James Loney

James Loney

#181B,
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 3"/235 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Houston, Texas
College: None
Draft: 2002 1st round (19th pick) by the
  • Astros aim to walk over Rangers again
    Salt Lake City Sun

    Astros aim to walk over Rangers again

    Plate discipline can manifest in several forms, and for the Houston Astros this season, their ability to avoid the strikeout and put the ball in play is foundational to their offensive exploits. The Astros enters Saturday's home game against the Texas Rangers with the fewest strikeouts in the American League, striking out 20.8 percent of the time, but that success didn't necessarily correlate to an exceptional ability to work walks from opposing pitchers.

  • Maldonado homers, Greinke goes 7 as Astros rout Rangers 10-4
    The Hour

    Maldonado homers, Greinke goes 7 as Astros rout Rangers 10-4

    They’re coming on strong,” Houston manager Dusty Baker said. That’s something that we had hoped for that the bottom of the lineup would come through, especially on certain days when the middle or the top isn’t doing their thing. That’s big when you can depend on everybody and not just a few guys.

  • Rangers look to end 4-game slide against Astros
    The Herald Bulletin

    Rangers look to end 4-game slide against Astros

    Texas Rangers (18-22, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (22-17, second in the AL West) Houston; Saturday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Rangers: Dane Dunning (2-2, 3.78 ERA, 1.29 WHIP, 39 strikeouts) Astros: Luis Garcia (0-3, 3.60 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 35 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Astros -183, Rangers +157; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: Texas enters the matchup as losers of their last four games. The Astros are 17-8 against the rest of their division.