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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...
  • Astros, No. 1 pick Aiken miss deadline

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- Friday's 5 p.m. deadline came and went with the Houston Astros not being able to come to terms with No. 1 pick Brady Aiken. That means Aiken, a left-hander from Cathedral...
  • Astros midseason report: Trying to avoid 100 losses

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- In the aftermath of an 11-0 loss to the Red Sox on Sunday at Minute Maid Park, Astros manager Bo Porter was left defending his decision to pull right-hander Brad Peacock...
  • Astros' RHP McHugh to miss start

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH HOUSTON -- After contemplating allowing right-hander Collin McHugh to start Saturday against the Boston Red Sox after leaving his previous start with a torn right middle fingernail,...
  • Rangers hit bottom after three-game sweep by Astros

    ARLINGTON, Texas The Houston Astros and Texas Rangers meet 10 more times in 2014, but the mantle for the state's best team, along with the Silver Boot, may have been passed Wednesday night. The Astros' 8-4 win in front of an announced crowd of 31,161...
  • Carter homers twice as Astros dump Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Carter homers twice as Astros dump Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Houston Astros scratched and clawed for just 18 runs in six games before beginning a three-game series with the Texas Rangers. Over...
  • Astros try to boost Keuchel's All-Star chances

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Houston Astros - INSIDE PITCH ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Houston Astros are doing double duty these days as baseball players and politicians. On Monday, manager Bo Porter was urging everybody who came his way to vote...
  • Game roundup: Royals, Shields shut down Rays

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: update1: later games will be added Game roundup: Royals, Shields shut down Rays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- James Shields was dominant in his return to Tropicana Field on Monday, shutting out the Tampa Bay Rays for seven...
  • Astros jump on Rangers early and pile on late, 12-7

    ARLINGTON, Texas The Texas Rangers and Houston Astros began their three-game series Monday with the two worst records in the AL, but saw an offensive surge as the Astros defeated the Rangers 12-7, snapping their seven-game skid. The Astros got to Rangers...
  • Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers

    The Sports Xchange By John Henry, The Sports Xchange Astros pound out 17 hits, roll past Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas -- Most call Houston young and improving -- some even say emerging -- but if the Texas Rangers aren't careful, they soon might not be...