Jun 18, 2009 23:25 EDT
Arlington native Pence hits tiebreaking homer and Astros avoid season sweep, 5-3 over Rangers. Hunter Pence led off the eighth inning with a tiebreaking homer and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Thursday night to avoid a season sweep.
Jun 17, 2009 10:15 EDT
Report: Former Cubs star Sammy Sosa tested positive for performance-enhancing drug in 2003. Sammy Sosa became the latest in a string of baseball stars implicated in the sport's steroids scandal of the past decade when The New York Times reported that he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug in 2003.
Jun 14, 2009 19:00 EDT
Pence and Berkman homer to lead Astros to 8-3 win over Diamondbacks. Hunter Pence ended a slump with a homer and Lance Berkman also homered to help the Houston Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Sunday.
Jun 13, 2009 23:32 EDT
Jun 13, 2009 21:55 EDT
Astros' Lance Berkman hits 300th career homer. Houston first baseman Lance Berkman hit his 300th career home run on Saturday.
Jun 13, 2009 21:48 EDT
Miguel Tejada singles for 2,000th career hit. Houston's Miguel Tejada singled for his 2,000th career hit on Saturday night.
Jun 11, 2009 18:38 EDT
Blum's second consecutive game-winning hit carries Astros over Cubs 2-1. Geoff Blum drove in the winning run for the second straight game, hitting an RBI single in the 13th inning that led the Houston Astros over the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Thursday.
Jun 07, 2009 17:59 EDT
Matt Kata scores from second on Miguel Tejada's infield single, Astros beat Pirates 6-4. Matt Kata scored from second base on Miguel Tejada's infield single, snapping a seventh-inning tie in the Houston Astros' 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday.
Jun 05, 2009 22:51 EDT
Hampton sharp, Lee hits grand slam in Astros' 9-1 win over Pirates. Carlos Lee hit a grand slam and Mike Hampton beat Pittsburgh for the ninth straight time in the Houston Astros' 9-1 win over the Pirates on Friday night.
Jun 04, 2009 23:08 EDT
Atkins homers twice to lead Rockies past Astros. Garrett Atkins broke out of a slump with two home runs and the Colorado Rockies snapped a four-game losing skid with a 10-3 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
May 31, 2009 23:30 EDT
National League Capsules. Jamie Moyer went six strong innings to win his 250th career game, and the Philadelphia Phillies won their third straight game, 4-2 over the bumbling Washington Nationals on Sunday.
May 31, 2009 16:12 EDT
Hampton wins eighth consecutive decision over Pirates in Astros' 2-1 win. Mike Hampton continued his mastery over the Pittsburgh Pirates, allowing only one run in seven innings in Houston's 2-1 win on Sunday afternoon.
May 27, 2009 21:29 EDT
Jay Bruce homers twice, Bronson Arroyo pitches complete game as Reds sweep Astros 6-1. Jay Bruce homered twice and Bronson Arroyo pitched a five-hitter Wednesday night, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-1 victory and a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros.
May 24, 2009 17:10 EDT
McCarthy scatters 9 hits in shutout, Rangers beat Astros 5-0 for 3-game sweep. Brandon McCarthy scattered nine hits in his first career complete game and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 5-0 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
May 23, 2009 16:52 EDT
Houston SS Miguel Tejada's home run stands after replay review. Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada's home run was upheld after umpires watched a replay Saturday to determine whether a fan interfered with the ball.
May 22, 2009 02:45 EDT
HOUSTON (Reuters) - The streaking Milwaukee Brewers scored three runs in the seventh inning to overcome the Houston Astros 4-3 on Thursday for their eighth win in nine contests.
May 21, 2009 23:40 EDT
Fielder, Hart key late rally in 4-3 win over Houston. Prince Fielder drove in two with a single and Corey Hart had an RBI double in a three-run seventh, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied for a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Thursday night.
May 10, 2009 17:31 EDT
Tejada, Lee power Oswalt to first win as Houston Astros beat San Diego Padres 12-5. Miguel Tejada and Carlos Lee each drove in four runs Sunday to help Roy Oswalt get his first win of the season, powering the Houston Astros to a 12-5 victory over the San Diego Padres.
May 08, 2009 07:14 EDT
No more Manny: Ramirez suspended 50 games for drug violation, says he didn't take steroids. Mannywood is gone and so is its chief resident. Manny Ramirez's 50-game suspension left both the Los Angeles Dodgers and baseball reeling at the news the sport's second highest-paid player was banished for a drug violation.
May 08, 2009 01:50 EDT
Manny Ramirez suspended 50 games for drug violation; Dodger star says he did not take steroids. Manny Ramirez joined a growing lineup of All-Stars linked to drugs Thursday, with the dreadlocked slugger banished for 50 games by a sport that cannot shake free from scandal.