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Twitter reacts to Astros knocking Yu Darvish out in 2nd inning of Game 3

The Houston Astros got an early jump on the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3, knocking Yu Darvish out of the game in the second inning, up 4-0.It got started off with a bang with first baseman Yuli Gurriel, who blasted a scorching home run into the left field bleachers (watch here).From there, Josh Reddick smashed a double, Evan Gattis drew a walk, Marwin Gonzalez drove in Reddick with...
Via Sportsnaut
October 27, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yasiel Puig throws glove to ground after failed diving catch

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig nearly made a potential game-changing play in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, but came up just short.The play happened in the eighth inning when Alex Bregman crushed a pitch to the warning track in right field. Puig did a great job of tracking it, and dived in an attempt to make the catch.Unfortunately, the ball hit off his glove and bounced...
Via The Sports Daily
October 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Kenley Jansen allows first earned run of postseason, blows save in Game 2

Kenley Jansen is human, after all.Jansen entered Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night in the 8th inning and allowed an inherited runner to score, making the game 3-2 in favor of his Los Angeles Dodgers. An inning later, he surrendered his first earned run of the postseason on a Marwin Gonzalez solo home run that tied the game at three. A blown save for Jansen? Say it ain...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Marwin Gonzalez guns runner out at plate to keep Astros ahead

The Astros and Yankees are currently battling in Game One of the American League Championship Series.In the fourth inning, Carlos Correa and Yuli Gurriel gave the Astros a 2-0 lead. In the following frame, however, the Yankees threatened to get right back into it.With a man in scoring position, Aaron Judge drilled a sharp line drive to left field. Greg Bird charged toward home.Houston...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Who could be the breakout stars of the 2017 MLB pennant race?

A year ago, Andrew Miller announced himself on the national scene as he mowed through all-comers while carrying the Indians to the brink of a World Series win.In previous years, the "breakout" role has fallen on the shoulders of Madison Bumgarner, David Freese, Salvador Perez, Cole Hamels and Daniel Murphy, just to name a few. October baseball is always fertile ground for bringing...
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October 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve leaves Astros game with neck discomfort

The Houston Astros went extra innings on Thursday night, but Jose Altuve did not figure in the late innings.Altuve left the game after lining out to end the sixth inning. The Astros later said Altuve left with neck discomfort. Altuve was replaced in the 7th as Marwin Gonzalez moved over to second base. The MVP candidate was 1-for-3 prior to exiting the game.Altuve is batting .357...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

AJ Hinch has not heard from MLB about umpire criticism

Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has not heard from MLB despite criticizing the umpires from Thursday’s 4-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.Hinch was especially upset with the way the game ended and criticized umpire Paul Nauert for calling out Marwin Gonzalez on strikes to end the game. Here were Nauert’s calls in the final at-bat of the game. The red balls represent what were...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 18, 2017  |  Discuss

AP source: Marwin Gonzalez, Astros agree at $3,725,000

A person familiar with the negotiations says first baseman Marwin Gonzalez and the Houston Astros have avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a one-year contract worth $3,725,000. The deal includes a 2018 club option worth $5,125,000, the person told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced....
Via Associated Press
February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Houston Astros SS Marwin Gonzalez hits first base bag, takes flight (video)

In today’s second serving of video oddity from Thursday night’s Houston Astros-San Francisco Giants tilt — Marco Scutaro’s amusing wardrobe malfunction being the other — here we find shortstop Mawin Gonzalez’s unbelievable aerial escapades. While trying to leg-out an infield single in the 9th inning after the ball caromed off Giants pitcher Javier Lopez’s foot directly to [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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