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Ex-Astro Carlos Gomez cranks three-run homer in Rangers debut

Ex-Astro Carlos Gomez cranks three-run homer in Rangers debut

chron.com Updated 19 hours ago
Fifteen days after the Astros designated him for assignment, Carlos Gomez dons the uniform of their instrastate rival.
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  • Astros to call upon small contingent in September

    Astros to call upon small contingent in September

    MLB.com chron.com 22 hours ago
    Many of the players the Astros would have typically called upon when rosters expand beyond 25 players are already with the big league club, thanks to an influx of rookies in the past couple of weeks.
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  • On deck: Astros vs. Rays

    On deck: Astros vs. Rays

    chron.com 23 hours ago
    The Astros kick off a six-game homestand with a trio of games against Tampa Bay beginning Friday.
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  • Astros-Cubs finale moved to prime time, ESPN

    Astros-Cubs finale moved to prime time, ESPN

    chron.com Aug 25 (yesterday)
    For Houston sports fans worried about an Astros-Texans conflict in two weeks, that will not be a concern.
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  • Former Astros outfield prospect L.J. Hoes garners win in AAA ga…

    Former Astros outfield prospect L.J. Hoes garners win in AAA game

    chron.com Aug 24 (yesterday)
    Outfielder L.J. Hoes, who played in 109 games with the Astros from 2013 to 2015, earned a win on the mound for the Orioles' Class AAA Norfolk Tides on Wednesday.
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  • Astros edge Bucs to cap strong road trip

    Astros edge Bucs to cap strong road trip

    MLB.com Aug 24 (yesterday)
    Fighting to keep their spot in a crowded American League Wild Card picture, the Astros did exactly what they needed to during a seven-game swing through Baltimore and Pittsburgh. Coming off a series victory over the Orioles, the Astros claimed another o…
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  • Astros' Evan Gattis reaches 20-home run mark for fourth straigh…

    Astros' Evan Gattis reaches 20-home run mark for fourth straight year

    chron.com Aug 24 (yesterday)
    The Astros' Evan Gattis became one of eight active players to record 20 home runs in each of his first four major league seasons.
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  • Gattis, Correa Lead McHugh, Astros Over Pirates

    Gattis, Correa Lead McHugh, Astros Over Pirates

    nytimes.com chron.com Aug 24 (2 days ago)
    A solid road trip kept the Houston Astros on the right path toward a playoff spot.
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  • Astros nip Pirates to close out 5-2 road trip

    Astros nip Pirates to close out 5-2 road trip

    chron.com Aug 24 (2 days ago)
    The Astros will return home Friday night on the heels of a successful trip that keeps them on the fringe of a crowded American League wild card race.
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  • Yulieski Gurriel out of Astros lineup for third straight game

    Yulieski Gurriel out of Astros lineup for third straight game

    chron.com Aug 24 (2 days ago)
    Yulieski Gurriel will go four days between starting his first two major league games, surely not the scenario the Astros envisioned for their $47.5-million man when they brought him up from the minor leagues Sunday.
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  • Lights-out Nova hurls 98-pitch CG at Astros

    Lights-out Nova hurls 98-pitch CG at Astros

    MLB.com nytimes.com chron.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    Gregory Polanco homered twice Tuesday night, leading a resurgent Pirates offense out of its brief funk. But Ivan Nova hardly needed the help, throwing a complete game in a 7-1 win over the Astros at PNC Park.
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  • Pittsburgh trip allows Astros' Michael Feliz to visit cousin wi…

    Pittsburgh trip allows Astros' Michael Feliz to visit cousin with Pirates

    chron.com Aug 23 (3 days ago)
    During the Astros' three-game series at PNC Park this week, reliever Michael Feliz need only look behind him to the Pirates' bullpen to see a face he's known much of his life.
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  • Astros' Preston Tucker to start rehab assignment in Corpus Chri…

    Astros' Preston Tucker to start rehab assignment in Corpus Christi

    chron.com Aug 23 (3 days ago)
    Astros outfielder Preston Tucker has been on the disabled list since Aug. 12.
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  • Astros' Luis Valbuena to have season-ending surgery

    Astros' Luis Valbuena to have season-ending surgery

    chron.com MLB.com Aug 23 (3 days ago)
    Luis Valbuena has not played since straining his right hamstring while running out a groundball on July 26
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  • Orioles on pace for stolen base 'record'

    Orioles on pace for stolen base 'record'

    MLB.com Aug 23 (3 days ago)
    In the first inning of the Orioles' 15-8 loss to the Astros last Friday, No. 2 hitter Hyun Soo Kim stood at first base with no outs following a single. For some teams, the situation might stir thoughts of a stolen base, which would move the runner into …
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  • Fister flusters Pirates as Astros roll in opener

    Fister flusters Pirates as Astros roll in opener

    MLB.com nytimes.com chron.com Aug 22 (4 days ago)
    Pirates rookie Jameson Taillon threw eight strong innings on Monday night, but it wasn't enough to stop his childhood-favorite team. The Astros stayed hot in their pursuit of an American League Wild Card spot, riding seven scoreless innings from Doug Fi…
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  • Video - Keuchel's Confidence Gets Boost In Spring Training 01:56

    Keuchel's Confidence Gets Boost In Spring Training

    Mar 1
    Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel discusses his new approach to spring training, now that he doesn't have to battle for a starting spot in the rotation, and his relationship with new manager A.J. Hinch.
  • Video - Springer Getting Ready For 2015 04:10

    Springer Getting Ready For 2015

    Feb 28
    Astros right fielder George Springer discusses what he learned from his 2014 season and talks about getting ready for the 2015 season.
  • Video - Pat Neshek Joins Olbermann 05:19

    Pat Neshek Joins Olbermann

    Feb 6
    Pat Neshek joins Keith Olbermann to discuss signing with the Houston Astros during the offseason and his extensive baseball card collection.
  • Video - Keith Law's Top MLB Prospects 03:10

    Keith Law's Top MLB Prospects

    Jan 26
    Keith Law breaks down the three best prospects from his list of the top 100 major league prospects.