Fans Heckling Astros Spring Opener Get Their Signs ConfiscatedFans hoping to heckle the sign-stealing Houston Astros at their spring opener were met with quite the coincidence: They got their signs stolen.
Little League Teams Drop Astros Name Amid MLB Sign-Stealing ScandalLittle League teams around the U.S. are dropping their Astros name in an effort to distance themselves from the controversy surrounding the Houston MLB team in the wake of a cheating scandal.
Former Ranger Darvish Says Astros Should Be Stripped Of 2017 World Series TitleChicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish said the Houston Astros should be stripped of their 2017 World Series championship.
Big Shift In Astros Front Office: Reid Ryan Has Lesser Role, Nolan Ryan Says He's Out As Executive AdvisorThe moves come 11 days after Jim Crane apologized to a Sports Illustrated reporter and retracted a statement by the club accusing her of trying to "fabricate a story."
Trump's World Series Visit Comes At High-Profile Moment For HimPresident Donald Trump's plan for a low-profile appearance at Game 5 of the World Series comes at a high-profile moment of his presidency. It will be his first appearance as president at a major league game.
Urquidy, Bregman Lead Astros Over Nats 8-1 To Tie Series 2-2Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and a grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent Houston Astros routed the Nationals 8-1 Saturday night to pull even at two games apiece in an unpredictable World Series that's been one big road show.
Altuve's HR In 9th Sends Astros To World Series Over YankeesAltuve homered off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning and Houston outlasted the New York Yankees 6-4 Saturday night to advance to the World Series for the second time in three years.
Brantley Hits 2 HRs, Astros Top Rangers 5-3 For 5th Straight GameMichael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
Urquidy Dominates Struggling Rangers In Astros' 6-1 WinJosé Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers on Saturday night.
Verlander Strikes Out 12, Astros Beat Rangers 4-3Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3.
Astros With 2 In 11th Beat Rangers 7-6, Avoid 3rd Loss In A RowWhile Jose Altuve had the tiebreaking two-out double in the 11th inning, he gave most of the credit to George Springer for putting the Houston Astros ahead for good.
Lynn Gets MLB-Best 12th Win As Rangers Beat Astros 5-0Lance Lynn matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven stellar innings for his major league-best 12th victory and the Texas Rangers beat the AL West-leading Houston Astros 5-0 in the only game Thursday night when Major League Baseball resumed after the All-Star break.
Odor's Homer Sends Rangers Past Twins 4-1 In 11 InningsRougned Odor's three-run homer in the 11th inning gave the Texas Rangers a 4-1 win against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday.
Price, Red Sox Bounce Back, Beat Astros 7-5, Tie ALCS 1-1Game 3 of the AL Championship Series is Tuesday in Houston, followed by two more at Minute Maid Park and a chance for the defending World Series champions to clinch a second straight AL pennant at home.
Easy As 1-2-3: Astros Put On Spectacular Show In ALDS SweepJust when it appeared the Astros might be in some trouble, they switched on their after-burners. After August 18, Houston went 29-10 to finish with 103 wins.