Astros surge in 10th, capture fifth straight win (0:52)

Final: Astros 12, Red Sox 8 (10)

Carlos Correa went 3-for-6 with a home run and 2 RBIs as the Astros beat the Red Sox in extra innings, extending their win streak to five games. Box score


Astros jump in front

Houston put up four runs in the top of the 10th inning in Boston, taking a 12-8 lead over the Red Sox. The Astros are looking for their fifth consecutive win. Follow live

Papi unfazed by ball to the head (0:23)

Bonus baseball in Boston

The Astros couldn't make Carlos Correa's go-ahead homer in the 8th hold up, and Houston and Boston will head to extra innings tied 8-8. The Red Sox are 2-6 in their last 8 games at Fenway. Follow live

Big Papi with big RBI

David Ortiz's 8th-inning double brought home Xander Bogaerts and pulled the Red Sox even with the Astros at 8-8. Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez both have 2 RBIs tonight, and both now have 41 on the season. Follow live

Correa unties game

After the Red Sox scored 2 runs in the bottom of the 7th to tie the game at 7-7, Astros phenom Carlos Correa smashed his 6th HR of the season over the Green Monster, giving Houston a 1-run lead in the 8th. Follow live

Long, long gone for Hanley Ramirez

This one almost went right over the Green Monster, instead landing in the very last row to put the Red Sox up 1-0 over the Astros in the 2nd. Follow live

Today's MLB betting lines

AL West leader Houston, currently riding a 4-game winning streak, is listed as a slight underdog (+114) to Justin Masterson and AL East cellar-dweller Boston. Complete list

Cardinals fire scouting director (1:36)
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Cards fire scouting director amid hacking scandal

The Cardinals said Thursday that they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the federal investigation into whether the team hacked an Astros database.


George Springer headed to the DL

The Astros OF has been placed on the 15-day DL with a broken right wrist after being hit with a 95 mph fastball Wednesday. He's hitting .264 with 13 HRs and 29 RBIs on the season.

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ESPN's American League All-Stars

Who deserves a spot on the American League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.

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Keith Law: Keuchel should be an All-Star

Dallas Keuchel is a top-10 pitcher in the AL by any metric, writes Keith Law. The left-hander is 10-3 with an ERA of 2.03 Some belong, some don't (Insider)

Should Jose Altuve start in the All-Star Game? (1:14)
SweetSpot TV: The All-Star starter debate (5:37)

Web Gems: Wednesday, July 1

Does Kole Calhoun's diving catch in right-center top George Springer's diving catch in center? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

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Wednesday's power rankings

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco leads our nightly list of baseball power rankings.

Buying or selling the Astros? (2:12)

Altuve helps Astros sweep Royals with 6-5 win

Jose Altuve had three hits and scored the tiebreaking run in the seventh inning to help the Houston Astros complete a three-game sweep of a the Kansas City Royals with a 6-5 win on Wednesday nigh


Astros reign in battle of AL leaders

Jose Altuve (3-for-4, 2 runs) starred for Houston, who swept the Royals with a 6-5 win tonight. Both teams remain atop their respective divisions.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24324th
On Base Percentage.31120th
Slugging Percentage.4283rd
Earned Run Average3.569th
Quality Starts4314th


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