The Astros ace could earn this year's Cy Young Award, but that isn't the only reward the future free agent could bring home.
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Alex Bregman hit his career-high 32nd homer and Wade Miley earned his seventh straight win as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 on Saturday night.
Zack Greinke won his fourth straight start since being traded to Houston and Yuli Gurriel hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning to send the Astros a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Before speaking with Astros OF George Springer about his rise to stardom (30:55), Buster talks to Karl Ravech about the LLWS and Gerrit Cole's earning potential when he hits the open market this offseason (9:57).
Gerrit Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, Alex Bregman homered and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday night.
Houston Astros reliever Ryan Pressly will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday morning and is expected to miss four to six weeks, according to Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow.
A reporter from the Detroit Free Press was denied access to pitcher Justin Verlander's postgame media availability after the Astros' 2-1 loss to the Tigers on Wednesday night.
Despite closing as +435 underdogs at Caesars Sportsbook and managing only two hits off Justin Verlander, the Tigers pulled off the largest upset in the majors over the past 15 years.
John Hicks led off the ninth with a tiebreaking homer, and the Tigers beat the Astros 2-1 on Wednesday night despite Justin Verlander's two-hitter.
The Astros are listed as -500 favorites over the Tigers at Caesars Sportsbook and as high as -550 at other sportsbooks, making them the heaviest favorite in a game in at least the past 15 seasons.
Buster talks to Bleacher Report's Scott Miller about the evolution of Clayton Kershaw, how the Dodgers will manage their playoffs rotation, the significance of Carlos Correa's injury and more (13:12). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (31:24) and the latest Power 10 (38:16).
The Astros are placing shortstop Carlos Correa and right-hander Aaron Sanchez on the 10-day injured list, manager AJ Hinch said Tuesday night.
George Springer, Jose Altuve and Martin Maldonado homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night.
Pitching great Roger Clemens declined to run for political office in Texas, saying, "The climate in politics at this time is much more than I would want to undertake."
With balls flying out of stadiums at a record pace, we look at each franchise's all-time greatest long ball moments, from David Ortiz and Ken Griffey Jr. to B.J. Upton and Mike Hampton.
Buster talks to The Boston Globe's Dan Shaughnessy about the handling of Chris Sale's elbow injury, Dave Dombrowski's cloudy future, Alex Cora's unusual influence and more (10:43). Plus, "The Numbers Game" with Sarah Langs (24:38) and Dave Schoenfield on Billy Hamilton's deal with the Braves and Carlos Correa's back issues (29:52).
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As the Astros debuted safety netting extensions Mon., the Braves announced plans via Twitter to extend netting by the end of Sept. Since a toddler's May 29 head injuries at Houston on a foul liner, 3 teams — the Astros, Chisox & Nationals — have installed new netting, and 7 — the Blue Jays, Braves, Dodgers, Orioles, Pirates, Rangers & Royals — have publicly committed to it, totaling 1/3 of MLB's 30 teams.
There's a big shuffle up top as we spotlight each team's key player heading toward the stretch run.
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa left after one inning against the Detroit Tigers on Monday because of back discomfort, the team said.
Yuli Gurriel had two hits and drove in two runs as the Houston Astros built a lead with a big first inning and held on for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night.