The Houston Astros have extended the contract of general manager Jeff Luhnow through the 2023 season and added president of baseball operations to his title.
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Before Boog Sciambi catches up with Joe Maddon (26:46), Buster & Tim Kurkjian discuss the Astros' streak, Bryce Harper's struggles, a great HR Derby idea and more (2:33). Plus, Todd Radom's trivia and #ThirtyUnis focuses on the Tigers (30:49).
The same three teams are at the top, but which leads the way and how high did the resurgent Dodgers and Diamondbacks climb?
The Houston Astros won their 11th straight game Sunday, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by defeating the Kansas City Royals 7-4.
Carlos Correa and the Houston Astros won their 11th straight game, finishing off a dominant 10-0 road trip by rallying past the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Sunday.
The Houston Astros won their 10th straight game Saturday, with Dallas Keuchel getting three-run homers from Max Stassi and Alex Bregman in a 10-2 rout of the Kansas City Royals.
Evan Gattis hit a go-ahead grand slam, Alex Bregman and Carlos Correa also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 on a balmy Friday night for their ninth consecutive win.
The Gleyber Torres-for-Jacob deGrom chatter makes for fun speculation, but the Yankees rookie is a building block, not a trading chip.
Justin Verlander pitched five-hit ball over seven innings and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday afternoon for their eighth straight win.
In an era so filled with whiffs that it's pushing Nolan Ryan himself down all-time lists, pitching to contact still exists.
Evan Gattis hit two home runs, including the first of back-to-back shots with Marwin Gonzalez during a seven-run second inning, and the streaking Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 13-5 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win.
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
Evan Gattis is the first player in Astros history with 5 RBIs in consecutive games and, according to Baseball-Reference, it's just the 34th time to happen since 1908. The previous guy to do it: Maikel Franco, as a rookie back in 2015, when he did it at Yankee Stadium and looked like a star in the making.
Evan Gattis hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs, Carlos Correa returned from a four-game absence and homered on the first pitch he saw, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight win.