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.
Fowler has a career .366 on-base percentage.
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.
Cubs righty Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out 13.
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Matt Dominguez hit a two-run homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, and the Houston Astros tied their season high with 17 hits in an 11-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday that prevented a three-game sweep.
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.
By now, the Cubs front office has shown we can trust their evaluations.
It’s anyone’s guess what the Cubs will do at No. 4 if the top three pitchers are already off the board.
Matt Dominguez homered twice and had four RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to an 8-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Jason Castro hit a three-run homer and Dexter Fowler homered and drove in two runs to help the Houston Astros outlast the Chicago White Sox for a 6-5 win Saturday.
Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
Matt Lindstrom hopes to get into a game by week’s end.
Adam Dunn is a realist but also still preparing to play 162 games if needed.
The White Sox have claimed infielder Jake Elmore off waivers from the Astros and purchased the contracts of infielder Carlos Sanchez and outfielder Trayce Thompson from Triple-A Charlotte.
(CBS) Highly-touted Cuban slugger Jose Abreu has reportedly narrowed his list of teams down to the three – and the White Sox are on his radar. Along with the White Sox, the Astros and Red Sox […]
Chris Sale struck out 12 over eight-plus dominant innings and Avisail Garcia hit a three-run homer to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 6-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.
Jordan Danks hit a clutch two-run single in Chicago’s three-run eighth inning, leading the White Sox to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night
You gotta hand it to Astros owner Jim Crane.
As it stands Thursday, the Cubs are now on pace for 93 losses, while the Sox are on pace to drop 96.