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With roster expansion around the corner, Astros considering their options

When rosters expand from 25 to 40 on September 1, teams in contention will be looking to maximize their depth as they try to juggle the rigors of a postseason push with making sure their everyday players aren't burnt out. The Houston Astros, who currently have a somewhat comfortable five and a half game lead in the AL West over the Texas Rangers, will be dipping into their rich...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

McCullers and 4 Astros relievers combine on 2-hitter

HOUSTON (AP) Rookie Lance McCullers and four relievers combined for a two-hitter and Evan Gattis tied a career high with four hits, helping the Houston Astros cruise to a 13-0 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. McCullers (3-1) struck out four and didn't allow a hit through five, but he needed 90 pitches to get through those innings because of four walks. He was replaced by...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros rally for 6-4 win over Blue Jays

HOUSTON (AP) Jonathan Villar's two-run double put Houston on top in a four-run seventh inning and the Astros beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Thursday night. Rookie Preston Tucker's RBI double off Aaron Loup (1-2) with no outs in the seventh brought the Astros within 4-3. Villar's groundball double down the right field line scored two more to give Houston the lead. The Blue Jays...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros hit 3 HRs to beat Mariners 4-3 for 8th straight win

HOUSTON (AP) Evan Gattis, Jake Marisnick and George Springer all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Josh Fields (1-0) pitched 1 1-3 innings for the win, striking out four of the five batters he faced. Luke Gregorson gave up solo homers to Nelson Cruz and Logan Morrison in the ninth, but finished up for his fifth save....
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros RHP Will Harris extends his scoreless appearance streak to 23 games

Houston Astros right handed reliever Will Harris was on the mound Saturday to record the final out in a 9-3 win over the Oakland A’s, as the first place Astros improved to 10-7 on the season. Harris came into the game yesterday in the ninth inning, replacing RHP Josh Fields, and pitched a shutout inning to extend his scoreless inning streak to 23 games (24.2 IP), dating back to...
Via Baseball Essential
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros Activate Josh Fields Off DL

The Houston Astros activated right-handed pitcher Josh Fields from the 15-day disabled list late Wednesday night after their 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners. Fields who was injured in spring training, only appeared in six Grapefruit League games, pitching just five innings, giving up two runs on five hits and a walk while striking out eight before being sidelined. He will most likely...
Via Baseball Essential
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Fields is Nearing a Return to the Astros

Houston Astros 29-year-old right-handed reliever Josh Fields (groin) appears ready to return from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Fresno. Monday night in Las Vegas, Fields made his fifth appearance with the Grizzlies. I watched Fields pitch Monday, and to me he looked like he was ready to return to Houston. He pitched two complete scoreless innings, the first time he had been extended...
Via Baseball Essential
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins double up Astros, 4-2

HOUSTON (AP) -- Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. A pair of walks by Josh Fields (2-5) left runners at first and second with two outs in the ninth when Mauer hit a groundball single to left field scored Jordan Schafer. Brian...
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins double up Astros, 4-2

HOUSTON (AP) -- Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. A pair of walks by Josh Fields (2-5) left runners at first and second with two outs in the ninth when Mauer hit a groundball single to left field scored Jordan Schafer. Brian...
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August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Mauer leads Twins to 4-2 win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) Joe Mauer had two hits in his return from the disabled list, including a go-ahead RBI single in the ninth inning, to help the Minnesota Twins to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. A pair of walks by Josh Fields (2-5) left runners at first and second with two outs in the ninth when Mauer hit a groundball single to left field scored Jordan Schafer. Brian...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Joshua Fields to DL with sore forearm

The Houston Astros placed right-handed reliever Joshua Fields on the 15-day DL as of June 15 with right forearm soreness and called up right-hander Paul Clemens from Triple-A Oklahoma City, according to Brian McTaggart of  MLB.com. Fields has appeared in 28 games this year, going 1-4 with a 5.93 ERA, but in his last 14 outings, he is 1-1 with a 1.17 ERA. Clemens has strugged...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston Astros vs. Baltimore Orioles Series Recap

#495168575 / gettyimages.com Going into the first game of this series the Houston Astros are on a 5 game winning streak. You know that’s on their minds as they try to continue the streak and try to work their way up the division. That being said the Astros take game one of the series 3-1 and increase the streak to six. The Astros decided to give the start to Brad Peacock. He went...
Via TopSportsReport
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Foul Paul! April All-Star Team

Its never to early to have an All-Star team. Some of these guys belong and some don’t, just like the real All-Star team. Do the Astros really need to have to have an All-Star or is Josh Fields about to have the experience of a lifetime? Be sure to follow me on twitter @alcohpaulism for all the Foul Paul! updates you’d ever want. C: Matt Wieters Welcome to the All-Star team...
Via Baseball Professor
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Josh Fields (quad) unavailable again Sunday

Houston Astros manager Bo Porter announced before today's game that right-handed reliever Josh Fields is dealing with a tight quad and will be unavailable for the second straight day, according to Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle. In his last appearance, on Friday, Fields entered a 5-5 game against the Oakland Athletics and gave up five runs without recording an out. He is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: The Week 4 Closer Report

Welcome back to The Fantasy Fix’s Closer Report for Week 4. We continue to see closers drop like flies and the unsettled nature of bullpens all around the league has fantasy owners wanting to dump the saves category completely. Let’s take a look at what has changed in the last week at the top of the bullpen pecking order. It will be a bit of an abbreviated look this week as I’m...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs 5, Diamondbacks 7 (4/24/14)

Did The Cubs Win? OSS: Cubs celebrate 100 years of Wrigley Field in fitting fashion. Three Up 1. Jeff Samardzija was brilliant (again). He deserved to win (again). He didn’t win (again). 2. Hector Rondon has to be the best Rule 5 pick of the past 5 years, right? A short reflection of the past Rule 5 drafts: 2013: too early to tell. 2012: Rondon is a legitimate back-end reliever...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Free Agent Fixes

With the season now under way, it’s time to begin glancing at the free agent pool and determining who is worth grabbing and who is worth leaving available. In order to try and cater to as large an audience as I can, I’m going to vary the ownership rates of the players highlighted both within the article and week-to-week. What that means is that there will be players featured...
Via The Fantasy Fix
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

30 Days of Baseball: Houston Astros

2013 Record: 51-111, AL West 5th 2014 Prediction: AL West 5th With an extremely disappointing season, the Houston Astros once again go down in the dumps, posting a losing record of OVER 100. The Astros haven’t made post-season glory in eight years, and they’re not planning to during the 2014 season. With the upcoming season, the Houston Astros have a lot to address, the bullpen...
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December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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