Former Astros Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo Killed In Car CrashFormer Major League Baseball infielders Luis Valbuena and José Castillo were killed in a car crash Thursday in Venezuela after playing in the country's winter league, their team said.
Former Rangers Catcher Chirinos Joins Rival AstrosThe 34-year-old Robinson Chirinos spent the past six seasons with the Texas Rangers and hit .222 this year while setting career bests with 18 homers and 65 RBIs in 113 games. His .757 OPS was second among AL catchers.
Astros' McCullers To Miss 2019 Season After Tommy John SurgeryThe 25-year-old Lance McCullers Jr. was 10-6 with a 3.86 ERA in 22 starts and three relief appearances this year, striking out 142 in 128 1/3 innings.
Astros Decline $15M Option On Catcher Brian McCannBrian McCann spent the last two seasons with Houston Astros after a trade from the New York Yankees in November 2016.
Red Sox Finish Off Astros In 5 Games, Head To World SeriesWhat a birthday present for rookie manager Alex Cora. He's taking the Boston Red Sox back to the World Series.
Benintendi, Red Sox Hold Off Astros 8-6 For 3-1 ALCS LeadAndrew Benintendi made a diving play in left field with the bases loaded for the final out, and Boston held off the Houston Astros 8-6 Wednesday to take a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.
Bradley Jr. Blast Breaks Open ALCS Game 3 For Red Sox In 8-2 WinJackie Bradley Jr. hit a grand slam off Roberto Osuna in the 8th inning to lead the Boston to an 8-2 win over Houston.
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.
Astros' Correa Struggles With Back Problems Heading Into ALCSHouston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa says he is in pain: Every swing and miss hurts his aching back, and on the bad days it can even be uncomfortable to walk.
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.
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.
Astros Clinch Division Tie With 4-1 Victory Over Blue JaysThe Astros are 100-57. It's the third time in franchise's 57-year history Houston has won 100 or more games.