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Astros, Mariners looking to win season series

Astros, Mariners looking to win season series

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September 17 After the news broke that Astros third baseman Alex Bregman had accomplished something never previously done by a player at his position, someone somewhere suggested he'd receive the Barry Bonds treatment FULL STORY

Verlander to experience homecoming at Detroit

Verlander to experience homecoming at Detroit

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September 10 Justin Verlander can expect a warm welcome Monday night when he pitches against his former team, the Detroit Tigers, for the second time in his career and first time in Comerica Park. FULL STORY

Astros begin series against struggling Twins

Astros begin series against struggling Twins

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September 03 Houston Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel will open a three-game series against the Minnesota Twins on Monday at Minute Maid Park. FULL STORY

A's, Astros meet for final series of the season

A's, Astros meet for final series of the season

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August 26 With 32 games left on the schedule, the Houston Astros are in the throes of the pennant race they avoided last season when they claimed the American League West by 21 games. FULL STORY

Astros' Altuve set for return versus Mariners

Astros' Altuve set for return versus Mariners

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August 21 The Houston Astros on Monday night concluded what was their longest stretch without All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve since he made his debut as a 21-year-old on July 20, 2011. FULL STORY

Hernandez returns to Mariners' rotation vs. Astros

Hernandez returns to Mariners' rotation vs. Astros

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August 19 With staff ace James Paxton on the 10-day disabled list after taking a line drive off his left forearm in the first inning last Tuesday in Oakland, "King Felix" will return to the rotation when the Seattle Mariners host the American League West-leading Houston Astros FULL STORY

Banged-up Astros brace for Mariners

Banged-up Astros brace for Mariners

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August 08 With one division rival closing fast and their disabled list bloating at a worrisome rate, the Houston Astros confirmed in San Francisco that their tenacity stands on par with their talent. FULL STORY

Astros try to solve road woes in San Fran vs. Giants

Astros try to solve road woes in San Fran vs. Giants

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August 05 The Astros posted 11-2 and 4-1 home wins over the Giants in May, but winning in San Francisco during the past decade has been much more difficult for the former National League club. Houston has gone just 5-13 in San Francisco since 2009, FULL STORY

Astros visit Dodgers in World Series rematch

Astros visit Dodgers in World Series rematch

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August 02 The Astros won Game 7 of the 2017 World Series at Dodger Stadium by a 5-1 count in a last act that lacked the dramatics of previous games in a riveting Fall Classic. FULL STORY

Paxton set to return as Mariners host Astros

Paxton set to return as Mariners host Astros

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July 29 The 29-year-old, who has been on the DL with stiffness in his lower back since July 13, is scheduled to start Monday night when the Mariners host the American League West-leading Houston Astros in the opener of a three-game series at Safeco Field. FULL STORY

 

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