Oberholtzer leads Astros past Mexican League club

HOUSTON (AP) Brett Oberholtzer allowed two hits in six innings and a Houston Astros split squad beat Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz 2-0 Saturday night in the opener of a two-game exhibition series against the Mexican League club at Minute Maid Park.
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Oberholtzer slips, Astros beaten by Angels 6-2

The Houston Astros needed Brett Oberholtzer to be near-perfect on a night they simply couldn't get much going against Jered Weaver. Houston's improved offense - which had helped them to four straight wins coming in - was ineffective against Weaver and the Los Angeles bullpen, striking out nine times in a 6-2 loss to the Angels on Saturday night. The Astros set an American...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros groundskeeper busts out sweet dance moves

Nowadays, exciting things just don't really happen much Minute Maid Park as the Astros are experiencing another likely 100-plus loss season. But two exciting things in one day? That's nearly unheard of in today's Houston baseball. The first thing fans had to cheer about was a 2-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, where Brett Oberholtzer pitched the complete...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros rookie Oberholtzer goes the distance in shutout of Mariners

Rookie left hander Brett Oberholtzer shut out the Mariners on four hits Sunday afternoon and back-to-back doubles by Jose Altuve and Jason Castro plus a perfectly executed squeeze bunt by pinch hitter Brandon Barnes lifted the Astros to a 2-0 win that salvaged the finale of a four-game series before 17203 at Minute Maid Park. The Astros were handcuffed through seven innings by Mariners...
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September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Oberholtzer: Two Pitches, One Grip

Brett Oberholtzer‘s best pitch is his changeup. Well, that’s the one that gets the whiffs and has been his signature pitch. But it might be the curveball that best describes his approach on the mound. Because the curveball is two pitches. Brett Oberholtzer has a slider. You might not see the slider in some of […]
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Astros 2, Red Sox 0

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...
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August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Option Brett Oberholtzer To Oklahoma

Left-handed pitcher Brett Oberholtzer has been optioned by the Houston Astros to their Triple-A Oklahoma City minor league team. Oberholtzer has struggled this season at the major league level, allowing six earned runs in seven innings of work and will try to correct himself at the minor league level. The post Houston Astros Option Brett Oberholtzer To Oklahoma appeared first on FFLockerRoom.
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July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Dad drops easy catch in stands, son adds to humiliation by beating on him (video)

  During the ninth inning of an 8-0 blowout win for the Tampa Bay Rays over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park, a pitch from Brett Oberholtzer eluded the mitt of catcher Carlos Coporan, caroming off the dirt and bouncing high into the stands between the seats behind home plate and the [...]The post Dad drops easy catch in stands, son adds to humiliation by...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Recall Jose Cisnero, Option Brett Oberholtzer

MLB News: The Houston Astros recalled pitcher Jose Cisnero from Triple-A Oklahoma City while optioning pitcher Brett Oberholtzer to the same Houston affiliate on Monday. Cisnero gets the luxurious job of mop-up duty while Oberholtzer should get another chance before long to be back in the majors. Fantasy Ramifications: Neither Cisnero or Oberholtzer holds any fantasy baseball value...
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April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Option Dallas Keuchel, Recall Brett Oberholtzer

MLB News: The Houston Astros have optioned Dallas Keuchel to Triple-A Oklahoma City while also recalling Brett Oberholtzer to take his place on the active roster. Keuchel just got done going 2 2/3 innings in relief the other night throwing 74 pitches. The move to bring Oberholtzer up, another LHP, is likely to just to get a fresh arm in the bullpen. Brett hadn’t done well in the...
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April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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