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Framber Valdez
Dealt loss with seven strong frames
PHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Valdez (0-2) took the loss Saturday in Oakland after giving up two runs (one earned) on seven hits across seven innings. He had nine strikeouts and one walk.
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Justin Verlander
Not progressing quickly
PHouston Astros
Forearm
August 8, 2020
Verlander (forearm) isn't progressing as quickly as he'd like to, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
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Martin Maldonado
Not starting Saturday
CHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Maldonado isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Athletics.
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George Springer
Remains sidelined Saturday
OFHouston Astros
Wrist
August 8, 2020
Springer (wrist) isn't in the lineup Saturday against the Athletics.
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Kyle Tucker
Plates run in loss
OFHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Tucker went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in Friday's extra-inning loss against the Athletics.
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Alex Bregman
Keeps hitting streak alive
SSHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Bregman went 1-for-6 with an RBI double in Friday's extra-inning loss against the Athletics.
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Cy Sneed
Blows second save
PHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Sneed (0-2) was tagged with the loss and a blown save in Friday's extra-innings loss to the Athletics. He allowed two runs (one earned) on two hits and two walks while striking out one in two-thirds of an inning.
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Myles Straw
Starts Friday
SSHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Straw started in place of the injured George Springer (wrist) in Friday's extra-innings loss to the Athletics. He went 1-for-5 and batted eighth.
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Zack Greinke
Wasted gem Friday
PHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Greinke took a no-decision Friday when he worked six scoreless innings in an extra-innings loss to Oakland. He allowed five hits and one walk while striking out five.
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George Springer
MRI reveals positive news
OFHouston Astros
Wrist
August 8, 2020
Springer (wrist) underwent an MRI on Friday that revealed no fracture, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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George Springer
Not in Friday's lineup
OFHouston Astros
Wrist
August 7, 2020
Springer (wrist) is out of the lineup Friday against the A's, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Austin Pruitt
Shifts to 45-day IL
PHouston Astros
Elbow
August 7, 2020
Pruitt (elbow) was transferred to the 45-day injured list Friday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Myles Straw
Replaces injured Springer
SSHouston Astros
August 7, 2020
Straw entered Thursday's game for an injured George Springer, who left with a strained wrist. He went 0-for-1.
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Ryan Pressly
Takes loss, blown save
PHouston Astros
August 6, 2020
Pressly (0-1) was charged with the loss and a blown save Thursday against the Diamondbacks, surrendering two runs on three hits and a walk without recording any outs.
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Alex Bregman
Slugs third homer
SSHouston Astros
August 6, 2020
Bregman went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and a double during Thursday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
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Jose Altuve
Homers in loss
2BHouston Astros
August 6, 2020
Altuve went 3-for-4 with a solo home run, a double and another run scored during Thursday's loss to the Diamondbacks.
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Brandon Bielak
Solid in first start
PHouston Astros
August 6, 2020
Bielak did not factor into the decision during Thursday's loss. He held the Diamondbacks scoreless with one strikeout across five innings, allowing two hits and three walks.
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George Springer
Suffers wrist strain
OFHouston Astros
Wrist
August 6, 2020
Springer exited Thursday's game against the Diamondbacks in the seventh inning with a right wrist strain, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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George Springer
Exits in seventh inning
OFHouston Astros
August 6, 2020
Springer was removed from Thursday's game against the Diamondbacks in the seventh inning due to an undisclosed reason, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports. Myles Straw replaced Springer in center field.
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Kent Emanuel
Suspended 80 games
PHouston Astros  AAA
Suspension
August 6, 2020
Emanuel (elbow) was suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of MLB's joint drug prevention and treatment program, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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DHHouston Astros
Undisclosed
August 6, 2020
Alvarez (undisclosed) took batting practice and did some running Thursday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Jose Urquidy
Resumes mound work
PHouston Astros
Undisclosed
August 6, 2020
Urquidy (undisclosed) threw off a mound Thursday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Jack Mayfield
Removed from active roster
SSHouston Astros  AAA
August 6, 2020
Mayfield was optioned to the Astros' alternate training site Thursday, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
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Bryan Abreu
Optioned to alternate camp
PHouston Astros  AAA
August 6, 2020
Abreu was optioned to the Astros' alternate training site Thursday, Julia Morales of AT&T SportsNet Southwest reports.
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Michael Brantley
Hitting cleanup Thursday
OFHouston Astros
August 6, 2020
Brantley (quadriceps) is hitting cleanup as Houston's designated hitter Thursday against the Diamondbacks, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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