6/28/2015 | Off to hot start, Correa has room to grow
Many may find it preposterous, but Carlos Correa is still learning Major League Baseball.
6/28/2015 | 8-inning start from McHugh huge for Astros
Described by Astros manager A.J. Hinch, Collin McHugh is a perfectionist who becomes agitated when he doesn't execute his pitches precisely.
6/28/2015 | McHugh tops Yankees with stellar effort
Captivating the Minute Maid Park crowd for a second game in a row, Carlos Correa hit two doubles and scored two runs while Collin McHugh was stellar in eight innings of two-hit ball, propelling the Astros to a 3-1 win in the series finale on Sunday against the Yankees.
6/28/2015 | Altuve ranges, bobbles ball, secures catch
Jose Altuve ranged from second base all the way to the right-field foul line and made a juggling catch of an Alex Rodriguez blooper to get starter Collin McHugh out of a a third-inning jam on Sunday.
6/28/2015 | Astros adjusting after Oberholtzer optioned
After he was ejected for throwing at Alex Rodriguez in the second inning of Saturday's 9-6 loss to the Yankees, Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer was optioned to Triple-A Fresno.
6/28/2015 | Veteran Blanton looks to outpitch rookie McCullers
Right-hander Joe Blanton (2-0, 1.73 ERA) will make his third start for the Royals against Houston right-hander Lance McCullers (3-2, 2.33 ERA) on Monday at 7:10 p.m. CT.
6/28/2015 | Birthday surprise: Feliz called up to Astros
There's a surprise party in Corpus Christi on Sunday to celebrate Michael Feliz's 22nd birthday, though the guest of honor won't be in attendance.
6/27/2015 | Gaining momentum, McHugh takes on Yanks
Collin McHugh will try for his third straight win when he starts opposite Michael Pineda in the series finale between the Astros and Yankees on Sunday at Minute Maid Park. New York won two of the first three games.
6/27/2015 | Teixeira lifts Yanks with 2B after Astros rally
Mark Teixeira's two-run double off Pat Neshek in the eighth inning proved to be the difference as the Yankees blew a big advantage, then reclaimed the lead and held on for a wild 9-6 victory over the Astros on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.
6/27/2015 | Correa, Altuve making each other better
Astros rookie shortstop Carlos Correa is learning rapidly. In turn, he's pushing Jose Altuve, his double-play partner and locker mate. At least that's how manager A.J. Hinch sees it.
6/27/2015 | Astros option Oberholtzer following ejection
Starter Brett Oberholtzer was ejected after he threw an inside pitch at Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez with one out in the second inning during the Astros' 9-6 loss on Saturday. Manager A.J. Hinch announced after the game that Oberholtzer was optioned to Triple-A Fresno.
6/27/2015 | Feldman shows progress in mound session
Scott Feldman threw off the Minute Maid Park mound for about 30 minutes on Saturday prior to the Astros' game against the Yankees and kept getting frustrated -- exactly what manager A.J. Hinch wanted to see.
6/27/2015 | Astros don 'Yes Way, Jose!' shirts, Altuve homers
As Astros manager A.J. Hinch finished his pregame media availability, George Springer stood just outside the crowd of reporters holding an orange T-shirt with teammate Jose Altuve's face on it.
6/27/2015 | Astros again benefit from speed of Altuve
As Jose Altuve continues to return to form following the right hamstring injury that sidelined him for several games, it's evident just how much the Astros missed the speed in his absence.
6/27/2015 | 'Drastic change' for Velasquez in 4th start
Scrolling through his Twitter feed the day before his fourth Major League start, Astros rookie Vincent Velasquez found a quote from "The Sandlot" and retweeted it: "Man, this is baseball. You gotta stop thinking."
6/27/2015 | Bregman records his first professional hit in debut
Alex Bregman didn't waste much time on the "first pro game" aspect of his Friday debut, moving on to "first pro hit" by the ninth inning of Class A Quad Cities' 4-3 extra-innings win in Cedar Rapids.
6/26/2015 | Tanaka, Oberholtzer square off in Houston
Coming off one of the worst starts of his career, Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka will take the mound against Brett Oberholtzer at Minute Maid Park on Saturday.
6/26/2015 | Texas-born duo helps Yankees edge Astros
Chris Young and Nathan Eovaldi called this area home during their formative years, and the duo returned to the Lone Star State in style, leading the Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Astros on Friday night at Minute Maid Park.
6/26/2015 | Sgt. Reyna surprises family at Astros game
Ana Reyna attended her third Astros game on Friday.
6/26/2015 | Astros sign 3rd-round Draft pick Ferrell
The consummate competitor, Riley Ferrell operated with fire on the mound as a starter at A&M Consolidated High School.
6/26/2015 | Qualls to DL as Astros recall Singleton
The Astros placed reliever Chad Qualls on the 15-day disabled list and recalled Jon Singleton on Friday. Singleton will join the club in Houston in time for the game against the Yankees at 7:10 p.m. CT.
6/26/2015 | Stats of the Day: Dallas deals against Yanks
Astros starter Dallas Keuchel notched his third career shutout (and second in 2015), holding the visiting Yankees to six hits and a walk in a 4-0 win. The left-hander fanned 12 and won his ninth game.
6/26/2015 | Altuve bolsters All-Star hopes with bat, legs
Entering Thursday's game at Minute Maid Park, the Yankees had allowed only 22 stolen bases -- the fewest of any American League team. Not that it would deter the Astros or their healthy All-Star hopeful Jose Altuve, who stole two bases in Houston's 4-0 victory.
6/26/2015 | Not a shave situation: Keuchel blanks Yanks
The conversation was brief. "How you feelin'?" Astros manager A.J. Hinch asked Dallas Keuchel in the ninth inning of Thursday's 4-0 victory over the Yankees. "Dandy," Keuchel responded. "Finish the game," Hinch shot back. "I want to go home." Keuchel did just that, notching the shutout with a career-high 12 strikeouts.
6/25/2015 | No. 2 pick Bregman, Correa reunite
Then just teenagers, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman met at a baseball showcase, knowing they'd both be prime targets in the 2012 Draft. Correa, drafted No. 1 overall by the Astros, opted to sign. Bregman, passed over by all 30 teams in the first round after an injury during his senior season, chose to attend LSU. Three years later, they reunited.
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