Houston Astros

Jose Altuve
Troy Taormina
AP
January 17, 2020 - 6:14 am
AJ Hinch, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltrán are casualties, a triple play of hubris. At the cutting edge with the Houston Astros, now they have been cut. Their sign-stealing system exposed, all three managers were deposed within a whirlwind 72 hours this week that raised questions about the prevalence...
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AP
January 16, 2020 - 3:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer, the World Series MVP of the tainted 2017 Houston Astros, and the team settled on a $21 million, one-year contract Thursday. Springer had asked for $22.5 million in salary arbitration last week and the Astros offered $17.5 million, making the settlement $1 million...
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Carlos Beltran
AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File
AP
January 15, 2020 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — While the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox took decisive action in jettisoning their managers after Major League Baseball concluded they were involved in nefarious sign stealing, the New York Mets have stayed silent on Carlos Beltrán's future. Houston fired AJ Hinch one hour after...
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AP Photo/Juan DeLeon, file
AP
November 12, 2019 - 3:17 pm
Major League Baseball has expanded its investigation into the Houston Astros after The Athletic website reported the team stole signs during home games in 2017 by using a camera positioned in center field. The report Tuesday quoted pitcher Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros that season, and...
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Tim Kelly
November 01, 2019 - 8:50 am
In two seasons with the Houston Astros, RHP Gerrit Cole has developed intro arguably the best pitcher in baseball. The 29-year-old is likely to win the 2019 American League Cy Young Award after going 20-5 with a 2.50 ERA, 2.64 FIP and 7.4 fWAR in 2019. Cole is also overwhelmingly likely to exit...
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Erik Williams
AP
October 31, 2019 - 7:02 am
Stephen Strasburg paraded the MVP trophy for delirious fans packed behind the dugout. Max Scherzer tearfully hugged his teammates. Gerardo Parra did the Baby Shark chop, Sean Doolittle flapped snow angels next to the mound.
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