Houston Astros

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Wed, Jun 19, 2024

5:20 PM - Trey Cabbage (HOU) isn't in the Astros' lineup for Wednesday's game against the White Sox, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

5:17 PM - Jon Singleton (HOU) isn't in the Astros' lineup for Wednesday's game against the White Sox, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

5:15 PM - Yordan Alvarez (HOU) (personal) isn't in the Astros' lineup Wednesday versus the White Sox, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Tue, Jun 18, 2024

6:32 PM - Yordan Alvarez (HOU) (personal) is absent from the Astros' lineup Tuesday versus the White Sox due to a family matter according to manager Joe Espada, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

6:20 PM - Luis Baez (HOU) is slashing .291/.335/.473 with nine home runs and a 25 percent strikeout rate for High-A Asheville.

5:22 PM - Nick Hernandez (HOU) Astros recalled Hernandez from Triple-A Sugar Land on Tuesday.

5:16 PM - Yordan Alvarez (HOU) is not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the White Sox, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

4:56 PM - Justin Verlander (HOU) Astros placed Verlander on the 15-day injured list Tuesday, retroactive to Sunday, due to neck discomfort.

2:03 PM - Justin Verlander (HOU) manager Joe Espada said in an interview on SportsTalk 790 in Houston on Tuesday that Verlander's (neck) progress has been "slower than we expected," Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

Mon, Jun 17, 2024

10:25 AM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) may require a rehab assignment, MLB.com reports.

9:52 AM - Josh Hader (HOU) allowed one earned run on two hits and no walks while striking out two in the ninth inning Sunday against the Tigers.

Sun, Jun 16, 2024

4:55 PM - Jose Altuve (HOU) went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer, two runs and a stolen base in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Tigers.

4:44 PM - Ronel Blanco (HOU) (7-2) got the win Sunday vs the Tigers. He did not allow a run or a hit in seven innings, while walking three and striking out eight.

2:19 PM - Victor Caratini (HOU) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers.

12:45 PM - Jake Meyers (HOU) is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Tigers.

12:37 PM - Justin Verlander (HOU) (neck) played catch Sunday and manager Joe Espada left the door open for to return to Houston's rotation this week against the White Sox, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

12:16 PM - Cristian Javier (HOU) (elbow) was transferred to the 60-day injured list Sunday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

11:22 AM - Nick Hernandez (HOU) was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

11:12 AM - Ronel Blanco (HOU) will start Sunday's game against the Tigers, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

Sat, Jun 15, 2024

12:34 PM - Justin Verlander (HOU) was scratched from his start Saturday versus the Tigers due to neck discomfort, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

12:22 PM - Trey Cabbage (HOU) is not in the starting lineup Saturday versus the Tigers, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

12:09 PM - Spencer Arrighetti (HOU) will draw the start in Saturday's matchup with the Tigers, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

12:00 PM - Justin Verlander (HOU) (undisclosed) will no longer start Saturday's contest against the Tigers, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

Fri, Jun 14, 2024

5:20 PM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) won't play in Saturday's game against Detroit and has yet to participate in on-field activities, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.

4:30 PM - Jon Singleton (HOU) is out of the lineup for Friday's game against the Tigers but should get most of the at-bats at first base moving forward, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

4:20 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) (finger) is batting fifth and is the designated hitter for Friday's game against the Tigers.

3:02 PM - Cooper Hummel (HOU) Astros will call up Hummel from Triple-A Round Rock prior to Friday's contest versus the Tigers, Chandler Rome of Athletic reports.

Wed, Jun 12, 2024

2:46 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) manager Joe Espada expects Diaz (finger) to be available to start Friday's game against the Tigers, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

1:50 PM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) is not expected to be ready to return from the 10-day injured list Friday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

1:27 PM - Chas McCormick (HOU) is absent from the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Giants.

1:24 PM - Mauricio Dubon (HOU) will start in center field and bat sixth in Wednesday's game against the Giants, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

1:22 PM - Jake Meyers (HOU) is not in the lineup for Wednesday's contest in San Francisco.

1:20 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) (finger) remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's game in San Francisco.

11:04 AM - Bryan Abreu (HOU) didn't allow a baserunner and struck out one across a scoreless eighth inning to earn the hold Tuesday against the Giants.

10:49 AM - Mauricio Dubon (HOU) went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored Tuesday against the Giants.

9:23 AM - Ryan Pressly (HOU) struck two in a perfect inning to earn the save in Tuesday's 3-1 win over the Giants.

9:14 AM - Ronel Blanco (HOU) (6-2) got the win over the Giants on Tuesday, allowing one run on three hits and a walk while striking out eight over six innings.

Tue, Jun 11, 2024

7:08 PM - Jose Abreu (HOU) isn't in the Astros' lineup versus the Giants on Tuesday.

7:06 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) (finger) isn't in the Astros' lineup Tuesday versus the Giants.

7:03 PM - Chas McCormick (HOU) isn't in the Astros lineup versus the Giants on Tuesday.

6:22 PM - Joey Loperfido (HOU) Astros optioned Loperfido to Triple-A Sugar Land on Tuesday, Chandler Rome of Athletic reports.

6:15 PM - Cesar Salazar (HOU) Astros recalled Salazar from Triple-A Sugar Land on Tuesday, Chandler Rome of Athletic reports.

1:39 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) Astros are hopeful Diaz can avoid the injured list after an X-ray and MRI on his right index finger came back negative, Ari Alexander of KPRC 2 in Houston reports.

10:41 AM - Joey Loperfido (HOU) is expected to be optioned from Triple-A Sugar Land prior to Tuesday's game in San Francisco, Ari Alexander of KPRC 2 in Houston reports.

Mon, Jun 10, 2024

8:10 PM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) is no longer using crutches and remains hopeful for a Friday return, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

7:59 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) isn't starting Monday's game against the Giants due to soreness and limited range of motion in his right index finger, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

6:59 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) is not in the starting lineup for Monday's series opener against the Giants, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

6:58 PM - Alex Bregman (HOU) (hand) will start at third base and bat second in Monday's game in San Francisco.

6:54 PM - Cesar Salazar (HOU) Astros are expected to recall Salazar from Triple-A Sugar Land, Ari Alexander of KPRC 2 in Houston reports.

6:26 PM - Dixon Machado (HOU) (quadricep) went 2-for-9 with a run scored in two games since being reinstated from Triple-A Sugar Land's 7-day injured list Thursday.

11:12 AM - Josh Hader (HOU) (3-4) took the loss Sunday against the Angels after allowing two runs on two hits while striking out a batter over two-thirds of an inning.

11:02 AM - Justin Verlander (HOU) did not factor into the decision in Sunday's 9-7 loss to the Angels, allowing four runs on seven hits and no walks while striking out three over five innings.

10:52 AM - Jake Meyers (HOU) went 2-for-5 with a stolen base in Sunday's loss to the Angels.

10:46 AM - Jose Altuve (HOU) went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer, three RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's loss to the Angels.

Sun, Jun 09, 2024

7:43 PM - Alex Bregman (HOU) on Bregman's left wrist came back clean Sunday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chroniclereports.

6:11 PM - Alex Bregman (HOU) exited Sunday's game against the Angels after being hit on the left hand by a 93.4 mph sinker in the sixth inning, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

Fri, Jun 07, 2024

7:01 PM - Chas McCormick (HOU) is not in the starting lineup for Friday's series opener against the Angels, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

6:57 PM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) is not in the starting lineup for Friday's series opener against the Angels, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

6:49 PM - Alex Bregman (HOU) (hand) is starting at third base and batting second in Friday's series opener against the Angels, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

5:40 PM - Jose Urquidy (HOU) underwent Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Friday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

Thu, Jun 06, 2024

2:55 PM - Spencer Arrighetti (HOU) (calf) said after Tuesday's 8-5 win over the Cardinals that he expects to make his next turn through the rotation, which is expected to fall Monday in San Francisco, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports. "It's not bad," said of his injury. "I think I'll be just fine."

10:42 AM - Trey Cabbage (HOU) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run Wednesday against the Cardinals.

10:18 AM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Wednesday's 4-2 loss to the Cardinals.

Wed, Jun 05, 2024

5:58 PM - Ronel Blanco (HOU) (5-2) took the loss Wednesday against the Cardinals, allowing four runs on five hits and two walks over 5.2 innings. He struck out two.

4:52 PM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) manager Joe Espada indicated Wednesday that Tucker (lower leg) might not be ready to return to the lineup Friday against the Angels, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

1:51 PM - Jose Urquidy (HOU) Astros transferred Urquidy (elbow) to the 60-day injured list Wednesday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

1:49 PM - Nick Hernandez (HOU) Astros selected Hernandez's contract from Triple-A Sugar Land on Wednesday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

1:46 PM - Parker Mushinski (HOU) Astros optioned Mushinski to Triple-A Sugar Land on Wednesday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

1:06 PM - Jake Meyers (HOU) has been added to the Astros' lineup Wednesday as a replacement for Alex Bregman (hand), Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

1:03 PM - Alex Bregman (HOU) has been scratched from Wednesday's lineup due to lingering left hand soreness, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

11:19 AM - Chas McCormick (HOU) is absent from the lineup for Wednesday's game versus the Cardinals, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

11:17 AM - Jake Meyers (HOU) is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game versus the Cardinals, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

11:15 AM - Alex Bregman (HOU) (hand) will start at third base and bat second in Wednesday's game against the Cardinals.

11:12 AM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) remains out of the lineup for Wednesday's contest versus the Cardinals.

10:48 AM - Jose Urquidy (HOU) Astros announced that Urquidy will undergo season-ending surgery Wednesday on his right elbow, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

3:10 AM - Jeremy Pena (HOU) went 2-for-2 with a double, a walk, two RBI and a run scored Tuesday against the Cardinals.

Tue, Jun 04, 2024

6:47 PM - Cristian Javier (HOU) (forearm) is scheduled to undergo Tommy John surgery Thursday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

4:13 PM - Chas McCormick (HOU) is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Cardinals, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

3:48 PM - Kyle Tucker (HOU) (lower leg) isn't part of the Astros starting lineup Tuesday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

2:52 PM - Trey Cabbage (HOU) Astros called up Cabbage on Tuesday, Chandler Rome of Athletic reports.

2:48 PM - Grae Kessinger (HOU) was optioned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Tuesday, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

Mon, Jun 03, 2024

6:06 PM - Forrest Whitley (HOU) (elbow) has resumed a throwing program at Triple-A Sugar Land, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

6:04 PM - J.P. France (HOU) (shoulder) has yet to resume a throwing program at Triple-A Sugar Land, Chandler Rome of The Athletic reports.

4:10 PM - Jose Urquidy (HOU) (forearm) is expected to meet with Dr. Keith Meister this week and could be recommended to undergo the second Tommy John surgery of his career, Alden Gonzalez and Jeff Passan of ESPN.com report.

4:10 PM - Jose Abreu (HOU) is not in the lineup for Monday's contest against the Cardinals.

1:00 PM - Zach Dezenzo (HOU) Corpus Christi assigned Dezenzo (wrist) to the rookie-level Florida Complex League on Monday to begin a rehab assignment.

11:47 AM - Brice Matthews (HOU) (back) returned from the 7-day injured list Saturday for High-A Asheville and went 2-for-3 with two home runs and a walk.

Sun, Jun 02, 2024

5:30 PM - Alex Bregman (HOU) went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run Sunday against the Twins.

4:37 PM - Hunter Brown (HOU) did not factor into the decision Sunday, allowing three runs on five hits and one walk over six innings against the Twins. He struck out seven.

12:20 PM - Jose Altuve (HOU) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins.

12:18 PM - Mauricio Dubon (HOU) will start at second base and bat sixth in Sunday's game against the Twins.

12:16 PM - Jon Singleton (HOU) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins.

12:13 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins.

Sat, Jun 01, 2024

12:52 PM - Shawn Dubin (HOU) was called up from Triple-A Sugar Land on Saturday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

12:50 PM - Alex Speas (HOU) was optioned to Triple-A Sugarland on Saturday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

12:14 PM - Chas McCormick (HOU) is not in the starting lineup Saturday against the Twins.

12:13 PM - Jon Singleton (HOU) will sit Saturday versus Minnesota.

12:11 PM - Yainer Diaz (HOU) is not in the starting lineup Saturday versus the Twins.

11:22 AM - Alex Bregman (HOU) went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Friday against the Twins.

Fri, May 31, 2024

4:55 PM - Luis Garcia (HOU) (elbow) threw 20 pitches in a simulated inning Friday, Matt Kawahara of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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