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Astros Clinch AL West With 7-1 Win Over Mariners

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander less than three weeks ago, they envisioned days like this.

Verlander struck out 10 over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and the Astros clinched the American League West with a 7-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. 798 more words


Front & Center: Mallex Smith

Mallex Smith was acquired in January of 2017 from the Seattle Mariners. He was technically a property of the Mariners for about a day and was then included in a trade that netted Seattle Drew Smyly. 805 more words

Front & Center

Houston Heals, Harvey Battered, Flores Fried

Baseball always does its best to heal. The healing, though nowhere near finished in Houston, started today.

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Welcome back to baseball, Houston. 1,042 more words

Metstradamus Blog

The Houston Astros have quite possibly the best offense of all-time

Only four years go the Houston Astros were the laughing stock of the league, coming off a shameful 55-111 finish in 2013. 2011 and 2012 weren’t much better either, as they failed to crack the 60-win plateau in both those years as well. 1,252 more words


Carlos Correa to Miss 6-8 Weeks With Thumb Injury

Astros have placed Carlos Correa on the 10-day disabled list with a torn ligament in his left thumb. He is expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks.

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Who Owned Baseball July 14, 2017 (Daily #MLB AL/NL Pitcher + Hitter MVP’s) + 2016 #WOB Standings

Bryce Harper reached base 3 times with 2 homers and 3 driven in as the Nationals blanked Cincinnati, 5-0.

Gio Gonzalez pitched a shutout into the 9th, finishing with 8 1/3 scoreless frames, 4 hits and 6 strikeouts to earn Washington’s 5-0 decision over the Reds. 1,085 more words


Can Marwin Gonzalez keep this going?

The 2017 Houston Astros have six All-Stars, and utility player Marwin Gonzalez has more Wins Above Replacement than two of them. And he hasn’t even had enough plate appearances to qualify for the batting title. 805 more words