The Mariners' First Four Batters Hit For The Cycle Off Justin Verlander In The First Inning 

The Seattle Mariners rocked Justin Verlander for a home run, a triple, a double, and a single, all in the first inning of their game against the Astros on Thursday night. The reverse cycle put the Mariners up 3-0 at the end of the first inning, which accounted for exactly half of Verlander’s game. He was ejected in…

Astros Manager A.J. Hinch On Santa Fe Shooting: "Thoughts And Prayers Are Great, But They're Not Fixing The Problem"

This morning, a student at Houston-area Santa Fe High School murdered 10 people with a shotgun and a .38 caliber pistol. This is the 22nd time this year that someone with a gun has either killed or injured someone on a high school campus. Astros manager A.J. Hinch was asked about the deadly attack ahead of tonight’s…

Former Astros Coach Rich Dauer Throws Emotional First Pitch After Nearly Dying During Last Year's Championship Parade

Not everything about the Houston Astros’ pregame celebration today went exactly as planned—they probably would have preferred a little less wind for the unveiling of their World Series banner—but the first pitch was legitimately touching. Former first base coach Rich Dauer did the honors, five months after he was…