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Gomez Hits 2-Run Homer to Help Astros Over White Sox 5-0

Gomez Hits 2-Run Homer to Help Astros Over White Sox 5-0

nytimes.com chron.com Updated 6 hours ago
Carlos Gomez hit a two-run homer and Mike Fiers and three relievers combined for a shutout to help the surging Houston Astros to a 5-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.
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  • Astros won't rush Bregman to big leagues

    Astros won't rush Bregman to big leagues

    MLB.com chron.com 10 hours ago
    Alex Bregman, the Astros' first-round Draft pick in 2015 and top-ranked prospect, has been lights out in the Minor Leagues, so it's fair to wonder when the 22-year-old will make his Major League debut.
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  • Jose Altuve's June should come with Player of the Month honors

    Jose Altuve's June should come with Player of the Month honors

    It may shock more than a few baseball fans if Jose Altuve is not named the American League Player of the Month for June when the announcement is made Saturday.That's how good a month the Astros second baseman had.
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  • Astros pitcher Lance McCullers trending in right direction with…

    Astros pitcher Lance McCullers trending in right direction with recovery

    chron.com 11 hours ago
    There are still a few days to get through, but it's looking like Lance McCullers will be back on the mound Monday and starting the Astros' series opener against the Mariners.
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  • Solomon-Smith report: Astros' recent hot streak

    Solomon-Smith report: Astros' recent hot streak

    chron.com 22 hours ago
    Houston Chronicle sports columnists Jerome Solomon and Brian T. Smith talk about the Houston Astros and how they have turned their season around and now have a solid chance at taking the Wild Card in the MLB playoffs.
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  • On deck: Astros vs. White Sox

    On deck: Astros vs. White Sox

    chron.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    A preview as the Astros host the White Sox in a three-game series beginning Friday.
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  • Astros prospect Brady Rodgers to start Triple-A All-Star Game

    Astros prospect Brady Rodgers to start Triple-A All-Star Game

    chron.com Jun 30 (yesterday)
    Brady Rodgers has gone from unprotected in December's Rule 5 Draft to perhaps the frontrunner for a potential promotion if the Astros were to need a starter from Class AAA.
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  • Yulieski Gurriel hints working out for Astros

    Yulieski Gurriel hints working out for Astros

    chron.com MLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    Recently declared a free agent, the 32-year-old Gurriel has also held private workouts for the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets. When asked last week about Gurriel, Luhnow said, "We've done our homework and we're very well aware of the player …
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  • Astros interested in moving affiliate to Fayetteville

    Astros interested in moving affiliate to Fayetteville

    MLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    The Astros' ongoing efforts to streamline their Minor League operations could see them put a Minor League team in Fayetteville, N.C., by the end of the decade.
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  • Angels hold team meeting after loss, remain upbeat

    Angels hold team meeting after loss, remain upbeat

    MLB.com Jun 29 (2 days ago)
    The Angels lost, 10-4, to the Astros on Wednesday, wrapping up a 1-6 homestand and continuing a stretch of nine losses in the past 10 games. They finished the month of June, the franchise's worst since 1980, at 8-19 and with more questions raised about …
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  • Former Astros' top pick Mark Appel done for the season

    Former Astros' top pick Mark Appel done for the season

    chron.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    Former Houston Astros No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel, who was part of the trade to the Phillies that brought Ken Giles to Houston, underwent season-ending elbow surgery Wednesday.
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  • Scott Feldman may get another start in Astros' rotation

    Scott Feldman may get another start in Astros' rotation

    chron.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    Scott Feldman's five efficient innings in Tuesday night's spot start may have earned the veteran righthander another opportunity in the Astros' rotation.
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  • Correa's blast, 4 RBIs key Astros past Halos

    Correa's blast, 4 RBIs key Astros past Halos

    MLB.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    Carlos Correa launched a three-run, first-inning homer and finished a triple shy of the cycle, Jose Altuve extended his on-base streak to 31 games and the Astros beat the Angels, 7-1, to claim a series victory and their seventh with in their last eight …
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  • Houston Blasts Lincecum, Routs Angels 7-1 for 9th Win in 10

    Houston Blasts Lincecum, Routs Angels 7-1 for 9th Win in 10

    nytimes.com Jun 29 (3 days ago)
    While the Houston Astros are rocketing up the AL standings, the Los Angeles Angels are plummeting at roughly the same rate of speed.
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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.