5/2/2015 | Astros outslug Mariners for 9th straight win
Not even two more blasts by Nelson Cruz on the Mariners' four-homer night could sidetrack the soaring Astros on Saturday, as Houston roared from behind at Minute Maid Park for an 11-4 victory, the ninth straight win for the American League West leaders.
5/2/2015 | Astros go back-to-back twice in 5-HR party
After watching the Mariners blast three solo home runs in the second inning, including two in back-to-back fashion, the Astros managed to one-up them Saturday night in Minute Maid Park.
5/2/2015 | Marisnick races up Tal's Hill for amazing grab
During a game when home runs were flying out of Minute Maid Park, Jake Marisnick created the highlight of the night with his glove.
5/2/2015 | Tucker headlines monthly Minor League awards
It's a good time to be an Astro, and that extends beyond the first-place big league squad to every corner of the organization. Outfielder Preston Tucker took home Player of the Month honors in Triple-A Fresno.
5/2/2015 | Deduno to get second turn in Astros' rotation
Right-hander Samuel Deduno, the Astros' long reliever-turned-spot starter, will start Wednesday against Texas on the heels of a strong four-inning outing Friday.
5/2/2015 | Deduno, bullpen piece together Astros win
With spot starter Samuel Deduno limited to four innings, it was the relatively rare sight of bullpen-by-committee that lifted a home-run heavy offense to a 4-3 win Friday night, the Astros eighth in a row.
5/2/2015 | Altuve's 9th straight multi-hit game ties record
Jose Altuve keeps finding his way into the Astros' record books. The second baseman recorded two more hits in Friday night's 4-3 win against Seattle, giving him nine consecutive multi-hit games, tying the franchise record.
5/1/2015 | Astros aim to keep win streak alive against Mariners
The Astros and Mariners are fast becoming familiar foes this year, as Saturday marks the third matchup of a four-game set in Houston and their sixth meeting of 2015. Houston will try to continue their hot streak after picking up their eighth straight win on Friday.
5/1/2015 | Astros prospect Moran fractures jaw
Even with a walk-off win at the big league level, the Astros organization got some dour news Thursday night when touted third baseman Colin Moran suffered a non-displaced fracture in his jaw at Double-A Corpus Christi.
5/1/2015 | Astros hit three homers to win eighth straight
Evan Gattis, Jake Marisnick and George Springer hit home runs and Samuel Deduno delivered an effective spot start on Friday as the Astros beat the Mariners, 4-3, for their eighth straight win.
5/1/2015 | Altuve sets tone with first walk-off of career
A walk-off hit signaled new territory even for reigning American League batting champ Jose Altuve. With a one-out single off the left-field wall in the 10th inning that gave Houston an emotional 3-2 win, Altuve keeps expanding his collection of accomplishments. The walk-off knock was the first of his career.
5/1/2015 | ASG debate: Altuve deserves to take torch from Cano
Robinson Cano has been the American League's All-Star starter at second base since 2010, but the Astros' Jose Altuve has far outperformed him by every measure this season and deserves to take the torch on July 14 in Cincinnati.
5/1/2015 | Astros option Hoes, call up Chapman
The Astros called up lefty reliever Kevin Chapman and optioned outfielder LJ Hoes to Triple-A Fresno following Thursday's 3-2 win over Seattle.