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2018 Schedule
100-57, 1st in AL West
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Inside Heat: Kaplan On Osuna, Bullpen, Offense In Houston

Buster Olney talks to Jake Kaplan of The Athletic about the latest with Roberto Osuna, how the team's bullpen compares to the 2017 club, how A.J. Hinch will line up the rotation heading into the postseason and more.


Astros reach 100 wins, close out AL West title

The Astros reached 100 wins for the second straight season, beating the Blue Jays 4-1 Tuesday night behind Alex Bregman's two-run homer. Houston was assured of its second straight AL West title hours later when Oakland lost at Seattle.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Josh James may be pitching himself onto the postseason roster for the Astros with another solid start, allowing one run in five innings. He sat 95 to 98, can hit 100 in relief, and could give them some length as a long man if needed. A.J. Hinch has a crowded bullpen of relievers to choose from, but James has been electric this month.

Bregman lines HR to left (0:23)

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

How great has the Houston pitching staff been? Here's a telling number, courtesy of @SlangsOnSports. The Astros have allowed 520 runs, on pace to allow 540. Since the AL instituted the DH in 1973, the fewest runs allowed in a non-strike season by an AL team is 551 by the '74 A's.

Astros in the hunt for back-to-back World Series titles (1:33)
McCann, Reddick slug back-to-back HRs (0:39)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

El primera base de los Astros de Houston, Yuli Gurriel, fue nombrado el Jugador de la Semana de la Liga Americana. El cubano bateó para .462 con 8 carreras anotadas, 3 dobles, 3 jonrones y 10 carreras impulsadas en 6 partidos para ganar su primer galardón de Jugador de la Semana.


Morton leaves Astros' 6-2 win over Angels due to shoulder

Charlie Morton left Houston's 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday after one inning because of discomfort in his pitching shoulder, a potential problem for the World Series champions as they close in consecutive AL West titles.


Astros rally for 9 runs in 8th, beats Angels 10-5

Justin Verlander struck out 11 in six dominant innings, Jose Altuve capped a nine-run eighth with a two-run homer, and the Houston Astros rallied for a 10-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.

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Gurriel bros. first with multiple HRs on same day

The Gurriel brothers gave opposing teams headaches Friday night, with Toronto's Lourdes collecting two home runs and two RBIs against the Rays and Houston's Yuli collecting two home runs and seven RBIs against the Angels.


BBTN: Dodgers Surge, Red Sox Stumble, Shulman, Numbers Game

Buster talks to Keith Law about the Dodgers coming together at the right time, the level of concern over Boston's stumble & more (:33). Plus, a conversation with the great Dan Shulman (23:32), Sarah Langs' "Numbers Game" (35:23) and Josh acts out the dialogue of the guys who found the Red Sox's AL East championship banner (15:26).

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Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.2576th
On Base Percentage.3316th
Slugging Percentage.4286th
Earned Run Average3.131st
Quality Starts1001st