All posts tagged "astros"

  • Houston Astros' Hank Conger is congratulated after hitting a solo home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015. (AP Photo/Christine Cotter)
    Better fit means better season for Astros’ Hank Conger

    By Brian Han ANAHEIM, Calif. — In the stands at Angels Stadium, 54-year-old lifelong fan Anna Federoff and her husband Paul cheer on the opposing team’s catcher as he steps up to bat during a sweltering Friday...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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  • Hank Conger, Choi Hyun
    Conger comes back to Anaheim red-hot

    By Brian Han Houston Astros catcher Hank Conger is coming back to Anaheim red-hot. The 27-year-old former Los Angeles Angel led his team with four RBIs on Thursday in an 11-4 road win against the Oakland Athletics....

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Houston Astros' Hank Conger heads to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the 14th inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, April 12, 2015. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
    King Conger! Astros’ catcher hits 2nd grand slam, drive in five

    Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Friday night. The 27-year-old Korean American, whose Korean name is Choi Hyun, upped the lead to 7-0 with the grand slam in...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • Houston Astros' Hank Conger, right, celebrates with Carlos Gomez after hitting a grand slam in the fourth inning of an MLB baseball game Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. (Jason Fochtman/Conroe Courier via AP)
    Hank Conger hammers two home runs, first grand slam

    HOUSTON (AP) —  Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Dallas Keuchel (13-5) allowed two hits and two...

    • Posted August 2, 2015
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  • This is something Angels fans never got to see -- Hank Conger hitting a home run swinging from the right side. (AP)
    Astros’ Conger finally hitting from the ‘right’ side, blasts 3rd homer

    By Brian Han What do you know (Mike Scioscia), Hank Conger can hit from the right side! Houston Astros’ switch-hitting Korean American catcher launched his third home run of the season on Thursday in a 3-2 loss at...

    • Posted June 4, 2015
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  • Kang Jung-ho served notice right away by hitting a home run in his first Major League preseason game. (AP)
    Kang Jung-ho’s BA dips to .150

    Pittsburgh Pirates’ $11 million Korean import Kang Jung-ho failed to get a hit in three at-bats against the Detroit Tigers Wednesday. By striking out swinging twice and grounding out to shortstop, his batting average has dropped all the way...

    • Posted March 18, 2015
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  • Hank Conger, Choi Hyun
    Korean American catcher Hank Conger traded to Houston

    By Brian Han The Los Angeles Angels traded Korean American catcher Hank ‘Choi Hyun’ Conger to the Houston Astros for right-hander Nick Tropeano and minor league catcher Carlos Perez. Conger mentioned that he was “taken aback” by...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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