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Gurriel hits a grand slam, in 7-2 victory

Gurriel hits a grand slam, in 7-2 victory

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Gurriel hits a grand slam in 7-2 win over the Miami Marlins. Astros improve to 27-12. Dallas Keuchel takes mound tonight looking for seventh win.

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You have to win the close ones

You have to win the close ones

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
April 18, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Astros stretch division lead by beating AL West rivals LA Angels 3-0.

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Astros Avoid Salary Arbitration

Astros Avoid Salary Arbitration

John Cañamar, Sport editor
January 20, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Astros continue to work on building team for the 2017 season.

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Astros win first series of the year

Astros win first series of the year

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
April 21, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros take two out of three games from Detroit Tigers claiming their first series win of the season. In game one of the series, Dallas Keuchel pitched a gem, allowing five hits in eight innings of shutout baseball. Keuchel recorded four strikeouts and 14 groundouts while allowing only...

Not the great start the Astros were expecting

Not the great start the Astros were expecting

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
April 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After five and a half months since the last out in the ALDS, the Astros season has commenced. Favored to make the American League Championship Series, hopes are high around Houston. Three series and ten games into the season and fans have begun to worry about their hometown nine. Opening with a...

Astros jersey tribute

Astros jersey tribute

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
February 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros will wear a new, alternative jersey on Sundays this season, which will pay homage to the club’s history. The team unveiled a navy jersey at Fan Fest on Jan. 23. It has the same orange rainbow pattern running down the sides, which the team wore in the 70s and 80s. The Astros name...

Post-season baseball

Post-season baseball

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
October 5, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

After the marathon that is the 162 game baseball season, 10 teams stand at the door that leads to baseball immortality; The Fall Classic and the title of 2015 MLB World Champions. Before any one team can be written in the record books, they must first win three more series. This is true for six of the teams, but for the other four, it all starts off with a one game play in game.

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Houston loves Dallas

Houston loves Dallas

John Canamar, Sports Editor
October 2, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Astros' fans are in the middle of a hot and sweaty love affair with Dallas. No, not that metropolis five hours north of the Space City, but Dallas Keuchel the club's Ace pitcher. Dallas is having one of those magical seasons where everything he does is going better than planned.

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Milo Hamilton: A Blue-Star Life

Milo Hamilton: A Blue-Star Life

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
September 17, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Milo Hamilton dies at the age of 88. As the voice of the Houston Astros since 1984, and a broadcaster for Major League Baseball for 60 years, Milo was beloved by generations of Astros fans and respected by all in the sports media industry. From calling Hank Aaron’s 715th Home Run to Mike Scott’s No-Hitter, Milo was a master of his craft. A one-of-a-kind storyteller that could take you from under your cover at night, or the back seat of your fathers cars to right in the middle of the ballpark where all of the action was taking place.

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Astros continue racking up wins

Astros continue racking up wins

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor
May 21, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros are on a five-game winning streak In the past 10 games, the Astros have continued their winning ways with a record of 6-4. The local nine faced the Angels for a four-game series in which they managed to get a split winning two of the four games. The Astros’ bats were for...

Astros start May off hot

Astros start May off hot

John Cañamar, Sports Editor
May 8, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Astros start off white hot in the month of May after a historic month of April. The Astros continue their hot streak in the month of May by completing a four game sweep of the Seattle Mariners that saw Evan Gattis going on a home run tear hitting four in three games. Jose Altuve continued his hitting...

Astros ride hot streak to first place in AL West

Astros ride hot streak to first place in AL West

John Cañamar, Sport's Editor
May 8, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Houston Astros are MLB’s Shooting Star in the month of April. With the calendar turning over to the month of May, the Houston Astros find themselves with a record that they haven’t seen since 1986. That place is on top of their division in the American League West with a record of  15-7 to...

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