Astros Stave off Weekend Sweep, Defeat Phillies 4-3

In an opening-month rematch of last year’s World Series, the world-champion Astros went into Sunday Night Baseball focussed on avoiding a sweep at the hands of the runner-up Phillies. Jose Urquidy took the mound for the Astros against Bailey Falter for the visiting Phillies. The Astros started off strong in the bottom of the first […]

Astros Offense Stalls in Second Straight Loss to Phillies

Coming off a 3-1 loss to Philadelphia on Friday night, the Astros sought to bounce back against Zack Wheeler and the Phillies on Saturday afternoon at Minute Maid Park. Wheeler dueled with Astros starting pitcher Cristian Javier as the two exchanged shutout innings until Nick Castellanos hit a towering home run to the train tracks […]