of their former division rivals, the St. Louis Cardinals. The breach of data seems to revolve around Astros general manager, Jeff Luhnow, who once worked in the scouting and player development department for the Cardinals. While in St. Louis, he helped create...

Astros sign top pick Tucker

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros signed first-round pick outfielder Kyle Tucker on Monday. Tucker was selected with the No. 5 selection in the 2015 MLB First Year Player Draft. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed. Tucker, 18, hit .484 with 10 home runs, 27 RBI and 29 runs scored in his senior season at H.B. Plant High School in Tampa, Florida. The left-handed...