Astros beat Rays to stay alive in ALCS

Baseball / MLB Oct 15, 2020

Astros beat Rays to stay alive in ALCS

Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros are eager to match the 2004 Boston Red Sox in the history books. Beating the Tampa Bay Rays three more times to reach the World Series won't be easy, but the Astros believe they can do it. George Springer broke ...

Rays step up in big moments to beat Astros in Game 1 of ALCS

Baseball / MLB Oct 12, 2020

Rays step up in big moments to beat Astros in Game 1 of ALCS

Tampa Bay reliever Diego Castillo played catch Sunday afternoon, less than 48 hours after throwing 29 pitches in two innings, and told manager Kevin Cash he was good to go for the opener of the AL Championship Series against Houston. Was he ever. "It’s always good ...

Astros return to ALCS after thumping Oakland in Game 4

MLB Oct 9, 2020

Astros return to ALCS after thumping Oakland in Game 4

Three years after a sign-stealing scheme propelled the Astros to their first championship, Houston's star-studded lineup did little during the regular season to quiet criticism it could only hit when cheating. Back in the postseason, they're banging away as well as ever — no trash ...

MLB Apr 5, 2020

Astros' Justin Verlander will donate pay during MLB shutdown

Veteran Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander said he will donate his adjusted paycheck during MLB's coronavirus shutdown to multiple organizations providing assistance during the crisis. Verlander made the announcement via Instagram on Saturday along with his wife, Kate Upton. "Everyone around the world is affected by ...