Will Houston Astros’ Lucas Harrell Survive Against Texas Rangers On Monday Night?


Houston Astros manager Bo Porter has decided to give Lucas Harrell the start on Monday against the Texas Rangers in place of scheduled Jordan Lyles, who pitched 2.1 innings in relief on Sunday. Harrell began the season as part of the Astros’ […]

Houston Astros Close Out Los Angeles Angels for Back-to-Back Series Wins


The sun shined on the Houston Astros this weekend, and they leave California with a 4-2 record over two series. The weekend showdown with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim was close all the way, but Houston was able to […]

Los Angeles Angels Outlast Houston Astros in Hitting Fest, Calls for Instant Replay Ensue


  In a game that extended into the bottom of the 10th inning, it somehow seemed appropriate that troubled Josh Hamilton would walk off as the hero. Hamilton’s bomb to right field to win the game 6-5 for the Los […]

California Dreams Continue for Houston Astros


Following on from the week-ending series win against the Oakland Athletics, the Houston Astros began their weekend series with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim with a resounding victory. The series win over Oakland was the Astros’ first since June, and […]

Houston Astros Feel Wrath Of Boston Red Sox In Slugfest

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The Boston Red Sox did not take kindly to being shut out by the Houston Astros on Monday night at Minute Maid Park. The team leading the AL in runs scored decided to change their approach, and on Tuesday night, […]

Houston Astros Display Youthful Energy in Shutout of Boston Red Sox

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Houston Astros newcomer L.J. Hoes was asked after Monday night’s 2-0 victory what impressed him most about his new club, and he pointed to the infectious energy that the young squad is currently thriving on. Hoes came to the Astros from […]

Houston Astros Must Turn Minute Maid Park into a Battleground

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For all of the Houston Astros‘ current struggles, their home record is one of the most disconcerting. There are stadiums around the American League where visiting teams fear to tread: Fenway Park, Rangers Ballpark, Turner Field, and so on. These […]

How Many More Chances Will the Houston Astros Give Lucas Harrell?


Flashback to 2012: Young pitcher Lucas Harrell is on the up and up, making a name for himself on a Houston Astros rebuilding squad as a young, exciting pitcher. Fast forward to Saturday night, and you find a man standing […]

Houston Astros Taking On New Role, Not Letting Baltimore Orioles Relax

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The Houston Astros left Maryland on Thursday evening having just lost their series with the Baltimore Orioles 2-1. By no means, however, were the lowly Astros crushed by their midweek hosts. The Orioles are one game back of the lead in […]

Houston Astros Punish Baltimore Orioles In Blowout At Camden Yards

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Bud Norris sat in the Baltimore Orioles dugout for the first time on Wednesday evening and must have wondered if he was looking out at reality flipped on its head. The Houston Astros earned their biggest win of the season […]

Despite Rookie Heroics, Houston Astros Lack Endurance To Win vs. Baltimore Orioles


Amid fantastic performances by rookies Jonathan Villar and outfielder Robbie Grossman, the Houston Astros showed a familiar lack of ability to hold on to a lead for the duration of a game. There was no doubting the most electric play of the game, and […]

Is Jonathan Villar A Long-Term Infield Option For Houston Astros?

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The Houston Astros are recognized this season as having one of the premier farm systems in the majors, and Jonathan Villar is a bright spot in that system. The Dominican made his debut for the Astros on July 22 and was an […]