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A’s place Marco Estrada on 10-day IL with lumbar strain

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics placed pitcher Marco Estrada on the 10-day injured list because of a lumbar strain, one day after a second consecutive shaky outing. Estrada allowed seven runs and walked three in 3 1/3 innings in Tuesday night’s loss to the Houston Astros. It was the second straight start that […]
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Alex Bregman’s grand slam highlights Astros slugfest

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, Josh Reddick connected for a two-run homer against his former team, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 9-1 on Tuesday night for their majors-best 10th straight win. Bregman’s second career grand slam gave Collin McHugh (3-1) all the run support he needed on […]
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MLB Power Rankings: Why it's time to believe in the Rays

In this week's Power Rankings, we pass the title of No. to the Rays, plus see where the up-and-down New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox land, plus we see the Houston Astros climb and a bunch of nine-win NL teams clustered in our Top 10. This week's Top 10 1.
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Photos: Mariners vs. Houston Astros


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Mariners Game Day: Live updates, how to watch as Marco Gonzales tries to avoid home sweep vs. Astros

Seattle Mariners (13-4, L2) vs. Houston Astros (10-5, W8) 1:10 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | Seattle TV: ROOT | Radio: 710 AM/97.3 FM | Stream: MLB.tv STARTING LINEUPS LHP Marco Gonzales (4-0, 3.16) vs. RHP Gerrit Cole (0-2, 3.32)
Tags: News, Sports, Mlb, Seattle, Houston Astros, Mariners, Seattle Mariners, Astros, Gerrit Cole, Mobile Park, Marco Gonzales


Altuve homers, Verlander dominates as Astros beat M's 3-1

Jose Altuve homered for the fifth straight game, Justin Verlander struck out eight of the first 10 batters he faced and finished with a season-high 11, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight beating the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Saturday            [Author: AP]
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Mariners Game Day: Live updates, how to watch Wades LeBlanc, Miley do battle to open Astros series

Seattle Mariners (13-2, W6) vs. Houston Astros (8-5, W6) 7:10 p.m. | T-Mobile Park | Seattle TV: ROOT | Radio: 710 AM/97.3 FM | Stream: MLB.tv STARTING LINEUPS TO COME RHP Felix Hernandez  vs. LHP Wade Miley (1-1, 2.31)
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Altuve homers twice as Astros sweep Yankees for first time

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit two homers, Carlos Correa homered with three RBIs and the Houston Astros completed their first ever sweep of the New York Yankees with an 8-6 win Wednesday night. The Astros needed late-game comebacks to win the first two games of the series but used a four-run fifth inning to […]
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Altuve powers Astros to first-ever sweep of Yankees

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit two homers, Carlos Correa homered with three RBIs and the Houston Astros completed their first-ever sweep of the New York Yankees with an 8-6 win Wednesday night. The Astros needed late-game comebacks to win the first two games of the series but used a four-run fifth inning to break […]
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Houston Astros mascot's T-shirt cannon 'shattered' woman's finger, lawsuit says

A lawsuit being filed against the Houston Astros, claims the team's mascot, Orbit, fired a t-shirt cannon into the crowd during a game last season, breaking a woman's finger.
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Altuve homers, Springer helps Astros rally past Yankees 6-3

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit his 100th homer and George Springer’s two-run double in the eighth inning helped the Houston Astros to their third straight comeback win, 6-3 over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. Houston has won five in a row overall to improve to 7-5. The Astros trailed by one when […]
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Woman sues Astros for $1M, says T-shirt cannon broke finger

HOUSTON (AP) — A woman has sued the Houston Astros for more than $1 million, saying that a T-shirt cannon by the team’s mascot at a game last season broke her finger. The Houston Chronicle reports that Jennifer Harughty alleges that the mascot, who is named Orbit, “shattered” her left index finger during a game […]
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Woman Sues Houston Astros for $1 Million, Saying T-Shirt Cannon Broke Her Finger

Jennifer Harughty alleges that the mascot "shattered" her left index finge
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Fan sues Astros for $1 million over broken finger

A Texas woman has sued the Houston Astros for more than $1 million, contending her left index finger was injured permanently last summer when the team mascot shot a giveaway shirt in her direction using a "T-shirt cannon." Jennifer Harughty said she was sitting behind third base last July 8 when the mascot, Orbit, launched a T-shirt at close range, resulting in a broken finger. "It was a life-changing event that I think if it happened to anybody else ... they would feel the same way," Harughty t...
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Astros fan sues for $1 million after breaking finger in T-shirt gun mishap

Houston Astros mascot Orbit often engages in hijinks, but they've rarely been the type that could cost the team a nice chunk of change. A woman is suing the Astros after claiming a T-shirt gun fired by Orbit broke her finger, according to KHOU 11. The lawsuit claims those operating the gun were not properly trained, and that the Astros did not warn fans about the T-shirt gun.
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Altuve, Correa help Astros rally for 4-3 win over Yankees

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a long home run and Carlos Correa’s broken-bat RBI infield single in the eighth inning helped the Houston Astros rally past the New York Yankees 4-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory. Aaron Judge homered off Astros ace Justin Verlander as New York built a 3-1 lead […]
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Astros top A’s 9-8 on Altuve’s bases-loaded walk in 9th

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve drew a four-pitch walk from Oakland closer Blake Treinen with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, giving the Houston Astros a 9-8 win Sunday and a three-game sweep of the Athletics. Josh Reddick walked and Aledmys Diaz singled off Treinen (0-1) to […]
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Brantley, Springer hit 2-run homers as Astros down A’s 6-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Michael Brantley broke out of a slump with two hits, including a two-run homer, and George Springer added a two-run shot of his own to power the Houston Astros to a 6-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night. Wade Miley (1-1) allowed four hits in 5 2/3 innings to win […]
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Correa’s homer helps Astros over Athletics 3-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa homered and Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman added two hits each to help the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The game was tied in the fourth when Correa connected off Frankie Montas (1-1) on his first home run of the season to […]
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Astros manager, hitting coach by ejected by home plate ump

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch and hitting coach Alex Cintron have been ejected after consecutive pitches at Texas. Cintron apparently questioned a low strike called on Tyler White in the second inning Wednesday night. When plate umpire Ron Kulpa looked toward the dugout, Hinch came out. After the next pitch, also […]
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Gallo hard 2-run grounder pushes Rangers past Astros 6-4

Joey Gallo grounded a hard single to right field between two diving infielders to drive in two runs and put the Texas Rangers ahead to stay in a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros            [Author: AP]
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Gallo hard 2-run grounder pushes Rangers past Astros 6-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo grounded a hard single to right field between two diving infielders to drive in two runs and put the Texas Rangers ahead to stay in a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. The Rangers (3-2) are over .500 for the second time this season in manager […]
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Peacock, Chirinos lead Astros in 2-1 victory over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brad Peacock allowed two hits while pitching into the seventh inning, Robinson Chirinos looped a go-ahead double in his first game against his former team and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Monday night. Houston’s George Springer connected for his 25th career leadoff homer against Drew Smyly, who […]
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Rays put Wendle on 10-day IL with hamstring strain

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have placed infielder Joey Wendle on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring. Wendle was hurt during Sunday’s game against the Houston Astros. He finished fourth in the American League Rookie of the Year vote last season. Wendle hit .300 in 2018, which […]
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Chirinos gives bullpen some rest, Rays beat Astros 3-1

ST PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Yonny Chirinos covered splendidly for Tampa Bay’s taxed bullpen, Austin Meadows hit his second homer and the Rays took three of four games from the Houston Astros with a 3-1 victory Sunday. The Rays had planned to use an opener for the first time this season, but manager Kevin Cash […]
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Glasnow, 4 relievers help Rays beat Astros 3-1

Tyler Glasnow and four relievers shut down the Houston Astros after Alex Bregman's first-inning homer, and the Tampa Bay Rays won 3-1            [Author: AP]
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MLB Rumors: Carlos Correa, Francisco Lindor on Red Sox's long-term radar?

Alex Cora already brought the Red Sox a World Series title. Could he bring two marquee players to Boston next? During an appearance Saturday on "MLB on FOX," The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal suggested Cora's presence in Boston may give the Red Sox the "inside track" on the Houston Astros' Carlos Correa and the Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor when both shortstops become free agents after the 2021 season.
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Morton wins Rays debut 4-2 over former team Astros

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton was solid in his debut for the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching five innings and striking out eight against his former team in a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night. The 35-year-old right-hander, two seasons removed from helping Houston win a World Series, allowed two runs […]
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Verlander outpitches Snell, Astros cruise past Rays 5-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander outpitched Blake Snell in a rare opening-day matchup between a reigning Cy Young Award winner and runner-up, helping the Houston Astros begin the season Thursday with a 5-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. George Springer homered on opening day for the third straight year. Michael Brantley and […]
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Celebrating MLB Opening Day 2019 with a glance at how taxes affect America's Pastime

Hope springs eternal for MLB fans on Opening Day. I'm looking forward to this season bringing another World Series pennant to join the 2017 one in the Houston Astros' Minute Maid Park. (Photo by me, taken at the 'Stros' championship celebration with fans at their home opener on April 2, 2018) Today is a holiday in our house. It's Opening Day for Major League Baseball. Our formal celebration of the sport's first games of the year began when we lived in the Washington, D.C. area. In those d...
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