With five innings complete, Dallas Keuchel appeared en route to a vintage start. The Astros ace had used only 66 pitches to record his first 15 outs while allowing only a run on a solo shot.
The A’s have begged for patience with their terrible results over the past three seasons as they work on rebuilding their roster with young talent. It’s been a long process, but it all finally seems to be coming to fruition.
Astros catcher Juan Centeno sustained what manager A.J. Hinch described Sunday as a "mild concussion" in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Athletics.
Everyone knows about Forrest Whitley and Kyle Tucker. Here are three prospects you may not know about, but should.
As the Cleveland Indians continue their hot streak on the heels of the Houston Astros dominance, it’s becoming clear that a playoff showdown between both is inevitable, here are three reasons not to worry about them.
Third baseman J.D. Davis isn’t new to this pitching thing. In fact, the Astros rookie, who was a closer at Cal State Fullerton, has nearly as much time on the mound in the Majors as he does at the hot corner.
As the Astros round into the final stretch of the regular season and head toward the playoffs, manager A.J. Hinch doesn’t want his team to rid itself of distractions. He wants his players to always be thinking of the disaster that flipped the city on its head.
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The team with the best record in baseball owns the longest MLB losing streak of 2017.
First 2017 ticket to MLB postseason punched
Remember the team that got within an inning of winning the World Series last season? Take all that good things about that group, add in a healthy pitching staff, unexpected leaps from two major stars, and a handful of useful offseason additions, and you get the 2017 Cleveland Indians.
Yanks slugger honored to join McGwire, who had 49 in '87; Sanchez swats 2, makes history
Mission accomplished for the Brewers. Travis Shaw smacked a two-run homer to back Zach Davies, who won his Major League-leading 17th game, and lift the Brewers to a 3-1 victory over the Cubs on Sunday. With the win, Milwaukee completed a sweep of the weekend series, and it is now two games behind Chicago in the National League Central.