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Jose Iglesias drove in the game-ending run on an infield single with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
Lineup: Astros (55-47) at Tigers (55-48)
- 1. George Springer, RF (R)
- 2. Preston Tucker, DH (L)
- 3. Jose Altuve, 2B (R)
- 4. Carlos Correa, SS (R)
- 5. Colby Rasmus, LF (L)
- 6. Alex Bregman, 3B (R)
- 7. Tyler White, 1B (R)
- 8. Jason Castro, C (L)
- 9. Jake Marisnick, CF (R)
- SP: Mike Fiers, RHP
Jim Bowden ESPN Senior Writer
Astros are in the mix for one of Tampa Bay Rays starting pitchers as the industry waits for Rays to decide whic young bats they want
The Houston Astros are on the hunt for starting pitching, but not just any arm will do.
Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer
Other clubs report the Astros are still hunting for starters but only if it's a rotation upgrade. Could be a fit on Edinson Volquez or the Rays' starters
After getting off to a terrible start, the Astros have been among the best teams in the AL thanks to big improvements in the starting rotation and bullpen.
Tyler Collins and Justin Upton each hit a three-run homer to lead the Detroit Tigers to their fourth straight win, beating the Houston Astros 14-6 Friday night.
Despite reportedly being interested, the Houston Astros are unlikely to deal for Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy, Jerry Crasnick reports.
Astros don't expect Valbuena to hit DL
Luis Valbuena's hamstring injury isn't expected to require a stint on the disabled list, and he could return to the lineup as soon as Saturday, manager A.J. Hinch said. Houston Chronicle
White to be called back up by Astros
First baseman Tyler White will rejoin the Astros in Detroit for their series against the Tigers, according to the Houston Chronicle. The 25-year-old was sent to Triple-A Fresno on July 15 and was hitting .288 with 11 home runs in 34 games during his stint with the team. Houston Chronicle
Youth is served as McCullers beats Yanks
Lance McCullers struck out 10 in the Astros' win over the Yankees on Wednesday. Over the last 40 years, only three pitchers have beaten the Yankees while recording 10 or more K's at a younger age than McCullers (22 years, 299 days old), the Elias Sports Bureau notes.
- Moose Haas (21 years, 355 days on April 12, 1978)
- Mark Prior (22 years, 274 days on June 8, 2003)
- Matt Moore (22 years, 96 days on Sept. 22, 2011)
Lance McCullers struck out another 10 batters as the Houston Astros inch closer to the American League West-leading Texas Rangers.
Lance McCullers struck out 10 in six solid innings, Colby Rasmus broke out of a slump with a two-run homer and the Houston Astros beat the New York Yankees 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Six teams, including one "mystery team," have been mentioned in the mix for Jonathan Lucroy, ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports.
Former Astros pitcher Steve Sparks and David Dalati discuss the Astros' strikeout problems, the debut of prospect Alex Bregman and Chris Sale's blowup in Chicago.
Gonzalez strikes twice vs. Yankees
Marwin Gonzalez enjoyed his first career multi-homer game on Tuesday, going deep from both sides of the plate in the Astros' 6-3 loss. The distances on his blasts were nearly identical, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.
CC Sabathia allowed just two runs in 6 2/3 innings to get back on track after a tough stretch and help the New York Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
Right-hander Andrew Cashner could be the next prominent player traded away by the Padres.
The Houston Astros, who own the best record in baseball since May 1, are looking to make moves to shore up their roster ahead of the trade deadline.
Small chance Astros trade Bregman
Alex Bregman just got called up and even though the Astros just signed Cuban third baseman Yulieski Gurriel, Bregman looks like a future All-Star even if his ultimate position is unclear. Schoenfield: Untouchable players for all 30 teams
Correa projected to earn #MLBRank spot
It would've been a reach for 21-year-old Carlos Correa to make our all-time top-100 list after just one full MLB season. However, Dan Szymborski thinks his projected WAR would be good enough for inclusion in five years. #MLBRank: Future top 100 candidates
Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros.
On Base Percentage.32415th
Earned Run Average3.837th
Astros @ Tigers
Comerica Park - Sun 7/31