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Josh Reddick nearly hit a walk-off Little League home run

Josh Reddick nearly hit a walk-off Little League home run

yahoo.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Houston Astros and Oakland A's cornered the market on crazy on Friday night, so it would have been appropriate for Josh Reddick to dash home in the 10th inning with the game-winning run, which also would have doubled as a walk-off Little League home…
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  • Altuve menaces A’s while Springer breaks out

    Altuve menaces A’s while Springer breaks out

    chron.com 6 hours ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. — If there’s one thing about his hometown of Houston that A’s pitcher Scott Kazmir should not like, it might be Jose Altuve. The Astros second baseman continued to be a menace to the Cypress Falls lefty Friday night in the Astros’ 5-4 wi…
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  • Astros Hold Off A's 5-4 in 11 After 9 Scoreless Innings

    Astros Hold Off A's 5-4 in 11 After 9 Scoreless Innings

    nytimes.com 7 hours ago
    The Houston Astros aren't shy about celebrating their quick start, even if the season is less than a month old.
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  • Extra-inning runs lead to wild Astros win in Oakland

    Extra-inning runs lead to wild Astros win in Oakland

    chron.com 7 hours ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. — It wasn’t until the misty rain arrived at O.co Coliseum and even fewer eyes were left that the Astros’ 5-4 win over the A’s in 11 innings reached its crazy peak. The first nine innings were a reminder the baseball world isn’t paying en…
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  • Harden's playoff-career-high 42 leads Rockets past Mavs, to 3-0…

    Harden's playoff-career-high 42 leads Rockets past Mavs, to 3-0 lead

    yahoo.com 9 hours ago
    The Dallas Mavericks emptied both barrels on Friday night, throwing every ounce of offensive firepower they had at the Houston Rockets in an attempt to overwhelm Kevin McHale's favored crew and fight their way back into their opening-round series. Unfor…
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  • Fields’ violent throwing motion brings heat and tweaks

    Fields’ violent throwing motion brings heat and tweaks

    chron.com 10 hours ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Josh Fields strains enough when he throws off a mound that you’d think he’s in the shot put. Outside of Pat Neshek, who probably shouldn’t even count because he’s a sidearm thrower, no Astros pitcher’s motion makes you wonder just how …
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  • O.co Coliseum brings back fond memories for Astros manager A.J.…

    O.co Coliseum brings back fond memories for Astros manager A.J. Hinch

    chron.com 11 hours ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Astros manager A.J. Hinch played his first game in this ballpark, now known as O.co Coliseum, on April 1, 1998. His retelling of the day usually turns into something of a joke surrounding the two key facts: the pitcher he was facing wa…
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  • Jake Marisnick out of lineup with right leg discomfort

    Jake Marisnick out of lineup with right leg discomfort

    chron.com 13 hours ago
    OAKLAND, Calif. — Astros manager A.J. Hinch took his hottest hitter out of the nine-hole on Friday for the series opener with the A’s, but the destination wasn’t a higher spot the order. Jake Marisnick and his team-high .350 average were held out of the…
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  • What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    What to watch for in Friday's NBA Playoffs Game 3s

    yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    We've got a trio of Game 3s on tap for Friday night, with two series teetering on the brink of the point of no return and one that could absolutely still go either way. Here's a look ahead at what to keep an eye on during this evening's three-game playo…
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  • Top Astros prospect Mark Appel starts strong at Corpus Christi

    Top Astros prospect Mark Appel starts strong at Corpus Christi

    chron.com 19 hours ago
    Righthander Mark Appel, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2013 draft and the top pitching prospect in the Astros’ system, has gotten off to a strong start at Class AA Corpus Christi. Appel is 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA in three starts for the Hooks, with 11 strike…
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  • Could the current Astros crack the top 10 in franchise home run…

    Could the current Astros crack the top 10 in franchise home run totals?

    chron.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Entering this season, the Astros figured to produce more power at the plate after overhauling their offense during the winter. Additions such as Evan Gattis, Colby Rasmus and Luis Valbuena were supposed to compliment budding sluggers George Springer, Ch…
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  • The Sports Update: McClain, Smith on Texans’ options at No. 16

    The Sports Update: McClain, Smith on Texans’ options at No. 16

    chron.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    Texans beat writers John McClain and Brian T. Smith discuss the team’s options with the No. 16 overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft.
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  • Is Astros vs. Rangers a rivalry that’s ever going to happen?

    Is Astros vs. Rangers a rivalry that’s ever going to happen?

    chron.com Apr 23 (yesterday)
    They’re in their third year together in the American League West, and the jury remains out on whether the Astros and Texas Rangers are rivals. They only started playing each other in 2001 thanks to interleague play, so their history together is limited.…
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  • Andre Johnson: Being in Indy “a breath of fresh air”

    Andre Johnson: Being in Indy “a breath of fresh air”

    profootballtalk.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    Colts wide receiver Andre Johnson reiterated on Wednesday that he didn’t sign to play in Indianapolis simply because it would offer him a chance to face the Texans twice a year. Johnson said again that he has “bigger goals” than beating the only other t…
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  • Astros’ reliever Josh Fields activated; shortstop Jonathan Vill…

    Astros’ reliever Josh Fields activated; shortstop Jonathan Villar optioned

    chron.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    SEATTLE — The Astros are indeed going to move to 13 pitchers to bring back Josh Fields, the righty reliever who started the year on the disabled list with a right groin strain. Shortstop Jonathan Villar was optioned Class AAA Fresno to make room after W…
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  • Happ outduels Hernandez, earns first win to snap Astros' streak

    Happ outduels Hernandez, earns first win to snap Astros' streak

    MLB.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    Veteran southpaw J.A. Happ picked up his first victory for the Mariners with 7 1/3 innings of two-run ball as Seattle snapped the Astros' four-game winning streak with a 3-2 win on Wednesday at Safeco Field.
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  • Happ, Mariners Hold Off Astros 3-2

    Happ, Mariners Hold Off Astros 3-2

    nytimes.com chron.com Apr 23 (2 days ago)
    J.A. Happ earned his first win with the Mariners as the Seattle bullpen held off the Houston Astros 3-2 Wednesday night.
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  • Video - Texans' Watt staying focussed 02:13

    Texans' Watt staying focussed

    Apr 22
    Mark Schlereth discusses why he believes that Texans defensive end J.J. Watt has managed to stay focused on training despite his busy offseason schedule.
  • Video - Vince Wilfork to help mentor younger Texans players 00:59

    Vince Wilfork to help mentor younger Texans players

    Apr 20
    Texans reporter Tania Ganguli says players are looking forward to having Vince Wilfork as a mentor on the field and in locker room.
  • Video - Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's ridiculous 61" box jump 00:15

    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt's ridiculous 61" box jump

    Apr 13
    Watch Houston Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt box jump 61 inches in this impressive video.
  • Video - Watt signs with Reebok 03:08

    Watt signs with Reebok

    Apr 13
    Darren Rovell discusses the value Reebok will gain by signing Texans defensive end J.J. Watt to an endorsement deal, even though Watt won't be allowed to display the company's logo on the field.

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