Houston Astros

Astros Designate Tyler White

The Astros have designated first baseman/DH Tyler White for assignment, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com tweets. Right-hander Jose Urquidy will come up from Triple-A Round Rock to take White’s 25-man roster spot. An Astro since they chose him in the...

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Springer, Bregman Propel Astros To 6-2 Victory Over Angels

George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       

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Watch: Dad Has Priceless Reaction To Son Throwing Back Home Run Ball

One father attending Thursday’s Los Angeles Angels-Houston Astros game in Anaheim got his son quite the souvenir, though it did not go the way he had hoped. Alex Bregman smacked a home run to left field in the fifth inning to make it 6-0...

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Al Notes: Astros, Tribe, Kluber, Mondesi, M. Chapman, Twins

The Astros had interest in trading for catcher Martin Maldonado before the Cubs acquired him from the Royals on Monday, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports (subscription link). Maldonado was a pre-deadline pickup for Houston last July, when it...
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Angels' Noe Ramirez Suspended 3 Games For Throwing At Jake Marisnick's Head

Two members of the Los Angeles Angels were suspended for what appeared to be a retaliatory action against Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick...

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Astros, Phillies Have Shown “recent Interest” In Robbie Ray

Diamondbacks starter Robbie Ray is one of the top rotation targets on this summer’s trade market. The Arizona organization will have to decide whether the time is right to cash in on the southpaw, who’s earning $6.05MM in 2019 and can be...
Related topics: Philadelphia Phillies, Arizona Diamondbacks

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Al West Notes: Astros, Bailey, Santana, Rangers

Pitching is on the Astros’ mind as the AL West leaders approach the trade deadline, and both starters or relievers could be on the menu, GM Jeff Luhnow told The Athletic’s Jake Kaplan (subscription required) and other reporters. ...

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Astros’ Brad Peacock Has Setback In Injury Rehab

Brad Peacock and the Astros were hoping that the right-hander was ready to return to the starting rotation tomorrow, though Peacock will now instead visit with team doctors after feeling soreness in his throwing shoulder, manager A.J. Hinch told...

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Carlos Correa, Aledmys Díaz To Begin Rehab Assignments On Monday

According to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart, Houston Astros infielders Carlos Correa and Aledmys Diaz will both begin minor league rehab assignments with the club’s AAA Round Rock affiliate on Monday (Twitter link). That the two up-the-middle...
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Dodgers, Braves, Rays Interested In Matthew Boyd

The Padres, Cubs, Red Sox and Astros are reportedly among teams with interest in breakout Tigers left-hander Matthew Boyd as the July 31 trade deadline creeps closer. Add the Dodgers, Braves and Rays to the clubs involved in the derby, according to...
Related topics: Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers

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Watch: Rangers Fan Tries To Catch Foul Ball With Wallet, Money Goes Flying Everywhere

One Texas Rangers fan made it rain in a sense on Thursday night. During the Rangers’ game against the Houston Astros in Texas, a man sitting in one of the front rows made an ill-advised attempt to catch a foul ball with his wallet in hand and...

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The Anti-gerrit Cole

Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole is currently on pace to join the prestigious 300-strikeout club, a group with no shortage of Hall of Fame-level talent. Cole leads the majors with a dazzling 13.11 strikeouts per nine innings, whereas Athletics...

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Jake Marisnick Receives Two-game Suspension

1:29pm: Marisnick is appealing the suspension, according to MLBPA communications director Chris Dahl (hat tip to Mark Berman of KRIV Fox 26). 12:28pm: Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed amount...
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Noah Syndergaard Rumors: Astros, Brewers Are After Mets Ace

Noah Syndergaard is one of the top trade targets on the market this summer, with the New York Mets out of playoff contention, he’ll likely be moved before the deadline. Teams are already circling around Thor as they look to improve their...
Related topics: Sports Rumors, New York Mets

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Mlb Trade Rumors: Astros, Brewers Interested In Noah Syndergaard

If the New York Mets go into sell mode, Noah Syndergaard will reportedly be an attractive trade chip to at least two playoff contenders.   Per MLB ...
Related topics: Sports Rumors, New York Mets

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Manfred On Ball, Dh, Free Agency, Expansion, Rays

If you ask Astros ace Justin Verlander, Major League Baseball has become a home-run happy farce. Verlander, who started the All-Star Game for the American League on Tuesday, issued acerbic comments on the direction of the game Monday, saying (via...

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Noah Syndergaard Rumors: Brewers, Astros

A trade involving Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard doesn’t look imminent – it may not even be likely – but he is garnering interest from teams in need of starting pitching, Jon Morosi of MLB.com reports. Although the Mets are not...
Related topics: Sports Rumors

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Alex Bregman Says Tip From Justin Verlander Helped Him Hit More Homers

Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman has seen his home run total increase in each season he has been a full-time starter, and he already has 23 at the All-Star break. That is just eight fewer than he hit all of last year, so what is his...

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Jonathan Lucroy Suffered Broken Nose, Concussion In Jake Marisnick Collision

Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy suffered a broken nose and concussion in Sunday's home plate collision with Houston Astros pinch runner Jake Marisnick , according to Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic...

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White Sox Claim Aj Reed

The White Sox announced that they’ve claimed first baseman/designated hitter AJ Reed off waivers from the Astros. Injured pitcher Ryan Burr was transferred to the 60-day IL to open a spot on the 40-man roster. Reed, who was designated for...

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