• Feldman, Altuve Lead Astros Over Tigers 6-4

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Jun 30, 2014
    Scott Feldman threw six strong innings, Jose Altuve had three hits and two steals, and the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. In Sunday’s 6-4 win over the Tigers, Altuve had three more hits in five trips, bringing his average to .347. Starting pitcher Scott Feldman continued to show that he’s turned a corner, and the Astros took two of three from a Tigers team that’s in first place in the American League Central and arrived with a seven-game win streak. Feldman, who snapped a personal three-game losing streak, has allowed three runs or less in each of his last three starts. Altuve has collected at least one stolen base in six straight games, the longest streak in Astros history, and he has accumulated 39 hits and 16 stolen bases in June to become the fifth player since 1914 to reach those two numbers in any June: The Astros jumped on Drew Smyly early, plating three in the first. Since '14, there have been only eight previous players to do it in even three straight: Ray Chapman , Bert Campaneris , Gene Richards , Rodney Scott , Bob Dernier , Tim Raines , Rickey Henderson and Shane Victorino .
    • Astros hit way to series win against Tigers

      Jose Altuve, Matt Dominguez and Carlos Corporan each had three hits as the Astros got behind a solid start from Scott Feldman to earn a series victory over the Tigers with a 6-4 win on Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
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    • Astros staying away from multi-inning relief spots

      .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:The Astros didn’t have a reliever record more than three outs Thursday to Sunday. From June 16 through Saturday, an 11-game span for the Astros, they had a relief pitcher record more than three out…
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  • Houston's Jose Altuve stealing bases like nobody else has since 1917

    Jose Altuve bears watching, no matter if you're a fan looking for exciting play on the base paths or an opposing team trying to keep an edge. Not everyone watches Altuve, though, in part because he plays for the Houston Astros, who have lost 100 games f…
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    • MLB Notebook: Dual threat Altuve makes history

      In Houston's 6-4 win over Detroit on Sunday, Jose Altuve went 3-for-5 with a double and two singles, two stolen bases and a run scored. Altuve has collected at least two hits and two steals in four straight games; he is the first player since at least 1…
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