Astros Stars Booed In Lakeland Vs TigersAltuve was loudly booed when he was introduced for his spring training debut, cheered when he struck out and called a cheater by several fans. Quite a difference from past years, when the diminutive All-Star second baseman was among the most popular players in the majors.
Spring Training Report: MLB Enters Spring Training Under A Dark CloudThe offseason has been eventful, but not in the way that MLB commissioner Rob Manfred would like.
"If You Ain't Cheatin', You Ain't Tryin'"The fallout from baseball's latest sign-stealing scandal is beginning to take shape. Houston manager AJ Hinch is out of a job, and so is general manager Jeff Luhnow. The question is what will happen with the Boston Red Sox, who are also under investigation for sign stealing.
MLB Suspensions Lead To Firing Of Astros AJ Hinch & Jeff LuhnowAstros fire manager AJ Hinch, general manager Jeff Luhnow after MLB suspensions for sign stealing.
Baseball Report: Astros Lead Nationals In World Series Going Into Game 6The World Series moves to Game 6 in Houston, where the Astros, coming off of three strong wins, look to clinch over the Nationals.
Baseball Report: Strong Pitching To Dominate Astros, Nationals World SeriesThe 2019 World Series features the AL champion Houston Astros and the NL champion Washington Nationals in a historic pitching matchup.
Former Tiger Justin Verlander Feuds With Detroit Free Press Writer Anthony FenechAmid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace pitcher Justin Verlander finished his postgame session with the media.
Tigers Two Homers Foil Verlander Gem, Detroit Wins 2-1Justin Verlander was splendid against the Detroit Tigers, pitching a two-hitter and fanning 11 in another dominant performance for the Astros.
Astros Launch Three Rockets To Take Down Tigers 6-3George Springer, Jose Altuve and Martín Maldonado homered to lead the Astros to a 6-3 victory Tuesday night before manager A.J. Hinch announced the impending moves.
Tigers Strand 11 Runners in 5-4 Loss To AstrosThe Astros jumped on Detroit starter Edwin Jackson (3-6) for four runs in the first inning to go on top 4-1. They led by 3 when Detroit's Ronny Rodriguez hit a solo homer in the sixth before Travis Demeritte added one in the seventh to cut the lead to 5-4.
Baseball Report: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger Continues His Hot StreakCody Bellinger, the Dodgers' right fielder, is batting over .400 and leading MLB in any number of hitting categories.
Astros roll Tigers 11-4, Verlander On The Bump TonightCarlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven games. Wade Miley won his third straight start. This was the fourth time this season Houston has scored at least 10 runs in a game he pitched.
Tigers Boyd Can't Slow Down Surging AstrosAledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Monday night, extending their winning streak to six games. Two of those homers came off Boyd, the Detroit lefty who is off to a fine start this season but lasted only four innings in his shortest start of the year.
Baseball Report: Yankees Piling Up Wins Despite InjuriesThe New York Yankees, who just swept the San Francisco Giants, are 9-1 in their last 10 games, even as their injuries continue to mount.
Verlander Has 4th-Highest Average Salary In New DealJustin Verlander has the fourth-highest average salary in the major leagues in his $94 million, three-year contract with the Houston Astros.