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Boxscore Breakdown #11: Throw it back – Astros 4, Angels 0

The Angels and Astros wore throwback uniforms for this game, harkening back to a time in which the Angels were a pile of hot garbage. They must’ve been taking the throwback mantra pretty seriously because they LARPed their way into a pathetic offensive showing to get shutout for the first time this year. Astros 4, Angels 0 Run Expectancy Rundown The top of the order just killed...
Via Monkey with a Halo
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Trout, Angels fall flat in loss to Astros

Dallas Keuchel combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Robbie Grossman and George Springer homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 Saturday night. Keuchel (2-0) allowed two hits in six innings, struck out seven and walked three, throwing a season-high 105 pitches. Chad Qualls struck out the side in the seventh, Pat Neshek followed with a one-hit eighth...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Keuchel, 3 Astros relievers combine to 3-hit Angels 4-0

HOUSTON (AP) Dallas Keuchel combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Robbie Grossman and George Springer homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 Saturday night. Keuchel (2-0) allowed two hits in six innings, struck out seven and walked three, throwing a season-high 105 pitches. Chad Qualls struck out the side in the seventh, Pat Neshek followed with...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

George Springer's catch saves game in 10th, then Astros win in 14

  Hank Conger hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning following George Springer's game-saving catch in the 10th, and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 6-4 Sunday. Conger homered after Evan Gattis reached base for the first time this season -- on a walk in his 21st plate appearance of the year. Robbie Grossman ran for Gattis, but it didn't matter when Conger pulled a pitch...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hernandez caps strong spring, Astros beat Double-A team 7-4

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Roberto Hernandez pitched six innings in his longest outing of a successful spring, leading the Houston Astros past their Double-A Corpus Christi affiliate 7-4 on Thursday night. Jed Lowrie, Robbie Grossman and Hank Conger each drove in two runs for the Astros. Carlos Correa, the No. 1 pick in the 2012 draft and the club's top-rated prospect, homered for...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies' Cliff Lee sharp vs. Astros in first outing since July 31

  Cliff Lee pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start before Luis Valbuena, Robbie Grossman and Marwin Gonzalez homered for the Houston Astros in a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. Lee, the 36-year-old 2008 American League Cy Young Award winner, pitched for the first time since being sidelined by an elbow injury on July 31. He gave up two hits...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Lee pitches 2 easy innings in Phillies' 6-3 loss to Astros

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Cliff Lee pitched two scoreless innings in his first spring start before Luis Valbuena, Robbie Grossman and Marwin Gonzalez homered for the Houston Astros in a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday. Lee, the 36-year-old 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner, pitched for the first time since being sidelined by an elbow injury on July 31. He gave up two...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Houston Astros

The days of giving young players tryouts to see if they can develop into major leaguers are over in Houston. The likes of Jonathan Villar and Robbie Grossman had their chance, but the Astros could no longer wait. General manager Jeff Luhnow signed veterans like Jed Lowrie, Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek and Colby Rasmus to help his team win more games and reach the next stage of progress...
Via The Outside Corner
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 season preview: Houston Astros

The days of giving young players tryouts to see if they can develop into major leaguers are over in Houston. The likes of Jonathan Villar and Robbie Grossman had their chance, but the Astros could no longer wait. General manager Jeff Luhnow signed veterans like Jed Lowrie, Luke Gregerson, Pat Neshek and Colby Rasmus to help his team win more games and reach the next stage of progress...
Via Bloguin Best
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Bonilla wins again as Texas beats Astros 5-1

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Lisalverto Bonilla became the first pitcher in Texas Rangers history to win his first three career starts with a 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Bonilla (3-0), promoted Sept. 2 from Triple-A Round Rock, allowed four hits and struck out seven in six scoreless innings. His wins all have come during a stretch when the Rangers have won 11...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Feldman pitches Astros past slumping Yankees 5-2

NEW YORK (AP) Scott Feldman shut down the slumping New York Yankees again, and Robbie Grossman snapped a seventh-inning tie with a two-run single that sent the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory Wednesday night. Dexter Fowler had an RBI double, Jose Altuve added a run-scoring single, and the Astros (54-73) did more damage to New York's playoff chances with their fourth victory in five...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Lineup Maximizer: How Gross is Robbie Grossman?

#75 Robbie Grossman (L) – Hou – OF – @NYY (McCarthy-R) – 1:05 PM – 1% owned The answer is… it doesn’t matter. You’re adding him to your fantasy lineup, not wining and dining the poor fella. As far as I’m concerned, the grosser the better.  I'd add two of him if I could on Thursday, when he squares off against Brandon McCarthy in Yankee Stahdium. Lefties...
Via Razzball
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees game 123 lineup: 8/19/14

Rich Schultz/Getty Images The Yankees are back in the Bronx to begin an important six-game homestand, beginning with the lowly Houston Astros. Brett Oberholtzer gets the ball against Chris Capuano in tonight’s contest. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: MY9 Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Houston Astros (48-76) Robbie Grossman RF Jose Altuve 2B Chris...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Holt, Robbie Grossman Were Roommates During Time In Pittsburgh (Video)

With the Houston Astros in Boston for a four-game series against the Red Sox, a reunion of sorts is taking place at Fenway Park. Red Sox utility man Brock Holt and Astros outfielder Robbie Grossman were roommates when they both played for the Pittsburgh Pirates’s Double-A affiliate Altoona Curve in 2012. NESN’s Gary Striewski talked to both Grossman and Holt before Saturday...
Via NESN.com
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Win For First Time Ever At Fenway, 5-3

(Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)This was another one that the Red Sox should have won—and probably would have if this were 2013. But, Boston blew 2-0 and 3-2 leads on the way to a 5-3 loss to Houston. Clay Buchholz pitched well enough to lose—giving up a game-tying HR to Robbie Grossman that effectively ended his shot at a win. Yoenis Cespdepes smoked a line shot HR...
Via FenwayNation
August 16, 2014  |  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. ''They know that we...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers blow lead in eighth as Astros take win

HOUSTON - Any good feelings the Texas Rangers had after leaving Chicago with a two-game winning streak left when the Astros snatched the lead in the eight inning and didn't look back as they took the 4-3 win at Minute Maid Park on Friday night. The Rangers looked to be in control early, taking a 2-0 lead in the first inning off the hot bat of J.P. Arencibia as he knocked a two-run...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays for the week ending August 5th

The great defense got jacked up to another level this week. Some of these plays…man, I’m speechless. July 30th and 31st, Angels vs Orioles – Manny Machado’s got a cannon. Manny Machado is great at defense. Even if Albert Pujols is much slower in his older age, these throws in back to back games by Machado were just gross. July 31st, Braves vs Dodgers – Dee Gordon lays...
Via Bloguin Best
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The best defensive plays for the week ending August 5th

The great defense got jacked up to another level this week. Some of these plays…man, I’m speechless. July 30th and 31st, Angels vs Orioles – Manny Machado’s got a cannon. Manny Machado is great at defense. Even if Albert Pujols is much slower in his older age, these throws in back to back games by Machado were just gross. July 31st, Braves vs Dodgers – Dee Gordon lays...
Via The Outside Corner
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Send George Springer to DL

Robbie Grossman will slide over to center field in Springers absence and L.H. Hoes with get time in right. The Astros are 42-58 and in fourth place in the American League West two game ahead of the Texas Rangers
Via Baseball News Source
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers doomed from start once again

ARLINGTON, Texas - Texas manager Ron Washington's answer to a postgame question could have also been a plea to his starting rotation. "We just need our starters to get a little deeper," Washington said following Tuesdays' 8-3 loss to Houston. The four innings pitched by rookie right-hander Phil Irwin in his Texas debut wasn't what Washington had in mind. Not when it followed the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

C.J. Wilson roughed up in loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) -- Jon Singleton homered and had two RBIs in his major league debut, Chris Carter also homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 Tuesday night. Jason Castro and Robbie Grossman drove in two runs apiece as Houston took the lead with a five-run third inning. The Angels were done in by C.J. Wilson's lack of control. Wilson (6-5) walked a season-high...
Via Fox Sports West
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Streaking Astros make it seven wins in a row

MLB.com VIdeo The Houston Astros defeated the Baltimore Orioles at home on Friday night with a final score of 2-1. The win extends their streak to seven straight games, the longest win streak for Houston since July 2010. Astros starting pitcher Brett Obelholtzer earned his second win of the season. He threw seven strong innings and allowed just four hits for one run. It was...
Via Sports-Glory
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The losers of WAR: May update

Yesterday, we took a look at the players who were leading the league in WAR to begin the month of May. If we are anything here at The Outside Corner, it is fair and balanced. As such, in the interest of equal time, let’s take a look at the other end of the leaderboard to see who is “winning” the race to have the worst WAR in all of baseball this year. Hitters Nate Schierholtz...
Via Bloguin Best
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

The losers of WAR: May update

Yesterday, we took a look at the players who were leading the league in WAR to begin the month of May. If we are anything here at The Outside Corner, it is fair and balanced. As such, in the interest of equal time, let’s take a look at the other end of the leaderboard to see who is “winning” the race to have the worst WAR in all of baseball this year. Hitters Nate Schierholtz...
Via The Outside Corner
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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