Latest Framber Valdez News

New Marlins assistant GM Oz Ocampo sees Miami's potential

Nov. 09, 2022 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Oz Ocampo already sees a similarity between the Miami Marlins and the two teams that just played in the World Series. Miami’s new assistant general manager — who came to the Marlins from Houston — cites a stat that suggested that the World Series champion Astros...

Alvarez blasts Baker, Astros to World Series title vs Phils

Nov. 06, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a moon shot that sent Space City into a frenzy, and the Houston Astros to their second World Series title. While the stain on Houston’s first championship might never completely fade, Alvarez’s majestic three-run homer helped fashion a fresh...

Astros aim to close out World Series over Phillies in Game 6

Nov. 04, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker has been here before. It’s hard not to think of the last time the Astros’ manager was up 3-2 in the Fall Classic as he leads the team back to Houston Saturday night for Game 6 of the World Series against the Philadelphia Phillies needing just one win...

World Series viewing turning into a participation sport

Nov. 04, 2022 16:29 PM EDT

Houston's Lance McCullers Jr. says he wasn't tipping pitches during his Game 3 five-homer meltdown in the World Series. The internet disagreed. Advantage, internet. We may never know exactly what Phillies slugger Bryce Harper told Alec Bohm when he called the third...

Verlander gets World Series win, Astros lead Phillies 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Justin Verlander beamed like a first-time big leaguer, and the Houston Astros feted the 244-game winner like a baby-faced rookie. “They put me in the cart and rolled me in the shower and just doused me with all sorts of stuff," he said. "And it was one of the...

World Series: Astros head home to Houston leading Phils 3-2

Nov. 04, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

Trey Mancini and Chas McCormick buoyed the Astros with clutch defensive plays in Game 5 of the World Series. Defend home turf, and Houston will again be world champions. The Astros and Phillies travel Friday to Texas, where Game 6 will be played a night later. Houston...

Astros burst ahead, beat Phillies 5-2, tie World Series 1-1

Oct. 30, 2022 09:47 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez swapped his glove and his spikes midgame. He repeatedly rubbed his hands. By the time he strode off the mound to a standing ovation and handed the Houston Astros' bullpen a seventh-inning lead, it was clear he had thrown a curve at the Philadelphia...

Phillies not worried about Astros' Valdez odd hand rubbing

Oct. 30, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies manager Rob Thomson says he isn't concerned about Houston starter Framber Valdez's unusual hand rubbing during Game 2 of the World Series, downplaying speculation on social media that the left-hander was up to something fishy during a dominant victory. ...

Schwarber's 2 big swings go 756 feet, get Phillies nothing

Oct. 30, 2022 01:22 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber stayed near home plate after he had already rounded the bases on what was initially ruled a fair ball. He was about to get another swing, and the slugger launched a long drive again. Neither of those meaty cuts in the eighth inning Saturday night —...

Realmuto, Phils rally past Astros in 10 to open World Series

Oct. 29, 2022 02:16 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A timely swing by J.T. Realmuto propelled the Philadelphia Phillies to an unlikely win in the World Series opener. A terrific stab by right fielder Nick Castellanos gave him that shot. Realmuto hit a solo home run in the 10th inning and the Phillies,...