| 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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:48 PM
BOSTON -- It probably doesn't mean that much, but the Boston Red Sox have gotten hot.
The last-place, defending World Series champions erupted for seven runs in the sixth inning and roared from behind to their fourth straight win, a come-from-behind 9-...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 8:50 PM
Jake Marisnick's two-run, ground-rule double in the 10th inning was the deciding hit, as Houston edged Boston 5-3 in the second game of a four-game series at Fenway Park.
Craig Breslow (2-4) allowed singles to Gregorio Petit and Dexter Fowler to begin...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:12 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Heading into Tuesday night's game against the Houston Astros, the Phillies had three streaks they wanted to see end.
The first was a 21-inning scoreless stretch they carried into the evening. The other two were Ryan Howard's 0-for-...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:48 PM
Now is a tell-tale point of the season when general managers try to assume their most stoic poker faces.
With the trade deadline less than two weeks away, they have to know when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em, with regard to going all out for a long-...
| 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...