Astros second-round pick Andrew Thurman isn't a Major Leaguer yet, but his experience in Minute Maid Park during Monday's pregame mirrored the routine of one. After all, Thurman, the No. 40 overall pick, has a pro contract now, inking a deal with Houston on Monday.
Trevor Crowe has overtaken a struggling Jimmy Paredes as the starter in right field for the time being, Astros manager Bo Porter said Monday.
Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Monday the club is "fully engaged" in contract talks with No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel, the right-handed pitcher from Stanford, and hopes to be able to complete a deal this week.
After Jason Castro's two-run blast in the seventh inning and another deep outing from starter Dallas Keuchel, Houston held back a ninth-inning rally to beat the White Sox, 5-4, on Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park.
For many Astros, Father's Day and baseball are inextricably linked, with their dads being an integral part of their careers dating all the way back to childhood tournaments.
Astros manager Bo Porter has one of the best problems in baseball. He can't seem to get his bullpen enough work.
The Astros signed four of their selections -- Conrad Gregor, Jacob Nottingham, Jon Kemmer and Ronnie Mitchell -- from the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, Houston director of amateur scouting Mike Elias announced Saturday.
Father's Day came early this weekend for one Astros pitcher. Reliever Travis Blackley got to pitch in front of his son, Tristan, in a Major League game for the first time.
Baseball's future was on display Saturday morning at Minute Maid Park, as 22 boys and girls between the ages of 7-14 participated in the Astros' championship of Major League Baseball's Pinch, Hit & Run competition.
The Astros have reached an agreement with No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel, according to a CBSSports.com report.
Jason Castro and Chris Carter homered in the fourth inning to help the Astros move past the White Sox, 4-3, on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. Lucas Harrell picked up the victory, allowing three runs over 6 2/3 innings.
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve faces an uphill climb if he's going to be elected to the American League All-Star team. Altuve ranked fifth among AL second basemen with 734,896 votes in the latest polling released Saturday.
Despite weeks of talk to the contrary, Justin Maxwell may not be the starting center fielder for the Astros when he finishes his rehab assignment from a fractured left hand suffered in April, manager Bo Porter said Friday.
With four White Sox southpaws starting against the Astros, manager Bo Porter has some tough lineup decisions to make until Monday. On Friday, Carlos Pena and Jason Castro were held out of the starting lineup.
Astros owner Jim Crane is "optimistic" that a deal between Time Warner and CSN Houston to get Astros games on more televisions in the Houston area will be finalized before this season is over.
The Astros scored two unearned runs in the fifth inning to rally past the White Sox, 2-1, on Friday night at Minute Maid Park. Erik Bedard worked six innings, allowing one unearned run on three hits, for the victory.
Right-handed pitcher Andrew Thurman, taken by the Astros with the first pick of the second round in last week's First-Year Player Draft out of UC-Irvine, told MLB.com on Friday he had agreed to a contract with the Astros and was set to sign early next week.
The Astros signed their highest Draft pick to date when they agreed to terms on Thursday with Vanderbilt University first baseman/outfielder Conrad Gregor, a source confirmed for MLB.com.
The stress that comes with being a special agent in the FBI was quickly washed away for Michael Clemens when he would come home from work and see his son, Paul, waiting in the driveway with a baseball glove and ball in hand in anticipation of some catch.
Nolan Ryan still speaks to his three children virtually every single day. This ritual, this simplest of gestures, sums up his views on fatherhood.
The Astros exploded for six runs in the ninth for a 6-1 win in the series finale against the Mariners in Seattle, avoiding the sweep and ending a six-game losing streak.
The Astros have signed fifth-round Draft pick Tony Kemp, a second baseman out of Vanderbilt University. He's the highest Astros Draft pick to have signed so far, doing so on the same day he was name a first-team All-American by Baseball America magazine.
As bad as things looked for Houston's offense during Tuesday's 4-0 loss in Seattle, things could have been much worse. J.D. Martinez's two hits were all that stood between Mariners starter Aaron Harang (5.60 ERA) and a no-hitter.
Astros manager Bo Porter said that if his team can take responsibility for their performance during their recent struggles, they'll emerge better for it -- both as a team and as individual players.
For the second straight night, the Astros needed to be flawless to overcome a dominant performance by a Seattle pitcher. And for the second straight night Tuesday, Houston was its own worst enemy, falling behind early due to its own miscues in a 4-0 loss at Safeco Field.
Justin Maxwell's rehab assignment numbers with Double-A Corpus Christi may not reflect those of the Astros' 2012 home run leader, but manager Bo Porter is more concerned with health as the center fielder recovers from a broken left hand suffered on April 24.
Jose Cisnero has been on fire of late for Houston, allowing only one run in his past 16 innings with a win, striking out 18 batters over the six outings.
The Astros signed four of their picks from this weekend's First-Year Player Draft, including seventh-round selection James Ramsay.
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Bud Norris heads to the mound as the Astros go for a four-game sweep against Jose Quintana and the White Sox on Monday at Minute Maid Park.