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WATCH: The Summer First Pitch Fails May Have Hit A New Low

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.27.2014 | Sports

The summer of horrible first pitches continues. After celebs like 50 Cent and Bob Costas showcased some opening tosses to forget, it was an Astros fa...

Wild Stat of the Week: Houston Has a Problem

Andrew Wild | Posted 09.21.2014 | Sports
Andrew Wild

The Houston Astros are in the midst of a historical rebuilding process, one that is challenging some of the fundamental philosophies of baseball.

MLB Team's Internal Trade Talks Hacked

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros said Monday that they have been the victims of hackers who accessed their servers and published months of internal...

Astros Prospect Details Struggle With Marijuana

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 03.04.2014 | Sports

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jon Singleton is considered the top first base prospect in baseball — a big, dynamic left-handed hitter with power and comp...

Texas MLB Spring Training Weekend Draws Premium Ticket Prices

Andrew Powell-Morse | Posted 04.01.2014 | Sports
Andrew Powell-Morse

In 2014, a regular season MLB ticket will set you back an average of $114.30, while an average Spring Training ticket will cost only $55.80.

Astros Reach A New Low

Posted 09.24.2013 | Sports

By Joe Lucia, Awful Announcing The Houston Astros have reached a new low, a week after drawing a 0.043 rating for Saturday's game with the Angels. ...

WATCH: Astros Rookie Makes Embarrassing Mistake

Posted 08.21.2013 | Sports

Welcome to the big leagues, Max Stassi. The Houston Astros' rookie catcher made an embarrassing gaffe in his Major League debut on Tuesday in a game a...

WATCH: Broken Bat Takes Out Shortstop

Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

Oakland A's shortstop Eric Sogard was able to keep his focus in the line of fire on Thursday. ...

WATCH: Walk-Off HR Robbery

Posted 08.15.2013 | Sports

Oakland's Chis Young thought he had just hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning on Wednesday night against the Houston Astros. That's when Robbie ...

Darvish Dominates Astros Again

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 10.12.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON — With every swing and miss, this looked as if it might be the day Yu Darvish pitched a no-hitter against the overmatched Houston Astros...

WATCH: Texas Slugger Tries To Escape Rundown

Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports

Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre got creative on Sunday afternoon when he was caught in a rundown during a game against the Houston Astros. ...

Astros Pitcher Takes Himself Out Of No-Hit Bid

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 07.21.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Houston manager Bo Porter defended Erik Bedard's decision to remove himself from Saturday night's game against Seattle with a no-hitter in ...

WATCH: You Don't Want To Know Where These Snow Cones Went

AP | Posted 07.23.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — A vendor at Houston's Minute Maid Park has been fired after a fan filmed him taking a tray of snow cones into a stadium bathroom and ...

Nolan Ryan's Son Named Astros President

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Reid Ryan choked back tears as he was introduced as president of his beloved Astros, the team he grew up watching in the days when his Hall...

The Joy Of Tanking

Grantland | Rany Jazayerli | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

Nothing drains the sporting soul quite like rooting for a truly awful baseball team. Sure, on a pure percentage basis, no baseball team can be quite a...

WATCH: Astros Outfielder Gets Popcorn Shower

Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

Houston outfielder Rick Ankiel found himself on the receiving end of a popcorn shower on Sunday afternoon when he attempted to rob Drew Stubbs of a so...

WATCH: Fan Catches Foul Ball In Beer, Chugs It

Posted 04.11.2013 | Sports

On a night that included the record for the lowest attendance ever at Safeco field, it was actually one of the few fans in the stands who provided per...

Clemens 'Not Going To Lose Any Sleep Over' HOF Vote

Posted 02.18.2013 | Sports

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Roger Clemens said little publicly in the immediate aftermath of the Hall of Fame vote. Over a month later, he...

WATCH: Cubs Rookie Goes Flying

Posted 09.12.2012 | Sports

Running out an infield single is apparently an increasingly dangerous pastime, especially if you play for a bad team in the NL Central. Just two w...

WATCH: Astros Shortstop Suffers Bizarre Injury

Posted 08.31.2012 | Sports

Ladies and gentleman, your 2012 Houston Astros. In the bottom of the ninth against the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night, Houston shortstop M...

10-Player Trade

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros acquired closer Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco as part of a 10-player trade with Toronto on Friday...

MLB Draft First Round Selections

AP | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

June 4-6Monday (First Day)FIRST ROUND 1. Houston, Carlos Correa, SS, Puerto Rico Baseball Academy 2. Min...

New Astros Owner Fires GM, Team President

AP | By KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON -- The Houston Astros fired general manager Ed Wade and team president Tal Smith on Sunday night in the first of the changes promised by new o...

MLB Forcing Astros Out Of NL

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 01.16.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON — Major League Baseball told Houston businessman Jim Crane it would not approve his purchase of the Astros unless he agreed to move the ...

It's In the Cards! Redbirds Surging Into Playoffs

AP | By CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 11.28.2011 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Tony La Russa clicked photos with his cell phone as the St. Louis Cardinals danced, yelled and doused each other with beer and champagne in...