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South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Preview: Astros at Athletics
The Oakland Athletics attempt to continue their recent home dominance when they host the Houston Astros in the opener of their three-game series Tuesday.
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
Fowler remains on DL with nagging intercostal strain
The Astros are set to player their 100th game of the season on Tuesday, and center fielder Dexter Fowler will miss his 20th game of his current stint on the disabled list.
The News Tribune
Boston Red Sox
It may have taken some time, but the Boston Red Sox are finally starting to resemble the team that won a World Series title last season.
Matt Dominguez Gives Houston Astros a Mainstay at Third Base
Coming over from the Miami Marlins in a trade that sent them Carlos Lee , Matt Dominguez has established himself as a very good third baseman for the Houston Astros at the major league level.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Astros 11, White Sox 7: Astros bombard White Sox with 17 hits for the win
The first two games this series had a very similar storyline. With the game tied late, Alejandro De Aza put himself in scoring postion and Tyler Flowers drove him in for the winning run.
White Sox lose finale with Astros, 11-7
Jul 20, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham reacts after being tagged out by Houston Astros shortstop Marwin Gonzalez in the 2nd inning at U.S Cellular Field.
Matt Williams on Nationals' center fielder Denard Span: "He catches everything in center field."
Washington Nationals' leadoff man Denard Span has hits in 12 of 13 games in July and he's tied for 5th in the majors in multi-hit games after last night's 2 for 5 performance in the Nats' 8-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.
Avisail Garcia says next step is rehab assignment
Jose Altuve tags out Adam Eaton between second and first on a double-play ball hit by Alexei Ramirez in the fifth inning.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Recap: Chicago WSox vs. Houston
Tyler Flowers was the hero for the second straight game, finishing 3-for-3 with two RBI to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-3 triumph over the Houston Astros in the middle installment of a three- game set from U.S. Cellular Field.
Keuchel struggles as Astros drop second straight to White Sox
The one who could have been an All-Star didn't have his best night Saturday, when the Astros dropped their second straight game to begin the second half, 4-3 to the White Sox.
Game No. 98 Preview: Houston Astros at Chicago White Sox
LHP Dallas Keuchel vs. RHP Hector Noesi The Astros are still playing baseball if anyone cares.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
South Side Sox
White Sox 3, Astros 2: Bullpen makes comeback possible
The start of the second half looked an awful lot like the first -- with the bullpen throwing shutdown innings and Dayan Viciedo and Tyler Flowers bringing the clutch.
But it's not as if the Houston Astros and Chicago White Sox are without high- end players as they get their post All-Star break schedules started on Friday night with game one of a three-game series at U.S. Cellular Field.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
TCB Astros Hitter of the Week: July 6-13
Let's take a break from Day 10 of the Hurricane Bad News to talk about good things.
Climbing Tal's Hill
Blasting Off: Post All-Star Predictions
Andy Pondillo and Greg Thurston bring you Blasting Off as they make their predictions for the second half of the 2014 Astros season.
Poll: Should the All-Star Game determine home-field advantage for the World Series?
Twins closer Glen Perkins receives congratulations from Minnesota batterymate Kurt Suzuki following the American League's 5-3 All-Star Game win Tuesday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Assessing the Astros at the All-Star break
With the Astros at All-Star break, let's review what went right and what didn't in the first half.
Astros' first half yields encouraging signs for future
For all the road bumps the Astros hit during the first half of the season, they couldn't help but feel good about the strides they made in their rebuilding process.
Los Angeles Times
Mike Trout, Yasiel Puig are baseball's most exciting players
Angels center fielder Mike Trout smiles during batting practice Tuesday before the MLB All-Star Game in Minneapolis.
The Detroit News
Lynn Henning's MLB midseason awards
It is past midseason in the big leagues. But tradition triumphs, as the All-Star Game for nearly 80 years has been regarded as the halfway mark.