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Valbuena homers twice to power Astros

The Astros scored four unanswered runs -- including Luis Valbuena's second solo homer of the game -- to defeat the Mariners 7-5.

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Kernels: Inside the 3 true outcomes

In baseball circles, homers, walks and strikeouts are known as the "three true outcomes," because they're the plays that involve only the batter and the pitcher (no defense, no baserunning ability, etc.

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Altuve ahead of last year's pace

Jose Altuve led the major leagues with 225 hits last season, but in one respect he is ahead of that pace in 2015.

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Tristan H. Cockcroft and Derek Carty will get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions at 6:15 p.m. ET.

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Astros edge Angels

The Astros top the Angels 2-1 and take two of three games in the series.

4 days agoChristina Kahrl

Wednesday's power rankings

Alfredo Simon of the Detroit Tigers leads tonight's list of the top performances.

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The impact of MLB's soaring payrolls

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Astros blanked by A's

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Gattis' struggles

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2015 Rankings

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.20230th
On Base Percentage.28223rd
Slugging Percentage.35222nd
Earned Run Average2.815th
Quality Starts711th


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