Astros Have Five Of Top 100 ProspectsThe Houston Astros are well represented on MLB.com’s newly released Top 100 Prospect list with five players recognized.
Astros Offically Welcome Veteran Starter Doug FisterThe Astros added a key rotation piece with playoff experience on a one-year deal.
Astros Bring Back Some Tequila Sunrise To Spring Training JerseysThe Houston Astros announced that they will wear a new look at Spring Training in just a month or so when the team reports to Florida. They tweeted out their main jersey and new Spring Training Cap on Thursday.
Next Year Will Be THE Year For BagwellJeff Bagwell fell just short in his bid to be elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame. But his strong showing bodes well for next year to be THE year.
Jeff Bagwell Misses Hall Of Fame AgainThe Houston Astros will not be celebrating back to back Hall of Fame inductions. Former first baseman Jeff Bagwell just missed the cut to make the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. He received less than the 75% that is needed to be elected to the Hall of Fame getting 71.6% of the votes. He only needed about 15 more votes to get in.
Crane's Day Of Reckoning Is ApproachingFor four years, Crane’s Astros have been run with minimal financial risk. That’s about to change.
Astros Formally Introduce New Bullpen Centerpiece GilesHouston wanted a lockdown arm in the bullpen. How's a guy who can hit 100 on the radar gun sound? The team officially welcomed Ken Giles as the newest Astro on Monday at Minute Maid Park.
Astros Make Ken Giles Trade Official By Sending Mark Appel To PhillyThe Houston Astros have officially acquired closer Ken Giles and SS Jonathan Arauz from Philidelphia Phillies in exchange for RHPs Mark Appel, Harold Arauz, Thomas Eshelman, Vincent Velasquez and Brett Oberholtzer.
Astros Make One Selection In Rule 5 DraftThe Houston Astros made one selection in the Triple-A phase of the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, selecting right-handed pitcher Octavio Acosta from the New York Mets.
Who Is Ken Giles?A closer look at the Astros new closer
Astros Trade Four For Closer Ken Giles From PhilliesThe Houston Astros have been looking to upgrade their bullpen since their offseason began, albeit later than many expected. On Wednesday, the Astros acquired Philadephia Phillies Closer Ken Giles for four players. The Astros are reportedly sending Vincent Valasquez, Brett Oberholtzer, minor leaguer Derek Fisher and a fourth player to the Phillies for the closer.
Hinch Welcomes Bigger Expectations For AstrosAstros manager A.J. Hinch understands that the expectations surrounding his team will increase and he can no longer play the disrespect card.