3 hrs ago
Houston Astros' Offense Completely Dead At All The Wrong Times
It's no secret that the Houston Astros are incredibly feeble in just about every single offensive category save home runs.
Trending on the Topix Network
9 hrs ago
The Fresno Bee
Chavez gets 1st win, A's complete sweep of Astros
Jed Lowrie and Eric Sogard added two hits apiece for the A's, who have won 11 of 13. Oakland has the best record in the American League despite a shaky defense that committed its AL-leading 19th error.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Ex-Stanford catcher Castro says his Astros are progressing
This is a 2012 photo of Scott Cousins of the Miami Marlins baseball team. This image reflects the Marlins active roster as of Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, when this image was taken.
Start and sit hitters for Week 4
Though normally in Fantasy Baseball, you'd start your best players every week regardless of matchups, in those weeks when you do need a fill-in, whether because of injuries or the total collapse of a trusted starter, Scott White is here to help.
Box W:S.Gray L:J.Cosart HR: HOU- None OAK- C.Crisp , A.Callaspo , Y.Cespedes , J.Reddick Houston Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Mike Muchlinski; First, Mike Winters; Second, Andy Fletcher; Third, Seth Buckminster; - Jose Altuve flied out to right.
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Astros fall behind early, lose to A's 11-3
Houston Astros' Jarred Cosart waits on the mound prior to being removed from the baseball game against the Oakland Athletics by manager Bo Porter, left, in the first inning Friday, April 18, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Royals edge Astros in 11 innings
Mike Moustakas led off the 11th inning with a home run to boost the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 win over the Houston Astros.
The Wichita Eagle
James Shields strikes out 12 as Royals sweep Astros
Six batters later, third baseman Matt Dominguez stared at a 90-mph fastball at the knees, and Shields had his seventh strikeout in a row.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Kansas City Royals
Shields gets the nod as Royals shift starting rotation
Feldman, who will start Thursday's series finale against the Royals at Minute Maid Park, has been one of the best pitchers in the American League so far, going 2-0 with a 0.44 ERA in three starts.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
The News Tribune
Homer by Moustakas lifts Royals over Astros 6-4
Moustakas has been off to a tough start this season and was hitting .098 before his solo shot to the seats in right field off Jerome Williams to lead off the 11th.
Mike Moustakas' solo shot in 11th lifts Royals over Astros
Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas is welcomed back to the dugout by Salvador Perez and Eric Hosmer after hitting a solo homer against the Houston Astros in the 11th inning of their game Wednesday.
The Jackson Sun
Springer brings power/speed combination to the majors
Earlier than many expected but later than he probably deserved, outfielder George Springer is on his way to the majors.
Series Preview: Astros vs. Royals, April 15-17, 2014
When a team that focuses for the most part on homegrown talents come to town it kind of feels like a measuring stick for the Astros .
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Royals down Astros 4-2
Ventura , an elite prospect with a 100 mph fastball, allowed four hits and one earned run with seven strikeouts in seven innings - both career highs - in his fifth major league start.
The Washington Post
Royals down Astros 4-2
Kansas City Royals' Yordano Ventura delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Houston.
Jason Castro to DH in Astros-Royals series opener
Astros catcher Jason Castro returned to the lineup as the designated hitter Tuesday after sitting out Sunday with a bruised right big toe, which he hurt Saturday when he was hit by a pitch from Rangers righthander Tanner Scheppers.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
MLB Trade Rumors: 5 Houston Astros on the Block in 2014
If we are talking about players on the Houston Astros who could be on the trading block, being honest with ourselves would involve putting nearly everyone on the team there.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Astros showing efficiency on bases
To learn about our efforts to improve the accessibility and usability of our website, please visit our Accessibility Information page.
Daily Fantasy Baseball: DraftKings Lineups for Saturday, April 12th
I made sure to bring you a nice little lineup card to make Saturday night's games a little more exciting.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Rangers can't find enough late-inning magic, fall to Astros 5-4
Michael Choice's first career home run tied Saturday's game in the ninth inning, but a Jose Altuve sacrifice fly in the tenth inning put the Astros in front for good in a 6-5 extra-inning victory over the Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington.