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  Sticking to script: Bregman, Astros discuss sign stealing

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred disciplined the Astros after he found the team broke rules by using electronics to steal signs during its run to the 2017 World Series championship and again in the 2018 season.

Dusty Baker named new Houston Astros manager

Derek Jeter, Larry Walker elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros wins second AL Cy Young Award

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros wins second AL Cy Young Award

MLB checking after report 2017 Astros illegally stole signs

Astros’ Bregman, Greinke and Springer win Silver Slugger Awards

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Astros president Ryan shifts to lesser role with team

Alonso, Álvarez honored as top rookies by Baseball Digest

Astros tender qualifying offer to Cole, make seceral roster moves

Four Astros named finalists for 2019 BBWAA awards

  Nationals top Astros in Game 7 to win 1st World Series title

Nats beat Astros 7-2, force Game 7 in World Series

Alex Bregman becomes youngest AL player to hit 3 World Series home runs

Former LSU star Alex Bregman has been on fire during the World Series.

Cole pitches Astros to 3-2 Series lead over Nats

The Houston Astros handed the ball to Gerrit Cole, and he gave them a firm grip on the World Series.

Astros pound Nats 8-1, even World Series 2-2

Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show.

Altuve, Astros show up in World Series, win Game 3 in DC 4-1

The World Series finally showed up back in Washington, 86 years later — and, sparked by José Altuve, the Houston Astros finally showed up in this World Series.

Astros fire Taubman over clubhouse incident with reporters

Strasburg stars as Nats rout Astros 12-3 for 2-0 Series lead

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

World Series set to begin with Houston hosting Washington in Game 1

Astros pick Verlander for Game 2, Greinke for Game 3

Altuve’s HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

LeMahieu, Hicks lift Yanks over Astros, close to 3-2 in ALCS

DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Hicks stunned Justin Verlander with first-inning home runs, James Paxton made the lead stand up and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1, cutting the Astros' lead in the AL Championship Series to 3-2

Astros power past Yanks for 3-1 ALCS lead, Verlander up next

George Springer and Carlos Correa each hit three-run home runs, and the Houston Astros got another wild ace off the hook to beat the sloppy New York Yankees 8-3 and reach the cusp of a second World Series visit in three years

Rain moves ALCS game 4 to Thursday

New York City is expected to see a strong coastal storm this afternoon which caused the Astros-Yankees American League Championship Series game 4 to be pushed back a day.

Nationals sweep Cardinals; DC in World Series for 1st time since ’33

The team went from 19-31 during a mediocre May to the Fall Classic in an outstanding October — and the city's first World Series appearance since 1933.

Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

A gritty Gerrit Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series

Correa HR in 11th, Astros top Yankees 3-2; ALCS tied at 1

Carlos Correa hit a leadoff home run in the 11th inning and the Houston Astros won a battle of the bullpens, beating the New York Yankees 3-2 to tie the AL Championship Series at one game apiece

Torres, Tanaka lead Yankees over Astros 7-0 in ALCS opener

Gleyber Torres kept up his October surge with a homer and five RBIs, Masahiro Tanaka polished his playoff resume and the New York Yankees blanked the Houston Astros 7-0 Saturday in the AL Championship Series opener

Cole dominant as Astros down Rays to reach ALCS

The Houston Astros and Tampa Bay Rays met in Game 5 of the ALDS on Thursday following back-to-back wins by the Rays in the series to force the winner-take-all-contest.

Rays chase Verlander early, beat Astros 4-1 to even ALDS

Willy Adames homered and made a sensational relay throw from shortstop, and the Tampa Bay Rays chased Justin Verlander early in beating the Houston Astros 4-1 Tuesday night to even their AL Division Series at two games apiece.

Rays pummel Greinke, Morton clutch vs Astros to win Game 3

Kevin Kiermaier hit a go-ahead, three-run homer as Tampa Bay teed off on Zack Greinke, and the Rays backed another clutch playoff pitching performance by Charlie Morton to beat the Houston Astros 10-3 and cut their AL Division Series deficit to 2-1

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros over Rays 6-2 in ALDS opener

Justin Verlander looked every bit the October ace, Jose Altuve polished his postseason resume and the Houston Astros kept rolling, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 to open their AL Division Series

Astros fan putting millions on his team to win World Series

Here’s one Houston Astros fan who’s putting his considerable money where his mouth is

Businessman places $3.5 million bet at Biloxi casino on Astros to win 2019 World Series

McIngvale is a businessman from Houston who is known for owning and operating the Gallery Furniture retail chain.

MLB announces start times for division series games through Saturday

Major League Baseball announced the start times for Division Series games through Saturday, October 5th. TBS will exclusively televise all National League Postseason games, while FS1 or MLB Network will exclusively cover all American League Division Series games.

Cole gets 20th win, tops AL in ERA, Ks as Astros beat Angels

Gerrit Cole earned his career-high 20th win, added to his major league-leading strikeout total and finished the best ERA in the AL, wrapping up a dominant season for himself and the Houston Astros with an 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels

Greinke loses no-hitter with 1 out in 9th, Astros win

Houston's Zack Greinke came within two outs of his first career no-hitter before Austin Nola singled in the ninth inning in the Astros' 3-0 win over the Seattle Mariners

Springer 3 HRs, Verlander 20th win, Astros clinch AL West

George Springer hit a career-high three homers, Justin Verlander got his MLB-leading 20th win and the Houston Astros clinched their third straight AL West title in grand fashion, routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-5

Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2

Gerrit Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 to lock up a postseason berth

Brewers top Houston 4-2; Greinke loses 1st with Astros

Zack Greinke lost his first game since joining Houston, giving up a three-run homer to Eric Thames as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Astros 4-2 for a split of the interleague series

Springer carted off after he collides with wall

Houston Astros center fielder George Springer was carted off the field after he collided with the wall catching a ball

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter; first with Astros

Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter on Sunday in their 2-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Choi hits key double, Rays rally past Astros 9-8

Ji-Man Choi put Tampa Bay ahead with a two-run double in the seventh, Travis d'Arnaud homered and drove in four, and the Rays beat the Houston Astros 9-8 to avoid a three-game sweep

Verlander gets win despite ejection as Astros down Rays 15-1

Alvarez homers twice as Astros pound Rays 15-1 on another strange day for Verlander

Cole strikes out 12, Bregman HR lifts Astros over Tigers 6-3

Gerrit Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, Alex Bregman homered and the Houston Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3

Verlander allows 2 HRs in 2-hitter, loses 2-1 to Tigers

John Hicks and Ronny Rodriguez homered for Detroit's only hits off Justin Verlander, and the Tigers beat the Houston Astros 2-1

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Tigers 6-3 as Sanchez exits early

George Springer, Jose Altuve and Martín Maldonado homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers

Gurriel has 2 RBIs, helps Astros over Tigers 5-4

Yuli Gurriel had two hits and drove in two runs as the Houston Astros built a lead with a big first inning and held on for a 5-4 win over the Detroit Tigers

Greinke gets 200th win, pitches Astros past A’s 4-1

Zack Greinke threw seven smooth innings for his 200th win, pitching the first-place Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 4-1 to avoid a four-game sweep

Chapman, Canha back Bassitt in A’s 8-4 win over Astros

Matt Chapman doubled among his three hits and Mark Canha had two hits and three RBIs to back Chris Bassitt's six solid innings, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 8-4

A’s edge Astros 3-2 in 13 to inch closer in playoff chase

Robbie Grossman singled home the winning run with two outs in the 13th inning to give the Oakland Athletics a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros

A’s hold off Houston 7-6 in a home run derby with 10 homers

Matt Chapman hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth for his second of the night, fourth in two days and the record 10th combined at the Coliseum, where the Oakland Athletics held off the Houston Astros 7-6

McCann grand slam in 8th powers White Sox past Astros 13-9

James McCann hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the eighth inning and the Chicago White Sox outlasted the Houston Astros 13-9 to win the season series from the runaway AL West leaders

Astros pitcher Cole undergoes tests on injured hamstring

Houston Astros ace Gerrit Cole underwent tests on his right hamstring, a day after he was a late scratch in the doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox

Astros Gerrit Cole pulled before start with White Sox

Houston Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole doesn't make scheduled start against the White Sox because of right hamstring discomfort

Astros and White Sox split doubleheader

Ivan Nova tossed a four-hitter and the Chicago White Sox took advantage of an injury to Houston ace Gerrit Cole for a 4-1 win and split of their doubleheader on Tuesday

Greinke, Springer lead Astros over Chisox to open twinbill

Zack Greinke tossed six solid innings in his second start with the Astros, George Springer and José Altuve hit solo home runs and Houston topped the Chicago White Sox 6-2 in the first game of a doubleheader

Greinke’s 2nd start with Astros postponed by rain

Astros-White Sox postponed by rain, pushing back Greinke's second start with Houston

Alvarez hits three homers in Astros 23-2 rout of Orioles

Alvarez hits three homers in Astros 23-2 rout of Orioles

Miley helps Astros beat Orioles 3-2 for 7th straight victory

Wade Miley, Jose Altuve lead Houston Astros past Baltimore Orioles 3-2 for 7th straight win

Houston Astros to extend protective netting at Minute Maid Park

The Houston Astros announced today that the protective netting inside Minute Maid Park will be both upgraded and extended to cover more of the seating area.

White Sox, Yankees to play at ‘Field of Dreams’ in 2020

The Chicago White Sox will play the New York Yankees next summer at the site in eastern Iowa where the movie "Field of Dreams" was filmed.

Gurriel 8 RBIs, Cole wins 10th in row, Astros rout Rockies

Yuli Gurriel drove in a team record-tying eight runs, Gerrit Cole won his 10th straight decision and the Houston Astros routed the Colorado Rockies 14-3 for their sixth victory in a row

Greinke wins Astros debut with HR help, tops Rockies 11-6

Zack Greinke labored through six innings but wound up with a win in his Astros debut as Houston hit four home runs to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-6

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Miley solid, Astros hit 6 homers to rout Mariners 10-2

Wade Miley had another solid start and the Houston Astros backed him up with a season-high six homers to rout the Seattle Mariners 10-2

Cole extends win streak to 9 games, Astros beat Indians 7-1

Gerrit Cole pitched one-run ball over seven innings and extended his winning streak to a career-best nine games as the Houston Astros beat the Indians 7-1, spoiling the Cleveland debut of Yasiel Puig and the return of Danny Salazar

Perez homers twice, Indians power past Astros 10-4

Perez homers twice, Santana and Kipnis hit 3-run shots as Indians pound Astros 10-4

Astros acquire Maldonado from Cubs

The Houston Astros have acquired catcher Martín Maldonado from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp.

Astros trade for Cy Young winner Zack Greinke

The Houston Astros have the third best team ERA in the MLB, but that didn’t stop the Astros from trading for the biggest pitching name of the Trade Deadline. Houston has reached a deal with the Diamondbacks to add six-time All-Star Zack Greinke to its rotation.

Astros play Cleveland, aim to build on Verlander’s solid performance

Houston looks to follow up a dominant outing by Tuesday starter Justin Verlander

Verlander strikes out 13, leads Astros over Indians 2-0

Justin Verlander struck out 13 to reach double figures for the third straight start and sixth time this season, leading the Houston Astros over the Cleveland Indians 2-0

Astros’ Marisnick 2-game suspension upheld by MLB

Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's two-game suspension for his violent home plate collision with Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy on July 7 has been upheld by Major League Baseball

Astros hit 3 homers, beat Cards 6-2; Goldschmidt streak ends

George Springer led off the game with a home run, Jose Altuve and rookie Yordan Alvarez also connected and the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-2

Correa, Astros top Cards 8-2; Goldschmidt HR in 6th straight

Carlos Correa hit his first career grand slam and the Houston Astros withstood yet another home run by Paul Goldschmidt, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2

Goldschmidt homers again as Cardinals beat Astros 5-3

Paul Goldschmidt homers again as St. Louis Cardinals beat Houston Astros 5-3 to take over first place in NL Central

Astros acquire pitcher Andre Scrubb from Dodgers

The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Andre Scrubb from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for infielder Tyler White.

Springer and Altuve homer to lead Astros over Athletics 4-2

Jose Altuve and George Springer both hit two-run homers to back up another solid start by Justin Verlander and give the Houston Astros a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday

Laureano’s double in 11th lifts A’s over Astros 4-3

Matt Olson hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning and Ramon Laureano's ground-rule RBI double with one out in the 11th gave the Oakland Athletics a 4-3 win over the Houston Astros