Chris Devenski is human after all.
Abraham Almonte hit a home run. He made the critical catch that paved the way for the Indians' victory. He delivered the signature fist pump on the right-field warning track.
Astros reliever Chris Devenski was dazzling Thursday night, escaping a jam in the fifth inning and striking out four consecutive batters during one stretch, including three in the sixth. He was one out away from polishing off another strong outing before Francisco Lindor changed the course of the night in the seventh inning.
Righthander Brady Rodgers, who debuted with the Astros in September and serves as upper-level starting pitching depth in Class AAA, is being evaluated after suffering an injury to his pitching elbow.
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Theo Epstein was first hired as a general manager in Boston three days before Thanksgiving in 2002, almost 15 years ago now, and at that precise moment, the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs were the two-sided coin of baseball heartbreak.
Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball includes doubleheader losses for Toronto, a Ryan Braun trade rumor, and Cody Bellinger’s chance to break the mold.
The Mahomes family knows ho to throw sports balls.
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The Astros may be your primary focus, but a couple of their neighbors in Houston have made some big headlines lately. With that in mind, here is a quick rundown of what is going on around town as a bit of a bonus this Friday morning.
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Earlier in the day, Watson said he felt he should be the first quarterback taken Thursday night in the NFL draft and would take it personally if he wasn’t.
In the second and third rounds, the Texans have different needs to fill. Their biggest need is a right tackle.