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Carlos Gomez crushes first home run with Houston and 100th of his career as #Astros drop tough one to Rangers, 4-3.

Tolleson takes control in Rangers win

Shawn Tolleson racked in three straight outs with a runner on third base to save the Rangers, who held on to a one-run lead throughout the final three innings, securing a 4-3 win over the Astros. Box score

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Astros got it right at deadline

Based on a statistical model developed by the folks at FiveThirtyEight, the Astros made the right choice to be buyers at the deadline. Houston added several players to its roster, including Scott Kazmir and Carlos Gomez. To buy or to sell?

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Here's tonight's #Astros lineup at the Rangers as Dan Straily gets the start. First pitch from Arlington live at 7:05 pm CT on ROOT SPORTS, MLB.TV and SportsTalk 790. #WinTheBoot

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Daily Fantasy Sports: Hitters for August 5 (1:04)

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Celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 2005 NLCS team with a special #Astros #LegendsWeekend August 14 and 15 vs. Tigers at Minute Maid Park. 2005 Astros scheduled to appear include Brad Ausmus, Jeff Bagwell, Lance Berkman, Craig Biggio, Morgan Ensberg, Adam Everett, Brad Lidge and Roy Oswalt. Tickets and info: Astros.com/LegendsWeekend.

Astros GM: 'I couldn't be more excited'

Houston's 60-47 record has even surprised Jeff Luhnow: "We knew we were going to be a competitive team. Thought probably about .500, maybe have a chance to be in consideration for the wild card and start to really get some energy and excitement around Houston."

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Astros project to hold on in AL West

Dan Szymborski writes that deadline acquisitions like Scott Kazmir and Carlos Gomez figure to allow Houston to maintain its divisional lead. Updated ZiPS playoff percentages (Insider)

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Luhnow on the Astros' success this season

Astros GM Jeff Luhnow weighs in on the team's success this season, being considered a World Series contender, performance of the team over the last four years, his use of analytics and more.

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Happy 225th birthday to the United States Coast Guard! On behalf of the #Astros and our fans, thank you for your service to our country, @uscg. #CG225th

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#Astros have two grand slams this season (both in the last 3 games) - one by @pandacrusher35 and one by Jason Castro. Per Elias, the last time two different #Astros catchers hit grand slams in a season was 1985 – Mark Bailey had 2 and Alan Ashby had 1.

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#PhotoOfTheNight: Adrian Beltre is doused in water after hitting the third cycle of his career in the Rangers 12-9 win over the Astros.

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Adrian Beltre hits for 3rd cycle in win

The Rangers 3B became just the fourth player in MLB history to hit for the cycle three times in his career -- and he's now the owner of two of the last eight cycles. The Rangers beat the Astros 12-9 as six Rangers had a multihit game. Box score

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs4853rd
Batting Average.24625th
On Base Percentage.31218th
Slugging Percentage.4304th
Earned Run Average3.568th
Quality Starts5813th
WHIP1.194th
BAA.2405th

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