Houston Astros : MLB Look Ahead

Athletics try to break through against Astros

Athletics try to break through against Astros

Field Level Media

April 17 The Houston Astros go for an 11th straight win overall and fifth straight over the Oakland Athletics when the American League West rivals complete a two-game series Wednesday night in Oakland, Calif. FULL STORY

Astros look for 10th win in a row when they visit A's

Astros look for 10th win in a row when they visit A's

Field Level Media

April 15 The Oakland Athletics hope to see the other side of right-hander Collin McHugh when the Houston Astros visit to open a two-game series on Tuesday night in Oakland, Calif. FULL STORY

Yankees need to cut back on mistakes vs. Astros

Yankees need to cut back on mistakes vs. Astros

Field Level Media

April 10 The Astros were on their way to allowing their current weakness to undermine another shot at victory before they showed more of the same late-inning magic that has carried them this week. FULL STORY

Yankees look for traction against revived Astros

Yankees look for traction against revived Astros

Field Level Media

April 09 The New York Yankees can only hope that their Tuesday road game against the Houston Astros will mark the moment finally gain some traction after a bumpy opening to the season. FULL STORY

Astros hope Verlander can shut down Yankees

Astros hope Verlander can shut down Yankees

Field Level Media

April 08 Seemingly forecasting what was to come later that afternoon, Astros manager A.J. Hinch spent some time on Sunday discussing the chore of juggling playing time with a roster stacked with proven contributors, making particular note of the task of getting at-bats for his four-man bench. FULL STORY

Scuffling Astros to host A's in home opener

Scuffling Astros to host A's in home opener

Field Level Media

April 05 Home plate umpire Ron Kulpa provided the Astros cover for their lingering frustration on Wednesday at Globe Life Park, ejecting Houston manager A.J. Hinch and hitting coach Alex Cintron FULL STORY

Astros hope bats will be waiting for them in Texas

Astros hope bats will be waiting for them in Texas

Field Level Media

April 01 The Houston Astros left Tampa Bay on Sunday lugging a three-game losing skid and a barrel full of stone-cold bats. FULL STORY

Astros' hopes rest with Verlander in Game 5

Astros' hopes rest with Verlander in Game 5

The Sports Xchange

October 17 Verlander (2-0, 3.18 ERA this postseason) will make his second start of the American League Championship Series on Thursday at Minute Maid Park in Game 5 against the Boston Red Sox. FULL STORY

Astros' Morton rested for Game 4 start vs. Red Sox

Astros' Morton rested for Game 4 start vs. Red Sox

The Sports Xchange

October 16 Like staff mate Dallas Keuchel but to an even greater extent, Houston right-hander Charlie Morton has been more observer than participant in recent weeks because of the Astros' success combined with off days that are part of the annual postseason schedule. FULL STORY

Sox's Eovaldi focused heading into Game 3 vs. Astros

Sox's Eovaldi focused heading into Game 3 vs. Astros

The Sports Xchange

October 16 The trolling executing by Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman barely registered with Red Sox right-hander Nathan Eovaldi and, subsequently, didn't merit much of a response. FULL STORY