Juan Centeno, playing his first game in an Astros uniform, and Yuli Gurriel hit solo home runs Tuesday night, and Lance McCullers held the Tigers to one hit in five innings in a 6-2 Astros victory at Minute Maid Park.
Offense continues to struggle, as Mikie Mahtook's late homer provides only punch; Alex Wilson takes blame for costly error
Bob Watson has ample trophies, honors and mementos from a half-century in baseball, but the former Astros player and general manager said Tuesday his involvement with the Baseball Assistance Team charity ranks near the top of the list.
Pitcher Dallas Keuchel and catcher Brian McCann continue to make progress toward returning to the active roster Saturday, Astros manager A.J. Hinch said
Fill-in catcher homers, impresses McCullers behind plate
Around the League
Tuesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at problems with the Angels lineup, what the Pirates should do next, and David Ross in the Dancing with the Stars finale.
Jered Weaver, slippery breaking ball artist and dookmaster, did just about the smartest thing possible for his career this offseason.
There were long balls galore around baseball Tuesday, including a barrage by the Nationals against Christian Bergman in one of the worst starts around baseball this season.
The Rays and the Angels have played more than anyone, all the way up at 47 games. There’s no major reason why they presently lead the league — it’s just noise, and everyone ends up in the same place.
At this time each year, baseball observers commence the ritual of separating the sport into "buyers" and "sellers" ahead of the non-waiver Trade Deadline.