10:54 PM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Houston Astros Rumors & News
Astros manager A.J. Hinch is scheduled to be in Phoenix this week, where he plans to see Astros prospects playing in the Arizona Fall League for four games, and meet up with other Astros personnel as well. Pitching coach Brent Strom and bullpen coach Craig Bjornson are in the area, as is Josh Miller, a […]
CSN Houston Oct 14, 2014
The Astros' staff will soon include former Kansas City Royals manager Trey Hillman as the team's new bench coach, according to the Houston Chronicle.
The construction of the Astros coaching staff is on its way. Former major league manager Trey Hillman is close to being announced as the team’s bench coach under new manager A.J. Hinch, according to a person familiar with the hiring.
CSN Houston Oct 9, 2014
The Astros hitting coach, who was largely credited for helping Jose Altuve have a career year at the plate, has agreed to be the hitting coach for the Chicago Cubs.
Former Astros bench coach Dave Trembley has landed on his feet with the Atlanta Braves, the same organization that scooped up ex-Astros manager Bo Porter. Going through a period of front office change, the Braves have hired Trembley as their director of player development, putting him in charge of their minor league system. Before joining […]
CSN Houston Oct 7, 2014
The Astros’ season may be over, but their work in the community never ends. The club held its 2014 Astros Foundation Golf Classic on Monday at Shadow Creek Golf Club for the second year in a row.
CSN Houston Oct 6, 2014
The Astros hope to build on this year’s momentum as they strive to reach the .500 mark in 2015 with playoff aspirations in the very near future. This is what Astros' brass had to say about their team as they look ahead to 2015.
The Astros could increase payroll by another $20 million – about the team’s increase from 2013 to 2014, owner Jim Crane said on Monday. “I think somewhere around that,” he said at the Astros Foundation charity golf event. “We’re not going to spend it to spend it. We’re going to try to spend it effectively […]
A.J. Hinch was back in La Jolla, Calif., this weekend with his family, his first week as Astros manager behind him. He, general manager Jeff Luhnow and others in the organization had long days this week in Houston, working to get Hinch acclimated after he was officially hired Monday. There’s a lot left to do. […]
CSN Houston Oct 3, 2014
On Friday, the Braves announced that Bo Porter will join the team to coach third base. He will also be the outfield and base-running coach.
Astros Spanish language broadcaster Rene Cardenas is one of 10 finalists for the Ford C. Frick Award, the Hall of Fame’s award presented annually for excellence in broadcasting. Cardenas was nominated for the Frick Award three times previously, in 1993, 2010 and 2011. He is one of two living candidates on the ballot this year, […]
Jose Altuve was named the Astros’ 2014 Most Valuable Player by the Houston Chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America, which includes members of the Houston Chronicle. This is the second time he’s won the award in his young major league career. He was also the 2012 recipient. Here are the other award winners: […]
Houston Chronicle Oct 3, 2014
The Braves hired former Astros manager Bo Porter to coach third base, the team announced today. Porter, who will also be the team’s outfield and base-running coach, will join the staff of manager Fredi Gonzalez, who is returning for his fifth season. Porter replaces third-base coach Doug Dascenzo. Also, advance/assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher will […]
Houston Chronicle Oct 1, 2014
Craig and Patty Biggio treated the Sunshine Kids, a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer and their families, to a memorable experience on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park. The children played on the field and were treated to lunch in the Diamond Club, along with their families. The kids also received autographs from Craig […]
The American League batting champion was feted in a small, sponsored event Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, two days after he ended the regular season with a major league-best .341 average. Altuve said Victor Martinez, the runner-up in the race, and Miguel Cabrera — both excellent players who, like Altuve, come from Venezuela — called […]
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