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  • Chris Tillman's solid start helps stop losing streak as Orioles beat Astros, 4-1, for 'needed' win

    Chris Tillman's solid start helps stop losing streak as Orioles beat Astros, 4-1, for 'needed' win
    HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas. These Orioles have drawn their share of...
  • Four homers propel Orioles to 6-5 Grapefruit League win over Pirates

    Four homers propel Orioles to 6-5 Grapefruit League win over Pirates
    SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles hit a spring-high four homers off Pittsburgh Pirates pitching Friday afternoon in a 6-5 win at Ed Smith Stadium. It was the Orioles' sixth victory in seven  Grapefruit League games this spring. Second baseman Brian Roberts...
  • Arrieta strikes out 9 in spot start as Orioles beat Pirates, 7-1

    Arrieta strikes out 9 in spot start as Orioles beat Pirates, 7-1
    For one brief moment Wednesday while fielding questions in front of his locker after the Orioles' 7-1 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates, right-hander Jake Arrieta allowed his tough-guy, super-competitive guard down. Yes, he admitted, he needed this. He...
  • Houston Astros - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- By the time rookie right-hander Mike Foltynewicz entered with two outs in the ninth inning Wednesday, the Oakland Athletics already had rallied into the lead and the pressure to excel had...
  • Astros' Carter delivers again

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- It was a bit of foreshadowing when, during his pregame meeting with the media, Houston manager Bo Porter attempted to explain the levels of enthusiasm expressed by Astros...
  • Carter comes through again as Astros top A's

    The Sports Xchange By MoiseKapenda Bower, The Sports Xchange Carter comes through again as Astros top A's HOUSTON -- Chris Carter continued his power surge Tuesday night, extending a run of prolific slugging that began in July. The recent run of late-...
  • Astros in offensive 'funk'

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Following a lengthy streak that yielded an offense as prolific as any in the majors, the Astros have hit the skids in the past week, a slump that continued with their 8-2 loss...
  • Astros bats quiet in Cleveland

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- The Astros' recent offensive woes were evident in their three-game series in Cleveland. The Astros lost two of the three games and only scored eight runs in the series....
  • Shortstop platoon working for Astros

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- The idea of a platoon system is for both players to be successful and Tuesday night, that's what Houston Astros manager Bo Porter's shortstop platoon did. Gregorio Petit...
  • Astros match 2013's win total

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- The Astros picked up their 51st win of the season on Friday night, which may not sound like much when you also have 72 losses. But 51 wins also matches last year's win total,...
  • Porter's return to Astros provides protection for Carter

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- With designated hitter Chris Carter in the midst of the hottest stretch of his career, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter welcomed back veteran center fielder Dexter Fowler by...
  • Astros being extra cautious with Springer quad strain

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- Six days after being pulled from his third rehab start with Single A Quad Cities as a precautionary measure, Astros outfielder George Springer has been shut down for two weeks...