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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.


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Rangers Avoid Sweep, Take Down Astros 6-2

Nick Martinez got his first win since May 24 and Adrian Beltre and Shin-Soo Choo both homered to lead the Texas Rangers


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Darvish Falters; Rangers Lose 8-3 To Astros

Yu Darvish couldn’t command his pitches, and that was a recipe for disaster. He lasted only 4 innings on Saturday night.


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Rangers Lose Lead Late; Fall To Astros 4-3

The Texas Rangers got off to a great start Friday night against the Houston Astros then things fell apart late.


Commissioner Bud Selig announces that the Houston Astros have selected Brady Aiken number one overall during the MLB First-Year Player Draft at the MLB Network Studio on June 5, 2014 in Secacucus, New Jersey. (credit: Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Astros Fail To Sign 1st Pick In MLB Draft

The Astros failed to sign the first pick in this year’s draft, high school left-hander Brady Aiken. The MLBPA is working with him and his advisors to explore “all legal options.”


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


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Rangers In Last Place After Astros Sweep

The slumping Rangers have hit the bottom. In all of baseball. Texas has the worst winning percentage in the big leagues after losing three straight games to the Astros.


Catcher Chris Gimenez of the Texas Rangers talks with starting pitcher Phil Irwin in the top of the first inning against the Houston Astros at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 8, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Texas Closer To Last After Latest Loss

Phil Irwin gave up two quick runs in his Texas debut, as the Rangers lost 8-3 to the Astros on Tuesday night. Texas has lost nine of its last 10 games and 17 of the last 20.


Miles Mikolas of the Texas Rangers reacts after giving up three runs against the Houston Astros in the top of the fourth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Mikolas Falters As Astros Top Rangers 12-7

Miles Mikolas allowed six straight hits in a six-run second inning, and the Astros snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 12-7 win over the Rangers on Monday night.


Commissioner Allan H. Bud Selig speaks at the podium during the MLB First-Year Player Draft at the MLB Network Studio on June 5, 2014 in Secacucus, New Jersey. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

California LHP Aiken Taken At No. 1 By Astros In MLB Draft

The California high school left-hander mesmerized the team holding the No. 1 pick with his impeccable control, and was the first selection in the Major League Baseball draft Thursday night.


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5 Things To Know About The MLB Draft

While it lacks the endless hype and agonizing debates over who should go No. 1 that mark the weeks leading up to the NFL and NBA drafts, baseball’s version has grown both as a production and in relevance the last few years.


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Minor Leaguer’s 1st Homer Caught By Dad

A 22-year-old Houston Astros prospect’s first home run of the season was caught by a familiar fan: his father.