Maybin's blast lifts Astros over Mariners in Verlander's team debut
Perhaps it was fitting that in Justin Verlander’s Astros debut, his former Detroit Tigers teammate was responsible for the biggest swing of the game.
Unhappy ending for Mariners in 3-1 loss to Houston
Ariel Miranda allowed no hits through six innings, but was pulled after throwing 112 pitches. Houston’s Cameron Maybin hit a two-run homer in the seventh to snap a 1-1 tie as the Astros won in Justin Verlander’s debut with the club.
Houston might be dominating AL West for quite some time
By tanking and stacking top prospects for several seasons, the Astros have turned into a powerhouse, one that the Mariners and the rest of the AL West could be chasing for years to come.
Astros' Lance McCullers ready for return Wednesday
On Wednesday night at Safeco Field, the day after they will have officially welcomed Justin Verlander into their rotation, the Astros will get back Lance McCullers Jr.
Astros’ brief homestand was momentous for players and city
IT'S SATURDAY AFTERNOON, just minutes before the first pitch inside Minute Maid Park, where the Astros returned to face the Mets in a post-Harvey series meant to bring a glimmer of hope and a moment of normalcy back to a town still in shock after one of the worst storms in U.S. history.
New guys Verlander, Maybin lift Astros over Mariners 3-1
The only comparison Justin Verlander could come up with for his Houston Astros debut was opening day.
And finally, a couple of roster moves within the organization are set to take place today:
Astros to recall James Hoyt on Wednesday
Astros' Evan Gattis to begin rehab assignment Wednesday
Around the League
The Red Sox and Blue Jays played the longest game of the season at 19 innings
Because when you think “entertainment” you think “a 19-inning game with a total of five runs scored.”
Indians 12-game win streak is MLB’s longest in 2017
The struggling Cleveland club from the beginning of the season has been left far behind.
Standings check: Predicting what will happen in September
We are back to work after Labor Day, so that means its time for a good long look through the MLB standings.
MLB: Red Sox reportedly used Apple Watch to steal Yankees' signs
The first-place Boston Red Sox have reportedly admitted to Major League Baseball that they improperly used electronic devices to steal signs from their longtime rival New York Yankees.
Machado caps O's 4-HR rally with walk-off
After having been crowned the American League's Player of the Month for August, Manny Machado is showing no signs of slowing down.