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Sun, May 15, 2022

8:28pm - Chas McCormick went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, two runs, a stolen base, a walk and a strikeout in Sunday's 8-0 win over the Nationals.

7:22pm - Justin Verlander (5-1) allowed two hits and three walks while striking out five in five scoreless innings to earn the win over the Nationals on Sunday.

11:49am - Jeremy Pena (knee) woke up sore Sunday and is being held out of the lineup against the Nationals as a precaution, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

11:36am - Kyle Tucker is not in Sunday's lineup against the Nationals, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

11:34am - Jeremy Pena (knee) is not in Sunday's lineup against the Nationals, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

11:31am - Jose Altuve (undisclosed) is leading off and starting at second base Sunday against the Nationals, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

10:46am - Niko Goodrum was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Sat, May 14, 2022

4:18pm - Chas McCormick isn't starting Saturday against the Nationals.

4:16pm - Jeremy Pena (knee) isn't in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Nationals.

4:12pm - Jose Altuve (undisclosed) isn't starting Saturday against the Nationals.

1:31pm - Jeremy Pena (knee) isn't expected to require a trip to the injured list, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

1:25pm - Jake Meyers (shoulder) has been throwing to bases at high intensity and taking live at-bats, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

11:25am - Ryan Pressly allowed one hit in a scoreless ninth inning Friday against the Nationals.

11:06am - Mauricio Dubon was traded from the Giants to the Astros on Saturday in exchange for catcher Michael Papierski.

Fri, May 13, 2022

10:35pm - Jose Altuve exited Friday's game against the Nationals as a precaution after slipping on the grass, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

4:15pm - Aledmys Diaz (undisclosed) is starting Friday against the Nationals.

4:10pm - Jeremy Pena (knee) isn't starting Friday against the Nationals.

Thu, May 12, 2022

11:38pm - Yordan Alvarez went 3-for-5 with two home runs, a double, and three RBI in a 5-0 win Thursday in Minnesota.

11:11pm - Niko Goodrum went 0-for-3 with a walk and a stolen base in a 5-0 win Thursday in Minnesota.

10:52pm - Luis Garcia (3-1) earned the win and struck out nine in five scoreless innings, allowing five hits and two walks in a 5-0 victory in Minnesota.

7:53pm - Jeremy Pena (knee) isn't likely to play Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

6:33pm - Jeremy Pena exited Thursday's game against the Twins due to right knee discomfort, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

5:58pm - Jeremy Pena was removed from Thursday's game against the Twins in the bottom of the fourth inning with an apparent injury, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

4:40pm - Kyle Tucker went 2-for-4 with a home run, an additional RBI and a walk during Thursday's 11-3 win over the Twins.

4:35pm - Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a home run, two additional RBI and one additional run scored during Thursday's 11-3 win over the Twins.

3:49pm - Martin Maldonado isn't starting Thursday's regularly scheduled game against Minnesota, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

3:46pm - Yuli Gurriel isn't starting Thursday's regularly scheduled game against the Twins, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

3:45pm - Aledmys Diaz Dusty Baker said Thursday that Diaz continues to tend to a nagging unspecified injury, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

3:42pm - Michael Brantley is out of the lineup for Thursday's regularly-scheduled game against the Twins, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Wed, May 11, 2022

4:38pm - Chas McCormick is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Twins.

8:17am - Alex Bregman went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBI on Tuesday against the Twins.

8:08am - Jeremy Pena went 1-for-3 with two walks, two RBI and a run scored Tuesday against the Twins.

Tue, May 10, 2022

11:33pm - Kyle Tucker went 1-for-2 with three walks, a run and two stolen bases in the victory over the Twins on Tuesday.

11:23pm - Justin Verlander (4-1) earned the win Tuesday after pitching eight scoreless innings, surrendering one hit and two walks while striking out five versus the Twins.

Mon, May 9, 2022

9:31am - Alex Bregman went 1-for-3 with a solo home run, a walk and two runs scored Sunday against the Tigers.

Sun, May 8, 2022

7:14pm - Lance McCullers Jr. general manager James Click said Sunday that McCullers (forearm) is beginning to increase the intensity, distance and frequency of his throwing routine, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

5:02pm - Aledmys Diaz was removed in the top of the eighth inning of Sunday's 5-0 win over the Tigers with an apparent injury, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports. He went 2-for-3 with a grand slam before exiting.

2:08pm - Chas McCormick is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

2:06pm - Martin Maldonado is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

2:04pm - Jeremy Pena is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

2:03pm - Yuli Gurriel is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

3:21am - Jose Altuve went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two runs scored Saturday against the Tigers.

3:15am - Ryan Pressly struck out one and did not allow a baserunner in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Saturday against the Tigers.

Sat, May 7, 2022

2:54pm - Jake Meyers hit live pitching this week for the first time since undergoing offseason shoulder surgery, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Fri, May 6, 2022

11:48pm - Chas McCormick went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer in Friday's 3-2 victory over Detroit.

11:41pm - Luis Garcia (2-1) allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits and two walks over seven innings Friday, striking out nine and earning a win over the Tigers.

11:32pm - Rafael Montero struck out one batter in a perfect inning and notched a save against Detroit on Friday.

11:03pm - Ryan Pressly (rest) is unavailable out of the Astros' bullpen Friday against the Tigers, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

10:42am - Rafael Montero struck out one and did not allow a baserunner in a scoreless eighth inning to earn a hold Thursday against the Tigers.

10:32am - Kyle Tucker went 1-for-3 with a walk and an RBI on Thursday against the Tigers.

Thu, May 5, 2022

4:01pm - Chas McCormick isn't starting Thursday against the Tigers.

3:59pm - Parker Mushinski Astros optioned Mushinski to Triple-A Sugar Land on Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

3:58pm - Jose Altuve (groin) is starting Thursday against the Tigers.

3:57pm - Ryan Pressly Astros reinstated Pressly (knee) from the 10-day injured list Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

12:00am - Alex Bregman went 3-for-3 with a double, two runs scored and three RBI on Wednesday against the Mariners.

Wed, May 4, 2022

11:51pm - Justin Verlander (3-1) allowed two earned runs on five hits and no walks while striking out three across 6.2 innings to earn the win Wednesday against the Mariners.

4:58pm - Jose Altuve Astros announced that Altuve was removed from Wednesday's game against the Mariners in the top of the fifth inning with right groin soreness, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports. He went 1-for-2 with a walk and two runs before departing.

3:56pm - Jose Altuve was lifted from Wednesday's game against the Mariners in the top of the fifth inning after he fouled a ball off his groin area in his plate appearance a half-inning earlier, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

12:23pm - Ryan Pressly (knee) tossed a perfect inning out of the bullpen in his relief appearance for Triple-A Sugar Land on Tuesday.

11:18am - Martin Maldonado isn't in the lineup Wednesday against the Mariners, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

11:16am - Jeremy Pena isn't starting Wednesday against the Mariners, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Tue, May 3, 2022

6:08pm - Chas McCormick is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Mariners.

3:31am - Jeremy Pena went 1-for-3 with a two-run home run in a 3-0 victory versus the Mariners on Monday.

3:28am - Yordan Alvarez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Monday's 3-0 win over Seattle.

3:18am - Rafael Montero earned a save against the Mariners on Monday, allowing one hit and one walk in one scoreless inning.

3:13am - Jake Odorizzi (2-2) earned the win over Seattle on Monday, completing 6.2 scoreless innings during which he allowed four hits and one walk while striking out three.

Mon, May 2, 2022

6:28pm - Aledmys Diaz is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Mariners.

5:30pm - Ryan Pressly (knee) will make a rehab appearance for Triple A Sugar Land on Tuesday, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

4:58pm - J.J. Matijevic was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Monday.

4:49pm - Chas McCormick is starting in center field and batting seventh in Monday's game against the Mariners.

4:45pm - Jose Altuve (hamstring) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list and is starting Monday's game against the Mariners.

10:41am - Michael Brantley went 0-for-4 with a strikeout Sunday against the Blue Jays.

10:31am - Niko Goodrum went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI on Sunday against Toronto.

Sun, May 1, 2022

8:26pm - Jake Meyers general manager James Click suggested Sunday that a potential rehab assignment isn't imminent for Meyers, who is on the mend from shoulder surgery, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

8:14pm - Ryan Pressly (knee) completed a bullpen session Saturday but remains without a clear timeline for a return from the 10-day injured list, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

7:32pm - Jose Altuve general manager James Click confirmed that Altuve (hamstring) will likely be activated from the 10-day injured list ahead of Monday's game against the Mariners, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. "All indications are we should be good to go," Click said.

10:55am - Alex Bregman is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.

10:53am - Michael Brantley (illness) will serve as Houston's designated hitter and No. 2 batter in Sunday's game against the Blue Jays.

12:00am - Luis Garcia gave up just two earned runs over 6.0 innings but took the loss Saturday as the Astros fell to the Blue Jays. He allowed five hits, struck out five batters and walked one.

Sat, Apr 30, 2022

12:10pm - Martin Maldonado isn't starting Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

12:08pm - Aledmys Diaz isn't starting Saturday against the Blue Jays, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

12:06pm - Michael Brantley (health and safety protocols) isn't starting Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Fri, Apr 29, 2022

11:22pm - Michael Brantley Dusty Baker said after Friday's game that he is unsure if Brantley (health and safety protocols) will be available for Saturday's game against the Blue Jays, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

6:12pm - Michael Brantley was scratched from Friday's lineup against the Blue Jays due to health and safety protocols, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

2:44pm - Ryan Pressly threw off flat ground Friday while wearing a protective sleeve on his injured right knee, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Thu, Apr 28, 2022

1:04pm - Jose Altuve (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sugar Land this weekend and is expected to return from the 10-day injured list Monday, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

1:04pm - Aledmys Diaz will start at second base and bat sixth in Thursday's game against the Rangers.

11:56am - Kyle Tucker isn't starting Thursday against the Rangers.

9:55am - Yordan Alvarez went 2-for-4 with two doubles and a run scored Wednesday against the Rangers.

9:43am - Kyle Tucker went 1-for-4 with a double and three RBI on Wednesday against the Rangers.

9:36am - Hector Neris did not allow a baserunner and pitched a scoreless eighth inning Wednesday against the Rangers.

Wed, Apr 27, 2022

7:37pm - Ryan Pressly Dusty Baker said Wednesday that Pressly (knee) is "not quite ready" to be activated from the 10-day injured list, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

5:59pm - Kyle Tucker is starting Wednesday's game against the Rangers, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

4:51pm - Yuli Gurriel isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

4:51pm - Martin Maldonado is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

4:49pm - Kyle Tucker is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rangers.

Tue, Apr 26, 2022

7:15pm - Jose Altuve (hamstring) took part in all running drills prior to Tuesday's game against the Rangers, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

5:47pm - Pedro Baez was designated for assignment by the Astros on Tuesday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

4:59pm - Michael Brantley will sit Tuesday against Texas, Danielle Lerner of the Houston Chronicle reports.

10:24am - Yuli Gurriel went 2-for-4 with a double, a stolen base and a run scored Monday against the Rangers.

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