Astros

David Ortiz and the Red Sox saw their four-game win streak come to an end. (Getty Images)
August 15, 2014 - 6:58 pm
Entering Friday night, the Astros had a career record of 0-8 at Fenway Park , while the Red Sox possessed a bizarre mark of 0-14 on actor Ben Affleck 's birthday dating back to 1997 - the same year that "Good Will Hunting" was released in theaters. Something had to give. In the end, the Astros...
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Clay Buchholz
August 15, 2014 - 5:44 am
The Red Sox will continue their four-game series against the Astros on Friday at Fenway Park , sending Clay Buchholz to the hill against Dallas Keuchel . Buchholz (5-7, 5.99 ERA) will be looking to find some consistency against Houston, as the right-hander has been hot and cold for most of the...
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August 14, 2014 - 3:12 pm
For seemingly the first time all season, the Red Sox will return to Fenway Park riding the momentum of a successful road trip. After posting a 5-3 record during an eight-game stretch away from home, Boston will open up an 11-game homestand with a four-game series against the Houston Astros . The...
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July 13, 2014 - 4:51 am
In their last game before the All-Star break, the Red Sox will close out a three-game set against the Astros by sending Clay Buchholz to the hill against Brad Peacock . Buchholz (3-5, 6.11 ERA) was solid in his last outing against the White Sox on Monday, surrendering four runs and fanning seven...
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July 11, 2014 - 7:05 am
The Red Sox will kick off their final series before the All-Star break when they travel to Houston to take on the Astros for a three-game set. John Lackey will take the mound for Boston in the series opener, facing off against righty Scott Feldman . At first glance, it would seem like Lackey (9-6,...
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July 01, 2014 - 1:27 am
When the Red Sox needed a starting pitcher at the trade deadline in 2013, Astros pitcher Bud Norris was one of the top pitchers on the trade market. So Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington asked about the cost to acquire Norris. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow wanted Xander Bogaerts , one of...
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April 25, 2013 - 2:12 am
The Houston Astros will come to town on Thursday to kick off a four-game series against the Red Sox , Houston'€™s only trip to Fenway in their first year in the American League . The Astros come into the series with an AL-worst 7-14 record, while the Red Sox are the league'€™s best at 14-7...
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July 06, 2012 - 5:23 pm
According to a report on FoxSports.com, the Astros are expected to not retain the services of manager Brad Mills after the 2012 season. Mills' contract with the Astros runs through this season, with the club holding an option for '13. Ken Rosenthal writes: Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said...
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July 19, 2010 - 4:48 am
The struggling Astros should look to trade struggling star Carlos Lee as soon as they can, writes Richard Justice of the Houston Chronicle. Lee is hitting just .237 this season with 12 home runs and 45 RBI and, according to Justice, has shown an overall lack of hustle. He is due $37 million after...
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