Category: Astros

Astros owner Jim Crane says sign-stealing scandal ‘weighs on all of us’ – ESPN
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Astros owner Jim Crane says sign-stealing scandal ‘weighs on all of us’ – ESPN

In a week in which the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal was in the spotlight again, team owner Jim Crane lamented the long-term effects of the scandal, telling USA Today, “It weighs on all of us every single day.”A benches-clearing altercation was triggered Tuesday between the Astros and Dodgers when Los Angeles right-hander Joe Kelly threw…

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Reacting to 3 Astros players being hit by pitches vs. the Royals | Get Up – ESPN
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Reacting to 3 Astros players being hit by pitches vs. the Royals | Get Up – ESPN

Reacting to 3 Astros players being hit by pitches vs. the Royals | Get Up – YouTube

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Astros’ Jose Altuve participates fully after injuring leg – Houston Chronicle
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Astros’ Jose Altuve participates fully after injuring leg – Houston Chronicle

Jose Altuve is good to go. A day after exiting an exhibition win against the Royals with a left leg contusion, Altuve participated fully in the Astros’ final summer camp workout before their season-opener on Friday. “I felt really good today,” Altuve said, “just a little sore from yesterday, but nothing to worry (about) for…

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Astros’ Carlos Correa, Martin Maldonado team to bring aid to Puerto Rico – ESPN
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Astros’ Carlos Correa, Martin Maldonado team to bring aid to Puerto Rico – ESPN

9:29 PM ETMarly RiveraESPN Writer CloseMarly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com.Shortstop Carlos Correa and catcher Martin Maldonado of the Houston Astros are partnering with the team’s owner, Jim Crane, and other players and artists from Puerto Rico to bring medical aid to the island to assist with the coronavirus crisis.”Right now, we…

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Astros owner Jim Crane believed sign-stealing scandal would blow over by spring training, report says – CBS Sports
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Astros owner Jim Crane believed sign-stealing scandal would blow over by spring training, report says – CBS Sports

In November, news broke that the Houston Astros had used electronic equipment as part of an illegal sign-stealing scheme. Then in January, Major League Baseball found the Astros guilty of illegally using technology to steal signs during their 2017 championship season and in part of the 2018 campaign. The league’s discipline included suspensions for manager A.J. Hinch…

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Houston Astros cheating probe widens to almost 60 witnesses, 76000 emails – The Guardian
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Houston Astros cheating probe widens to almost 60 witnesses, 76000 emails – The Guardian

MLB has met with nearly 60 witnesses in cheating investigation Astros are alleged to have used a television camera to steal signs Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch speaks to the media during the MLB winter meetings at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Photograph: Orlando Ramirez/USA Today Sports Major League Baseball has interviewed almost 60 people and…

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Astros Justin Verlander talks about the team’s mindset right now – KHOU 11

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Nationals rock Astros with six-run sixth to take commanding World Series lead – The Guardian
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Nationals rock Astros with six-run sixth to take commanding World Series lead – The Guardian

Stephen Strasburg’s time had come. Famously held out of the postseason seven years ago, Strasburg delivered on the biggest stage of all Wednesday night. The right-hander outdueled fellow ace Justin Verlander, overcoming a shaky start to give the Washington Nationals a 12-3 win over the Houston Astros and a commanding 2-0 lead in the World…

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Hinch on ’19 Astros: ‘I love our team’ – MLB.com
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Hinch on ’19 Astros: ‘I love our team’ – MLB.com

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — We were near a back field at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches a couple of weeks ago, when there was still a lot of Spring Training ahead of AJ Hinch. Justin Verlander was throwing behind him, and the sound of the ball in the WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. –…

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Red Sox defeat Astros 4-1, advance to World Series
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Red Sox defeat Astros 4-1, advance to World Series

The Boston Red Sox were one win away from their fourth trip to the World Series in 15 years, and now they’ve got it: the Red Sox won 4-1 against the Astros in Houston, ending the Astros’ season and clinching another trip to the Fall Classic in the process. After dropping the first game at…

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Red Sox hold off Astros in thrilling ALCS Game 4, take 3-1 series lead
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Red Sox hold off Astros in thrilling ALCS Game 4, take 3-1 series lead

HOUSTON — There was a man in an orange polo and another in a navy blue T-shirt in the front row of the right-field bleachers at Minute Maid Park, just beyond a red advertising sign for State Farm, and there was a right fielder in a gray uniform, No. 50, on the field below, and…

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AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians
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AP Sources: Astros sent second person to get near Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Major League Baseball has concluded that a Houston Astros employee was only monitoring opposing dugouts during the postseason to make sure other teams weren’t breaking rules. The Cleveland Indians filed a complaint following Game 3 of the AL Division Series after an Astros employee was observed aiming his cellphone into their dugout…

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Astros’ Dallas Keuchel, down 2-1 in ALCS, after loss: ‘It’s a coin flip from here on out’
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Astros’ Dallas Keuchel, down 2-1 in ALCS, after loss: ‘It’s a coin flip from here on out’

Ted Berg, USA TODAY Sports Published 11:34 p.m. ET Oct. 16, 2018 | Updated 11:40 p.m. ET Oct. 16, 2018Dallas Keuchel allowed two earned runs over five innings in Game 3.(Photo: Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports)HOUSTON — Astros starter Dallas Keuchel made an interesting, accurate point while addressing media following his team’s 8-2 loss in…

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ALCS Game 3: Red Sox at Astros live updates and analysis
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ALCS Game 3: Red Sox at Astros live updates and analysis

By Rachel G. Bowers Globe Staff  October 16, 2018 The Red Sox are in Houston taking on the Astros in Game 3 of their American League Championship Series. Refresh this page for the latest from Minute Maid Park. Third inning: Red Sox 2, Astros 1 Bottom: George Springer started the inning with a ground ball…

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Astros win a rough-around-the-edges opener of the ALCS
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Astros win a rough-around-the-edges opener of the ALCS

BOSTON — On the first night of true October playoff weather in the northeast, in the coziest and most intimidating building in baseball, in the first game of an American League Championship Series between two of the best teams of recent vintage, something was causing hearts to seize and nerves to snap. Two of the…

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