Rangers Fall To Astros On Opening DayGeorge Springer led off the game with a home run and the World Champion Houston Astros added three more runs throughout the game to defeat the Texas Rangers 4-1 at Globe Life Park on Opening Day.
Series MVP Springer, Astros Reach $24 million, 2-Year DealWorld Series MVP George Springer and the Houston Astros avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $24 million, two-year contract.
Astros Could Keep Coming Back For More World Series TitlesIt's not just one World Series title that has Houston excited. With Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, George Springer and more locked in for years to come, the Astros are ready to be a force for some time.
Vocal Astros Slugger Springer Named World Series MVPHouston's leadoff man hammered his way to the MVP award, homering and doubling Wednesday night to boost the Astros to their first championship.
Sports Illustrated Predicted 2017 Astros Title In 2014Sports Illustrated boldly predicted that the Astros would win the World Series title in 2017 on its cover in 2014. It proved to be prophetic, even down the series MVP in George Springer.
Correa, Altuve, Astros Rout Red Sox 8-2, Take 2-0 ALDS LeadGeorge Springer also homered to help Dallas Keuchel coast in Houston's second straight romp by the exact same score.
Dyson, Segura Help Mariners To 1st Win, 4-2 Over AstrosAfter going 1 for 27 with runners in scoring position through the first three games of the season, the Seattle Mariners were desperate to get a big hit when it mattered Thursday night.
Kid Who Wrote Letter To Astros GM Never Dreamed He'd RespondIt turns out that Jeff Luhnow wasn't too busy to take some time out to get back to the second-grader. He tweeted a picture of the letter with the words: "Sound logic don't you think?"