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Houston Astros

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.


HOUSTON, TX - JULY 29: Nick Punto #1 of the Oakland Athletics avoids a collision with Brandon Moss #37 as he makes the final out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 29, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Six-Run Rally Lifts A’s Over Astros

Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning.


Josh Reddick

Carter Leads Astros’ Homer-Happy Win Over A’s

Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the A’s on Monday night.


San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies

Daily Madden: Long Games Take Their Toll On Catchers

Both the Giants and A’s played extra innings Tuesday night — the Giants beating the Phillies in 14 and the A’s losing to the Astros in 12.


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Josh Reddick Diving Catch

McHugh Strong In Astros 5-1 Win Over A’s

Collin McHugh allowed two hits over 8 2-3 stellar innings as the Houston Astros beat the Oakland A’s 5-1 on Sunday.


Astros v Athletics

A’s Down Astros Again 12-5

Daric Barton and Josh Donaldson had two RBIs apiece in a 7-run 9th inning to help the Oakland A’s to a 12-5 win over the Astros on Friday night.


Josh Reddick #16 of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by Alberto Callaspo #18  after he had the game-winning hit in the ninth inning of their game against the Houston Astros on the at Coliseum on April 19, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s Score 3 In 9th, Rally Past Astros 4-3

Josh Reddick had hits in his last three at-bats, including an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the ninth inning that lifted the Athletics over the Houston Astros 4-3 on Saturday.


Yoenis Cespedes, Alberto Callaspo

A’s Come Out Swinging To Beat Astros 11-3

Alberto Callaspo hit a 3-run homer and the Oakland A’s went deep 4 times to back Sonny Gray’s strong pitching Friday night in an 11-3 rout of the Houston Astros.


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.




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