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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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UConn Standout Springer Debuts For Astros

George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.


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Springer Gets Call To Bigs

HOUSTON (CBS Connecticut/AP) – Prized prospect and former UConn standout George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday. The 24-year-old outfielder from New Britain had 37 homers and […]


OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.


HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Alfonso Soriano #12 of the New York Yankees connects on a double in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on September 27, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Yankees Squeak By Houston

David Robertson got the save as Mariano Rivera looked on, and the New York Yankees got a glimpse of their future in a 3-2 win over Houston on Friday night that sent the Astros to their team-record 13th consecutive loss.


HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 07: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros slides into home plate ahead of the tag by Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park on August 7, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Just How They ‘Drew’ It Up

HOUSTON (AP) _ The Boston Red Sox keep finding ways to come back. A night after rallying from a five-run deficit to win, the Red Sox overcame a three-run deficit Wednesday, using Stephen Drew’s three-run […]


HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 06: Dustin Pedroia #15 of the Boston Red Sox avoids the tag attempt by Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros in the sixth inning at Minute Maid Park on August 6, 2013 in Houston, Texas. Pedroia was tagged out at home plate on the play. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Sox Slip By Astros

By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) _ Jacoby Ellsbury homered twice and Jonny Gomes added a three-run shot and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit for a 15-10 win over […]


HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 05: L.J. Hoes #28 of the Houston Astros steals second base in the fifth inning as Stephen Drew #7 of the Boston Red Sox reacts to the call at Minute Maid Park on August 5, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Sox Shutout in Houston

Brett Oberholtzer threw seven shutout innings, and L.J. Hoes scored twice to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on Monday.



TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.


BOSTON, MA - APRIL 28: John Lackey #41 of the Boston Red Sox shakes hands with Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 after getting out of trouble in the sixth inning during at Fenway Park on April 28, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Lackey Solid in Return, Sox Sweep Astros

BOSTON (AP) _ There was a little tension in Fenway Park when John Lackey’s return from the disabled list began with a 27-pitch first inning. Lackey quickly eased the fears _ including some of his […]