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  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Why is Arismendy Alcantara at Triple-A Iowa not considered a core player? He hits for average, is a strong fielder with good speed and can play multiple positions. --Scott Schubert, Tulsa, Okla. Scott, you’ve identified many skills that Arismendy...
  • Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- Most call Houston young and improving -- some even say emerging -- but if the Texas Rangers aren't careful, they soon might not be...
  • Castro sits out with sore arm pit

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- From the files of "That's Just Baseball" comes the most recent update to the frustrating season of Houston catcher Jason Castro. Castro, an All-Star a season ago but...
  • Torn fingernail adds to McHugh's woes

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A season that began with such promise for the Houston Astros' Collin McHugh continues to collapse into frustration. The right-hander took his fifth consecutive loss...
  • New rules for Cubs

    The Cubs are winning and I don't know why. I mean, I know why they’re winning games, such as the sweep in Fenway Park this week: terrific pitching and enough hitting, and sometimes great pitching and unbelievable hitting. One day Jake Arrieta...
  • Astros' Hernandez staking claim to starting position

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- In his fourth major league game, Enrique Hernandez dug a deep stake into his claim as the Houston Astros' starting shortstop. Hernandez not only collected three...
  • Altuve not an All-Star starter but playing like one

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Houston's Jose Altuve will not start at second base for the American League All-Star team on July 15 in Minneapolis. He's in fourth place in the fan voting, trailing...
  • Astros' Peacock aims to overcome inconsistency

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Just when Houston Astros right-hander Brad Peacock appeared on the brink of another breakthrough, everything came crashing down around him, another frustrating setback in...
  • Astros 6, Tigers 4

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros 6, Tigers 4 HOUSTON -- After blowing a pair of late, one-run leads the previous two games, the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday at Minute Maid...
  • Astros hold on for win over Tigers

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros hold on for win over Tigers HOUSTON -- An in-game redemptive opportunity spurred Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler to deliver in the ninth inning on Saturday, but the result of...
  • Astros 4, Tigers 3 (11)

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Astros 4, Tigers 3 (11) HOUSTON -- Jason Castro delivered a walk-off home run in the 11th inning as the Houston Astros survived a critical late-game error to take a 4-3 victory over the...