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Josh Donaldson

A’s Complete Sweep Of Astros WIth 4-1 Win

Josh Donaldson homered and doubled twice to back another solid start by Jesse Chavez, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-1 on Sunday to complete a series sweep.

04/20/2014

A slimmed-down Pablo Sandoval in a pool. (Pablo Sandoval via Twitter)

Baseball’s Heaviest Hitters: The Fittest and Fattest MLB Teams For the 2014 Season

Baseball players’ weight has always been a hot topic, as the really heavy hitters truly tipped the scales. Who’s fittest and fattest of the 2014 MLB rosters?

04/08/2014

Jed Lowrie last season as a member of the Houston Astros before being traded to the Oakland A's.. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Athletics Acquire Infielder Jed Lowrie From Astros

The Oakland Athletics have acquired infielder Jed Lowrie and right-hander Fernando Rodriguez from the Houston Astros for first baseman Chris Carter and two minor leaguers.

02/04/2013

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into third base. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

MLB Approves Astros Sale; Team To Join A’s In AL West

Baseball owners unanimously approved the sale of the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane on Thursday, which will lead to the team moving from the NL Central to the AL West for the 2013 season.

11/17/2011

Shortstop Mike Fontenot #14 of the San Francisco Giants tags out Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros as he tries to steal second base in the seventh inning on August 20, 2011 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Altuve‚Äôs HR Helps Astros Win Over Giants 7-5

Jose Altuve hit an inside-the-park drive for his first major league home run, a leadoff shot that sent the Houston Astros over the San Francisco Giants 7-5 Saturday night.

CBS San Francisco–08/20/2011