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Based on his history at Minute Maid Park, Yovani Gallardo would appear to be in good position to continue his recent success.
Riding a two-game scoreless stretch, the right-hander tries to win in Houston for the fourth straight time and help the Milwaukee Brewers record a winning road trip Thursday against the Astros.
Gallardo (6-6, 4.41 ERA) has allowed seven hits over 14 scoreless innings to win two straight outings after posting an 8.04 ERA in his previous three. He gave up three hits over six innings of a 6-0 victory at Cincinnati on Saturday.
"I feel good - the past three starts, actually," Gallardo said. "It seems like things are finally falling together. I've been able to find a rhythm."
He's usually been able to do so against the Astros (27-46), going 13-3 with a 2.87 ERA in 16 starts. Gallardo had won 10 consecutive outings against them before losing the last one, yielding five runs in six innings of a 7-6 home loss Sept. 28.
However, he sti...
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Even as someone who follows the Brewers pretty closely, I don’t know much about the state of the minor leagues. Other than spring training and September call ups, I only know the names of a few players in Milwaukee’s farm system (I hear this Hunter Morris guy has a lot of upside).
I am aware that the Brewers supposedly depleted their...
Ryan Braun has been battling an injury to his thumb for weeks now. Occasional rest did not work, so the Milwaukee Brewers placed him on the DL. There has been little improvement even while on the DL, so Braun is looking for answers. Those answers may come from a hand specialist Braun saw recently.
Adam McCalvy of MLB.com says Braun visited Dr. Don Sheridan in Phoenix yesterday...
The Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros entered 2013 with completely different expectations, but now have very similar records. Houston was completely committed to rebuilding, while the Brewers had postseason hopes.
After Houston's 10-1 rout over Milwaukee on Tuesday -- the first meeting between the two teams since the Astros left the National League Central -- the Brewers...
The Houston Astros have signed right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford, the No. 1 overall draft pick in the draft earlier this month.
Terms were not disclosed Wednesday ahead of an afternoon news conference with Appel and team officials.
The 21-year-old Appel was 10-4 with four complete games and a 2.12 ERA this season. He had 130 strikeouts in 106.1 innings pitched and allowed...
The Houston Astros have signed right-hander Mark Appel, the number one overall pick earlier this month in the MLB draft. While terms of the deal were not announced, slot money for the first overall pick is $7.8 million.Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported Appel and the Astros agreed to a signing bonus between $6 and $6.5 million on Saturday. The right-hander is represented by...
The Houston Astros won last night’s contest against the
Milwaukee Brewers, but they lost right fielder Trevor Crowe to the 15-day
disabled list after he sprained the AC joint in his right shoulder while
colliding with the outfield wall, according to Chris Abshire of MLB.com.
Crowe ran into the wall in the sixth inning of yesterday’s
game while attempting to chase...
Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio said Wednesday that manager Ron Roenicke is not in danger of losing his job despite the team's disappointing season.
Speaking at the Major League Baseball Diversity Business Summit, Attanasio told FOX Sports that Roenicke will remain in his position through the end of the season.
"We've had a lot of success under Ron," Attanasio...
The Houston Astros put together one of their best offensive showings in the series opener with the Milwaukee Brewers.
A repeat performance could be much more difficult to come by against scheduled starter Kyle Lohse, who regularly frustrates the Astros.
Houston aims for a sixth win in seven games Wednesday night as it hosts the Brewers.
Matt Dominguez's grand slam and career...
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We have all read enough about George Springer to satiate our “who’s the next Mike Trout?” fix for the time being. And while Springer might indeed get thrown to the wolves in short order, the two Astros farmhands acquired in the Hunter Pence trade with Philadelphia back in 2011 deserve immediate attention as well: right-handed pitcher Jarred Cosart...
Meet Bud Norris. He's a 28-year-old right-handed pitcher for the Houston Astros. He loves to golf. Born and raised in Marin County, Calif., educated at Cal Poly, Norris and his girlfriend are proud owners of an Alaskan Klee Kai named Bailey.
Remember this brief introduction next month, when it is possible your favorite team will trade for him.
With the non-waiver trade deadline...
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Looking to close out the nine-game road trip on a positive note, the Milwaukee Brewers managed to do just the opposite, giving up an eighth-inning lead before falling to Houston 7-4 in the 10th inning off a three-run walk-off from Carlos Pena.
"Defensively we gave them a couple of runs early. Offensively we obviously didn't do the...
Let's get right to the trots!
Home Run of the Day: Carlos Pena, Houston Astros - 26.92* seconds [video]
A monster of a home run for Pena as the Astros walkoff against the Brewers in the tenth inning. The remarkable thing about this trot isn't how slow it feels, but the fact that it's a) only the third slowest trot of the day and b) not even the slowest trot...