Houston Astros

Jasen Vinlove
March 20, 2019 - 5:38 am
Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation.
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(David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 5:33 am
After a season when he missed six weeks with a back injury that lingered for the rest of the year, he has altered his preparations. Houston's shortstop has vastly cut back on everything from swings to how many sprints he runs in hopes that taking it a bit easier in February and March will lead to...
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AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith, File
February 07, 2019 - 2:09 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros are not short on confidence heading to spring training, not after winning 103 games and with most of their roster intact from last year's run to the AL Championship Series. "I love this team," general manager Jeff Luhnow said. "And when we show up next week if this is the...
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AP Photo/Tony Dejak, file
December 19, 2018 - 1:11 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Free agent outfielder Michael Brantley and the Houston Astros have finalized a $32 million, two-year contract. The 31-year-old, whose deal was announced Wednesday, had spent his entire 10-year career with the Cleveland Indians, where he was a three-time All-Star. He gets a $2 million...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip
October 17, 2018 - 3:11 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Major League Baseball concluded the Houston Astros were not trying to steal signs when they had an employee monitor opposing dugouts during the postseason. The Cleveland Indians filed a complaint following Game 3 of the AL Division Series after the employee was observed aiming his...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip
October 10, 2018 - 3:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston 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. Correa often puts on a brave face but he tells The Associated Press he is hurting as the Astros prepare to leave for Boston...
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Astros' Alex Bregman
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
October 06, 2018 - 5:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez hit a go-ahead, two-run double, Alex Bregman homered for the second straight day and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 3-1 Saturday to take a 2-0 AL Division Series lead. Francisco Lindor put Cleveland ahead with a third-inning homer off winner Gerrit Cole...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip
October 05, 2018 - 3:48 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — George Springer and the Houston Astros picked up right where they left off last postseason, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series. Alex Bregman, Jose Altuve and Martin Maldonado also connected for the Astros, who hit...
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Rich Herrera
June 22, 2018 - 10:59 am
Welcome to America's Best Baseball Podcast episode 4. The Skipper and Kevin will kick around the big stories in MLB including the red-hot Houston Astros and their winning streak. What's it like when your team is in the Zone? The Yankees are living up to the Bronx Bombers name the way they are...
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