Shohei Ohtani homers, makes outfield debut in loss for Angels

MLB Apr 25, 2021

Shohei Ohtani homers, makes outfield debut in loss for Angels

Shohei Ohtani belted his sixth home run of the season Saturday with a towering shot over center field, but it was a rare highlight for the Los Angeles Angels in a 16-2 loss to the Houston Astros. Ohtani also made his first major league appearance ...

Astros sign Carlos Correa, avoid arbitration

MLB Feb 7, 2021

Astros sign Carlos Correa, avoid arbitration

The Houston Astros agreed to a one-year deal with All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa to avoid arbitration. The team announced the deal on Saturday but did not disclose financial terms. Multiple reports pegged the contract at $11.7 million. Correa was the only remaining unsigned, arbitration-eligible player on ...

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 ...