Houston Astros

Angels look to shut down Kyle Tucker, Astros

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May 22 Houston Astros right fielder Kyle Tucker showed Sunday how unflappable he's been this season. After striking out in each of his first three at-bats, he homered in his final two plate appearances in the finale of a three-game interleague series against the Milwaukee Brewers. FULL STORY

Young Angels showing promise vs. Astros

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May 21 Perhaps the most notable footnote from the four home runs the Los Angeles Angels hit in their 9-7, come-from-behind, series-opening road victory over the Houston Astros on Monday was who bashed the long balls. FULL STORY

Astros' outfielders producing at plate ahead of opener vs. Angels

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May 20 For the bulk of the season's opening month, the Houston Astros were getting little production from their outfield, excluding right fielder Kyle Tucker, who is delivering at an MVP level thus far. FULL STORY

Astros' outfielders producing at plate ahead of opener vs. Angels

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May 20 For the bulk of the season's opening month, the Houston Astros were getting little production from their outfield, excluding right fielder Kyle Tucker, who is delivering at an MVP level thus far. FULL STORY

Brewers seek series win against Astros after making a 'statement'

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May 19 Milwaukee Brewers catcher William Contreras called it one of the best at-bats of his career. FULL STORY

Astros face Brewers, look to extend winning streak

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May 18 When Houston general manager Dana Brown recently dismissed the notion of the struggling Astros being sellers at the trade deadline, his premise was grounded in the belief that his club would reel off a lengthy winning streak that would get it back to .500 and into postseason contention. FULL STORY

Streaking Astros open set with hard-hitting Brewers

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May 17 Even with an outfield featuring three regulars -- rookie Jackson Chourio, Blake Perkins and Sal Frelick -- each sporting a sub-100 adjusted OPS, the Milwaukee Brewers have constructed an offense that ranks in the top five in the National League in every category of significance. FULL STORY

Astros trade RHP Brandon Bielak to A's for cash

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May 16 The Houston Astros dealt right-hander Brandon Bielak to the Oakland Athletics on Thursday for cash considerations. FULL STORY

Astros turn to Cristian Javier in bid for 4-game sweep of A's

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May 16 The objective was clear for left-hander Framber Valdez on the heels of a pair of victories that required the Houston Astros to utilize their bullpen to cover 33 outs: Work deep into his start. FULL STORY

Astros starter Ronel Blanco suspended for foreign substance

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May 15 Houston Astros right-handed pitcher Ronel Blanco has been fined an undisclosed amount and suspended 10 games for a violation of rules governing foreign substances, Major League Baseball announced Wednesday. FULL STORY