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Washington Times Nov 3, 2017

World Series champion Astros hold off on White House talk

HOUSTON (AP) - The World Series champion Houston Astros have not made the decision yet on whether they will visit the White House to meet with President Donald Trump if an invitation is extended. "We just won the first world championship in Houston Astros history," Astros manager A.J. Hinch said ...
Larry Brown Sports Nov 3, 2017

Cubs send 40 pizzas to Astros as part of new World Series tradition

The Chicago Cubs have passed the torch — or rather, passed the pie — to the Houston Astros. The Cubs ordered 40 pizzas on Thursday to be delivered to Minute Maid Park on Friday before the championship parade in honor of the Astros winning the World Series, the Houston Chronicle reports. They sent a note...Read More
Larry Brown Sports Nov 2, 2017

Astros give World Series trophy comfortable spot on plane ride home

The Houston Astros have the best plane ride home from Los Angeles after winning the World Series. And they’re traveling with an extra companion. After beating the Dodgers in seven games, the Astros were awarded the Commissioner’s Trophy, which they brought on the plane home. They gave the trophy its own row, complete with a...Read More
Larry Brown Sports Nov 2, 2017

Incredible SI Houston Astros cover almost never happened

One of the most incredible sports magazine covers of all time almost didn’t even end up happening. Three years ago, Sports Illustrated published a cover featuring an incredibly bold prediction. They declared that the Houston Astros would be the 2017 World Series champions. Though that hardly seems shocking now because the Astros were the class...Read More
Washington Times Nov 2, 2017

Houston school district cancels classes Friday for Astros

HOUSTON (AP) - The largest school district in Texas has canceled classes Friday so students and staff can celebrate the world champion Houston Astros. The Houston Independent School District on Thursday announced all schools and offices will be closed the next day to honor the Astros winning the World Series. ...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 2, 2017
Can Tigers copy Astros' method? They won't be only ones trying

Can Tigers copy Astros' method? They won't be only ones trying

The flaw in the plan? Its not foolproof. Nothing ever is. And if it doesnt work, youve dragged your club and your fan base through years of struggles for nothing. Franklin Perez is on the mound for the Detroit Tigers in Game 7 of the 2022 World Series. He gets the sign from catcher Jake Rogers and fires a fastball toward home plate. It's a lazy fly ball to center field. Daz Cameron settles under it, makes the catch and the game is over! The Tigers have won the title! Can it happen? Sure. The Houston Astros proved as much, when they went from the worst team in...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 1, 2017

Astros beat Dodgers in Game 7 to win 1st World Series

Playing for a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and wearing an H Strong logo on their jerseys, the Astros brought home the prize that had eluded them since they started out in 1962 as the Colt .45s. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still recovering from Hurricane Harvey, and wearing an H Strong logo...
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Astros win 1st World Series crown, top Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) - From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still ...
Larry Brown Sports Nov 1, 2017

Ben Reiter celebrates end of SI Jinx after Astros win World Series

The Sports Illustrated cover jinx is well and truly dead, or so it seems. The Houston Astros won the World Series with a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night, a story that was somehow predicted in 2014 in a cover story by senior writer Ben Reiter that proclaimed Houston “your 2017...Read More
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 for first World Series title in franchise hist

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Houston Astros beat Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7 for first World Series title in franchise history.
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Houston Astros win World Series

LOS ANGELES — From laughingstock to lift off. George Springer and the Houston Astros rocketed to the top of the baseball galaxy Wednesday night, winning the first World Series championship in franchise history by romping past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in Game 7. Playing for a city still recovering ...
Washington Times Nov 1, 2017

Astros, Dodgers keep lineups intact for World Series Game 7

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are keeping their lineups intact for the deciding Game 7 of the World Series. Center fielder George Springer leads off Wednesday night for the Astros, followed by third baseman Alex Bregman, second baseman Jose Altuve, shortstop Carlos Correa, first ...
Grand Rapids Press Nov 1, 2017
It's free taco day at Taco Bell, courtesy of the World Series

It's free taco day at Taco Bell, courtesy of the World Series

Cameron Maybin, who now plays for the Houston Astros, stole second base in the 11th inning of Game 2 of the World Series, fulfilling the Mexican fast foot chains Steal a Base, Steal a Taco promotion. Guests can get one free taco at Taco Bell locations across the United States from 2-6 p.m. today. Here's something that will brighten up your Wednesday. Free tacos! Today is the day, thanks to former Detroit Tigers outfielder Cameron Maybin, that Taco Bell is giving away free Doritos Locos Tacos to everyone. Why? Because Maybin, who now plays for the Houston Astros,...
Grand Rapids Press Oct 31, 2017

Dodgers beat Astros 3-1, sending World Series to 7th game

Joc Pederson homered in the seventh against Joe Musgrove, connecting off the right-hander for the second time in three games for the record 24th long ball of this Series. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Joc Pederson sliced a drive over the left-field wall, pounded his chest and danced around the bases, taking as many twists and turns as this World Series itself. Of course, the Los Angeles Dodgers forced the Houston Astros to Game 7. Chris Taylor hit a tying double off Justin Verlander during a two-run rally in the sixth inning, Corey Seager followed with a go-ahead sacrifice...

Astros Player News

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  • Carlos Correa

    Carlos Correa

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  • Yuli Gurriel

    Yuli Gurriel

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  • Jose Altuve

    Jose Altuve

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