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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: Astros Infielder Pitches, Catches In Same Game

Posted 08.20.2013 | Sports

The Rangers pummeling the Astros 16-5 Monday night should have been just another meaningless loss for a last-place team playing out their schedule, bu...

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 ...

Deja Yu For Rangers

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.12.2013 | Sports

The Rangers and the Astros had a serious case of deja yu on Monday in Houston. For the second time this season, Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish ne...

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. ...

WATCH: Rookie Steals Home Easily

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

The bases were loaded. Baltimore pitcher Wei-Yin Chen had his back to third base. He waited. And waited. That's when Houston's Jonathan Villar too...

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: Fan's Foul Ball Fail

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.12.2013 | Sports

Those who grew up around baseball, be it playing it or watching it, are used to being told to "Get your head in the game." On Monday night, one Housto...

Cubs Top Astros 14-6

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Jordan Lyles doesn't blame the errors by his Astros teammates for his troubles. He feels he did more than enough to create his own problems...

Viciedo's Triple Leads Sox Over Astros

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 06.18.2013 | Chicago

HOUSTON -- Dayan Viciedo's bases-loaded triple in a four-run sixth inning sent the Chicago White Sox to a 4-2 win over the Houston Astros on Monday ni...

Astros Win 4th Straight Over White Sox

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 06.17.2013 | Chicago

HOUSTON -- The Chicago White Sox have dropped 15 games by one run this season, including six of their last 10 losses. After their latest close defeat...

Astros Top White Sox 4-3

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 08.16.2013 | Chicago

HOUSTON — Jason Castro and Chris Carter homered in the fourth inning to give Houston the lead and the Astros held on for their third straight wi...

Astros Top White Sox

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 08.15.2013 | Chicago

HOUSTON — Once again, the Chicago White Sox paid for their miscues. One night after dropping the opener to Houston by committing two errors in ...

No. 1 Pick Of MLB Draft Is..

AP | DENNIS WASZAK Jr. | Posted 06.07.2013 | Sports

SECAUCUS, N.J. -- This time, the Houston Astros couldn't resist drafting Mark Appel with the No. 1 pick. Houston selected the hard-throwing Stanford ...

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...

WATCH: Astros FAIL Leads To Walk-Off Loss

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 05.18.2013 | Sports

Houston, as you know, the Astros have problems. The Houston Astros lost in stunning walk-off fashion to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday by way of...

Tigers Broke Houston's 6 Game Streak.. Of Losing Games

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.15.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Brandon Barnes caught Miguel Cabrera's bases-loaded drive against the wall in right-center field for the final out, and the Houston Astros ...

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...

Tigers Roll Over Astros Again

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.15.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Miguel Cabrera homered, Doug Fister pitched seven impressive innings and Andy Dirks gave the Tigers a lift for a second straight night...

Dirks Hits First Career Grand Slam

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 07.14.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — Andy Dirks hit his first career grand slam, part of a six-run fourth inning for the Detroit Tigers in their 7-2 victory over the Houst...

The Greatness Of Rick Ankiel

Sports On Earth | Posted 05.13.2013 | Sports

The Houston Astros released Rick Ankiel on Thursday evening, likely signaling the end of the 33-year-old’s major league career. If so, it was an ugl...

2nd Mistake In 2 Days

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 07.10.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball admitted Friday that umpires made a mistake for the second straight day, this time when they messed up by allowing A...