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Napoli error leads to 4-run 10th as Astros beat Red Sox 12-8

BOSTON (AP) First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Houston Astros over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight win. Jose Altuve had three hits and two RBIs for the AL West-leading Astros, who won after wasting...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Boston Crumbles In 10th Inning Of 12-8 Loss To Astros

BOSTON — The Red Sox traded punches with arguably the best team in the American League. It ended with Boston hitting the canvas in extra innings. The Red Sox, who rallied in both the seventh and eighth innings Friday, suffered a 12-8 loss to the Houston Astros in 10 innings in the teams’ series opener at Fenway Park. The contest marked the first of eight consecutive home games...
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David Ortiz Drilled In Helmet By Throw; Ball Flies Into Stands (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> David Ortiz has a mean headbutt. Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve attempted to turn a double play in the fifth inning of Friday night’s game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. His bid was unsuccessful because his throw to first base smoked Ortiz in the helmet and ricocheted all the way into the stands along...
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Continuing Their Miraculous Season, Astros Tickets Still Offering Tremendous Value Through July

The Houston Astros have been one of the more pleasant surprises thus far in the 2015 MLB season, as they’ve ascended the ranks of the AL West division and are in position to make it back to the playoffs for the first time since 2005. All of this, after everyone thought they were still another year or two away from simply being a contender. Houston has received excellent starting...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win

HOUSTON (AP) Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go up early, can't hold on and get the broom in Houston

HOUSTON -- Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday night. The game was tied at 5 in the seventh when Kelvin Herrera (1-2) plunked Altuve on the forearm. Altuve stole second and reached third on a lineout. He put Houston on top when he...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Orbit convinces Royals' Perez to join #VoteAltuve All-Star fan club - sort of

With voting for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game closing on Thursday, fans are running out of time to get Jose Altuve enough votes to surpass Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante and lock down a starting nod in the game.Because things are getting close to the wire, Astros mascot Orbit took it upon himself on Tuesday to stage a meeting of the '#VoteAltuve Fan Club' prior to the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 positions up for grabs in MLB All-Star Game vote

Voting for the MLB All-Star Game has been a much debated activity this year. But with a few days left to go, the numbers crunch is still well up in the air. The post 5 Key Positions Up For Grabs In 2015 MLB All-Star Game Vote appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Altuve needs late push to surpass Royals' Infante in All-Star voting

MLB's most recent voting update for the All-Star Game was announced on Monday, and reigning AL batting champion/Houston Astros star Jose Altuve is still slightly behind Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante for the starting nod at the position. After the latest update (provided here by MLB.com), Altuve checked in with 7,282,934 votes, as compared to Infante's 7,514,642 tallies...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

In battle of AL's best, Astros strike first in win over Royals

In 2014, the Kansas City Royals were the come-out-nowhere, surprise team in baseball en route to the World Series as the American League Champions.  While the Royals are showing their success was no accident in 2015, the Houston Astros are blazing their own trail, finally back to relevancy after notching their 45th win - most in the American League - in a 6-1 victory over Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' four-game winning streak snapped in Houston

HOUSTON -- Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34. McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a run...
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Royals' four-game winning streak snapped in Houston

HOUSTON -- Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34. McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a run...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve helps Astros to 6-1 win over Royals

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Carter and Jose Altuve homered to back a solid start by rookie Lance McCullers, and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 on Monday night. In a matchup of teams with the best records in the American League, Houston snapped Kansas City's four-game winning streak. The Royals are 44-29 and the Astros are 45-34. McCullers (4-2) allowed four hits and a...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Potential Playoff Matchup Underway Between Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals

HOUSTON, TX – JUNE 29: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros receives congratulations from Carlos Correa #1 after hitting a home run in the third inning against the Kansas City Royals at Minute Maid Park on June 29, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images) The difficult home stand continues for the Houston Astros Monday as they welcome in the defending American...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals lose two more all-star starters in latest voting

As Thursday’s deadline approaches for All-Star Game voting to close, it appears baseball fans outside of Kansas City are moving ever closer to making the American League team an accurate representation of which players truly deserve to start in Cincinnati on July 14. In other words, two more Kansas City Royals lost their starting places this past week, bringing the number down...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros wear ‘Yes Way, Jose’ shirts to boost Jose Altuve’s All-Star Game chances

The Royals are currently dominating the American League All-Star Game voting with seven players projected to start their respective positions at the most recent update. However, the Astros are doing their best to see to it one of their guys leap frogs one of the Royals for a starting spot. While Omar Infante is currently...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Houston Astros Wear 'Yes Way, Jose' Shirts in Batting Practice to Support 2B Jose Altuve's All-Star Chances

The Houston Astros know they have a good one on their hands in young second baseman Jose Altuve. They know that fans of the team are aware that they have a good one in Altuve as well. Now if only the rest of the baseball loving free-world was aware of the talent the Astros have at second base....To drum up support (ans show their own) the team decided to wear some special t-shirts...
Via FatManWriting
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Buy Or Sell?

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 222, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) talk some fantasy baseball, including plenty of buy or sell discussions. Topics include: The returns of Jose Altuve and Ivan Nova Whether or not to sell high on Johnny Cueto and Albert Pujols Buy or Sell on DJ LeMahieu, C.J. Wilson, Brian McCann,...
Via Baseball Professor
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve within reach of Infante after All-Star voting update

Another update regarding Major League Baseball's All-Star Game voting came out on Monday, and Jose Altuve still has a relatively decent shot of winning the popular vote for the second base position. Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante currently sits atop the positional leaderboard with 6,521,733 votes as per the new results announced by the league, while Altuve in the...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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