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2017 Schedule
76-48, 1st in AL West
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Nationals have edge over Astros

Washington has dominated Houston in the last 13 meetings between the two teams. The Nats and 'Stros begin a three-game series in Houston on Tuesday.

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7hKeith Law

MLB's best tools: Jose Altuve's hitting

Altuve is a remarkable story in many ways, not least of which for how he rarely strikes out yet has consistently superior results putting the ball in play.

Altuve uses his height to his advantage (1:53)

BBTN: Little League Classic, Pressure On Astros, More

Keith Law talks to Jerry Crasnick and Eric Karabell about the Little League Classic, why there doesn't seem to be that much pressure on the Astros and more. Plus, Alex Speier on Rafael Devers and the streaking Red Sox, and Todd Radom unveils the 6th best logo in baseball history.

Multiple errors cost Astros two runs (0:53)
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2dBrian Reiff

Defensive outfield tiers: Astros among middle of the pack

The Astros have a solid all-around group, but lack an elite defender to put them in the upper tiers. Josh Reddick and Jake Marisnick have both been contributors in their platoon roles.

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Another team, another save for Clippard

In closing out the Astros' 3-0 win Saturday, Tyler Clippard set a major league record with saves for six teams in a three-season span and seven teams over four seasons. He became the third major leaguer to save games for three teams in the same season, also doing so for the Yankees and White Sox this year. (Elias Sports Bureau)

Springer overcomes stutter with confidence (4:57)
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Texas loves the long ball

Aaron Judge may have smacked a 457-foot moon shot, but two of the five longest home runs hit on Wednesday came off the bat of Carlos Beltran and Adrian Beltre, who both play for Texas teams.

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Year of the long ball

MLB fans have been treated to a season full of hitters showing off their power at the plate. The influx of home runs has put the Astros, Nationals and a few other teams on pace to shatter their respective franchise records for HRs hit in a single season.

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6dDan Szymborski

Breakout hitting prospects of 2017: Derek Fisher

There was risk entering the season that Fisher would be a guy who can't field enough for center or hit enough to be a plus in a corner outfield spot, but his power surge this year has helped change that projection.

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Altuve loves hitting on the road

Jose Altuve, who leads baseball with a .363 average, is an even better hitter away from Minute Maid Park. With a .418 road batting average this season, the Astros 2B has put himself in historic company.

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Stanton continues HR streak with 432-foot shot

Joey Gallo hit Tuesday's longest home run, but Giancarlo Stanton remains the talk of the town after hitting a 432-foot homer against the Giants to extend his HR streak to six games.

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Blackmon, Springer hit rare milestone

With RBIs being partially dependent on opportunity, racking them up as a leadoff man is no easy task. George Springer drove in his 70th run of the season Tuesday to join an exclusive club. Charlie Blackmon did so in late July, after also accomplishing the feat in 2016.

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Astros-Diamondbacks a battle of best in interleague

The D-backs' win over the Astros on Monday gave them the edge as the best team in interleague play. Their series continues Tuesday afternoon, as Houston's Brad Peacock opposes Arizona's Anthony Banda.

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average4.1311th
Quality Starts49Tied-23rd
Batting Average.2871st
On Base Percentage.3511st
Slugging Percentage.4911st

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