AL West champ Astros beat up on Tampa Bay 5-0

A day after the champagne flowed when the Astros clinched the American League West title for the fifth time in six years, the Astros had no hangover effects from the night before and were able to beat Tampa Bay soundly 5-0 on Tuesday night. Kyle Tucker started off the offense with his 100th RBI of […]Read More

Astros lose to Athletics 8-5 Saturday night

The Athletics knew the Astros were in the playoffs already after last night’s victory and they took their frustration out on the Astros Saturday by belting several home runs and putting some serious pressure on the pitching staff in an 8-5 win over the Astros. The Astros may have already clinched a playoff spot but […]Read More

McCullers’ magic fuels Astros 5-2 victory Thursday night

The Astros had a spectacular outing from starting pitcher Lance McCullers, Jr. and some timely hitting from Christian Vazquez and Aledmys Diaz to give the Astros a 5-2 victory over Oakland on Thursday night. McCullers was excellent on the mound, going 6 innings, allowing two hits, two earned runs and striking out 11 on 99 […]Read More

Astros sweep Tigers with 2-1 win; Verlander, Diaz return

Kyle Tucker homered and Alex Bregman hit a sacrifice fly to lead the Astros to a 2-1 victory in Detroit to complete the sweep of the Tigers. It was definitely a pitcher’s duel on Wednesday between Cristian Javier and Detroit’s Joey Wentz. Both pitchers were masterful on the mound in Motor City.  Besides the win, […]Read More

Astros win extra innings thriller 4-3 against Texas

Kyle Tucker and Company would not let Texas beat them on consecutive nights as they won an extra-innings thriller 4-3 on a walk-off wild pitch. It took a while to get there. Cristian Javier came into tonight’s game with 6 career starts against the Texas Rangers and his record against them was 1-1, with a […]Read More

Astros Lose Tuesday Night 4-3 to Rangers

Despite a home run from Jose Altuve, the Astros dropped a 4-3 decision to the Texas Rangers Tuesday night. Framber Valdez came into the game against Texas with a 6-0 record, 1.49 ERA, an opponent batting average of .173, and an opponent slugging percentage of .246 in eight starts against the Rangers, but he ran […]Read More

Hunter Brown Dazzles in Astros Debut Against Rangers

Hunter Brown made his highly anticipated debut for the Astros against the Texas Rangers tonight and made his presence known. In the very first inning, the very first batter he faced was Marcus Semien, who he struck out on four straight pitches for his first career strikeout as a Major Leaguer. He then proceeded to […]Read More

5 Thoughts: Astros Vs. Angels Sunday Finale

What happened: The Astros bats came alive and rolled in a 9-1 victory over the Angels on Sunday, winning the series two games to one. Jose Altuve went 3 for 4 and drove in three runs. The Astros got off to a fast start, putting up five runs in the second inning. It started when […]Read More