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Astros SS Lowrie out with ligament tear in thumb

By The Sports Network, 1 year 12 months ago
San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros announced on Tuesday that shortstop Jed Lowrie will be out until after the All-Star break after suffering a torn ligament in his right thumb. Lowrie, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list, will have to undergo surgery to correct the problem. The 31-year-old veteran infielder has hit .300 with four home runs, four doubles and 10...

Astros activate P Fields from DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 4 days ago
Seattle, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Following Wednesday's loss to Seattle, the Houston Astros activated pitcher Josh Fields from the 15-day disabled list. Fields has yet to play this season after starting the season on the DL with a groin injury. The 29-year-old right-hander went 4-6 with a 4.45 earned run average in 54 relief appearances last season, his second with the Astros. ...

Recap: Houston vs. LA Angels

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Trout cracked a pair of home runs, the last a three-run shot that broke a tie game in the eighth inning and propelled the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros. Trout delivered a two-run shot, the reigning American League MVP's 100th homer of his career, earlier as part of a five-RBI night. Kole Calhoun added a pair of hits...

Astros' Peacock returns to DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Houston Astros pitcher Brad Peacock landed back on the 15-day disabled list Friday after making just one start in his return from offseason hip surgery. Peacock was activated to start Tuesday against Oakland and threw five innings in his season debut, taking the loss in a 4-0 setback to the Athletics after surrendering three runs. The right-hander sustained...

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jed Lowrie hit a two-run homer and finished with three RBI as the Houston Astros avoided a three-game series sweep by defeating the Oakland Athletics 6-1 on Wednesday. Luis Valbuena and Evan Gattis also homered and Jose Altuve finished with two hits, an RBI, a steal and a run scored for the Astros, who had starter Collin McHugh (2-0) surrender just one run...

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Kendall Graveman picked up his first major league win after getting shelled in his first start, throwing 5 1/3 innings to help the Oakland Athletics shut out the Houston Astros 4-0 on Tuesday. Graveman (1-1) gave up seven earned runs in just 3 1/3 innings last Thursday in a 10-1 loss to Texas. The 24-year-old right-hander yielded four hits and four walks...

Recap: Houston vs. Oakland

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Billy Butler, Brett Lawrie and Marcus Semien all homered to back another strong start from Scott Kazmir in the Oakland Athletics' 8-1 win over the Houston Astros. Butler belted a three-run blast and Lawrie and Semien both had solo shots, with all three homers coming off Astros starter Scott Feldman. Kazmir (2-0) didn't need such support in following up...

Recap: Texas vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
Arlington, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Elvis Andrus drove in a pair of runs as the Texas Rangers grabbed a 6-2 win over the Houston Astros in the second of a three-game set on Saturday. Carlos Peguero had a pair of hits while driving in a run and scoring once and Rougned Odor also had an RBI and a run scored for the Rangers, who had dropped the opener of this set. Yovani Gallardo (1-1) gave up...

Recap: Houston vs. Kansas City

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 weeks ago
Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Mike Moustakas went 3-for-4 with an RBI and scored three times in the Kansas City Royals' 11-1 rout of the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Lorenzo Cain also collected three hits while driving in a pair of runs, Eric Hosmer belted a two-run homer and Brett Eibner had a solo shot to help the defending American League champion Royals roll in this exhibition...

Recap: Corpus Christi vs. Houston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 weeks ago
Corpus Christi, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Jed Lowrie, Robbie Grossman and Hank Conger each drove in two runs as the Houston Astros beat Corpus Christi by a 7-4 margin on Thursday. Roberto Hernandez got the start for Houston and gave up two runs on seven hits over 6 2/3 innings. He struck out seven and walked zero. Carlos Correa and Telvin Nash homered for Corpus Christi. Mike Hauschild...