Web Gems: Thursday, May 21

Does Chris Carter's sliding catch top Alex Gordon's leaping grab into the stands? Vote at @BBTN, using #WebGems.

Web Gems (1:10)
Tigers walk off against Astros (1:11)
20hESPN Stats & Information

Astros by the numbers: Keuchel improves to 6-0

The Houston Astros won for the seventh time in eight games, beating the Oakland Athletics 6-1 on Wednesday. Dallas Keuchel improved to 6-0, the best start to a season by an Astros pitcher since Roger Clemens started 9-0 in 2004.

Astros get big test facing Tigers (2:03)
Keuchel improves to 6-0 (0:48)
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On this day, Castro homers in win over Royals

On May 20, 2013, Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro was 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royals.Castro became the American League Player of the Week for the week of May 20-26 after hitting .

Michael Zagaris/Oakland Athletics/Getty Images
2dEric Longenhagen

AL West: Team targets for 2015 draft

A comprehensive look at every AL West team's system strengths and weaknesses heading into the 2015 MLB draft, as well as needs and possible player targets on draft day (June 8).

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Astros by the numbers: Hernandez goes deep into game again

Roberto Hernandez threw at least six innings for the seventh straight time, his longest streak since 2011, and the Houston Astros won for the sixth time in seven games, beating the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday.

AP Photo/Bob Levey
3dDan Szymborski

Why the Astros will win the AL West

The Houston Astros entered the 2015 season with a measly 4 percent chance to win the AL West, per the ZiPS projection system. Dan Szymborski checks in on the AL West leader's chances now.

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Astros by the numbers: A family achievement like few others

Lance McCullers made his major league debut for the Houston Astros on Monday night at age 21, the same age at which his father, also named Lance, played his first major league game, for the San Diego Padres in 1985.

3dDavid Schoenfield

Monday's power rankings

The Chicago White Sox win their sixth game in a row and lead our nightly list of power rankings.

2015 Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.23029th
On Base Percentage.30323rd
Slugging Percentage.4197th
Earned Run Average3.508th
Quality Starts239th


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