#ASGWorthy: Altuve leads deep group at 2B in AL
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Jose Altuve is batting better than .300 for the third straight year (.330) and is leading the Majors with nine steals, but the Astros star is not the only American League second baseman deserving an All-Star selection.Share Tweet
Gomez exits after hit in right hand by pitchMLB.com 15 hours agoAstros center fielder Carlos Gomez was removed from Wednesday's game in the fourth inning after being hit by a pitch thrown by Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma. He is day to day with a right hand contusion.Share Tweet
Altuve jump-starts balanced attack as Astros drop M'sMLB.com 15 hours agoJose Altuve ripped a home run and two doubles as the Astros snapped a three-game losing streak Wednesday with a 7-4 win over the Mariners in their series finale at Safeco Field.Share Tweet
Altuva Paces Astros Past Seattle 7-4nytimes.com 16 hours agoJose Altuve opened the game with his third leadoff homer of the season, doubled twice and scored three runs to help the Houston Astros avoid a sweep with a 7-4 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.Share Tweet
A's prospect Manaea set for callupMLB.com 21 hours agoA's manager Bob Melvin confirmed Wednesday that No. 2 prospect Sean Manaea will join the A's in Oakland on Friday and make his Major League debut that night against the Astros.Share Tweet
Three-year-old's dance goes viral, earns him a visit with Astroschron.com Apr 27 (yesterday)Who says baseball isn't fun? It certainly is for Cooper Buell, a 3-year-old whose video of himself dancing on first base during a game went viral and helped earn him and his family a trip to meet Jose Altuve and Jake Marisnick.Share TweetPosition players pitching is one of baseball's great joys. There's even a twitter account dedicated to alerting the world when a position player is on the mound. Which is a great service, since it doesn't happen often - typically, it happens in a long e…Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 27 (yesterday)Robinson Cano hit a grand slam and drove in six runs, Nathan Karns threw seven shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 11-1 on Tuesday night.Share Tweet
Pipeline preview: Phils' Williams, Reds' Reed among those to watchMLB.com Apr 26 (2 days ago)The Phillies' Nick Williams, the Reds' Cody Reed, the A's Daniel Mengden and the Astros' Joe Musgrove are among the top prospects in action on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Taijuan Walker Strikes Out 11 as Mariners Beat Astros 3-2nytimes.com Apr 26 (3 days ago)Taijuan Walker tied his career-high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings, Leonys Martin and Kyle Seager hit solo homers and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 3-2 on Monday night for their eighth win in 11 games.Share Tweet
Astros go with 13 arms as Feliz bolsters bullpenMLB.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Monday he expects to carry 13 pitchers for the immediate future after calling up hard-throwing right-hander Michael Feliz from Triple-A Fresno following Sunday's 12-inning loss to the Red Sox.Share Tweet
Rasmus, with 4 homers, is AL Player of WeekMLB.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)The Astros are off to a slow start, having won just six times in their first 19 games, but that hasn't stopped them from becoming the first team to have three consecutive American League Players of the Week to start the season. Outfielder Colby Rasmus w…Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)The season hasn't started well for Houston Astros centerfielder Carlos Gomez. He's currently batting just .194/.217/.254, and his frustration bubbled over on Sunday during an at-bat against the Boston Red Sox. Facing Red Sox pitcher Henry Owens in the t…Share Tweet
Ted Cruz campaign manager keeps candidate in spotlight during nationally televised Astros gamechron.com Apr 25 (3 days ago)Ted Cruz scored some free advertising at an interminable Houston Astros game last night.Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 25 (4 days ago)Jackie Bradley Jr. lined a tie-breaking RBI single in the 12th inning after Houston's Colby Rasmus hit a tying two-run homer off closer Craig Kimbrel in the ninth, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Astros 7-5 on Sunday night in a five-hour marathon.Share Tweet
JBJ's RBI in 12th lifts Red Sox in HoustonMLB.com Apr 25 (4 days ago)Jackie Bradley Jr. drove in Hanley Ramirez with the go-ahead run in the 12th inning with a bases-loaded single to right field off Ken Giles, sending the Red Sox to a 7-5 win over the Astros in a five-plus-hour Sunday night tilt at Minute Maid Park.Share Tweet
Top stats to know: Red Sox-Astros on Sunday Night BaseballESPN.com Apr 24 (4 days ago)Top stats to know: Red Sox-Astros on Sunday Night BaseballShare Tweet
Big cheese: Colby's grand jack powers winMLB.com Apr 23 (5 days ago)Colby Rasmus finally got the big hits the Astros have been waiting for, launching a go-ahead grand slam in the fifth inning and driving in five total runs to propel Houston to an 8-3 win on Saturday afternoon in Minute Maid Park. The victory snapped the…Share TweetColby Rasmus hit a tie-breaking grand slam in the fifth inning to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday that snapped a four-game skid.Share Tweet
Bogaerts exits after getting hit on right wristMLB.com Apr 22 (6 days ago)Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts exited Friday's 6-2 win against the Astros after being plunked on the right wrist during the ninth inning by reliever Luke Gregerson.Share Tweet
Plenty of time for Astros to live up to hypeMLB.com Apr 22 (6 days ago)There are two things we know about these Houston Astros. One is that general manager Jeff Luhnow will not allow the season to get away from his team. The other is that he has options.Share Tweet
Rasmus hopes his huge night spurs AstrosMLB.com Apr 22 (7 days ago)Colby Rasmus is off to one of the best starts of his career, but the Astros' colorful left fielder can't really enjoy it too much. Rasmus went 2-for-3 with a pair of homers in Thursday's 7-4 loss to the Rangers that dropped the Astros to 5-11.Share Tweet
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