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4/25/2015 | Fields continues success in 2015 debut

Astros right-hander Josh Fields made his season debut on Saturday, pitching one scoreless inning in Houston's 9-3 win over the A's.


4/25/2015 | Veteran Feldman appreciates Astros' energy, improvement

Houston right-hander Scott Feldman notices a difference in the clubhouse from last year to this year, and the feeling is contagious.


4/25/2015 | Wojo looks to lead Astros to sweep vs. Pomeranz, A's

Right-hander Asher Wojciechowski makes his third start of the season, and the third of his career, when he takes the mound for the Astros in their series finale against the Athletics on Sunday. Oakland sends left-hander Drew Pomeranz to the mound. Pomeranz hasn't had much luck against the Astros, losing twice in four career appearances, including three starts.


4/25/2015 | Altuve's homer leads Astros to series win over A's

Second baseman Jose Altuve hit a three-run home run, and the Astros beat the A's a second straight day, 9-3, on Saturday afternoon to secure a series victory at the Coliseum.


4/25/2015 | Astros using caution with Marisnick's return

Houston manager A.J. Hinch continues to take a cautious approach to outfielder Jake Marisnick and his sore right leg, which kept him out of Friday night's series opener against the Oakland Athletics.


4/25/2015 | Keuchel lowers ERA to 0.62 despite 'spotty' command

Astros southpaw Dallas Keuchel might have started off Friday's wild 5-4 extra-inning win over the A's with nine scoreless innings, but he couldn't get his mind off of the two walks he issued.


4/25/2015 | Astros hold off A's in 11 for crazy finish

The Astros scored three runs in the 11th inning and then barely held on for a 5-4 victory over the A's at the Coliseum in Oakland on Friday night. Dallas Keuchel worked nine scoreless frames in a duel with Scott Kazmir, who went seven scoreless innings for the A's.


4/24/2015 | Graveman tries to stop Altuve's 27-game streak vs. A's

Houston's Scott Feldman and Oakland's Kendall Graveman will match up Saturday at the Coliseum. Graveman will try to stop Jose Altvuve's 27-game hitting streak against the A's.


4/24/2015 | Fields back in the bullpen mix for Astros

Reliever Josh Fields joined the Astros on Friday after recovering from a strained groin he sustained near the end of Spring Training.


4/24/2015 | Marisnick to get a couple of days to deal with leg soreness

Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick was scratched from Friday night's lineup against the A's and is expected to sit out Saturday's contest as he deals with leg soreness.


4/23/2015 | Hernandez puts up 'good effort,' but walk proves costly

Veteran right-hander Roberto Hernandez retired nine of the final 10 batters he faced as he pitched a season-high seven innings, allowing three runs and six hits in a losing effort.


4/23/2015 | Carter's first homer of season gives Astros hope

Chris Carter finally came through with his first home run of the season in the seventh inning Wednesday night. But striking out with the bases loaded an inning later didn't leave him much time to enjoy his 405-foot blast.


4/22/2015 | Happ outduels Hernandez, earns first win to snap Astros' streak

J.A. Happ struck out five and walked none over 7 1/3 innings for his first win and Mike Zunino homered as the Mariners overcame a strong start from Roberto Hernandez to snap the Astros' four-game win streak.


4/22/2015 | Harris proving to be valuable addition to bullpen

Will Harris, once considered a long shot to make the team, has proven to be one of the more valuable additions to the bullpen with his early performance.


4/22/2015 | Astros have 3 Killer B's, Ryan in Franchise Four lead

Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Nolan Ryan and Lance Berkman are leading the way for the Astros in Franchise Four voting, which allows fans to vote for the most impactful players who represent each franchise.


4/22/2015 | Altuve finds redemption with bases loaded

After Jake Marisnick tied the game with a single in the eighth inning that was the Astros' first hit of the year with the bases loaded, Jose Altuve followed with a bases-clearing double into the left-field corner to lead the Astros past the Mariners, 6-3, at Safeco Field.


4/22/2015 | McHugh had to battle to keep streak alive

Collin McHugh improved to 3-0 by holding the Mariners to three runs and seven hits in seven innings in the Astros' 6-3 come-from-behind win at Safeco Field. McHugh's 10-game win streak, which dates to last season, is the longest by an Astros pitcher since Wade Miller won a franchise-record 12 in a row in 2002.


4/22/2015 | Astros rally after Cano's error as McHugh wins 10th straight

Collin McHugh racked up his 10th straight victory for the Astros as Houston rallied for a 6-3 win over the Mariners on Tuesday to remain in first place in the early American League West race.


4/21/2015 | Fields nears return, but Astros keep plan close to vest

Astros manager A.J. Hinch admitted there's nothing really left for relief pitcher Josh Fields to show the club on his rehab stint at Triple-A Fresno, which indicates the right-hander could be activated as soon as this weekend in Oakland.


4/21/2015 | Happ, Hernandez square off as Astros go for sweep

Mariners left-hander J.A. Happ has posted some pretty good numbers in limited time against his former team, going 2-0 with a 2.04 ERA against the Astros, for whom he pitched from 2010-12. Happ will get another shot at them when Houston and Seattle meet in Wednesday's series finale at Safeco Field. The Astros counter with veteran right-hander Roberto Hernandez


4/21/2015 | Early success has Astros feeling bullish about their 'pen

A weakness has turned into a major strength for the Astros, whose bullpen did another excellent job in Monday's win over the Mariners at Safeco Field.


4/21/2015 | Power display erases Valbuena's slow start

Luis Valbuena, acquired in a trade with the Cubs, won the starting third-base job with a hot spring, and in the past week, he has overcome a slow start with an impressive display of power.


4/21/2015 | Favored foes on tap for McHugh, Walker

Astros right-hander Collin McHugh will start against Taijuan Walker and the Mariners at Safeco Field on Tuesday night nearly a year to the day his career turned around with a brilliant game in Seattle.


4/21/2015 | Valiant battle in Seattle goes Astros' way thanks to Valbuena

Houston third baseman Luis Valbuena slugged two home runs, including a go-ahead shot in the eighth inning off Seattle reliever Danny Farquhar, and the Astros won their third straight with a 7-5 victory over the Mariners on Monday.


4/20/2015 | Hinch not worried about Carter's early struggles

Chris Carter, hitting .075 with no home runs and 17 strikeouts, is "frustrated to the extent no one likes to get outs, but we're still at the very early stages, and he's done this before and come out of it," manager A.J. Hinch said. "We believe he's going to be fine."




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