Houston Astros News:
Preston Tucker's homers lead Astros over Sox | astros.com
Rookie outfielder Preston Tucker clubbed a pair of home runs, including a two-run blast in the fifth off Joe Kelly, to back seven strong innings by starter Collin McHugh to lead the Astros past the Red Sox, 4-2, on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.
Collin McHugh never felt written off despite doubts surrounding his effectiveness - Ultimate Astros
McHugh continues to turn in solid work, rebounding from a rough patch early this season.
Caution is the word of the day as Jeff Luhnow and the Astros near the trade deadline.
Astros try Jed Lowrie at 3B in first rehab game - Ultimate Astros
Third base may be his home when he joins the Astros thanks to the emergence of Carlos Correa.
Around the Major Leagues:
Angels closer Huston Street records 300th save | MLB.com
It would be nice if we could get these guys to lose one of these days.
No contender needs Johnny Cueto more than Kansas City Royals | FOX Sports
Plenty of contenders could use Johnny Cueto, but David Cameron explains why the Royals have the biggest need to acquire the Reds' ace before the trade deadline.
Fresno Grizzlies to become what they eat: tacos | MiLB.com News | The Official Site of Minor League Baseball
Fresno Grizzlies to become what they eat: tacos. You may have seen this story before, but the news yesterday was the Twitter battle that erupted between the Fresno Grizzlies and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Check out the Fresno Grizzlies feed for the gory details (@FresnoGrizzlies), but this was the Tweet of the day: