| Mar 5, 2015
| 3:37 PM
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Cliff Lee faced major league hitters for the first time since July 31, when his season ended with an elbow injury.
Mark Appel, the first pick in the 2013 draft, faced big league batters for the first time ever.
They both met...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:33 PM
HOUSTON — There are probably a bunch of crumpled-up scouting reports on Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs in trash cans across America this weekend.
The 22-year-old left-hander made six exhibition starts this spring, featuring a 94-mph, four-seam...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:16 PM
HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas.
These Orioles have drawn their share of...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Bud Norris has been in Baltimore for almost a year, but it appears he’s kept a keen eye on the goings-on back in Houston.
The Orioles right-hander took to Twitter Tuesday morning to tear into the contract extension the Astros signed prospect Jon...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Orioles right-hander Bud Norris on Tuesday defended a tweet that gained national steam after it called the unprecedented extension signed by Houston Astros prospect Jonathan Singleton "terrible."
The 22-year-old Singleton, one of the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 9:01 PM
AT THE PLATE: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, who leads the major leagues with a .340 average, had a home run, double and two singles for his ninth career four-hit game, and Robbie Grossman had two doubles and a single. Angels third baseman Gordon...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 10:17 PM
The Angels are fully prepared to use a bullpen relay team to fill the rotation spot vacated by the injured Garrett Richards. They did not think they'd need a similar relief effort in the games C.J. Wilson pitches.
But Wilson dropped the baton Tuesday...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The first career grand slam for Jose Altuve was one of three homers crushed by the Houston Astros as they beat the Boston Red Sox 8-1 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game set at Fenway Park.
"The big guy put a charge into that one," Astros manager Bo...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:18 PM
NEW YORK -- Chris Carter hit a three-run home run with one out in the top of the ninth inning, lifting the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
After striking out four times in a game for the seventh...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 8:15 PM
NEW YORK -- Robbie Grossman had a two-run single with one out in the top of the seventh inning and the Houston Astros rallied for a 5-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.
The Astros won their second straight game...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:44 PM
NEW YORK -- Brandon McCarthy continued his resurgence by firing a four-hitter as the New York Yankees salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a 3-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday afternoon.
Switch-hitting third baseman Chase...