Kole Calhoun’s strong night not enough for Angels to overcome Andrew Heaney’s rough one
Heaney had a one-run lead in the third inning, when he gave up four runs on three homers. The Angels could not make up that deficit, despite Kole Calhoun hitting his career-high 30th and 31st home …
How this Astros' powerhouse was built
Since that deal, Luhnow has made several moves that seemed minor at the time, but ended up helping create the team with the best record in baseball. Luhnow occasionally has swung and missed - drafting Mark Appel No. 1 overall in 2013 instead of the Cubs' Kris Bryant and trading away some promising prospects for Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers are his most obvious mistakes - but his batting average on acquisitions is well above average so far.
Indians 7, Astros 6: Indians go other way to top Astros
CLEVELAND: The Indians peppered the opposite field to power their way to a 7-6 win over the tenacious Houston Astros on Wednesday night at Progressive Field.
Indians go other way to top Houston Astros 7-6
CLEVELAND: The Indians’ peppered the opposite field to power their way to a 7-6 win against the Houston Astros Wednesday night Facing Astros right-handed starter Lance McCullers (2-1), the Indians found early success going the other way with four hits to left field by left-handed hitters that resulted in a quick 3-0 lead Carlos Santana singled to left-center and Francisco Lindor drew a walk to open…
How to unload your debt burden
Americans’ debt load has risen nearly 23 percent since 2013 — despite record stock gains and low unemployment — and that can’t bode well for their future.
How to spot a new, bandwagon Houston Astros fan
Houston had that for a brief period with the Rockets' back-to-back NBA championships in 1994 and 1995, but a Houston Astros postseason triumph will make some of us openly weep. If you are a longtime Houston Astros fan think early childhood then the teams recent winning ways and domination of the American League is making you extremely happy. [...] right about now true blue (and orange) Astros fans are bracing for a glut of fair weather, bandwagon fans to start packing into Minute…
NY Mets: What happens if Carlos Beltrán helped the Astros sign stealing?
If Carlos Beltrán helped the Astros cheat, the Mets will have a situation to navigate.
How Astros players are doing in the World Baseball Classic
Carlos Correa, Carlos Beltran, Luke Gregerson and Nori Aoki all playing key roles in the World Baseball Classic.
Photos: Astros 11, Angels 10
The Houston Astros emerged with a 11-10 win after battling the Los Angeles Angels for 4 hours and 49 minutes to close out the first half of the season on
Top Astros draftee Korey Lee signs, gets taste of Minute Maid
The catcher, selected 32nd overall out of Cal, will report to short season Tri City on Thursday.
‘This should be a wake-up call’
Report finds quarter of gardaí already taking DNA samples without proper training
Astros send seven top prospects to River Bandits
Forrest Whitley may be the top-rated prospect on the Quad-Cities River Bandits’ roster, but Houston’s first-round choice in the 2016 draft has plenty of company.
How to watch tonight's Detroit Tigers-Houston Astros game
8:10 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, WXYT-FM (97.1): Zimmermann tasked with slowing down the best team in baseball tonight in Houston.
Know what to look for with Astros heading back home
Is Minute Maid Park now “neutral” for hitters? That may strike many of you as an odd question, from different ends of the spectrum. For years, announcers and fans have called Minute Maid a “bandbox…
This is how close Astros were to trading for Bryce Harper
Bryce Harper really was nearly an Astro. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow confirmed an earlier report on Thursday that the Astros had an agreement to acquire Harper at last season’s trade deadlin…
Why Houston businessman's wagers on Astros weren't wise
Did Mattress Mack “Bet Smart” with his series of wagers on the Astros? Now that the 2019 World Series has been put to bed, it’s time to evaluate a key question in what was arguably the most promine…
How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros
As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston…
Breaking down the ripple effects of Yankees-Astros rainout
On one hand, surely the Yankees should have spent another $200 million or whatever it would have cost to throw a retractable roof on their Stadium. On the other? Weather often becomes a fun part of…
Astros fan makes Top Plays and holds on to his beer
Of course, a close look at the fan and the two people he's with would have revealed that this was the man for his job.
Correa, Beltran homer in big first inning; Astros top Braves
HOUSTON — Carlos Correa and Carlos Beltran hit consecutive homers off Bartolo Colon during a five-run first inning and the Houston Astros cruised to an 8-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.