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1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

Choice and Odor HRs lead Rangers over Astros 13-6

The Houston Astros didn't have much to say about their lopsided loss to the Texas Rangers on Friday night other than that they'd like to forget about it as soon as possible.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, Jason Castro, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Michael Choice, Rougned Odor

1 hr ago | Houston Astros

On hold: Astros have to wait on Silver Boot

The Astros will have to wait at least another day to capture the Silver Boot, awarded annually to the winner of the Lone Star Series between Houston and Texas.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Brett Oberholtzer, Marwin Gonzalez, Robbie Grossman

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Texas Rangers

Beltre happy just to hang with the big boppers

Adrian Beltre began Thursday batting .439 in his last 11 games. That put him third in the American League batting race, with a .326 average.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, Victor Martinez, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Carp, Jim Adduci

Texas Rangers

Prospect Gallo earns rare double honor

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Coolbaugh, Adrian Beltre, Victor Martinez, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Carp

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Castro's slam sends McHugh, Astros over Rangers

Jason Castro hit a grand slam, Collin McHugh threw seven solid innings and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Castro, Baseball Players, Collin McHugh, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Nick Tepesch

WFAA-TV Dallas

Looking back and looking ahead: Houston, we've had a problemLooking...

Looking back and looking ahead: Houston, we've had a problem After years of dominating the Astros, Texas has struggled in the Silver Boot series this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Rougned Odor, Houston Astros, Marwin Gonzalez, Dan Robertson

Athletics Nation

Athletics roster analysis: The case for Tyler Ladendorf to start Thursday night against C.J. Wilson

With the A's facing three left-handed pitchers in the next six days, Nate Freiman's power against left-handers must be replaced somewhere.

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Related Topix: Sports, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Nate Freiman, Drew Pomeranz, Andy Parrino, Fernando Abad

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Contra Costa Times

Oakland A's pull out 5-4 victory over Houston Astros

The A's spent eight innings fumbling and bumbling their way to what seemed a sure loss, then regained the poise that has them fighting for the American League West lead with a huge three-run ninth inning, good for a 5-4 win over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Fernando Abad, Houston Astros, Oakland Athletics, Eric Sogard

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Fuld's homer in 9th lifts A's over Astros 5-4

Oakland Athletics' Drew Pomeranz delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Houston.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Eric Sogard, Houston Astros, Drew Pomeranz

The Winnipeg Free Press

Sam Fuld's tiebreaking, 2-run homer in 9th lifts Oakland over Houston Astros 5-4

So it was no surprise that they did it again on Wednesday night thanks to Sam Fuld's tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth inning that gave Oakland a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Houston Astros, Eric Sogard, Chris Carter, Coco Crisp

Texas Rangers

Rangers, Astros to resume tussle for Silver Boot

The trophy is awarded to the winner of the season series between Texas and Houston, known as the Lone Star State Series.

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Related Topix: Sports, Texas High School Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Holland, High School Sports, Nick Tepesch, Collin McHugh, Adrian Beltre

Houston Chronicle

Jose Altuve, Chris Carter could finish with special seasons for rebuilding Astros

There's a chance the Astros could finish this year with the major league leaders in hits, batting average and home runs.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Miguel Cabrera, Chris Davis

Crawfish Boxes

AMP Mailbag: Rule Five Risks

As the minor league season slows down, the focus on minor leaguers will turn to end of season evaluations and whom shall be protected for the Rule Five draft this winter.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Major League Baseball

Carter's clutch blast helps Astros sink A's

Carter launched a towering three-run homer to left field with one out in the eighth inning -- his team-leading 32nd of the season -- to send the Astros to a 4-2 come-from-behind win over the A's on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park to snap a three-game losing streak.

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Related Topix: Sports, Robbie Grossman, Dallas Keuchel, Major League Baseball

Swingin' A's

Chris Carter's 8th Inning Blast Lifts Houston Over Athletics

Aug 26, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros designated hitter Chris Carter hits a home run during the eighth inning against the Oakland Athletics at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Marc Krauss

Contra Costa Times

A's lose 4-2 to Astros

The margin of error for the A's these days is small, and for a team with no hope of the postseason like the Houston Astros, the chance to be a spoiler is big.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros

Crawfish Boxes

Tuesday's Three Astros Things

Have you seen what Jarred Cosart's doing in Miami? He's been pitching fine, but the transition to a winning team has also loosened his lips.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jarred Cosart, Matt Dominguez, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Crawfish Boxes

A's 8, Astros 2: Samardzija Keeps Astros Bats Cold

Jeff Samardzija shows why the A's traded for him, as the Astros had no answer for him at the plate.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Marwin Gonzalez, Houston Astros, Major League Baseball

SFGate

A's face Astros - Follow LIVE

Oakland Top 4th - Josh Reddick one-out, two-run Home Run to right scored Brandon Moss.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jason Castro, Andy Parrino, Derek Norris, Robbie Grossman, Stephen Vogt

BleacherReport

MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels had the featured matchup of the week last week as they continue to battle it out for the AL West lead and the best record, and there will be terrific in-division matchups the rest of the way as teams battle it out over the final month.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Angels, American League Central, Yu Darvish, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre

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