Houston Astros

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas Baseball

The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.

09/29/2014

Jered Weaver #36 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim throws a pitch against the Houston Astros at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 13, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Trout Homers Twice As Weaver Gains 17th Win

Jered Weaver earned his AL-leading 17th win, Mike Trout homered twice and the Los Angeles Angels reduced their magic number for clinching the AL West to four with a 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.

09/13/2014

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Angels’ Magic Number Is 5 After Comeback Victory Over Astros

David Freese hit a two-run homer and Mike Trout had an RBI triple during Los Angeles’ seven-run fifth inning, and the Angels beat the Houston Astros 11-3 Friday night for their ninth consecutive victory.

09/12/2014

Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros doubles in the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minute Maid Park on September 2, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Win Again Behind Peacock And Altuve, Beat Angels, 8-3

Houston interim manager Tom Lawless couldn’t have asked for a better first game to start his managerial career.

09/02/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.

08/26/2014

Giancarlo Stanton #27 of the Miami Marlins hits a three-run home run against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the fourth inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 25, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Stanton’s 3-Run Homer Helps Marlins Beat Angels, 7-1

Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball’s brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

08/25/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

Garrett Richards #43 of the Los Angeles Angels pitches against the Houston Astros during th first inning at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on July 6, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Richards Has 11 Ks, Angels Top Astros 6-1

There was a lot of grumbling in the Los Angeles Angels’ clubhouse following Garrett Richards’ latest strong performance.

07/06/2014

Collin Cowgill grounds out but knocks in a run against the Houston Astros on July 4th. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Sport)

Trout Walkoff Home Run Downs Astros, 7-6

It was Trout’s second career walkoff hit, both of them homers.

07/04/2014

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Freese’s Big Hit Lifts Angels Over Astros 5-2

David Freese hit a two-run double, Matt Shoemaker pitched in and out of trouble for six innings, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Houston Astros 5-2 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.

07/03/2014

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Philadelphia Phillies

Richards Strikes Out 9 To Lead Angels Past Astros 4-0

Garrett Richards stuck out nine to match his career best over eight excellent innings and helped the Los Angeles Angels snap a season-long four-game skid with a 4-0 win over Houston Astros on Wednesday night.

06/04/2014

Jon Singleton #28 of the Houston Astros is greeted behind the plate by Robbie Grossman #19 after Singleton hit a solo home run in the eighth inning of their game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Minute Maid Park on June 3, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Singleton’s 1st Homer Helps Astros Down Angels, 7-2

Jon Singleton homered and had two RBIs in his major league debut, Chris Carter also homered and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 Tuesday night.

06/03/2014

Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros hits a home run in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as Hank Conger watches it leave Minute Maid Park on April 6, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Feldman, 5 Homers Help Astros Defeat Angels, 7-4

Feldman tossed seven innings of one-run ball, and the Astros stopped a three-game losing streak with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

04/06/2014

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Hamilton Hits 3-Run Homer, Angels Rout Astros 11-1

Mike Trout, Josh Hamilton and Kole Calhoun all homered to help the Los Angeles Angels get their first win of the season with an 11-1 rout of the Houston Astros on Friday night.

04/04/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.

03/25/2014

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