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Astros punch out Tigers 6-3. Hold off late rally

Perhaps one might hope that when the best team in baseball plays the worst team in baseball, that the best team would win every game in a four game series. Well, the Astros did lose a game, and although...

Injuries abound: Carlos Correa, Aaron Sanchez head to the IL

While the Astros picked up two much-needed wins against the Tigers this week, those victories came at a price. As noted below by Brian McTaggart of MLB.com, the club will be without the services of two members of its...

2019 Series Preview #45: Houston Astros @ Milwaukee Brewers

Hey everyone, due to the holiday weekend and the fact that I’m hanging with my family, I’ll be doing it a bit of short form for this preview. I hope everyone can take some time today to enjoy...

Talking Stros Podcast Soundcloud Links: Kyle Tucker Is Looking Like the Real Deal

9-8-2019 Segment 1: The Astros win big versus the Mariners and Gerrit Cole pitches well again. Eric and Will Moriarty discuss the odds of re-signing Cole and is it between him and George Springer. Carlos Correa is a great player when...

Game Thread 129, August 21st, 2019, 7:10 CDT, Tigers vs Astros

As you’ve probably already heard, the Astros put two players on IL last night, Carlos Correa and Aaron Sanchez. Correa we already figured on, but Sanchez was a little bit of a surprise. The recovery time for both players...

With his current run, Justin Verlander might make it to 3000 Ks this year...

Justin Verlander has had a bit of a run of tough luck in his recent starts, but he hasn’t let that stop him from being just as dominant as he has been the rest of the year. Despite his...

Verlander dominant, but mistakes cost Astros in 2-1 loss to Tigers

The Houston Astros were huge favorites—possibly one of the biggest of in MLB history—when they hosted the Detroit Tigers Wednesday night. The Astros had one of the frontrunners in the American League Cy Young race on the hill and a...

Game Thread 133. August 28, 2019, 7:10 CDT. Rays vs. Astros

The Astros come into tonight’s game on a four game winning streak, and having won seven out of their last ten games. They are 1⁄2 game behind the Yankees for first place in the AL, and 1⁄2 game behind...

Astros Prospect Report: September 1st, 2019

Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below. AAA: Round Rock Express (84-55) won 5-3 (BOX SCORE) Note: Jones is hitting .333 with 2 HR, 9 RBI over his last 10 games. Chas McCormick, RF: 2-for-4, R,...

Astros give no mercy to Angels. Pile on 11-2 behind Framber Valdez

In a game that was close until the end, the Astros unleashed seven run fury in their last at bat to break the game open. But as magnificent as an 11-2 Astros win might seem, the real story of...

Michael Brantley’s hitting streak is a good reminder of just how good his season...

The Astros’ offense has looked once again like its old, more-dominant self, coming off an 8-1 stretch that includes back-to-back games of double-digit run support after last night’s 15-1 blowout. But even a few days ago when things were...

Game Thread 128, August 20th, 2017. 7:10 CDT. Tigers vs Astros.

The Astros got the win yesterday against the last place Tigers. But did anyone else besides me not feel so great about it? The Astros only won by one run, and only scored one run after the first inning....

Astros Crawfish Boil: August 28th, 2019

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Looking at the Astros’ various postseason odds

The Astros are a very good team. Let me emphasize the “very good” part again. It is not by accident that Houston has the third-best record (81-46) in baseball entering Wednesday. Only the Dodgers with plus-223 runs have a...

Yuli-tide: Another blast from Gurriel sparks Astros to 5-4 victory over Angels

The yuletide is a 12-day holiday that typically spans Christmas into the New Year. While that may be a great tradition, it’s got nothing on the Yuli-tide, a celebration that’s lasted over two months and shows no signs of...

What in good heavens is going on with Wade Miley?

Until the last week of August, Wade Miley’s continued major league resurgence was proceeding smoothly. Through August 24, the southpaw posted a quality 3.13 ERA in 152 1⁄3 innings as he became a key cog in the Astros’ rotation....

Another day, another injury: Ryan Pressly to have arthroscopic knee surgery; out 4-to-6 weeks

On the heels of a disappointing loss on Wednesday, along with a dust up in the media, the Astros were probably hoping for a quiet end to the work week. Well, that desire didn’t materialize today. Instead, the club...

2019 Series Preview #49: Texas Rangers @ Houston Astros

Rangers The Rangers start this series after getting outslugged by the A’s in a weekend series that saw them give up 14, 8, and 6 runs in consecutive games. They had been riding pretty high before that though, having...

Fangraphs Asks: Is a Juiced Ball Good or Bad for Baseball?

Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Astros fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. Astros fans continue to support the management of...

Game Thread 140, September 3rd, 2019, 6:40 CDT. Astros vs Brewers

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Verlander presents more evidence in his case for Cy Young. Astros 3 homers beat...

He’s on a mission. Or maybe a vision quest. And it seems he can’t be stopped. Justin Verlander strengthened his grip on the Cy Young award, He got his 19th winand brought his ERA down to 2.50. He...