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Astros bring back Jed Lowie on three-year deal

After years of being a laughing stock in the NL Central and then the AL West, the Houston Astros are showing a penchant for adding players this offseason. The latest addition by the Astros is infielder Jed Lowie who signed a three-year deal worth $23 million guaranteed. The deal includes a fourth year option. With Lowie now off the market the best options for shortstop needy teams...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie returns to Astros on three-year deal

Before Spring Training 2013, the Houston Astros traded shortstop Jed Lowrie to the Oakland Athletics for a package of three players headlined by Chris Carter, who has launched 66 homers in two seasons with the club. Today, Houston brought the 30-year old Lowrie back on a three-year deal that also contains a club option for the 2018 season. The contract is worth $23 million over three...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jed Lowrie returns to Astros on three-year deal

Before Spring Training 2013, the Houston Astros traded shortstop Jed Lowrie to the Oakland Athletics for a package of three players headlined by Chris Carter, who has launched 66 homers in two seasons with the club. Today, Houston brought the 30-year old Lowrie back on a three-year deal that also contains a club option for the 2018 season. The contract is worth $23 million over three...
Via The Outside Corner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB announces Super Two qualifiers

Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson headlines a group of 26 players who are eligible to go through arbitration four times after being granted Super Two status, according to MLB.com.Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Players’ Association (MLBPA) finalized the list this week. It includes stolen base leader Dee Gordon of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Kansas City Royals reliever...
Via Baseball Essential
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Diamondbacks skipper A.J. Hinch gets job as Astros manager

  A.J. Hinch was hired as the manager of the Astros on Monday, and general manager Jeff Luhnow is confident he'll be the man to return Houston to success. "I think A.J. is going to be the manager that's going to be here when we win the World Series," Luhnow said. Hinch takes over for Bo Porter, who was fired on Sept. 1 in his second year and replaced on an interim baseis by Tom...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Former D-backs manager A.J. Hinch hired to manage Astros

HOUSTON -- A.J. Hinch has been introduced as the new manager of the Houston Astros. Hinch takes over for Bo Porter, who was fired on Sept. 1 in his second year. Tom Lawless ran the team for the rest of the season on an interim basis. The Astros finished 70-92 and fourth in the AL West. Hinch managed Arizona from May 2009 until July 2010, when he was fired aftera  31-48 start. He...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Altuve's big season sparks Astros' improvement

HOUSTON (AP) Jose Altuve won the American League batting title and the Houston Astros made a 19-game improvement over last year to end a streak of three straight 100-loss seasons. Chris Carter's 37 home runs were tied for second in the majors and Dallas Keuchel showed he could be a front of the rotation starter. The Astros still aren't good, but they were much better in 2014 and...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros hit 5 HRs, stop Mariners from moving up

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter and Alex Presley hit two-run homers and the Houston Astros connected five times in all, routing Seattle 10-1 Saturday night and preventing the Mariners from moving up in the playoff chase. The Mariners stayed one game behind AL wild-card leader Oakland and a half-game in back of Kansas City for the second slot. The A's and Royals both lost earlier in the...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter hits 36th HR, Astros beat slumping A's 4-3

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Chris Carter hit his 36th homer and drove in three runs against his former team to help the Houston Astros beat the slumping Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Friday night. Carter added an RBI single, Jon Singleton also homered and Jose Altuve had two hits for Houston, unbeaten in three games since firing manager Bo Porter on Monday. It was the Astros' fifth straight...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #138: Keeping pace – Astros 4, Angels 1

After sweeping the A’s, all the Angels had to do was keep pace with them and they’d be assured the AL West title. This isn’t exactly what they had in mind though. Or at least I hope not. Houston isn’t good, but they aren’t a pushover anymore. Still, getting mini-swept by them is a thing that shouldn’t have happened. Scoring a combined four runs in the two games definitely...
Via Monkey with a Halo
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros-Athletics Preview

The Oakland Athletics are still in good shape in the wild-card race, but they're running out of time to win an AL West division they once controlled. After the stagnant offense that's led to their slump returned in their latest loss, the A's hope a three-game home series against the Houston Astros that begins Friday night will allow them to start a push to retake the division lead...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Carter destroys Angels pitching on way to 4-1 win

Chris Carter homered twice and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh pitched into the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Wednesday night. The first-place Angels lost both games in the series after sweeping the A's in a four-game set before arriving in Houston. It was the second straight win for the Astros since manager Bo Porter was fired on Monday...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter's 2 homers lead Astros over Angels 4-1

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter homered twice and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh pitched into the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Wednesday night. The first-place Angels lost both games in the series after sweeping the A's in a four-game set before arriving in Houston. It was the second straight win for the Astros since manager Bo Porter was...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Carter destroys Angels pitching on way to 4-1 win

Chris Carter homered twice and drove in three runs, Collin McHugh pitched into the eighth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 on Wednesday night. The first-place Angels lost both games in the series after sweeping the A's in a four-game set before arriving in Houston. It was the second straight win for the Astros since manager Bo Porter was fired on Monday...
Via Fox Sports West
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston's Carter quietly contending for HR title

HOUSTON (AP) When strangers approach Chris Carter, he's ready for the question. His reply is usually something like: ''No, I don't play for the Houston Texans.'' Carter is a 6-foot-4, 250-pound designated hitter for the Astros. He is tied for third in the majors with 33 homers, moving past his early season struggles to become a prime candidate for one of the most anonymous home...
Via AP on Fox
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter's HR in 8th leads Astros over A's 4-2

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter hit his 32nd homer, a three-run drive in the eighth inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Oakland Athletics 4-2 on Tuesday night. Oakland starter Jason Hammel had retired 10 straight batters when he was replaced by Luke Gregerson (3-3) for the eighth inning. Robbie Grossman reached on an error by first baseman Stephen Vogt with one out and Gregerson...
Via AP on Fox
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians defensive errors give Houston a late 5-1 victory

CLEVELAND—The Indians have 99 problems, and all of them are errors. Knotted in a 1-1 tie with Houston in the ninth, two critical defensive errors by the Tribe cost them the series opener. Held to just one run on two hits all night, the Astros went onto score four runs in the inning, leading to a 5-1 victory. “That’s not the way we certainly want to play the game,” manager Terry...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: Chris Carter’s Three-Run Shot Propels Astros

Houston Astros first baseman Chris Carter proved again this week why he’s the best hitter you’ve probably never heard of. Carter has been one of baseball’s best power hitters over the last two seasons, though he plays for one of the league’s worst teams. He had the chance to do some damage on the big stage when he stepped up to the plate Tuesday night against New York Yankees...
Via NESN.com
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Lose In Great Fashion In The Ninth Inning (Video)

I’m sure Alex Rodriguez wasn’t frowning this evening.  After coming back and tying the game, the Yankees pitching staff have failed yet again and give up this three run homer that won the game for the Houston Astros. A quiet round of applause for Chris Carter of the Astros. The post Yankees Lose In Great Fashion In The Ninth Inning (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Carter hits 3-run HR in 9th, Astros top Yanks 7-4

NEW YORK (AP) Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and Martin Prado had three hits for the Yankees, who wasted their first chance to make up ground during a six-game homestand against...
Via AP on Fox
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros-Yankees Preview

The New York Yankees finished a poor trip in strong fashion as they return home to face two fourth-place teams. The Houston Astros, however, may not be pushovers thanks to the production of major league batting leader Jose Altuve and slugger Chris Carter. Chris Capuano is still searching for his first win with the Yankees as he gets the ball Tuesday night in this three-game series...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Papi Homers Twice in Win Over Astros

The Red Sox came off an extra innings loss the night before and had rookie pitcher Rubby De La Rosa on the mound.  De La Rosa struggled through his outing and wasn’t able to make it to the 5th inning, but the Sox offense lead by David Ortiz took care of bringing the win for the home team. De La Rosa gave up 2 early runs in the 1st inning to immediately put the offense in a hole...
Via Fenway West
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros’ Chris Carter Continues His Hot Play

The Houston Astros may be at the bottom of the AL West, but Chris Carter is keeping them in the news due to his stellar play as of late. Carter has been one of the best players in the MLB over the past month or so, and it has been a joy to watch. Carter is known to be a power hitter with a very inconsistent bat. Carter has the ability to go yard every time at bat, but his batting...
Via The Front Office News
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros-Red Sox Preview

Just when the Boston Red Sox were getting comfortable on the road, they're headed back to Fenway Park for an 11-game homestand. It won't start in terribly demanding fashion Thursday night as they try to extend their dominance over the Houston Astros, who have never won in Boston. The previous two series the clubs have played at Fenway resulted in seven Red Sox victories. Boston ...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Fan Catches Two Chris Carter Home Runs In One Night

Houston Astros fan Tim, in his first game, catches two Chris Carter home runs.
Via Gamedayr
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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