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The Houston Astros may be the worst team in major league baseball, but that apparently isn't dampening the mood of the clubhouse. Case in point: Check out Astros infielders Jose Altuve and Jonathan Villar dancing like there's no tomorrow.
No word as to why Altuve and Villar were in such a good mood, but it couldn't possibly have anything to do with the team's play on the field.
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The Houston Astros will recall right-hander Brad Peacock from Triple-A Oklahoma City to start Sunday's series finale with the Minnesota Twins.
Peacock is 6-2 with a 2.73 ERA in the minors. The Astros need him after Dallas Keuchel, Sunday's originally scheduled starter, pitched in a 13-inning loss to Minnesota on Saturday night.
Manager Bo Porter could have started Lucas...
Brett Oberholtzer threw seven shutout innings, and L.J. Hoes scored twice to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.
Oberholtzer (2-0) allowed four hits while walking two and striking out two. In his first two career starts, Oberholtzer has thrown 14 scoreless innings, allowing seven hits.
Hoes and Jonathan Villar each had two hits for the Astros...
Noticing that manager Bo Porter didn’t reach for the ball Astros lefthander Brett Oberholtzer appreciated the vote of confidence Monday night as he prepared to face the Red Sox’s Brandon Snyder with a man on third and a slim one-run lead in the seventh inning.
Oberholtzer had dominated the team with the best record in baseball for most of the night and he was more than worthy...
Despite another good start from John Lackey, the Red Sox offense could not figure out Brett Oberholtzer as the Astros shut out Boston, 2-0.
Oberholtzer gave up four hits over seven shutout innings against the best run producing team in the Majors. The Sox offense had their chances and they were getting contact but it was plenty of pop ups as the Sox had 11 fly ball outs.Dustin Pedroia...
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The Boston Red Sox hit the road for a 10-game, 11-day trip to Houston, Kansas City and Toronto. They begin with a three-game set against the Astros (36-74), the worst team in Major League Baseball. Boston (68-45) swept Seattle and took two of three against Arizona over the weekend. Now, they try to up their...
8 a.m. ET: The Astros boast one of the worst pitching staffs in baseball, but it sure didn’t look like that Monday night.
Rookie starter Brett Oberholtzer and a pair of relievers combined to shut out the highest-scoring offense in the majors, holding the Red Sox to five hits in a 2-0 win for the home team.
The Sox hope to have better luck on Tuesday against right-hander Jordan...
Note: Pitching matchups are subject to change
Monday July 5 @ 8:10 PM
John Lackey, RHP (7-8, 3.23) vs Brett Oberholtzer, LHP (1-0, 3.77)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday Audio
Tuesday, August 6 @ 8:10 PM
Steven Wright, RHP (2-0, 3.65) vs Jordan Lyles, RHP (4-5, 4.91)
TV: NESN, MLB.tv
Radio: Red Sox Radio Network, MLB Gameday...
First Pitch: Monday 8:10, Tuesday 8:10, Wednesday 8:10
Arms: Monday: John Lackey, RHP (7-8, 3.23 ERA) vs. Brett Oberholtzer, LHP (1-0, 3.77 ERA)
Tuesday: Steven Wright, RHP (2-0, 3.65 ERA) vs. Jordan Lyles, RHP (4-5, 4.91 ERA)
Wednesday: Ryan Dempster, RHP (6-8, 4-58 ERA) vs. Jarred Cosart, RHP (1-0, 0.96 ERA)