Houston Astros

Oakland Athletics pitcher Trevor Cahill works against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 18, 2018 - 5:00 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics were an average team two months ago, a dozen games behind the Houston Astros and closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top. Well, look at the A's now. Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and the Athletics kept up their...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, file photo, Houston Astros relief pitcher Roberto Osuna is interviewed in the dugout before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Osuna got the win in his first appearance with Houston after Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Astros over the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Monday, Aug. 6. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong, File)
August 06, 2018 - 11:10 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Roberto Osuna needed five pitches for a clean inning and a nice on-field impression on his new teammates. Osuna earned the win in his first appearance with Houston after Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Astros over the San...
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In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, supermodel Kate Upton and husband professional baseball player Justin Verlander attend the Breitling Global Roadshow event at The Duggal Greenhouse in New York. Upton and Verlander are expecting their first child...
(Photo credit: Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
July 16, 2018 - 9:05 am
Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander are expecting their first child...
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford
(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 22, 2018 - 10:45 am
Gerrit Cole's only major miscue against San Francisco came on a pitch to Brandon Crawford that will give his brother-in-law some bragging rights at family gatherings for years to come.
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Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole
(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 09, 2018 - 4:26 pm
By MICHAEL WAGAMAN, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Any questions the Houston Astros had about Gerrit Cole's ability to bounce back from his first career shutout were answered when the right-hander pumped a 99.4 mph fastball past Matt Chapman for a strikeout. And that was on Cole's final...
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Houston Astros' George Springer
(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 08, 2018 - 11:11 pm
As happy as AJ Hinch has been with the top of his lineup, the Astros' manager has been equally pleased with the production from the bottom half of the order, too.
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Houston Astros' George Springer
(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 07, 2018 - 11:20 pm
George Springer came up short in three attempts at completing the cycle with a triple. The Astros' leadoff man settled for a spot in the team's record book instead.
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Houston Astros' starting pitcher Gerrit Cole throws against Oakland Athletics' shortstop Marcus Semien.
(AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
April 29, 2018 - 3:30 pm
Cole worked into the seventh inning and struck out 12, George Springer and Jose Altuve each drove in two runs and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Sunday.
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea
(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
April 27, 2018 - 11:01 pm
Manaea followed up his no-hitter with seven solid innings, three Athletics homered and Oakland beat the Houston Astros 8-1 for its fifth win in six games.
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