The Dodgers and Astros have been running neck-and-neck, but they're being threatened by rivals with staying power.
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Before hearing from Kris Bryant (38:25) and Kyle Hendricks (43:15), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss the mess with the Mets, the Astros' climb, "Buster's" Presidents' Race win, Anthony Rendon's impact on this season and much more (15:24). Plus, Cap Talk with Todd Radom and the weekly uniform quiz (49:04).
David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer
The Red Sox salvage the final game against the Astros on Sunday, snapping Houston's 10-game winning streak in the process. Brandon Workman worked around a one-out walk in the ninth to record his first career save.
Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox averted a sweep against Houston with a 4-3 victory Sunday that snapped the Astros' 10-game winning streak.
American League home run leader George Springer left the Astros' game against the Red Sox in the fifth inning with lower back stiffness.
Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night for their 10th straight victory.
Astros reliever Ryan Pressly broke the major league record for consecutive appearances without giving up a run, bypassing the previous mark set by Craig Kimbrel that had stood since 2011.
George Springer hit his American League-leading 17th home run and the Houston Astros continued their torrid month of May with their ninth straight victory, 3-1 over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
The Red Sox try to cool off the Astros, the Yanks and Rays play for first place and the Nats aim to salvage their season. Here's your guide to it all.
Remember Tony Sanchez, Donavan Tate and Matt Hobgood? Few do -- but all were selected ahead of Mike Trout. Here's a look at the first-rounders who never really panned out.
Justin Verlander allowed two hits in seven impressive innings against his former team, and the Houston Astros won their eighth straight game, 5-1 over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night.
Before catching up with Yankees manager Aaron Boone (26:51), Buster & Boog Sciambi discuss Chris Sale's progress, Vlad Jr., the Brewers and more (8:39). Plus, "Hembo Knows" (35:11) and this week's "Power 10" rankings (40:28).
Mike Trout to the Nats? Nolan Arenado on the West Coast? Here's how things might look if teams were able to choose again a decade later.
Carlos Correa started another Houston onslaught with a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Astros routed the Detroit Tigers 11-4 on Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to seven games.
The Giants lefty will be the most prominent pitcher available in the trade market. Who wants him, who can afford him and who is most likely to land him?
Not every top arm is a can't-miss first-round pick. Here's a look into how MLB teams have drafted, signed, traded for and developed their future aces.
Before a conversation with Brewers manager Craig Counsell (30:22), Buster & David Schoenfield discuss scheduling issues caused by weather, the Astros' surge, Madison Bumgarner's future and more (6:16). Plus, Sarah Langs' Numbers Game (34:27).
Houston's lineup is piling up numbers that could put even Babe Ruth and the 1927 Yankees in the shade.
Aledmys Diaz, Robinson Chirinos, Jake Marisnick and Alex Bregman homered for Houston, and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Monday night, extending their winning streak to six games.
Astros star Jose Altuve has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring.
The surging Red Sox and Brewers are among those taking aim at our top-ranked teams.