Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.
2ND HOUR–2ND SEG Jim Crane owner of the Houston Astros joined Keith and Dave and talked a little baseball and a little golf.
Infielder Jed Lowrie and the Houston Astros have agreed to a $23 million, three-year contract. The agreement, announced Monday, includes a 2018 club option. Lowrie was acquired by the Astros from Boston for pitcher Mark […]
The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.
A day after a dramatic comeback victory, the Oakland Athletics had quite the letdown. Ryan Cook walked three of his four batters, helping the Houston Astros score two runs in the ninth without a hit […]
Jed Lowrie and Oakland are hoping Saturday’s ninth inning against Houston will carry over to the rest of the season for the Athletics. Lowrie hit a game-ending RBI single, sending the A’s to a 4-3 […]
Even as their once-promising season continues to unravel, the Oakland Athletics are trying to keep a positive outlook. It’s a task that’s getting more difficult for manager Bob Melvin’s club with each passing day. Chris […]
The Oakland Athletics have rallied to win game after game this season after trailing late. So it was no surprise that they did it again on Wednesday night thanks to Sam Fuld’s tiebreaking, two-run homer […]
Oakland Athletics outfielder Jonny Gomes robbed Chris Carter of an extra-base hit that likely would have given the Houston Astros an early lead on Tuesday night. After that dazzling defensive play in the fourth inning, […]
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Jeff Samardzija was determined to get back on track Monday night after a couple of bad starts, so he was thrilled to see Josh Donaldson back in the Oakland lineup. Samardzija pitched eight solid innings […]
In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics. That was not good. Hammel gave up six runs in the first, struggling with […]