CBS Houston – Wins in this series have been pretty rare, but the Houston Astros pulled it off beating the Texas Rangers 8-4.
Only leading 5-4 heading into the bottom of the eighth Astros fans started to get restless. 338 more words
CLEVELAND (AP) — On paper, the matchup of starting pitchers was one-sided.
Marwin Gonzalez tilted it in Houston’s favor with one swing.
Gonzalez connected for a three-run homer against Corey Kluber in the second inning and the Astros handed Cleveland’s ace his first loss since July 3 by beating the Indians 4-3 on Tuesday night. 671 more words
HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) — Doug Fister had $1 million on the line when he took the mound Tuesday night.
If the right-hander lasted at least 6 2/3 innings against the Yankees, he would reach 125 innings pitched in 2016 and trigger another $1 million bonus from his one-year contract signed this past offseason. 529 more words
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One outfielder is finally cashing in on star potential. A young first baseman is knocking on the door. But a highly touted pitcher has looked more like a pitching machine. 492 more words
Houston (CBS HOUSTON) — Doug Fister left no doubt, and then the game was in doubt for hours after he finished his outing. Marwin Gonzalez made sure the starting pitching was a footnote. 744 more words