1. Rookie Lance McCullers on First Major-League Victory: 'Just Special'

    Baseball reporters sometimes need to wait few minutes outside clubhouse doors as players make their way in after a game, before interviews get underway...

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  2. McCullers Keeps Tigers Potent Offense at Bay for First Win

    DETROIT — The first big league win for Lance McCullers, 3-2 over the Tigers , included a memorable moment for not only the kid, but the franchise. The 10th triple play in Astros history was completed behind him, the team's first since 2004...

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  3. Astros Turn 1st Triple Play Since 2004, Beat Tigers

    DETROIT -- Lance McCullers got Ian Kinsler to ground into a triple play in the fifth inning, and the Houston right-hander went on to earn his first career victory Saturday, leading the Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2...

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  4. Houston Astros Turn 5-4-3 Triple Play Against Detroit Tigers

    In the bottom of the fifth inning of Saturday’s game against the Detroit Tigers , the Houston Astros spun the second triple play of the 2015 MLB season...

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  5. One Mistake Costs McHugh, Astros vs. Tigers

    DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez's three-run home run helped power Alfredo Simon through seven strong innings, sending the Tigers to their second straight win over the American League West-leading ...

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  6. Carter's Defense Improves but Singleton's Bat Gives Astros a Tricky Question

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  7. Astros Release Darin Downs

    The Astros have released left-handed reliever Darin Downs, reports ESPN's Jerry Crasnick (Twitter link). The 30-year-old was claimed off waivers out of the Tigers organization in 2013 but was outrighted to Triple-A following the 2014 season...

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  8. Astros' Josh Fields Exits Game After Taking a Line Drive off the Leg

    Astros pitcher Josh Fields was forced out of Thursday's contest against the Tigers after taking a line drive off the leg in the bottom of the ninth inning. Fields limped off the field and was...

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  9. Fields Hit with Line Drive, X-Rays Come Back Neg.

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  10. Watch: Tucker's Game-Tying HR vs. Tigers

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  11. Fields Hit with Line Drive, Leaves Game vs. DET

    Fields leaves the game after taking a line drive off his leg. Will Harris replaces him with a runner at first, one out, bottom 9th...

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  12. Gattis Rewards Astros' Faith with Power Display

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  13. Astros (27-14) Off to Best Start in Franchise History

    The Astros arrived at Minute Maid Park nine days ago unable to explain why they had been so much better on the road in 2015. They knew they needed to improve their .500 record at home, and that's exactly what they have accomplished...

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  14. Video: Gattis Crushes 2-Run HR on to Train Tracks in HOU

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  15. Astros Sparkplug Jose Altuve Rising as Dark-Horse AL MVP Threat

    Wouldn't it be something if the shortest player in the majors who happens to be on the team with the longest active streak of losing seasons actually wound up winning Most Valuable Player this year? It sounds crazy, but it's not...

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  16. Hernandez Tosses 6 Solid Innings as Astros Beat A's

    As annoying as the fifth spot in the Astros ' rotation has been this season leading up to Lance McCullers' Batman mania, the predicament would have been worse if the team had no stability in the fourth spot...

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  17. Carter, Rasmus Homer to Back Hernandez as Astros Beat A's

    Chris Carter and Colby Rasmus each hit two-run homers, Roberto Hernandez pitched six strong innings to help the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 6-4 on Tuesday night...

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  18. Houston Astros Pitcher Lance McCullers Wears Sick 'Batman' Cleats in MLB Debut

    It's your first major league start. Your entire family is watching. All eyes are on you. Houston Astros pitcher Lance McCullers knew this would be a moment to remember for the rest of his life...

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  19. Astros' Offense Disappears Quickly in Loss

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  20. Debut of McCullers Jr. Spoiled in Loss

    Lance McCullers' career is just starting but Batman may never return after a 2-1 Astros loss to the A's on Monday night at Minute Maid Park...

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  21. Astros Pitcher Is Wearing Batman Cleats for Debut

    Lance McCullers is on the mound making his major league debut tonight for the Astros , and he's doing it in an especially odd choice of footwear: Batman cleats...

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  22. Astros Acquire Int'l Bonus Slots from Orioles for Chris Lee

    The Orioles have announced a deal that will send a pair of 2014-15 international bonus slots to the Astros . Baltimore will pick up left-hander Chris Lee in return...

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  23. Astros Place Deduno on 15-Day DL, Recall McCullers

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  24. Astros Break out the Brooms, Beat Blue Jays 4-2

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  25. Astros Complete Four-Game Sweep of Blue Jays

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