7:53 PM EDT, Tue September 02, 2014
Houston Astros Rumors & News
SpikesnStars 9 hours ago
submitted by austro! Wham, Bam, Thank You Ma’am! Los Angeles Angels of Anahem (83-53) @ Houston Astros (59-79) After a nice, leisurely 3-1 series victory against the Rangers (suck it, bandwagoners!), the Astros host the Angels for a two-game quickie. One team is 30 games over .500, and the other is 20 games under: what [...]
Angels Blog | Orange County Register 1 hour ago
HOUSTON -- The Angels are taking almost full advantage of the September roster expansion. They added 11 players to the roster before Tuesday's 5 p.m. PT game against the Houston Astros, using 36 of the available 40 spots. They will add one more when...
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago
Veteran catcher John Buck, speedy outfielder Tony Campana and utility player Shawn O’Malley were among 11 players the Angels added to their big-league roster for Tuesday night’s game against the Houston Astros in Minute Maid Park.
CSN Houston 6 hours ago
Five minor leaguers were called up, while a pair of pitchers, including Paul Clemens, were sent down as the Astros made their September moves.
Rotoworld 6 hours ago
Astros activated LHP Darin Downs from the 15-day disabled list.
Newark Star-Ledger 9 hours ago
Notable midweek stories from around Major League Baseball.
The leader of the Astros’ rotation, Scott Feldman, called fired manager Bo Porter on Monday to thank for him how Porter treated him in his first year with the club — particularly at a terrible time in April. “I just got off the phone with Bo,” Feldman told the Chronicle by phone. “I just called […]
Baltimore Sun Sep 1, 2014
The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday after going 59-79 so far this season.
CSN Houston Sep 1, 2014
The Astros have fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley. The team has named Tom Lawless as its interim manager.
CSN Houston Sep 1, 2014
Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda.
The hometown boy is definitely not an Astros fan anymore. Former Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart said he’s been pitching with a chip on his shoulder since the Astros sent him packing in a deal with the Miami Marlins at the last minute on July 31. “Chip on the shoulder, obviously,” Cosart said, according to the […]
It's almost as if everyone knew Jose Altuve would rise up to the occasion. He did, of course, and the Astros beat the Rangers 3-2 on Sunday.
Texas Rangers Blog | Dallas Morning News Aug 31, 2014
Houston Astros Jose Altuve hits a double to left field during the third inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider)
Box score A day after the Astros locked up the Silver Boot, they still had their kick. Jose Altuve’s fourth hit Sunday put the Astros ahead in a come-from-behind eighth inning that led the Astros to a 3-2 win over the Rangers. It was the fourth time the second baseman’s had four hits in a […]
Jose Altuve had four hits on Sunday, including the game winner in the bottom of the eighth, to help the Astros rally and beat the Rangers 3-2.
Texas Rangers Blog | ESPN Dallas Aug 31, 2014
HOUSTON -- The best of the Texas Rangers bullpen couldn’t maintain a one-run lead on Sunday afternoon. Setup man Neal Cotts allowed a game-tying homer, and closer Neftali Feliz gave up the go-ahead single. The Rangers didn’t produce enough runs for starter Nick Martinez and it cost them late in a 3-2 loss to the Houston Astros. Instead of gaining split of this four-game series, the Rangers lost three of four games and fell to 3-4 on this 10-game road trip.
Astros Player News
Peacock trying to shake shaky first innings
Altuve rises up yet again in Astros win
Scott Feldman thanks Bo Porter for understanding, caring
Fan throws hideous first pitch at Astros game
Astros’ bats remain cold as Indians take series with 3-1 win