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.
Houston Astros Agree To One Year Deal With Doug FisterThe Houston Astros and free agent RHP Doug Fister have agreed to on a one-year contract, Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Fister, 31, has started 167 games during his seven-year Major League career, posting a 65-63 record and a 3.42 ERA (413ER/1085.2IP). Over the last five seasons, the right-hander ranks 15th in the Majors in ERA (3.42) and has recorded an ERA below 3.70 in four of those five seasons.
Astros Prospect Jose Rosario, 20, Dies In Dominican RepublicThe Houston Astros are mourning as an organization on Monday as 20-year-old pitching prospect Jose Rosario died in his native Dominican Republic Sunday night in a motorcycle accident.
Astros Sign Four Players To Avoid Abitration; Including Dallas KeuchelThe Houston Astros avoided arbitration with Josh Fields, Marwin Gonzalez, Luis Valbuena and Cy Young Award Winner Dallas Keuchel on Friday the team announced.
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.
Jeff Bagwell Could Miss Hall of Fame According to Vote TrackerA tracker of hall or fame votes show it may be a photo-finish for Bagwell and Cooperstown
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 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.