Astros Introduce New GM James Click Following Sign-Stealing Scandal: 'I'm Trying To Bring A Fresh Look'James Click was introduced on Tuesday, taking over for Jeff Luhnow, suspended for a season by Major League Baseball and then fired by Astros owner Jim Crane.
Astros Point To Click To Fill General Manager Position After Sign-Stealing ScandalJames Click, 42, graduated from Yale and wrote for analytics website Baseball Prospectus for several years before being hired by the Tampa Bay Rays.
Astros Hire Dusty Baker To Replace AJ Hinch As Manager: 'He's A Winner... He's Earned The Respect'“Throughout his successful career, Dusty has embodied the qualities that we were looking for in a manager,” Astros owner Jim Crane said in a statement.
Reports: Astros Going With Dusty Baker To Guide Team As Manager Following Sign Stealing ScandalThe 70-year-old Baker becomes the oldest manager in the big leagues. He takes over from AJ Hinch, who was fired January 13.
New Mets Manager Carlos Beltran Out Of Job For Role In Astros Electronic Sign-Stealing ScandalThe Mets announced the decision Thursday in a news release, saying former Astro Carlos Beltrán and the team “agreed to mutually part ways.”
Red Sox, Manager Alex Cora Agree To Part Ways For Role In Electronic Sign Stealing ScandalBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred mentioned Cora by name 11 times in a nine-page report Monday, describing him as a key person in the planning and execution of the cheating scheme.
Astros Owner Jim Crane Fires Manager AJ Hinch, General Manager Jeff Luhnow After Electronic Sign-Stealing Scandal“I felt with what came out in the report they both had responsibilities," said Crane during a news conference Monday afternoon.
Astros Fall Short Of 2nd World Championship In 3 Years: 'This Is Going To Sting For A Long Time'The Astros failed to win a single home game in the first ever 7-game series in any sport where the road team won every game.
Astros Move AL West Clinch Party From Hotel To ClubhouseThe Astros marked their second straight AL West title by dousing one another with wine and beer and enjoying cigars after Wednesday's 3-1 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
Champion Astros Extend Manager Hinch's Contract Through 2022The new contract A.J. Hinch got from the Houston Astros also came with a huge set of expectations.
Reddick's HR, Rookie's Poise Help Astros Beat Seattle, 3-2Houston manager A.J. Hinch knows his pitching staff can throw good fastballs. However, it is the change-of-direction pitches that bring a smile to his face.
Astros Send Former Closer Ken Giles To Triple-AManager A.J. Hinch came to the mound to take out Giles and the television broadcast caught him appearing to curse at Hinch right after he walked by him on his way off the field.
With Too Many Starters, Houston's Hinch Must Make DecisionOn a championship team with Cy Young winners Justin Verlander and Dallas Keuchel, newcomer Gerrit Cole and Lance McCullers, Hinch will likely have to send one or more of his other starters into the bullpen to open the season.
Hinch Goes From Backstop Bust To Series-Winning SkipperAbout a dozen years ago, A.J. Hinch figured out that his future in baseball wasn't on the field. But as the Astros manager, he led his players to the first championship in franchise history.
Verlander Tries To Keep Astros From 0-2 HoleAfter dropping the World Series opener at Dodger Stadium, the Astros are confident they can rebound in Game 2 — with good reason. Justin Verlander is on the mound, and he's perfect in a Houston uniform.