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Fox Sports Houston:
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Astros have placed center fielder Jordan Schafer on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder injury.
Schafer begin having problems with his shoulder this weekend and doctors determined he has a separation of the AC joint in his left shoulder.
The Astros selected the contract of outfielder Brandon Barnes from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take his spot. Barnes, a 26-year-old who was drafted in 2005, had never played in the majors.
Schafer, who was acquired from Atlanta last summer in the trade for Michael Bourn, is hitting .216 with four homers and 23 RBIs in 96 games. His 26 stolen bases are tied for sixth in the National League.
Houston designated Oklahoma City pitcher Juan Abreu for assignment to make room for Barnes on the 40-man roster.
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Many people considered the Astros to be the worst team in baseball entering the season, and they’re finally living down to expectations. Houston has the worst record in MLB — 36-74 — and they’ve gone 4-31 over their last 35 games. If you’re wondering how a team can fare so poorly, look no further than the play seen above.
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The Houston Astros currently sit with the worst record in baseball at 36-74 and have become one of the laughing stocks in major professional sports. Videos like the one above are the reason why. In the 11th inning, with the score tied 4-4 in a home game with the Nationals, Houston allowed Washington to bunt in the winning run from...
The Houston Astros have lost many, many times this season — 74 to be exact — but I’ll be darned if any of them can match the absolute hilarity of Monday night’s meltdown.
Really words cannot do the thing justice. You’ll just have to watch for yourself, soaking in the wonderment that is the 2012 Astros. But in case you need a teaser to push play on the above video, just...
Brandon Barnes had 2,976 plate appearances in the Houston Astros organization before Tuesday. After some of them, he thought about giving up. After some of them, he was free to sign anywhere else. When he did neither of those, he just went out and had a tremendous 2012 season at Double-A and Triple-A and Tuesday night spent his first game in a big-league uniform. "There...
The Houston Astros are currently in a massive rebuilding process. The new ownership made a splash in the 2012 draft with some strategic picks around the new rules of the CBA and it seems to have...
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On what should’ve been a routine out on a bunt, Roger Bernadina scored all the way from first when the Astros did what the Astros do.
And in case you’re wondering, Bernadina was the go ahead run in the Astros 5-4 loss to the Nationals.
Relive the magic of the 11th inning of Monday's Nats-Astros game, when Kurt Suzuki bunted, two Astros collided, another Astro dove over the pile, someone threw the ball away into right field, Roger Bernadina ran through Bo Porter's stop sign, another Astro airmailed the throw to the plate, Bernadina scored (the game winning run), and Suzuki ended up on third base. On a...
Well technically it was a sacrifice bunt turned two base error, with the Nats Roger Bernadina scoring all the way from first on Kurt Suzuki’s sacrifice, as the Astros ran into each other, dove all over the field, then threw the ball away twice—turning a simple fairly simple play into a Three Stooges routine—basically handing Washington the extra inning victory.
The only thing...
Give it up for the clown car of baseball.
HOUSTON (AP) -- Danny Espinosa hit a two-run homer early, and his RBI single in the 12th inning lifted the Washington Nationals to a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Michael Morse was 0 for 4 when he doubled to start the 12th inning and extend his career-high hitting streak to 16 games. He was replaced by pinch-runner Cesar Izturis, who was making his first appearance...
Roger Bernadina scored when Houston made two errors on the same play in the 11th inning and the Washington Nationals picked up their third straight win, 5-4 over the Astros on Monday night.
Ryan Zimmerman had two hits and two RBIs, and Michael Morse added two hits for Washington.
Wilton Lopez (3-1) pitched a perfect 10th inning but Bernadina led off the 11th with a single. On Kurt...
Here is the first full GM score table; this will be the new format (at least until I get another way to improve them). I’m going to do this for all active GMs with all of their moves and the WAR they produced. This will be updated after each season. Eventually I’ll be adding scores for each GM to be able to compare them to other GMs. First up is Jeff Luhnow of the Astros.