2 hrs ago
The Honolulu Advertiser
A's acquire Lester, Gomes for Cespedes
Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes hits an RBI-single to score John Jaso to tie the game as Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, left, reaches for the pitch during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday in Houston.
8 hrs ago
Series Preview: Blue Jays Looking to Keep Astros Grounded
Jul 21, 2014; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Drew Hutchison loses control of the ball as he tries to throw out Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez in the second inning at Rogers Centre.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Astros strike early to secure series win over AL West leading A's
By the time Dallas Keuchel returned to the mound for the second inning Wednesday afternoon at Minute Maid Park, his Astros teammates had already given him a six-run lead.
San Jose Mercury News
A's lose to Astros; Jason Hammel roughed up again
The official word isn't in, but Jason Hammel may have just pitched himself out of the Oakland starting rotation with an 8-1 loss to the Astros Wednesday.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Qualls blows lead in 9th, Astros lose to A's 7-4
Oakland Athletics' Brandon Moss watches his RBI-single drop to score Jed Lowrie during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Houston.
Samardzija, A's face Astros - Follow LIVE
Oakland Top 4th - Stephen Vogt lined out to third. Runners on first and third with two outs and Derek Norris due up.
Astros' Castro: Appel 'pen session fine by us
Soooo, the Astros players are, in fact, cool with Mark Appel throwing a bullpen session in their house? OK, then.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics
Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Game 106 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Oakland Athletics
Did they just get finished playing these guys? Oh well at least they won on game against the A's last season, a step up from the Marlins.
Houston Astros: 5 Whispers Before the 2014 Trade Deadline
The Houston Astros are in a unique position this year. They do not have much to move in terms of veteran players.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Miami Herald
Stanton, Valdespin power Marlins over Astros 7-3
Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run double, and Jordany Valdespin added a two-run home run to power the Miami Marlins to a 7-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Marlins get to Cosart early in second straight win over Astros
Needing 56 pitches while giving up five runs over the first two innings Saturday night, it seemed as though the Astros' righthander Jarred Cosart wouldn't last very long against the Marlins.
Houston Astros Should Not Sell Low On Catcher Jason Castro at Trade Deadline
The MLB trade deadline is on the horizon and the Houston Astros have a few player they could deal, if they choose to do so.
Jeff Mathis stroked a two-run double during the seventh inning and Brad Hand tossed 7 1/3 effective innings as the Miami Marlins topped the Houston Astros, 2-0, in the opener of a three-game set on Friday.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Climbing Tal's Hill
Mastered By Hand: Astros Lose Pitcher's Duel 2-0
The opening contest of the Astros versus Marlins series was a match-up of two lefties.
Game 103 Preview: Houston Astros vs. Miami Marlins
LHP Dallas Keuchel vs. Brad Hand The Houston Astros and the Miami Marlins were joined at the hip for the past few seasons as the worst teams in baseball.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Box W:J.Chavez L:B.Peacock S:S.Doolittle HR: HOU- None OAK- Y.Cespedes 2 , J.Lowrie Houston Top 1st - UMPIRES: Home,Alfonso Marquez; First, Paul Schrieber; Second, Mike Everitt; Third, Adam Hamari; - Jose Altuve lined out to right.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
A's survive another Johnson debacle to beat Astros 9-7
Oakland had a laugher over the Astros pretty much wrapped up on Wednesday when Jim Johnson entered the game with a seven-run lead.
Cespedes Belts Two Homers, Helps A's Outlast Astros 9-7
Following their 12-inning loss to the Astros Monday night, the A's looked to give the weeknight crowd of a little over 28,300 fans something more to cheer about than just the root beer floats that were served pre-game in the East Side Club.
Game 101 Preview: Houston Astros at Oakland Athletics
Astros looking to extend three-game winning streak against the A's with former Athletic Brad Peacock on the mound.