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5/5/2015 | Astros call on Deduno in finale vs. Rangers

Samuel Deduno's versatility has been big for the Astros, and they will be counting on him again when he faces Colby Lewis and the Rangers on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park.


5/5/2015 | #Whiff tweets can benefit Astros RBI program

Fans can raise money for the Astros' Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities program by using the hashtag #Whiff every time an Astros pitcher registers a strikeout.


5/5/2015 | Correa records third consecutive three-hit game

Carlos Correa was unlikely to top his Monday night performance, in which he hit a two-out, walk-off double for Double-A Corpus Christi. But the Astros' top prospect did not disappoint Tuesday night.


5/5/2015 | Rangers ride Wandy, offense to win vs. Astros

The Rangers pounced on Scott Feldman for four runs in the first inning on a two-run double by Prince Fielder and a two-run homer by Carlos Peguero and rode the pitching of Wandy Rodriguez to win consecutive games for the first time this season with a 7-1 victory over the Astros on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park.


5/5/2015 | Springer undergoes tests after crash into wall

Astros right fielder George Springer was being tested for a possible concussion late Tuesday and wasn't expected to play in Wednesday's series finale against the Rangers after crashing into the wall in the seventh inning while making a tremendous catch on an Adrian Beltre fly ball.


5/5/2015 | Hinch looks forward to visit from Manfred

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred will meet with players from both the Astros and Rangers on Wednesday afternoon during his visit to Minute Maid Park. Manfred, who is in his first season as Commissioner, has been visiting with players and club officials from all 30 clubs.


5/5/2015 | Keuchel strong, but late walk proves costly

Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel was left with little room for error on Monday night. When he finally made one, the Rangers took advantage.


5/5/2015 | Wandy, Feldman square off vs. former clubs

The last time the Astros went to the World Series, Wandy Rodriguez was in their bullpen. The last time the Rangers went to the World Series, Scott Feldman was one of their relievers. Now they are both starters and will be facing their former teams when Rodriguez pitches for the Rangers against Feldman and the Astros on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park.


5/4/2015 | Buxton, Correa deliver walk-off winners

Top prospects Byron Buxton and Carlos Correa came through for Chattanooga and Corpus Christi, respectively, with dramatic hits in the ninth inning to lift their teams to victory Monday night.


5/4/2015 | Rangers snap Astros' 10-game winning streak

Robinson Chirinos scored Adrian Beltre on a sacrifice fly to center field in the ninth inning that broke a tie and sent the Rangers to a 2-1 win Monday night at Minute Maid Park, breaking the Astros' 10-game winning streak. It was their first loss of the season in any game in which they had the lead.


5/4/2015 | Altuve, Springer make eye-popping plays

Any good pitcher can use some stellar defense. Just ask Astros starter Dallas Keuchel, who benefited from a couple of terrific plays made behind him in Monday's 2-1 loss to the Rangers.


5/4/2015 | Hinch has been in same position as Counsell

Astros manager A.J. Hinch was somewhat of a trailblazer when he was hired to manage the D-backs in 2009 despite not having any previous managerial or Major League coaching experience. Hinch lasted only parts of two seasons in Arizona, but six years later he's managing the hottest team in baseball.


5/4/2015 | Keuchel, Altuve win monthly, weekly honors

The Astros' terrific start has led to some hardware for starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel and second baseman Jose Altuve, who were on Monday named the American League Pitcher of the Month and AL co-Player of the Week, respectively


5/4/2015 | Altuve, Reddick share AL Player of the Week honor

A fleet-footed infielder and a power-hitting outfielder have tied for the American League's top weekly distinction. Houston second baseman Jose Altuve and Oakland right fielder Josh Reddick were named the AL's co-Players of the Week on Monday in recognition of their sterling play.


5/4/2015 | MLB reveals 30 Honorary Bat Girl winners

Thirty winners were announced on Monday by Major League Baseball in the 2015 Honorary Bat Girl contest.


5/3/2015 | Astros starting to believe they're for real

At the moment, there's some magic around these Astros. Isn't that the bottom line? They might see it differently. To them, a little 10-game winning streak is the byproduct of blue-collar stuff. Day by day, they're starting to believe. "No question," manager A.J. Hinch said. "The confidence is growing."


5/3/2015 | After slow start, Gattis displaying his power

Fans in the Crawford Boxes at Minute Maid Park might want to start wearing protective armor when Astros designated hitter Evan Gattis is at the plate. Gattis rocketed a pair of home runs into the left-field seats, including a line-drive shot in the eighth inning to snap a tie, and drove in four Sunday to lead the Astros to their 10th consecutive win, 7-6, in a four-game sweep of the Mariners.


5/3/2015 | Aided by replay, Springer fires home for DP

Everything seems to be coming up Astros during their current win streak, particularly on defense, where George Springer turned a nifty double play with the help of replay.


5/3/2015 | Astros keep winning despite pair of errors

The Astros had one of their shakiest games defensively Sunday at Minute Maid Park, but overcame a pair of errors on the infield to rally to beat the Mariners, 7-6, for their 10th consecutive win.


5/3/2015 | Astros edge Mariners for 10th straight victory

Designated hitter Evan Gattis clobbered two home runs Sunday afternoon, including a tiebreaking shot into the Crawford Boxes in the eighth inning, to send the Astros to their 10th consecutive win, 7-6, and complete a four-game sweep of the Mariners at Minute Maid Park.


5/3/2015 | Banister returns home as Rangers hit road vs. Astros

Rangers manager Jeff Banister will manage for the first time in the town where he grew up when his team begins a three-game series against the red-hot Astros at Minute Maid Park on Monday.


5/3/2015 | Astros eye 10th straight win, club history vs. Mariners

The Astros will be seeking a 10th consecutive victory when they wrap up a four-game series against the Mariners in a Sunday matinee at Minute Maid Park. A victory would give the Astros an 18-7 mark, which would be their best start after 25 games in club history.


5/2/2015 | Astros outslug Mariners for 9th straight win

Not even two more blasts by Nelson Cruz on the Mariners' four-homer night could sidetrack the soaring Astros on Saturday, as Houston roared from behind at Minute Maid Park for an 11-4 victory, the ninth straight win for the American League West leaders.


5/2/2015 | Astros go back-to-back twice in 5-HR party

After watching the Mariners blast three solo home runs in the second inning, including two in back-to-back fashion, the Astros managed to one-up them Saturday night in Minute Maid Park.


5/2/2015 | Marisnick races up Tal's Hill for amazing grab

During a game when home runs were flying out of Minute Maid Park, Jake Marisnick created the highlight of the night with his glove.




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