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6/27/2016 | Astros rally, make great escape to top Halos

Jose Altuve extended his Major League-best on-base streak to a career-high 30 games and Carlos Correa drove home the winning run as the Astros beat the Angels, 4-2, in a comeback victory on Monday night.


6/27/2016 | Altuve extends on-base streak to 30 games

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve extended his career-long on-base streak to 30 consecutive games by going 2-for-4 in Monday's 4-2 win over the Angels at Angel Stadium. He's the first Astros player to reach in 30 consecutive games since Willy Taveras a decade ago.


6/27/2016 | McCullers scratched from start with blister

Veteran right-hander Scott Feldman will return to the rotation to start Tuesday against the Angels in place of right-hander Lance McCullers, who has developed a blister on the tip of his right index finger.


6/27/2016 | Altuve closes in on All-Star Game start

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve is closing in on his second consecutive start at second base for the American League in next month's All-Star Game, leading the voting at the position by nearly 1 million more than Robinson Cano of the Mariners in balloting totals released Monday


6/27/2016 | Correa rewarded for big week with AL honor

Shortstop Carlos Correa became the fourth Astros player to win the American League Player of the Week award, which was announced Monday. Correa hit .333 (8-for-24) with six runs, four doubles, three homers, nine RBIs and a 1.282 OPS in six games. His seven extra-base hits were the most in the AL during the week, and he tied for AL lead in homers and RBIs.


6/27/2016 | Ever-tightening All-Star races going to the wire

Entering the final 72 hours of the 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot, it seems increasingly likely that Major League Baseball's tradition of surprising late-surge selections will continue as fans decide the starting position players for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 in San Diego.


6/27/2016 | How the Astros got back in the playoff picture

Heavy favorites to win the AL West before the season, the Astros nearly ruined their year by getting off to a slow start. But with the team now firing on nearly all cylinders, Houston is squarely back in the playoff hunt.


6/26/2016 | Bregman, Hernandez to be called up to Triple-A

The Astros plan to send top prospect Alex Bregman and outfield prospect Teoscar Hernandez to Triple-A Fresno following Tuesday's Texas League All-Star Game, where both will play representing the Corpus Christi Hooks.


6/26/2016 | Fister can't execute in first loss since April

For the better part of Sunday afternoon, Astros right-hander Doug Fister was as efficient and controlling of the tempo on the mound as he's done for the past six weeks. Things unraveled quickly in the seventh, though, and the Royals handed Fister his first loss since April 25.


6/26/2016 | Astros looking to stay hot against Shoemaker, Angels

Houston will send right-hander Collin McHugh (5-5, 4.70 ERA), who held the Angels to two runs in seven innings last Tuesday, to the mound to face righty Matt Shoemaker (3-8, 4.43) in the series opener on Monday.


6/26/2016 | Altuve isn't buying the hype for AL MVP race

Nearing the midpoint of the regular season, the Astros are back in the postseason picture, thanks in large part to dynamic second baseman Jose Altuve.


6/26/2016 | Kendrys homers twice as Royals clip Astros

Kendrys Morales homered twice, and right-hander Ian Kennedy struck out a season-high 11 over seven strong innings as the Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 6-1 win over Astros on Sunday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium.


6/26/2016 | Lopez, Paddack among top prospect performers Saturday

Nationals No. 5 prospect Reynaldo Lopez is among the top prospect performers in the Minors Saturday.


6/25/2016 | Wheels come off for Altuve, falls shy of cycle

There was no doubt. Jose Altuve was going for a triple. That's all that stood between him and the cycle when he came to bat in the sixth inning in the Astros' 13-5 win on Saturday night.


6/25/2016 | Fister, Astros eye continued success against Royals

Astros right-hander Doug Fister will square off against Royals righty Ian Kennedy on Sunday in the finale of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium.


6/25/2016 | Altuve's 4 hits, 7-run frame key Astros' victory

Jose Altuve homered in a four-hit night and drove in three runs, and the Astros bolted to a huge early lead for the second straight game in a 13-5 victory over the Royals on Saturday night at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Bop of the 1st vs. KC: Triple, slam by George!

After getting hit by a pitch on his wrist last year and missing two months of the season, Astros outfielder George Springer exacted some revenge on Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Astros to call up slugger Reed for MLB debut

The Astros are planning to call up first baseman A.J. Reed from Triple-A Fresno before Saturday's game at Kauffman Stadium, the club announced after Friday night's 13-4 win over the Royals. Tony Kemp was optioned to Triple-A to make room for Reed.


6/24/2016 | Hinch lobbying for Harris to earn All-Star nod

Royals manager Ned Yost, who will be tasked with picking five pitchers and two position players for the American League for next month's All-Star Game presented by MasterCard, is no stranger to Astros reliever Will Harris, who entered Friday's series opener with a 0.83 ERA and six saves in 32 appearances.


6/24/2016 | Young, Royals looking to slow Astros' series roll

As Royals right-hander Chris Young takes the mound against the Astros on Saturday, all eyes will be on left field. After injuring his right wrist just over a month ago, left fielder Alex Gordon will likely make his return in the middle game of the set at Kauffman Stadium.


6/24/2016 | Astros ride 9-run 1st inning in rout of Royals

George Springer had three hits and drove in five runs, and the Astros blitzed Royals starter Edinson Volquez for nine runs in the first inning in cruising to a 13-4 victory on Friday night.


6/24/2016 | Pipeline preview: Vlad Jr. set to resume pro debut

Indians No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier looks to stay hot for Double-A Akron against Trenton at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/23/2016 | Pipeline preview: Frazier looking to stay hot

Indians No. 2 prospect Clint Frazier looks to stay hot for Double-A Akron against Trenton at 7:05 p.m. ET on MiLB.TV.


6/23/2016 | Once a journeyman, Harris key to Astros' bullpen

After being called up in 2012, Will Harris bounced around the Majors for a few seasons. He was claimed by the Athletics in 2013, waived three days later and picked up by the D-backs, who ultimately put him on waivers. The Astros picked Harris up in November 2014 and have reaped the rewards.


6/23/2016 | Fans must start voting now to get in all 35 ballots

The 2016 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is down to its final week, and here are 10 important things to know as you continue deciding starters for the 87th All-Star Game presented by MasterCard on July 12 at Petco Park in San Diego.




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