Houston Astros

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis is helped to his feet after being injured as he collided with Houston Astros Carlos Gomez who was caught stealing home in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015, in Houston.

Dodgers drop fifth straight, Castro’s HR gives Astros sweep

The Los Angeles Dodgers remain in first place in the NL West, though they have dropped a season-high five straight games. So, after the Houston Astros wrapped up a three-game sweep with 3-2 victory in […]


The Toronto Blue Jays swept a three-game set in Anaheim beating the Angels Sunday, 12-5. (photo by Eric Geller)

VIDEO: Angels swept by Blue Jays, LA loses finale, 12-5

This could be the weekend the Angels imploded into “wait ’til next season” mode. Starter Garrett Richards went five innings, giving up nine runs (two unearned) on 10 hits, including two home runs in the […]


Kenley Jansen

Contending teams can never have too many relievers

The Kansas City Royals made it look all so easy in 2014. With their bullpen trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland, the Royals were almost unbeatable when they had the lead in […]


Mike Trout

Castro’s 9th-inning homer gives Astros 3-0 win over Angels

Few expected the Houston Astros to be contenders entering this season. Perhaps fewer still can doubt that they have become exactly that. Jason Castro hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning […]


Conor Gillaspie

Astros regain lead in AL West with 6-3 win over Angels

The Los Angeles Angels have certainly missed the big bat of Mike Trout in two straight losses to the Houston Astros. Still, manager Mike Scioscia isn’t using his absence as an excuse. “He’s a huge […]


C.J. Wilson

Altuve’s career-best 5 RBIs lead Astros over Angels 10-5

Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBIs to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League […]


National League ASG starting pitcher Zack Greinke, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, watches during the MLB All-Star baseball Home Run Derby, Monday in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Dodgers’ Greinke to start All-Star Game for NL, Houston’s Keuchel for AL

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke will start for the National League in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game and Houston Astros lefty Dallas Keuchel will be on the mound for the American League. The 31-year-old Greinke is […]


Taylor Featherston

Featherston’s single lifts Angels over Astros 2-1 in 13

Taylor Featherston poked an RBI single over first base with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday. Surprise starter Andrew Heaney […]


Johnny Giavotella

Valbuena, Correa power Astros to 13-3 rout of Angels

Luis Valbuena homered twice and touted rookie Carlos Correa hit a mammoth three-run shot off C.J. Wilson, powering the Houston Astros to a 13-3 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. The AL […]


Mike Trout Albert Pujols

Pujols’ 2 homers, Aybar’s hustle help Angels beat Astros 4-3

None of the Los Angeles Angels’ hitters spends more time in the indoor cage before regular batting practice than Albert Pujols. And it’s been paying off for the slugging first baseman, who is finally enjoying […]