Tag: Houston Astros

  • Astros’ Odorizzi avoids major injury; no defined return

    BOSTON — Houston Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi said an MRI to his left leg showed damage that would sideline him indefinitely, but he added he felt lucky that an injury at Fenway Park this week couldn’t have been worse. Odorizzi heard a pop in his left ankle during Monday night’s start against Boston that caused […]

  • Eovaldi 3rd pitcher ever to allow 5 HR in 1 inning

    Boston Red Sox starter Nathan Eovaldi became the third pitcher in major league history to give up five homers in one inning Tuesday night. In his start at Fenway Park against the Houston Astros, Eovaldi lasted just 1⅔ innings, allowing eight hits and six earned runs without throwing out any. In the second inning, after […]

  • Astros’ Odorizzi (leg discomfort) goes out on a stretcher

    BOSTON — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi fell running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the field at Fenway Park on a stretcher. The Astros announced that Odorizzi suffered from lower left leg discomfort, adding that they would release more information as […]

  • Gio Urshela breaks Justin Verlander’s shot for fourth no-hitter

    MINNEAPOLIS — After two frustrating years, Astros ace Justin Verlander was uncertain about his future in baseball. The two-time Cy Young Award winner has pitched just one game in 2020 and 2021 combined, missing all of last season after Tommy John’s surgery. Verlander is back to his old self – just like that guy with […]