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2017 Schedule
95-60, 1st in AL West
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10hESPN.com

Power Rankings: Astros return to No. 2

The Astros' 837 runs scored easily sets a franchise record for their time in the American League, and a strong finish could propel them to the second highest-scoring team in Houston history.

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10hDavid Schoenfield

Real or not? About that AL MVP race...

Jose Altuve might still be the favorite, but here comes Aaron Judge. The rookie's recent hot stretch has him back in the conversation, as he holds a big edge in several notable stats.

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10hDan Szymborski

The 2017 ZiPS Awards for Unusual Achievements

Anyone can pick an MVP or Cy Young winner, but who's the best slugger, pound-for-pound? Which pitcher has great stuff, but can't fan anyone? We hand out the virtual hardware for this season's unique accomplishments.

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Angels avoid sweep, top Astros (1:02)
18h

Valbuena helps Angels end skid with 7-5 win over Astros

Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh inning and Justin Upton tacked on an insurance run with a solo homer in the eighth, helping the Los Angeles Angels snap a six-game skid with a 7-5 win over the Houston Astros on Sunday night.

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Gattis scores a pair with double (0:45)
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Bregman hooks homer to put Astros ahead (0:38)
Stats & Info

Can Dodgers hold on for MLB's best record?

Just a month ago, it seemed like a forgone conclusion that the Dodgers would have the best record in baseball. Then they slumped, the Indians won 22 games in a row and the Astros and Nationals continued to keep pace. With a week left in the season, Los Angeles is 99-57, Cleveland is 98-58, Houston is 95-59 and Washington is 94-61.

ESPN Stats & Info

Altuve's resume might be Cooperstown worthy

Only two second basemen have ever tallied more than four seasons with 200-plus hits. Jose Altuve needs four hits to crack the bicentennial mark in his fourth consecutive campaign.

ESPN Stats & Info

Mike Trout or Jose Altuve for AL MVP?

Trout has the edge in on-base percentage and slugging, but Altuve played in far more games while posting a higher WAR and much higher batting average.

ESPN Stats & Info

Crowded leaderboard for Saturday's homers

Khris Davis barely clipped Daniel Murphy for the longest bomb in MLB Saturday. Evan Gattis and Justin Upton weren't far behind, while Giancarlo Stanton's 57th of the year landed at No. 5.

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3dEnrique Rojas

Beltran, Molina lead Puerto Rico relief efforts

Several Puerto Rican athletes are leading efforts to raise funds to help victims of Hurricane Maria, which tore through the island earlier this week and left thousands homeless and without power.

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Verlander, Gurriel lift Astros over Angels 3-0

Justin Verlander pitched one-hit ball over seven innings to remain perfect with Houston and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer to propel the Astros to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

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What keeps the Astros going in Harvey aftermath (2:32)
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3dJeff Sullivan

How to fix the Astros' biggest problem

Justin Verlander was a major addition, and you can trust Dallas Keuchel, for the most part. Houston's issues is its starters from there, but the postseason format should help to solve the problem.

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Peacock, Gurriel lead Astros over White Sox 4-3

Yuli Gurriel had three hits, including a two-run double, Brad Peacock threw six solid innings and the Houston Astros extended their winning streak to six games with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Runs8371st
Batting Average.2801st
On Base Percentage.3441st
Slugging Percentage.4761st
Earned Run Average4.1811th
Quality Starts64Tied-18th
WHIP1.288th
BAA.2417th