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AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros were heading toward their first series sweep in almost a year before a strange dispute stymied their momentum. Mar...

Down Four The Count

AP | Posted 05.05.2013 | Detroit

HOUSTON -- Justin Verlander held Houston hitless until the seventh inning and the Detroit Tigers romped past the Astros 9-0 Sunday for a four-game swe...

17-2!

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | Detroit

HOUSTON — Miguel Cabrera hit two home runs and tied a career with six RBIs to lead the Detroit Tigers' 17-2 mauling of the Houston Astros on Sat...

Way To Go, Avila!

AP | Posted 07.04.2013 | Detroit

HOUSTON (AP) — For all his recent struggles at the plate, Detroit catcher Alex Avila picked the perfect time to come up with a big hit. ...

14 Innings Later..

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 07.02.2013 | Detroit

HOUSTON — Alex Avila hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros on Friday night...

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...

This Date In Baseball History

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.19.2013 | Sports

-- Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA April 19...

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...

Almost Perfect

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.03.2013 | Sports

Yu Darvish nearly achieved perfection. In his first start of the 2013 season, the Texas Rangers pitcher retired the first 26 batters that the Houston ...

Astros Ring In New Baseball Season

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 05.31.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON — Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday night in th...

J.J. Watt Dominates In Astros' Batting Practice

Posted 03.30.2013 | Sports

J.J. Watt looks like he hits baseballs just as hard as he hits quarterbacks. The Houston Texans star and 2012 AP Defensive Player of the Year took...

Injured A-Rod Paid More Than Entire MLB Team

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 04.01.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Alex Rodriguez will make more this year than all the Houston Astros combined – a lot more. And he won't even play the first half of...

Tigers Still Don't Have A Closer

AP | Posted 03.05.2013 | Detroit

LAKELAND, Fla. -- Detroit Tigers manager Jim Leyland has plenty of hitting at his disposal and a top-notch starting rotation. His bullpen, though, cou...

WATCH: Singer Botches 2 National Anthems At 1 Game

AP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Sports

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — A singer struck out in a big way at spring training, botching both the Canadian and U.S. national anthems before an exhibition ...

How Many Games Can The Astros Lose This Year?

Sports On Earth | Posted 02.27.2013 | Sports

A baseball scale of best to worst might start with a young, powerful Babe Ruth as the top and an actual baby with a child's souvenir bat at the bottom...

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...

Cubs Beat Astros 5-4, Complete Worst Season Since 1966

AP | Posted 10.04.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- The Houston Astros ended their National League tenure with a result that's become familiar: a loss. The Astros set a franchise record for ...

Cubs Fall To Astros In Matchup Of 100-Loss Teams

AP | Posted 10.03.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- As the losses continue to pile up, they start to look the same to Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum. "Deja vu," Sveum said after the Cubs we...

Cubs Beat Astros, Led By Soriano, Wood

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | Chicago

HOUSTON -- Alfonso Soriano finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs and Travis Wood allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings to lead the Chica...

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...

Astros Beat Cubs In 1-0 Win

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 09.12.2012 | Chicago

HOUSTON -- Jimmy Paredes singled and scored an unearned run in the third inning and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Tuesday night. It...

Cubs Beat Astros 4-1

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 09.11.2012 | Chicago

HOUSTON -- After tying the Monday night's game in the fourth inning, the Houston Astros had ample opportunity to add to their run total. But in an in...

Astros Readying To Bring Back Clemens?

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 11.10.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Roger Clemens' comeback might be headed to Houston. Well, Astros owner Jim Crane isn't ruling it out, at least. Crane said Monday there'...

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...

MLB Manager Fired

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 08.24.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- After spending all summer dumping players, the Houston Astros didn't stop there. Brad Mills became the latest to go when the struggling As...