Astros’ Rising Star Lance McCullers Continues to Shine with Win over Baltimore

The Houston Astros sent their young rising star, 21-year-old, Lance McCullers to the mound to face the Baltimore Orioles Wednesday night and make his fourth Major League career start. The Astros plagued with problems early in the season with injuries to their pitching staff, reached down to Double-A ball and called up McCullers from the Corpus Christi Hooks to the Major League roster...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros still seeking fifth starter consistency

At 22-13 going into play Friday, the Houston Astros are off to such a strong start it may be hard to identify any glaring weaknesses. However, the inconsistency and lack of a reliable fifth starter is one area with which the club is looking to make an improvement. Lefty Brett Oberholtzer made a start on Wednesday but was sent back on the 15-day disabled list due to an ongoing blister...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros recall outfielder Hoes from Triple-A

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Houston Astros recalled OF L.J. Hoes from Triple-A Fresno on Monday. Hoes was hitting .418 with 9 doubles and 12 RBI in 15 games for Fresno, ranking second in the Pacific Coast League in doubles and batting average. Houston also optioned RHP Asher Wojciechowski to Triple-A Fresno. Wojciechowski was 0-1 with a 7.31 ERA in four appearances - three starts - for the...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros-Mariners Preview

Faced with big expectations entering the season, the Seattle Mariners have underwhelmed so far. They're hoping back-to-back wins helps lead to bigger things. Seattle seeks its first three-game winning streak of the season Monday night when it hosts the first-place Houston Astros. The Mariners (5-7) have followed a four-game losing streak with consecutive wins over Texas, pounding...
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April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Home Opener at Progressive Field Most Expensive Indians Ticket This Weekend

The bats were quiet during the Cleveland Indians first game of the regular season, but that’s not enough to damper expectations on a team that plans on challenging the Detroit Tigers for a division title. The Indians lost 2-0 to the Houston Astros on Monday, as 2014 AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber received three hits of support in his first outing. Kluber took a no-hitter...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jon Singleton optioned to minor leagues by Astros

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) First baseman Jon Singleton was among four players optioned to the minor leagues by the Houston Astros, who said rookie Asher Wojciechowski had made their starting rotation and will start April 9 against Cleveland. Singleton, owed $2 million this year under a five-year contract he agreed to last year June, was optioned to Triple-A Fresno along with pitcher Kevin...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Asher Wojciechowski activated and optioned to Triple-A

The Houston Astros enter tonight's game against the Atlanta Braves with a record of 33-45, last in the American League West. Although near the bottom of the league in both runs scored and team ERA, the Astros are an improved club over last year's team that won only 51 games. The was some good news on the injury front, as prospect Asher Wojciechowski has been activated from the...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Asher Wojciechowski has bumpy rehab

The Houston Astros lost to the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday by the score of 5-0 to fall to 32-42 on the season. Although in last place in the American League West, the Astros are making progress and should shatter last season's win total of 51. The Astros have been hampered with injuries, particularly to the pitching staff, and currently have six pitchers on the disabled list. Asher...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Mark Appel building strength, Asher Wojciechowski wont be ready for Opening Day

The Houston Astros had a dismal 51-win season last year and entered spring training knowing the only way to go is up. In order to do so, veterans and prospects alike will all have to step up and prove they want to be a part of the process of building this team. Two prospects hoping to make an impression are pitcher's Mark Appel and Asher Wojciechowski. But it appears both will have...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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