The Monitor: Houston Astros

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

Houston Astros

Latest Story

Morrison's 2-run homer in 8th helps Mariners over Astros 7-5

HOUSTON — Logan Morrison's tiebreaking two-run pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.

  • icon Posted: September 01
Saturday 08/29/2015
Astros' Fiers follows no-no with another win, 4-1 over Twins
Posted: August 29, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS  — Mike Fiers followed his no-hitter with another stellar start for Houston, pitching into the seventh inning with three hits allowed for the first-place Astros in a 4-1 victory Saturday over the Minnesota Twins.

more »
Monday 08/24/2015
Castro's homer in 10th gives Astros 3-2 win over Dodgers
Posted: August 24, 2015

HOUSTON — Star rookie Carlos Correa and the AL West-leading Houston Astros were feeling pretty confident on Sunday after sweeping the Los Angeles Dodgers, who lead the NL West.

more »
Saturday 08/22/2015
Fiers puts no-hitter on resume, a year after beaning Stanton
Posted: August 22, 2015

HOUSTON — Going into this season, Mike Fiers was known more than anything for throwing the fastball that shattered Giancarlo Stanton's face.

more »
Kazmir pitches Astros over Greinke, Dodgers 3-1
Posted: August 22, 2015

HOUSTON — Scott Kazmir pitched six solid innings, Jose Altuve and Luis Valbuena homered and the Houston Astros defeated Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Saturday night.

more »
Fiers throws no-hitter against Dodgers in 3-0 win by Astros
Posted: August 22, 2015

HOUSTON — Growing up, Mike Fiers remembers watching Nolan Ryan throw no-hitter after no-hitter.

more »
Tuesday 08/18/2015
Gonzalez's 10th-inning homer gives Astros 3-2 win over Rays
Posted: August 18, 2015

HOUSTON — Houston's Marwin Gonzalez's doesn't get to play every day.

more »
Sunday 08/16/2015
Altuve's 2-out single in 9th sends Astros over Tigers
Posted: August 16, 2015

HOUSTON — Jose Altuve has always enjoyed coming through for the Houston Astros in the clutch.

more »
Wednesday 08/12/2015
Astros beat Giants 2-0 to end road trip with a win
Posted: August 12, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO — Houston's lighted spinning disco ball was back in the clubhouse, and so was the fog machine.

more »
Sunday 08/09/2015
Fiers pitches 6 2-3 solid innings in Astros' 5-4 loss to A's
Posted: August 09, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — Mike Fiers gave his new team a quality start, though he wasn't around for the wild finish.

more »
Tuesday 08/04/2015
Beltre's 3rd career cycle in Rangers' 12-9 win over Astros
Posted: August 04, 2015

ARLINGTON — Adrian Beltre came to bat in the fifth inning looking for a pitch he could hit over the wall. He got one for an impressive modern-day record.

more »
Sunday 08/02/2015
McHugh goes 7 innings, Astros beat Diamondbacks 4-1
Posted: August 02, 2015

HOUSTON — The last year has been a complete turnaround for Collin McHugh.

more »
Thursday 07/30/2015
Castro's 9th-inning homer gives Astros 3-0 win over Angels
Posted: July 30, 2015

HOUSTON — Jason Castro hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 3-0 victory and a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night.

more »
Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through
Posted: July 30, 2015

HOUSTON — The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers.

more »
Wednesday 07/29/2015
Astros regain lead in AL-West with 6-3 win over Angels
Posted: July 29, 2015

HOUSTON — Rookie Lance McCullers pitched seven solid innings and Preston Tucker and Jon Singleton both homered to help the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night to regain first place in the American League West.

more »
Sunday 07/26/2015
Astros lose 5-1 to Royals, set to face Angels in key series
Posted: July 26, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After losing two of three to the American League-leading Kansas City Royals, the Houston Astros immediately turned their focus to their next series.

more »
Saturday 07/25/2015
Escobar's RBI single in 10th lifts Royals past Astros
Posted: July 25, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Although Alcides Escobar didn't make solid contact, he immediately knew he had a game-winning hit.

more »
Panama beats US 3-2 on penalty kicks for Gold Cup 3rd place
Posted: July 25, 2015

CHESTER, Pa. — Music and shouts of celebration blasted from the Panama locker room next door as U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann tried to put another positive spin on another loss.

more »
Friday 07/24/2015
Kazmir pitches well in Astros debut, beating Royals 4-0
Posted: July 24, 2015

KANSAS CITY — Scott Kazmir made a strong first impression on his new teammates.

more »
Sunday 07/19/2015
Keuchel strikes out career-high 13, Astros blank Rangers
Posted: July 19, 2015

HOUSTON — Houston Astros ace Dallas Keuchel said he didn't appreciate the approach Texas second baseman Rougned Odor took the previous night.

more »
Astros' Springer supporting camp for children who stutter
Posted: July 19, 2015

HOUSTON — George Springer is as loquacious as he is outgoing, a 6-foot-3 bundle of chatter and charisma for the Houston Astros.

more »
Saturday 07/18/2015
Odor homers, gets into testy exchange as Rangers beat Astros
Posted: July 18, 2015

HOUSTON — Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister certainly didn't like the melee between his team and the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

more »
Sunday 07/12/2015
Astros drop sixth straight, fall 4-3 to Rays
Posted: July 12, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — For the first time in 10 years, the Houston Astros went into the All-Star break with a winning record, even if it didn't feel like it after Sunday's 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

more »
Saturday 07/11/2015
Astros lose fifth straight, fall 3-0 to Rays
Posted: July 11, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Astros were miffed at a call that helped lead to the Rays’ three runs Saturday.

more »
Astros lose fifth straight, fall 3-0 to Rays
Posted: July 11, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Astros were miffed at a call that helped lead to the Rays’ three runs Saturday.

more »
Astros lose fifth straight, fall 3-0 to Rays
Posted: July 11, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Astros were miffed at a call that helped lead to the Rays’ three runs Saturday.

more »
Friday 07/10/2015
Astros lose 4th straight, 3-1 to Rays
Posted: July 10, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.  — The Houston Astros’ mostly silenced bats wasted a nice start by Collin McHugh.

more »
Astros lose 4th straight, 3-1 to Rays
Posted: July 10, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Houston Astros’ mostly silenced bats wasted a nice start by Collin McHugh.

more »
Thursday 07/09/2015
Rookie RHP Cody Anderson pitches Indians past Astros 3-1
Posted: July 09, 2015

CLEVELAND — Cody Anderson says he isn’t paying attention to his numbers. The rookie right-hander might be the only one.

more »
Tuesday 07/07/2015
Velasquez takes first loss as Astros fall 2-0 to Indians
Posted: July 07, 2015

CLEVELAND — Vincent Velasquez couldn't stay zero and zero forever.

more »
Monday 07/06/2015
Astros All-Star Keuchel stops Indians 9-4
Posted: July 06, 2015

CLEVELAND — Dallas Keuchel was keeping a secret.

more »
Sunday 07/05/2015
Astros lose 2nd straight, 5-4 to Red Sox
Posted: July 05, 2015

BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez's one-handed, two-run homer put an end to a rough two-day stretch for the Houston Astros.

more »
Saturday 07/04/2015
Pain in the neck: Astros lose 6-1 to Red Sox, streak snapped
Posted: July 04, 2015

BOSTON — Pablo Sandoval made a running catch of a foul pop and began tumbling over the railing into the Houston dugout when pitcher Vincent Velasquez reached out to help brace his fall.

more »
Friday 07/03/2015
Napoli error leads to 4-run 10th as Astros beat Red Sox 12-8
Posted: July 03, 2015

BOSTON — The Houston Astros seem to turn every little break into a victory.

more »
Wednesday 07/01/2015
Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win
Posted: July 01, 2015

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros statement sweep of the Kansas City Royals came at a cost, as center fielder George Springer could be heading to the disabled list with an injured right wrist.

more »
Sunday 06/28/2015
Rookie Correa leads Astros over Yankees
Posted: June 28, 2015

HOUSTON — Houston rookie Carlos Correa has amassed enough big plays to fill a highlight reel despite being in the majors for less than a month.

more »
Saturday 06/27/2015
Teixeira's double helps Yankees over Astros 9-6
Posted: June 27, 2015

HOUSTON — The New York Yankees didn't get discouraged after they blew an early six-run lead on Saturday against the Houston Astros.

more »
Thursday 06/25/2015
Keuchel strikes out 12 to lead Astros past Yankees, 4-0
Posted: June 25, 2015

HOUSTON — Astros manager A.J. Hinch showed confidence in his ace to let him finish what he started Thursday night.

more »
Monday 06/22/2015
Rasmus and Springer homer, Astros beat Mariners 6-2
Posted: June 22, 2015

SEATTLE — Thanks to some late offense and a strong performance by the bullpen, the Houston Astros headed off to Southern California with momentum for the final leg of their road trip.

more »
Saturday 06/20/2015
Trumbo drives in 3, Mariners beat Astros 5-2
Posted: June 20, 2015

SEATTLE — Roenis Elias settled down after a first-pitch home run, allowing four hits over seven-plus innings, and Mark Trumbo drove in three runs to pace the Seattle Mariners to a 5-2 victory over Houston on Friday night, ending the Astros’ five-game winning streak.

more »
Thursday 06/18/2015
Santana helps Astros to 8-4 win and sweep of Rockies
Posted: June 18, 2015

DENVER — Domingo Santana couldn't even feel his feet touch the dirt as he strolled around the bases following his first big league homer.

more »
Wednesday 06/17/2015
Carlos Correa homers, Astros hit 4 in 8-4 win over Rockies
Posted: June 17, 2015

DENVER — Carlos Correa hit one of Houston's four home runs, Brett Olberholtzer pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Astros continued their power surge Wednesday night in an 8-4 win over the Colorado Rockies.

more »
Tuesday 06/16/2015
AP source: Cardinals allegedly hacked Astros player database
Posted: June 16, 2015

ST. LOUIS — Federal law enforcement authorities are investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals illegally hacked into a computer database of the Houston Astros to obtain information on their former division rival's players, a person familiar with the situation said Tuesday.

more »
Valbuena homers twice as Astros beat Rockies 8-5
Posted: June 16, 2015

HOUSTON — All Luis Valbuena does is hit home runs. At least that's what it seems like to his teammates.

more »
Monday 06/15/2015
Springer hits 2 HRs, leads Astros over Rockies
Posted: June 15, 2015

HOUSTON — On a night when he homered twice, George Springer was more proud of his defense for the Houston Astros.

more »
McCullers and 4 Astros relievers combine on 2-hitter
Posted: June 15, 2015

HOUSTON — Lance McCullers wasn't upset that he didn't get a chance to return for the sixth after throwing five hitless innings Sunday.

more »
Saturday 06/13/2015
Mariners turn tables on Astros with 8-1 win
Posted: June 13, 2015

HOUSTON — Collin McHugh put himself in a big hole early and a struggling Houston offense couldn't get him out of it.

more »
Astros rough up King Felix in 10-0 win over Seattle
Posted: June 13, 2015

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros cast aside their recent offensive woes with an unlikely outburst against one of the game's best pitchers Friday night to snap a season-high, seven-game skid.

more »
Thursday 06/11/2015
Astros' offensive struggles continue in 4-1 loss to Chicago
Posted: June 11, 2015

CHICAGO — In time, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch knows his team will learn from its recent struggles.

more »
Wednesday 06/10/2015
Abreu, Rodon power White Sox past slumping Astros 4-2
Posted: June 10, 2015

CHICAGO — With each start, Carlos Rodon takes another step forward. Tuesday was no different.

more »
Monday 06/08/2015
Astros can't solve Sale, fall to White Sox 3-1 in the rain
Posted: June 08, 2015

CHICAGO — After getting about three hours sleep, Carlos Correa flew into Chicago Monday to make his big league debut. Rain delayed the start of the game 25 minutes and then 38 minutes in the bottom of the third.

more »
More Events