Gattis And Cole Lead Astros Past Rangers 5-2The Texas Rangers got on the board first, but Cole Hamels was tagged by the Astros for 5 runs in 7 1/3 innings.
The Houston Astros Again Not Able To Close Out The Texas Rangers Falling 4-3"Small margins and small increments that have not gone are way," Hinch said of the Rangers and Astros games this year.
Marwin's Homers Not Enough As Yankees Rough Up Fister, AstrosMarwin Gonzalez provided the first multi-homer day of his career but CC Sabathia was too much opposite a shaky Doug Fister as the Yankees earned a series win in Houston.
Evan Gattis The Catcher Is Kinda Great, Might Be Time For Him To Do It Daily"I know I have seen the stats, I've heard that it's kinda a big split," Evan Gattis said of catching compared to DH'ing
Astros Overcome Blown Lead, Down D-Backs On Springer's Walk-Off DingerLuke Gregerson blew a late lead for Houston, but George Springer saved him with an 11th inning homer. It gave Houston a fifth straight win, this one in walk-off fashion during yet another extra-inning game.
Astros Ride Power Surge, Bullpen To 4-3 Win Over OriolesThe Astros' bats couldn't stay dormant all year. Wednesday was more proof they might be waking up, as Evan Gattis and Luis Valbuena powered Houston to a series win at home over the Orioles.
Evan Gattis Admits He Used To Pee On His HandsThe most interesting thing Gattis decided to reveal this week. On with DJ Sixsmith on CBS Sports Radio, Gattis admitted, since he doesn't wear batting gloves, he used to pee on his hands to toughen up the skin.
Consider Making Wholesale Changes To Your Fantasy Baseball Roster As May ApproachesMost MLB teams have played about 20 games so far this season, and that's a big enough sample size to determine whether or not to keep slumping players on your fantasy baseball roster. The bigger challenge is to decide if dropping those players makes sense—or just benching them for now is a better idea. That decision comes down to the rest of your rosters, along with its strengths and weaknesses. As we always say, no one ever said that fantasy sports were easy!
Evan Gattis Has Sports Hernia Surgery Out 4-6 WeeksThe Houston Astros hold their first full-team workout on February 23rd and will be without one of their big bats. Evan Gattis, designated hitter, underwent sports hernia surgery recently, according to the team.
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