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Angels Score 9 Runs in Last 2 Frames to Beat Astros 10-4

Angels Score 9 Runs in Last 2 Frames to Beat Astros 10-4

nytimes.com chron.com yahoo.com Updated 3 hours ago
At the end of a disappointing season, Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are having a little fun this weekend in Houston.
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  • Giles struck on wrist by line drive in BP

    Giles struck on wrist by line drive in BP

    MLB.com chron.com 9 hours ago
    Astros closer Ken Giles was unavailable to pitch Saturday after being struck on the right wrist by a line drive during batting practice prior to a game against the Angels. He was diagnosed with a right wrist contusion after X-rays came up negative, the …
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  • Astros' Carlos Correa back in lineup, playing through pain

    Astros' Carlos Correa back in lineup, playing through pain

    chron.com nytimes.com 9 hours ago
    Carlos Correa knows it's a long season, so playing through pain is just part of the deal.That's where he find himself, inserted in the Astros lineup Saturday a day after a diving attempt in the field aggravated the left shoulder injury that has bothered…
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  • Watch live: Astros hosts Angels in Free Game of the Day

    Watch live: Astros hosts Angels in Free Game of the Day

    yahoo.com MLB.com 12 hours ago
    The American League West championship is officially out of reach for the Houston Astros. Without a strong finish, a potential wild card spot will slip through their fingers too. Fortunately for them, they’re set up to gain ground against an opponent the…
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  • Elway on Osweiler: The deals you don’t make at times are the be…

    Elway on Osweiler: The deals you don’t make at times are the best

    profootballtalk.com 13 hours ago
    Brock Osweiler looked like anything but an $18 million per year quarterback on Thursday night as the Texans were shut out in New England, and the guy who nearly signed him for not much less than that noticed. “A lot of times those deals you don’t make a…
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  • Texans' wide receivers find tough sledding against Patriots

    Texans' wide receivers find tough sledding against Patriots

    chron.com 14 hours ago
    Days before kickoff, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick made a special point about how dangerous Texans rookie wide receiver Will Fuller is as a deep threat.
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  • Dickinson overcomes wet, sloppy start to beat Friendswood

    Dickinson overcomes wet, sloppy start to beat Friendswood

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    DICKINSON – The Dickinson Gators could have used that towel Texans rookie Tyler Ervin toted against the Patriots.They committed three turnovers and fumbled twice more in a wet, rainy first half.
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  • Texans' tackle Duane Brown nearing return from injury

    Texans' tackle Duane Brown nearing return from injury

    Although Texans Pro Bowl alternate left tackle Duane Brown won't play next week against the Tennessee Titans, Texans coach Bill O'Brien isn't ruling him out as a possibility for the following game against the Minnesota Vikings.
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  • Improvement, consistency in blocking key to future success for …

    Improvement, consistency in blocking key to future success for Lamar Miller, Texans' offense

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Standing inside the Texans' locker room early Friday morning, running back Lamar Miller shook his head as he reflected on a frustrating night where he was stonewalled by the New England Patriots' athletic defense.
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  • Astros' Brad Peacock going with slower slider

    Astros' Brad Peacock going with slower slider

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Brad Peacock went from nearly throwing the same numbers of sliders and curveballs in his first spot start two weeks ago to increasing his slider usage by three or four times compared to his other breaking pitch.
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  • Astros' Carlos Correa on Mariners' Steve Clevenger's racist twe…

    Astros' Carlos Correa on Mariners' Steve Clevenger's racist tweets: 'It's not right'

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    The Mariners wasted little time dealing with Steve Clevenger's insensitive and racist tweets, suspending the backup catcher Friday without pay for the rest of the season.In the Astros clubhouse, Carlos Correa didn't shy away from the topic.
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  • Texans' Jaelen Strong has night to forget vs. Patriots

    Texans' Jaelen Strong has night to forget vs. Patriots

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    It was a rough night for Texans wide receiver Jaelen Strong as he struggled with his hands and maintaining his composure against the New England Patriots.
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  • How The Hell Do The Patriots Do It?

    How The Hell Do The Patriots Do It?

    deadspin.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Bill Belichick and Josh McDaniels are rightly being universally praised for the game plan that resulted in last night’s complete ass whupping of the incompetent Texans. But the Patriots’ 3-0 start with a pair of inexperienced quarterbacks not named Tom …
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  • Pats QB Brissett's Right Thumb Could Be Concern in Week 4

    Pats QB Brissett's Right Thumb Could Be Concern in Week 4

    The New England Patriots could be looking for yet another quarterback — or two — after third-stringer Jacoby Brissett injured his right thumb in Thursday night's victory over the Houston Texans.
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  • More Questions Than Answers About the Texans After Embarrassing…

    More Questions Than Answers About the Texans After Embarrassing Outing in New England

    texansgab.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    There’s no shame in losing to the New England Patriots. Many, many teams have done it, and more will do well before the season is over. What is shameful today is just how the Texans lost to the Patriots on Thursday night 27-0, and the fact that did it t…
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  • Special teams? Far from it for Texans against Patriots

    Special teams? Far from it for Texans against Patriots

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    The level of frustration with the Texans' kick returners hit a peak against the New England Patriots.
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  • Benardrick McKinney a bright spot in Texans' ugly loss

    Benardrick McKinney a bright spot in Texans' ugly loss

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Benardrick McKinney was one of the few bright spots for the Texans in Thursday's loss at New England, recording a career-high 16 tackles.
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  • Jason Terry Declared Kawhi Leonard A ‘B-Lister’ And Said Klay T…

    Jason Terry Declared Kawhi Leonard A ‘B-Lister’ And Said Klay Thompson’s ‘Not Leading Sh*t’

    dimemag.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    Getty Image After two surprisingly effective seasons with the Rockets, Jason Terry signed a free-agent deal in Milwaukee this summer, where he’ll be coached by former 2011 Mavericks teammate Jason Kidd. Terry recently appeared on Sirius XM’s NBA channel…
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  • Ratings up for Week Three Thursday night game

    Ratings up for Week Three Thursday night game

    profootballtalk.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    The bad news is the game stunk (except for Patriots fans). The good news is that the numbers didn’t. Via John Ourand of SportsBusiness Daily, Thursday’s Texans-Patriots game generated an overnight rating of 12.5. That represents an increase of five perc…
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  • Texans morning after: 5 up, 5 down

    Texans morning after: 5 up, 5 down

    chron.com Sep 23 (yesterday)
    In the wake of the Texans' embarrassing 27-0 loss to the New England Patriots on Thursday night, here's a look at five players whose stock is up and five players whose stock is down.
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  • Video - Watt has sights set on Week 1 00:21

    Watt has sights set on Week 1

    Jul 31
    J.J. Watt tells reporters his mindset is he will play in Week 1 for the Texans.
  • Video - More valuable to Texans: Watt or Hopkins? 01:11

    More valuable to Texans: Watt or Hopkins?

    Jul 31
    Darren Woodson thinks not having DeAndre Hopkins will have a greater negative effect on the Texans than not having J.J. Watt.
  • Video - Hopkins subject to $40,000 fine per day 00:54

    Hopkins subject to $40,000 fine per day

    Jul 30
    ESPN's Field Yates explains why Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins won't necessarily be held accountable for a $40,000/day fine for holding out of training camp if contract negotiations are settled in a timely manner.
  • Video - Hopkins has 'outplayed' his contract 01:51

    Hopkins has 'outplayed' his contract

    Jul 30
    ESPN analyst Darren Woodson says Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins matches the skill level of Julio Jones and Odell Beckham Jr. and should be paid accordingly.