Gomez trade a big win for Astros

David Schoenfield: "Love, love, love the Astros getting Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers from the Brewers. Your loss, Mets. The Astros get an elite center fielder for this year AND next year and control Fiers through 2019. I think this deal makes them the favorite to beat out the Angels in the AL West and they still held on to Vincent Velasquez and Mark Appel. Good job, [Houston GM] Jeff Luhnow."

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Trade news: Houston #Astros have acquired OF Carlos Gomez and RHP Mike Fiers from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for four minor leaguers: LHP Josh Hader, RHP Adrian Houser, OF Brett Phillips and OF Domingo Santana. Please welcome Carlos and Mike to Houston! #HTownPride


Gomez improves Astros outfield offense

Carlos Gomez's defense is his greatest strength, but he's not shabby with the stick either. His average (.262) and OPS (.751) both surpass the average of the current crop of Astros outfielders (.226 BA, .654 OPS)

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Astros get Brewers' Gomez, Fiers after trade nix

The Houston Astros made a statement in their push for a postseason berth when they acquired outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitcher Mike Fiers in a trade with the Brewers, the team announced.

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BREAKING: Astros acquire Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers from Brewers in exchange for several prospects. (via CBS Sports)


Carlos Gomez dealt to Astros

Gomez, a two-time All-Star, is headed to Houston along with Brewers SP Mike Fiers, a night after Gomez was at the heart of a Mets trade that fell through. In exchange for Fiers and Gomez, Milwaukee receives four Astros prospects and slot No. 76 in the 2015-16 international pool.

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Jed Lowrie returns from the DL tonight and will start at third base and bat fifth for the #Astros. Welcome back, Jed! #ReturnOfTheJedi

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Scott Kazmir makes his #Astros home debut and Jed Lowrie returns from the DL at third base as we go for the series sweep of the Angels. First pitch from Minute Maid Park at 7:10 live on ROOT SPORTS, MLB.TV and SportsTalk 790. The roof is closed.

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Our next #KeuchelsKorner is this Saturday! Be there on August 1 to cheer on our bearded ace against the Dbacks. game ticket, exclusive shirt and beard for $35 => Astros.com/KeuchelsKorner. #GoBeardOrGoHome

Assessing the Astros' closer options

Should the Astros move Luke Gregerson from the closer role, Josh Fields may be next in line. Fields has the velocity and strikeouts to pitch in the ninth inning. Fantasy: Closers in trouble (Insider)

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Astros, Padres talking trade?

Discussions between the two teams are reportedly heating up regarding pitching. The Astros appear to be most interested in Tyson Ross, however, many other teams are as well. MLB rumors roundup

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#TBT to last weekend when #Astros Legend Craig Biggio was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Celebrate #BiggioHOF at Minute Maid Park with #Biggio HOF Weekend July 31-August 2. Tickets and info: Astros.com/BiggioHOF.

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What would it take to get David Price?

Jim Bowden connects Tigers starting pitcher David Price to four trade suitors, laying out the prospects he thinks Detroit would ask for in return.

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Astros double up Angels (1:15)

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Lance McCullers tosses 7 superb innings as #Astros surge past Angels, 6-3, and retake 1st place in AL West. #AstrosWin

Altuve on Astros' win over Angels (2:13)

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.24525th
On Base Percentage.31120th
Slugging Percentage.4274th
Earned Run Average3.529th
Quality Starts5512th


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