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Astros expected to tweak WS roster at Meetings Monday, 11 December 2017, 1:27 am

The Astros' quiet offseason, which has come of the heels on the club's scintillating run to the World Series championship, figures to kick into full gear when baseball's annual Winter Meetings get underway here Monday.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

McCullers helps rescue dogs find new homes Saturday, 9 December 2017, 8:38 pm

Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. and his wife, Kara, have helped facilitate the transport of about 150 dogs and cats to California in recent weeks to new homes and new lives.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Luhnow's move to Houston made '11 memorable Friday, 8 December 2017, 2:00 pm

The news broke late on a Wednesday night at the 2011 Winter Meetings in Dallas. Jeff Luhnow, a 45-year-old executive with the Cardinals, was set to become the first general manager hired by the Astros' new ownership group led by Jim Crane.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Luhnow addresses Keuchel, offseason pace Thursday, 7 December 2017, 2:00 am

Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Wednesday that Dallas Keuchel pitched with discomfort in his left foot during the postseason and was diagnosed with a mild foot sprain in his exit physical, but he denied an ESPN report that the left-hander suffered from plantar fasciitis during the final two months of the season.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Altuve, Watt named SI Sportspersons of Year Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 4:36 am

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve and Texans defensive end J.J. Watt were named the 2017 SI Sportspersons of the Year by Sports Illustrated. The announcement was made late Monday on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon."

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Altuve: SI honor is 'a dream come true' Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 4:32 am

For one special night, Brooklyn was #HoustonStrong. Jose Altuve, the Astros' All-Star second baseman and the winner of the American League Most Valuable Player Award, was honored along with J.J. Watt of the NFL's Texans as Sports Illustrated's 2017 Sportspersons of the Year, accepting the award Tuesday night at a star-studded event at Barclays Center.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Mark Feinsand

New DVDs capture all aspects of Astros' run Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 2:35 am

Fans can relive each moment from Houston's postseason with the release of the official documentary and an eight-disc complete game set on Blu-ray and DVD.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

'Pen upgrade is Astros' top Meetings priority Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 8:20 pm

How does the best team in baseball get better? That's the challenge for Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and his staff when baseball's annual Winter Meetings get underway Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Meetings conclude with the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 14.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

MLB Pipeline's Top 50 Draft prospects for 2018 Tuesday, 5 December 2017, 4:08 pm

For the first time in three years, the top spot on MLBPipeline.com's early Draft Top 50 list is not topped by a high school pitcher. It should come as no surprise that the top guy is still a pitcher, and one from the 2017 College World Series champion Florida Gators. Right-hander Brady Singer, who helped pitch them to that title as a sophomore, is the clear choice as the best overall talent in the 2018 Draft class.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Jonathan Mayo

Today only! Take 30% off orders over $30 Monday, 4 December 2017, 4:00 am

It's a special friends and family savings event at the Astros Shop, where if you spend more than $30 you can take 30 percent off your order. Use the code BIGDEAL and save until 10:59 p.m. CT.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News |

Astros help 'Mattress Mack' hand out refunds Monday, 4 December 2017, 3:38 am

Jim McIngvale, the well-known Houston businessman and philanthropist, ran a promotion during the regular season in which customers who bought more than $3,000 in mattresses would get a refund if the Astros won the World Series.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Keuchel in boot due to minor foot sprain Sunday, 3 December 2017, 6:06 pm

Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel has been wearing a protective walking boot as a precautionary measure on his left foot for the past few weeks after suffering a minor foot sprain, the team confirmed Sunday. The injury shouldn't be a problem for Keuchel's offseason workout regimen.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Correa, fiancée surprise kids at fishing clinic Saturday, 2 December 2017, 6:44 pm

Growing up in on the island of Puerto Rico, Carlos Correa said fishing was basically a family tradition. His grandparents fished and passed the craft to his father, who showed a young Correa how to fish as well. It led to countless memories.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Hinch enjoying title, optimistic for more success Friday, 1 December 2017, 2:57 pm

Friday marks one month since the Astros beat the Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series to win their first championship. The weeks that followed have been a whirlwind for the players, who have been making appearances on talk shows, doing charity work and taking the trophy all over the country.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Fan's Christmas lights honor World Series title Thursday, 30 November 2017, 9:35 pm

It's the most beautiful display possible.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Michael Clair

Beltran named SI's Hope Award recipient Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 9:50 pm

Former Astros outfielder Carlos Beltran will be honored with Sports Illustrated's Hope Award as part of SI's Sportsperson of the Year Awards ceremony on Dec. 5 at the Barclays Center in New York. For the first time, the ceremony will be nationally televised, airing on NBCSN at 8 p.m. ET on Dec. 8, and Univision Deportes Network at 8 p.m. ET on Dec. 9.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Manny Randhawa

Inbox: Where does Peacock fit in for 2018? Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 11:50 pm

At this time last year, the Astros were well on their way to building a roster that would eventually help them win the World Series. With baseball's Winter Meetings two weeks away, is the team looking for more upgrades for the 2018 season?

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Texans stage walk-off bunt before MNF Tuesday, 28 November 2017, 1:08 am

#AlwaysBunt.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Adrian Garro

Rangers claim catcher Centeno from Astros Monday, 27 November 2017, 8:43 pm

The Rangers added to their depth behind the plate by claiming catcher Juan Centeno off waivers from the Astros on Monday. The Rangers now have 38 players on their Major League roster.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | T.R. Sullivan

Astros receive record postseason shares Monday, 27 November 2017, 4:08 pm

Almost a month after winning the World Series, the Astros are still feeling the riches -- literally. Major League Baseball revealed Monday that the Astros will receive a $30,420,155.57 share of the players' pool for winning the World Series, with each full share valued at a record $438,901.57.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

Correa celebrates holiday with PR charity event Sunday, 26 November 2017, 12:51 am

Carlos Correa and teammate Carlos Beltran were front and center this summer in helping their native Puerto Rico with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria, and this week Correa will travel to his home island for the first time since helping the Astros win the World Series earlier this month to hold a benefit event for those in need.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Brian McTaggart

'Legendary' Astros WS run back on display Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 5:11 am

Fans showed up to cheer the Astros again Tuesday night, loudly and raucously, stomping, chanting and letting it all go. No use holding anything back when you've had 56 years to dream about something.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Richard Justice

'Pure joy': Astros' World Series doc premieres Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 3:12 am

November remains one of the busiest months of the year for Jeff Luhnow, but even the always-active Astros general manager was willing to make time in his schedule for a premiere of the 2017 World Series documentary.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Ben DuBose

Fans wait more than a day to meet Altuve Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 1:36 am

On Monday, thousands of Astros fans celebrated when Jose Altuve signed autographs and posed for pictures at an Academy Sports + Outdoors store in nearby Katy. It was Altuve's first public appearance since winning the American League MVP Award, and fans greeted him with a hero's welcome and a slew of "MVP" chants.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Ben DuBose

Astros add Perez, Deetz to fill 40-man roster Monday, 20 November 2017, 10:52 pm

The World Series champion Astros set their 40-man roster Monday by stocking it with pitching prospects.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Chris Haft

Clemens, Wagner eyeing surge on HOF ballot Monday, 20 November 2017, 4:10 pm

Jeff Bagwell's induction to the Hall of Fame this year raised the Astros' profile in Cooperstown and provided a goal for the franchise's succeeding stars to pursue. It's clear what Roger Clemens and Billy Wagner need from Hall of Fame voters to approach Bagwell's standard.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Chris Haft

New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in Sunday, 19 November 2017, 6:00 pm

New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News |

Verlander and Eminem take a photo at 'SNL' Sunday, 19 November 2017, 5:04 pm

When's the mixtape?

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Adrian Garro

Bregman, McCullers play in Shriners game Saturday, 18 November 2017, 9:12 pm

Before Saturday, the last time third baseman Alex Bregman walked on the field at Minute Maid Park was after Game 5 of the World Series, when his walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th secured an epic 13-12 victory over the Dodgers for the eventual champion Astros.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News | Ben DuBose

Hello spring: Schedules are out Saturday, 18 November 2017, 8:03 pm

The World Series champion Astros open their 2018 Grapefruit League schedule against the Nationals on Feb. 23 at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, with Houston being home team. The Mets and Marlins and will come to West Palm Beach three times apiece. The Twins, Red Sox, Cardinals and Braves also will travel to face the Astros.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News |

Celebrate in style: Get Astros WS title gear Sunday, 22 October 2017, 3:25 am

In honor of the Astros' first World Series championship in franchise history, gear up like a champ with official merchandise, including jerseys, T-shirts, hoodies, caps and more in the Astros Shop.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News |

Astros' Top 30 Prospects list Saturday, 18 February 2017, 1:25 am

Who do the Astros have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Houston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.

Source: HOU Homepage News HOU Homepage News |

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