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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
6 hours ago  |  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
20 hours ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  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
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortiz's Historic Night Powers Red Sox Over Astros

The night belonged to David Ortiz. With milestone home runs and dominating at bats, the slugger powered the Boston Red Sox to a 10-7 win over the Houston Astros Saturday at Fenway Park. The Astros jumped out early scoring two runs in the first inning. Robbie Grossman reached on a Dexter Fowler single and Chris Carter scored on a Jon Singleton groundout. In the second, Marwin Gonzalez...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  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
8 days ago  |  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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Waiting game: Astros' Springer shut down for two more weeks

Did you know that, on a per-game basis, only five players have more home runs than Astros' rookie OF George Springer? Those players are Jose Abreu, Nelson Cruz, Giancarlo Stanton, Chris Carter and Edwin Encarnacion, and that puts Springer in some powerful company. Unfortunately, Springer's return from the DL has been delayed again, as he'll be shut down for two more weeks...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter’s double dip leads Astros past Twins

Chris Carter doesn’t say very much. Even though he’s playful and smiles and laughs often, he measures his words and speaks softer than any other Astro. But as Domingo Santana agonized through a miserable start to his career, the hottest slugger in the majors made his biggest point with a simple stat – 0-for-33. That’s how long it took Carter to get his first hit in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vol. 3…Life And Times of C. Carter

Uh-oh, I feel a rhyme coming on. Chris Carter's schmotato was born on August 4th wearing the Astros hat, 40 ounces he doesn't pour forth cause that forty-oh is his bat. If you can't respect that your whole perspective is wack, maybe you'll love him when he goes by Charlie Really Black. Man, he was conceived as Hurry K'd Carter, but that was just for fun, big...
Via Razzball
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros torment Twins, 10-4

HOUSTON (AP) -- Chris Carter homered twice and tied a career high with five RBI to lead the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Tuesday night. The game was tied in the third inning when Carter's two-out, two-run drive to the Crawford Boxes in left field put Houston up 3-1. Carter connected again on his next at-bat with a three-run shot in the fifth which chased Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros torment Twins, 10-4

HOUSTON (AP) -- Chris Carter homered twice and tied a career high with five RBI to lead the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Tuesday night. The game was tied in the third inning when Carter's two-out, two-run drive to the Crawford Boxes in left field put Houston up 3-1. Carter connected again on his next at-bat with a three-run shot in the fifth which chased Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter's 2 HRs, 5 RBIs lead Astros over Twins 10-4

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter homered twice and tied a career high with five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros over the Minnesota Twins 10-4 on Tuesday night. The game was tied in the third inning when Carter's two-out, two-run drive to the Crawford Boxes in left field put Houston up 3-1. Carter connected again on his next at-bat with a three-run shot in the fifth which chased Minnesota...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter and Grossman lead Astros over Rangers 4-3

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Astros will have an overabundance of outfielders when George Springer and Dexter Fowler come off the disabled list. Robbie Grossman's big Friday night could help his case for staying in the majors. Grossman's two-run homer put the Astros ahead in the eighth inning and they held on for 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. ''...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The Phils rally in the bottom of the eight, scoring five runs, on their way to sweeping the Astros, winning 6-5.

Ryan Howard’s thirteenth-career grand slam caps a five-run eighth inning as the Phils come from behind to sweep the Astros, winning by the score of 6-5. The Astros took the lead in the top of the first inning as, with one man on, and with one man out, Chris Carter hits a two-run home run, […]
Via MyTeamRivals.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Howard hits grand slam in 8th, Phillies top Astros

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ryan Howard hit a grand slam, capping a five-run rally in the eighth inning that lifted the Philadelphia Phillies over the Houston Astros 6-5 on Thursday night. Chris Carter hit two homers and drove in four runs for Houston, which lost its eighth straight in Philadelphia. Carlos Ruiz and Ben Revere each had two hits as the Phillies completed a three-game sweep...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Open Up Roof At Minute Maid Park For First Time In 10 Years

A bit of history was made at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. The Houston Astros opened up the roof at the ballpark for game time for the first time since 2004. The temperature was in the low- to mid-80s, which is cooler than normal for Houston. And Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey just happened to be on the mound for the opposition tonight. Dickey was criticized by many...
Via NESN.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Josh Zeid, Chris Carter, Alex Presley

Houston Astros reliever Josh Zeid is out for the season after deciding to have surgery on both feet to address the sesamoiditis that sent him to the disabled list last week. MLB.com's Alyson Footer reports that Zeid was scheduled to undergo the first procedure, on his left foot, on Wednesday, with the same for the right foot following six weeks later. Footer also reports that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Line drive ricochets off Marlins pitcher to shortstop for unlikely out

Your browser does not support iframes.It took a true team effort by the Miami Marlins to record this out against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Saturday.Watch as Houston's Chris Carter rips a line drive off Miami pitcher Tom Koehler's back that ricochets into the air and somehow gets caught by shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria for the out.Oh, just your typical 1-6 putout...
Via Bush League Chronicle
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins shortstop catches liner off pitcher's back for out (VIDEO)

This is one play that gives the phrase having your teammate's back new meaning — literally.In the third inning of Saturday's  Astros-Marlins game, with nobody out and runners at the corners, Miami starter Tom Koehler tossed a 1-2 pitch that Houston DH Chris Carter shot back to the pitcher's mound. Koehler tried to get out of the way, but could only manage to turn his...
Via The Other Paper
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Friday, Jul 25

When last we spoke on Wednesday, I suggested a Pirates stack and a high-upside Cubs starter facing the Padres in challenging hitting conditions. Well, the Pirates were mediocre and the Cubs starter imploded so our results were fairly average: 100.60 points and a 420th-of-1,140 finish. We didn’t place in the GPP but won a good chunk of our double-ups. Our three hidden players were...
Via Baseball Professor
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Samardzija Cruises & Moss Slams the Astros, A’s Beat Houston 13-1

Jeff Samardzija made up for the spent bullpen Wednesday night with eight solid innings in a 13-1 win over the Astros Thursday afternoon. The only blemish on the A’s new ace right-hander’s afternoon was a solo homer to former Athletics slugger Chris Carter in the top of the fourth, Carter’s 20th homer of the season. Samardzija finished with a pitching line of one earned run...
Via BaySportsNet
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Carter’s walkoff homer lifts Astros past Diamondbacks in 10 innings

As Chris Carter rounded the bases late Thursday night, he braced himself for the beating that awaited him at the plate. He had just drilled a walk-off home run to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks, and his teammates were ready to tear him and his white Astros jersey up. They punched him in the ribs, smacked him in the head and tugged the buttons off his white jersey after sweeping the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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