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Boxscore Breakdown #101: Settle down – Astros 3, Angels 0

Look, we all know what happened in this game. We all know what happened in this series. We should all know that there is no cause for alarm, emphasis  on “should.” Not nearly enough Angels fans demonstrated that after this game as the panic from the fan base was palpable. This was no doubt a feeling that had its flames fanned by the winds of the Carlos Gomez trade before the...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #100: Aced in the hole – Astros 6, Angels 3

Facing the team your tied with atop the division, in their stadium, without your best player. I can’t think of a better time to have your ace on the mound. Unfortunately, I also can’t think of a worse time for that ace to turn in a clunker of a start, which is exactly what Garrett Richards did instead of stepping in to save the day for the Trout-less Halos. Astros 6, Angels...
Via Monkey with a Halo
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Offense Propels Them to Victory

HOUSTON, TX – JULY 28: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros watches his two-run double in the sixth inning of their game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minute Maid Park on July 28, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images) Although Houston Astros starting pitcher Collin McHugh wasn’t great in this game, he didn’t need to be perfect because...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Battle atop AL West: Altuve's 5 RBI lead Astros past Angels

  Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBI to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. The Astros, who entered the day a game behind the Angels in the standings, fell behind by three early before tying it up with a three-run second inning featuring a two-run homer by Chris Carter...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve's career-best 5 RBIs lead Astros over Angels 10-5

HOUSTON (AP) Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. Altuve had an RBI single in the second, drove in two runs in the fourth inning and tacked on another two with a double in Houston's four-run sixth to make it 10-5. He finished with...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve’s Late-Game Heroics Push Houston Astros Past Boston Red Sox

Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve swings for a walk-off home run to beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 in the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan) Slightly less than four hours after game three between the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox began Thursday night, Houston second baseman Jose Altuve took it upon himself to end it. With the...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox:Altuve Hits Walkoff in Astros 5-4 Win

In a battle of faltering bullpens, the Boston Red Sox did just that, losing to the Astros on a Jose Altuve walkoff home run 5-4. Not only did Boston lose the series finale, they were swept in both cities on the trip for a combined 0-7 record. 
Via CLNS Radio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve's walk-off blast sends Red Sox to eighth straight loss

  Jose Altuve homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth, the last of his four hits, and the Houston Astros beat Boston 5-4 on Thursday night, extending the Red Sox's losing streak to a season-high eight games. The game was tied at 4-all when Altuve connected off Craig Breslow (0-1) and homered into the seats in left-center. The play was reviewed and confirmed. Marwin Gonzalez...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Altuve's walkoff homer lifts Astros over Boston 5-4

HOUSTON (AP) Jose Altuve homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth, the last of his four hits, and the Houston Astros beat Boston 5-4 on Thursday night, extending the Red Sox's losing streak to a season-high eight games. The game was tied at 4-all when Altuve connected off Craig Breslow (0-1) and homered into the seats in left-center. The play was reviewed and confirmed. Marwin...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Midseason Power Rankings: Where do the Astros Rank?

The MLB all-star game has come and gone.  With the players back on the field, it’s time for business.  With the end of the all-star break, we at TopSportsReport decided it’d be a good time to evaluate where every team stands.  For that reason, we have released our mid-season power rankings.  As part of the article, there are also bold predictions for each team moving forward...
Via TopSportsReport
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros snap six-game skid with 3-2 win over Rangers

HOUSTON (AP) Jose Altuve and rookie Carlos Correa drove in a run apiece to help Houston to an early lead and the Astros held on for a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night to snap a six-game skid. The Astros were up by one with no outs in the third when Jake Marisnick and Altuve hit back-to-back doubles to push Houston's lead to 2-0. Marwin Gonzalez singled, but Altuve...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Astros Seeking First Playoff Berth Since 2005

CINCINNATI, OH – JULY 14: American League All-Star Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros, A.J. Hinch manager of the Houston Astros and American League All-Star Dallas Keuchel #60 of the Houston Astros talk prior to the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) After leading their division for much...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Long-suffering Astros finally back in contention

HOUSTON (AP) Here's something new: The Houston Astros finally have reason to look forward to the second half of the season. After several miserable years of rebuilding, losing and more losing, these Astros - powered by bearded ace Dallas Keuchel, diminutive second baseman Jose Altuve and rookie Carlos Correa - are just a half-game back in the American League West at the All-Star...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies' LeMahieu flashes Gold Glove on the field at All-Star Game

Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu may have gone 0 for 2 at the plate in the All-Star Game, but he made sure to flash his Gold Glove on the field. The National League’s starting second baseman took a possible hit away from the American League’s starting second baseman -- the Astros’ Jose Altuve -- with a sliding stop of a grounder during the second inning. Per MLB.com, fellow...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Social media roundup: Astros' Keuchel, Altuve, Hinch have fun at All-Star Game

Two key members of the Houston Astros took part in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night in Cincinnati, and both had pretty memorable experiences. Though second baseman Jose Altuve had a quiet game individually speaking, he already had a great time by default since he was representing the Astros and his home country of Venezuela.  Lefty Dallas Keuchel, however, shined in the game....
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Altuve among All-Stars eager to make Venezuela proud

Jose Altuve being elected a starter in the 2015 All-Star Game on behalf of the Houston Astros is a big deal. Not only is he a deserving, accomplished player worthy of having the spotlight turned on him in front of millions, but he's also the reigning AL batting champion. What's more, Altuve is one of a handful of Venezuelan-born players taking part in All-Star festivities this week...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Kemp showing signs he's ready for MLB duty alongside his hero, Jose Altuve

Don't be surprised if Tony Kemp winds up joining the Houston Astros soon. That's a warning given by MLB.com's Richard Justice, who watched Kemp walk twice and hustle around the field for the U.S. team in its victory over the World squad on Sunday.  Kemp, a second baseman that the Astros have had play in the outfield so he'd have a place to play when he is inevitably called up, has...
Via Fox Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve talks Astros' success and All-Star start in radio interview

Next Tuesday, Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve will make his first career start in the All-Star Game, having beaten out the Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante shortly before voting closed last week.  Altuve called in to 'The Drive Home' on SportsTalk 790 in Houston to talk about his All-Star status, the Astros' success so far this season and other topics. Take a listen below...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Astro Jose Altuve caught gnawing on his batting helmet

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Via Bob's Blitz
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Keuchel excited about All-Star nod, interested in starting for AL

Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel received the good news prior to his start Monday night in Cleveland: he's been elected to the All-Star Game for the first time in his career. He joins second baseman Jose Altuve as the two representatives that will take part in All-Star Week festivities on behalf of the first-place Astors. The news hardly came as a surprise, considering Keuchel...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing All-Star second basemen Jason Kipnis & Jose Altuve

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Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve: the savior of the All-Star Game

For the past six weeks, baseball fans everywhere were upset about the idea of Omar Infante being the starting second baseman in the All-Star Game for the American League. Thankfully, 60 million votes for Kansas City Royals players were canceled out and there was a late push to put Jose Altuve over the top that saved the integrity of the fan vote. Infante was the main example of Royals...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians miss out on an All-Star starter

Whether fan voting is fair or not, the Cleveland Indians, barring injury, will not have a starter for the 2015 All Star Game. Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis, who is arguably one of the best position players in baseball so far in 2015, had the best chance of being named a starter but did not receive enough fan votes to be one. In fact, he finished third among American League...
Via Waiting For Next Year
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Comeback kid: Astros' Altuve overtakes Royals' Infante for All-Star start

In a back-and-forth race that went down to the wire, Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve vanquished the Kansas City Royals' Omar Infante to earn his first career start in the All-Star Game.  MLB announced the starters for both the AL and NL on Sunday, and Altuve wound up edging out Infante for the most American League votes at second base.  Halfway through last week, Altuve...
Via Fox Sports
26 days 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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28 days ago  |  Discuss
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