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  • One Astros pitcher who has been out for the majority of the season won’t be coming back in 2015 and another looks all but done as well. Sam Deduno is headed for arthroscopic surgery next week to repair the labrum in his right hip. Deduno, who went to the disabled list with what was listed […] read more...
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  • The Astros are to re-evaluate Jed Lowrie after his fifth minor league rehab game with Class AA Corpus Christi on Tuesday night. Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday afternoon he was hopeful Lowrie would return this homestand. “We’ll get one more game in before we get the brains together and figure out what’s the […] read more...
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  • With the 2015 Major League Baseball Trade Deadline coming to a close in three days, teams looking to reach the postseason have unloaded on some blockbuster trades across the league. Guys like shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was shipped off to the Toronto Blue Jays from infielder Jose Reyes and a couple of prospects while Jonathan Papelbon […] ... read more...
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  • Scott Kazmir was back home as an Astro for the first time since being traded to Houston from Oakland last week. “At first my dad didn’t even believe me coming to Houston,” Kazmir recalled of his call home after the deal. “We always joke and he thought I was messing around. Once it all set […] read more...
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  • The best way to get Mike Trout out is to get him out of the lineup. The Astros caught a break Tuesday before a pitch was thrown because the Angels superstar center fielder was out of the lineup with a sore left wrist. He went for an MRI on Tuesday, the results of which weren’t […] read more...
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  • #Astros pitching rotation vs. Angels: McHugh, McCullers, Kazmir home debut (Thurs): http://t.co/E2bQNvsiBy pic.twitter.com/HWa6zMtg2v — Houston Astros (@astros) July 27, 2015 Astros fans, this is the series we’ve all been waiting for. Astros vs. Angels, winner has the lead in the AL West heading into August. Scott Kazmir‘s 1st home start for the Astros, ... read more...
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  • The National Baseball Hall of Fame modified the qualifications for voters who select the annual Hall of Fame entries. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America will still vote and select the Hall of Fame but voters must meet new requirements as active members covering the game, while providing a 10-year grace period for those no […] read more...
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  • Relief pitcher Joe Thatcher, who was designated for assignment last week, has opted to become a free agent, the team announced. Thatcher, 33, appeared in 36 games with a 3.79 ERA for the Astros this season. He signed with Houston in February after pitching for the Angels in 2014. read more...
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  • A’s general manager Billy Beane has been indirectly critical in the past of teams that go through rebuilding processes, a group the Astros belong to, if not chair. Maybe he’s changing his tune. On Monday, after the A’s traded reliever Tyler Clippard to the Mets, Beane — baseball’s celebrity GM — was directly complimentary of […] read more...
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  • Astros Double-A Report: Corpus Christi Hooks (July 20-26) Houston’s Jed Lowrie began a rehab assignment in Corpus Christi on July 22, after suffering a ligament tear in his thumb on Apr. 28, and surgery a few days later. Lowrie was expected to play third base, shortstop, and possibly first base in anticipation of his return […] ... read more...
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  • Astros rookie shortstop Carlos Correa was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 MLB draft. He worked his way through Houston’s farm system and landed in the majors in 2015 at the ripe age of 20. He has proven his worth since he’s been up and after only one week in the majors, he […] read more...
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  • With three days until the trade deadline, the Astros remain incomplete in every category: starting pitching, the bullpen and their lineup. But even after the acquisition of Scott Kazmir, another rotation piece is looked at as the club’s best potential move, a person familiar with the team’s thinking said. Another starting pitcher for the Astros […] read more...
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