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Carrasco hits mound as Tribe holds out hope

The Cleveland Indians may be facing a daunting task to make their second straight appearance in the wild-card round, but as long as the math works out they're not going to give up the fight. Carlos Carrasco looks to bounce back from his first loss since joining the rotation as he faces the Houston Astros on the road Wednesday night. Cleveland (77-73) trails Kansas City by five...
Via AP on Fox
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Carrasco hits mound as Tribe holds out hope

The Cleveland Indians may be facing a daunting task to make their second straight appearance in the wild-card round, but as long as the math works out they're not going to give up the fight. Carlos Carrasco looks to bounce back from his first loss since joining the rotation as he faces the Houston Astros on the road Wednesday night. Cleveland (77-73) trails Kansas City by five...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels pound on the Astros; drop magic number to 5

After a lengthy 10-game road-trip, where they finished 8-2, the Angels returned to Anaheim to start a three-game series against the Astros; with Oakland losing tonight, six wins away from winning the AL West. C.J. Wilson (11-9, 4.64 ERA) and Brett Oberholtzer (5-10, 4.38 ERA) were the starters in Game One.The Astros got to Wilson early, as they loaded up the bases in the first...
Via In The Neutral Zone
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Angels vs. Astros vs. Gratitude

One of the reasons the Angels were able to completely put the Athletics, and to a lesser extent the Mariners, in the rearview mirror is because they got a nice big helping hand from the Houston Astros. Despite all their supposed awfulness and turmoil, the ‘Stros took two of three from both Oakland and Seattle last week. For that, Houston, the Angels thank you. I know that your...
Via Monkey with a Halo
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers-Astros Preview

With the AL's two worst records, the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers have little tangible left to play for this season. The Astros, however, are one win shy of capturing the Silver Boot for the first time in eight years. Houston looks to clinch the season series with a victory Friday night at Minute Maid Park. The Astros (57-78) had lost four of five before taking a 4-2 victory...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Stream Pies: 8/26/14

Hector “Whale’s Vagina”—-Photo Credit: Elsie Lin At “Stream Pies,” we are serving up gooey loads of knowledge. Here, we’ll provide invaluable streaming advice on SPs who are owned in less than 30-percent of Yahoo! leagues. We list the options in order of best option to “least-best” option (with the strongest recommendations starting at the top for that particular...
Via Sons of Roto
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gameday Live: Indians vs. Orioles

Welcome to Indians Gameday Live! GAMEDAY INFO Opponent: Houston Astros Where: Progressive Field TV: SportsTime Ohio Starting Pitchers: Trevor Bauer (4-7) vs. Brett Oberholtzer (4-8) Game Preview: Click here *** If media does not appear right away, please click refresh *** TWEETS FROM JOE REEDY
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians looking to claim series from Astros

Following a stunning loss in their series opener with the Houston Astros, the Cleveland Indians rebounded by rallying for a walk-off victory. Trevor Bauer will try to help his club close out the three-game set with another win Sunday while bouncing back from another difficult outing. After winning seven of 10, Cleveland (65-63) gave up four runs in the ninth inning Friday in a 5...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians looking to claim series from Astros

Following a stunning loss in their series opener with the Houston Astros, the Cleveland Indians rebounded by rallying for a walk-off victory. Trevor Bauer will try to help his club close out the three-game set with another win Sunday while bouncing back from another difficult outing. After winning seven of 10, Cleveland (65-63) gave up four runs in the ninth inning Friday in a 5...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Late Offense Beats Yankees 7-4

The Astros find themselves right across the street from baseball's hallowed ground, facing the Yankees in the final series between these two teams this season. These teams are quite a study in contrast. The Astros have the youngest average age in the Major Leagues, while the Yankees are the oldest. The Astros have a bunch of kids that have been brought up through the system...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 123: Ninth inning moonshot sinks Yankees

Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images Houston Astros 7 — New York Yankees 4 Losing the strike zone proves costly for the Yankees closer tonight. Through the first four innings, birthday boy Chris Capuano was in complete control.  He allowed three hits but struck out six and allowed no runs. The Houston Astros sent Brett Oberholtzer to the mound, like Capuano, relying on control and...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 123 lineup: 8/19/14

Rich Schultz/Getty Images The Yankees are back in the Bronx to begin an important six-game homestand, beginning with the lowly Houston Astros. Brett Oberholtzer gets the ball against Chris Capuano in tonight’s contest. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: MY9 Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Houston Astros (48-76) Robbie Grossman RF Jose Altuve 2B Chris...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers Week 20: Brett Oberholtzer and More

We are getting closer and closer to the fantasy baseball playoffs and you really need to start scraping to get that weekly advantage. Generally half the teams in most baseball leagues are phoning it in. Don’t be that team. If you have a shot, stay tough and pick up a two-start pitcher to give you an edge. I will give you the players name and who his opponents are. Make sure to...
Via FF Locker Room
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees vs Astros (8/19/14)

Chris Capuano (0-2, 3.60 ERA) is still looking for his first win as a Yankee against Brett Oberholtzer (4-8, 3.87 ERA) and the Astros. Capuano is making his fifth start in pinstripes. He allowed four runs over six innings, K-ing seven his last time out in Baltimore. Adam Jones‘ two run shot in the fifth inning was the go ahead run that decided the game. He will be on the mound for...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gibson controls Astros in Twins' 3-1 win

HOUSTON (AP) -- Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning and Kyle Gibson gave up one run in 7 2-3 innings to propel the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mauer hit a 2-2 pitch into the right field bullpen off Brett Oberholtzer (4-8) to make it 1-0. He extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a first inning single...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gibson controls Astros in Twins' 3-1 win

HOUSTON (AP) -- Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning and Kyle Gibson gave up one run in 7 2-3 innings to propel the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mauer hit a 2-2 pitch into the right field bullpen off Brett Oberholtzer (4-8) to make it 1-0. He extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a first inning single...
Via Fox Sports North
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mauer goes deep as Twins beat Astros, 3-1

HOUSTON (AP) Joe Mauer homered to break a scoreless game in the sixth inning and Kyle Gibson gave up one run in 7 2-3 innings to propel the Minnesota Twins to a 3-1 win over the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mauer hit a 2-2 pitch into the right field bullpen off Brett Oberholtzer (4-8) to make it 1-0. He extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a first inning single. Gibson...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers blow lead in eighth as Astros take win

HOUSTON - Any good feelings the Texas Rangers had after leaving Chicago with a two-game winning streak left when the Astros snatched the lead in the eight inning and didn't look back as they took the 4-3 win at Minute Maid Park on Friday night. The Rangers looked to be in control early, taking a 2-0 lead in the first inning off the hot bat of J.P. Arencibia as he knocked a two...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers-Astros Preview

It's likely going to be another losing season for the Houston Astros, but the stunning free fall of the Texas Rangers has provided them an opportunity to be the best team in the Lone Star State this year and a possible escape from the AL West cellar. Brett Oberholtzer looks to keep the Astros on those paths as these also-rans open a three-game series Friday night. Since the teams...
Via AP on Fox
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros edge A's 3-2 in 12 innings

Happy birthday, ma. Gale Hoes, mother of Astros outfielder L.J., got her wish on Tuesday. Her son hit his first home run in more than two months, breaking a long stalemate with the A’s in a 3-2 win for the Astros that lasted 12 innings. “It’s a really good feeling,” said L.J., who had a great diving catch in the seventh inning. “Especially cause it was my mom’s birthday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Game Picks - Wednesday: July 23, 2014

Despite both extra-inning games going fourteen innings and still going my way, it was not a good picking day for the old guy here. A lot of underdogs won including the Cubs and Astros. But mostly I just got them wrong by underestimating the Orioles, Rays and Brewers.The big one that hurt was the Astros game. I had the A's as the Game of the Day behind Scott Kazmir. That should...
Via The Flagrant Fan
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Tuesday, Jul 22

Yesterday was a solid day for Team BaseballProf in our second day of DraftKings action. We scored 129.30 points and finished 993rd-of-8,903 in the $17,000 guaranteed contest thanks to big performances by Julio Teheran (32.75 points), Ian Desmond (32.00 points), and Carlos Gomez (19.00 points). Shane Greene was looking like a phenomenal selection until things fell apart in his last...
Via Baseball Professor
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Beat Red Sox While Astros Just Happen to Be Nearby

Folks I was in what scientists would call a REAL BAD MOTHERF$%KING MOOD after yesterday’s loss to the Astros. So bad I kinda disconnected and retreated to my aunt’s garden shed with a sack of double chocolates from Cookie Monstah. When I resurfaced, three steps closer to that diabetic coma I’ve been pacing myself toward, I realized that the Astros didn’t beat the Red Sox...
Via Surviving Grady
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Castro’s most productive at-bat in Astros win over Red Sox wasn’t a hit

Recalled to the majors for the third time this season, Astros lefthander Brett Oberholtzer didn’t bother taking a flight from Class AAA Oklahoma City. He packed his possessions into his silver 2011 Chevy Tahoe and hit the road even though he’s not guaranteed to remain on the Astros’ roster. Oberholtzer began the seven-hour trip to Houston by popping in the self-help audio...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels vs Astros (07/03 – 07/06) Series Recap

Following a 2-1 series win over the Chicago White Sox, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim came back home to play a four-game series with the Houston Astros at The Big A.On Thursday night, Matt Shoemaker took the mound for the Angels, Brett Oberholtzer for the Astros.Howie Kendrick gave the Halos a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the first inning with a RBI single to center field, scoring...
Via In The Neutral Zone
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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