Dropped fly ball gives Pirates 5-4 win over Astros
Jimmy Paredes dropped Russell Martin's bases-loaded fly ball when he collided with second baseman Jake Elmore with two outs in the ninth inning, the second missed catch by a Houston right fielder, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Astros 5-4 Friday night.
Friday May 17
MLB Power Rankings: Re-Ranking All 30 MLB Rotations at the 1-Quarter Mark
It's the last week of September. Your team is in a three-way tie for the final playoff spot with five games left to play.
Friday May 17
Astros report: Porter support shifts in face of pitchers' criticisms
Starters have complained privately, while sometimes making their displeasure known publicly through negative in-game reactions to base hits they believe would have been caught had a shift not been in place.
Tue May 14, 2013
First pitch: Astros' Altuve out until Saturday; Norris' back still tight; Elmore debuts
Forty-five minutes after arriving at Comerica Park via a cab ride, Jake Elmore found his name in the team's starting lineup.
Clemens impressing Astros in long-relief role
Paul Clemens had spent the majority of his Minor League career preparing to be a starting pitcher in the big leagues.
St. Petersburg Times
Cubs sign Rizzo to long deal
The slugging first baseman agreed Monday to a $41 million, seven-year contract that could be worth up to $68 million over nine seasons.
Bless You Boys
Overanalysis: Tigers take advantage of high fastball, score runs in bunches
The Tigers took advantage of Bud Norris' inability to locate his fastball en route to a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros.
American League Recaps
Justin Masterson cooled off the New York Yankees, tossing his second shutout of the season, as the red-hot Cleveland Indians nipped the New York Yankees, 1-0, in the opener of Monday's makeup doubleheader at Progressive Field.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Houston Astros - TeamReport
MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH For a man who quotes himself in his locker room and spent his team's first road game this season doing pregame pushups along the dirt warning track at Seattle's Safeco Field , learning how to live as a member of the 2013 Houston Astros has become the biggest challenge of Bo Porter's career.
Mon May 13, 2013
Tigers' Austin Jackson heads to disabled list
Austin Jackson doesn't like calling it an injury, but his pulled left hamstring is exactly that, and it's going to keep him out at least two weeks.
Jose Altuve And Bud Norris Leave Game With Injuries
Jose Altuve has left the field in Detroit during the bottom of the second inning in what is being deemed a subluxed right jaw.
South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Preview: Astros at Tigers
The Detroit Tigers punished the Houston Astros earlier this month and attempt to do so again when they open a three-game series on Monday at Comerica Park .
MLB Trade Rumors: All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation
Four teams are already at least 7.5 games out of a playoff spot and two of them, the Angels and Blue Jays, were expected to be two of the top contenders in baseball.
Sun May 12, 2013
Rangers complete sweep over Astros with 12-7 win
Adrian Beltre's three-run homer was one of his four hits, and David Murphy and Leonys Martin also homered as the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep by romping past the Houston Astros 12-7 on Sunday.
Detroit Free Press
Tigers' week ahead: vs. Astros, at Rangers
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera hits a double during the 4th inning of a baseball game against the Astros on May 3 in Houston.
Fri May 10, 2013
Climbing Tal's Hill
Houston Astros: Who's Hot & Who's Not
With the Texas Rangers coming to town for a 3-game weekend series, let's take a quick look at who's hot and who's not for the Astros.
Astros Shuffling Rotation for Rangers Series
Bud Norris is maybe the one established starting pitcher for the Astros. Everything else in the rotation is up in the air.
Thu May 09, 2013
MLB Power Rankings 2013: Slow Starters That Will Turn Things Around
The 2013 MLB regular season is in full swing, as teams approach the 35-game mark and thus have come into their own.
Halo Highlights: Pitching, Decent. Bats, Asleep. Angels lose 3-1
Two games into what is supposed to be the softest part of the season's schedule for the Angels, and two losses is all they have to show for it.
Rangers, Astros set to renew in-state rivalry
The Astros and Rangers share a state and now a division, but the two franchises don't have much else in common these days.