Houston Astros

The Houston Astros made it official on Wednesday (Jan. 29) and hired Dusty Baker. Baker is the team’s fourth-ever African-American manager following Cecil Cooper (2007-09), Dave Clark (2009 in an interim basis) and Bo Porter (2013-14). Baker’s hire comes in the wake of the sign-stealing scandal that cost both former manager A.J. Hinch and general manager Jeff Lunehow their jobs. Many baseball fans have believed that […]

Talk about a kick in the junk for Houston sports fans. One day after the Texans were eliminated from the postseason in embarrassing fashion by the Kansas City Chiefs, Major League Baseball has handed out its punishment to the Astros for their role in a cheating scandal during the team’s 2017 World Series-winning season. General […]

Gerrit Cole grew up a lifelong Yankees fan. Now he’ll be wearing pinstripes for the next decade. Cole, the best pitcher in baseball when he played for the Houston Astros in 2019, inked a deal with the New York Yankees on Tuesday night for a record $324 million over nine years. The deal, worth $36M […]

If you’re looking for a positive to last night’s disappointing loss in Game 7 of the World Series for the Houston Astros … I have one. And you — and Mattress Mack may like it. After the final out was recording, Vegas already began forecasting what 2020 would look like in baseball and guess who […]

It’s almost all hands on deck for Game 6 of the World Series Tuesday night. The Astros announced that NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon will be throwing out the first pitch to none other than fellow Rockets legend and NBA Hall of Famer, Clyde Drexler. Additionally, the Astros are asking all local businesses, schools, community leaders, organizations […]

The Astros return to the World Series for the second time in three years is great. We’ll probably hear (and get tired of) all the “Houston You Have A Problem” jokes if the Stros even go down a game or two in the series. But what will be more annoying if you’re in the area […]

As George Springer rounded the bases for his 5th straight postseason home run, lucky Astros fans in the Crawford boxes got their own gift. Astros fan Eddie Flores told everyone in section 103 that if Springer homered that he would buy everyone beer in the section. “We bought beer for seven rows straight,” Flores said. […]

WE EARNED HISTORY!!! Mayor Sylvester Turner invites all Houstonians to join him for the Houston Astros World Championship Parade and Celebration on Friday, November 3rd at 2:00 p.m. to honor and celebrate the team’s historic 2017 World Series win. “It’s a true privilege to proudly host this magnificent salute to our hometown team that has earned history,” said Mayor Turner. “As we […]

HOUSTON WE DID IT!!!! The Houston Astros won their first World Series Championship Title. After 55 years our boys just won it all. Houston pulled the 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 7. Carlos Correa even put a ring on it tonight on national tv after winning the series!   Congratulations to […]

The Texas Lottery has partnered with the Houston Astros® on a new $5 scratch ticket. The Houston AstrosTM game offers more than $9.8 million in total prizes, three top prizes of $100,000 and a chance to win a trip to the World SeriesTM. The game is available at Texas Lottery retailers across the state. “We’ve […]

Taking a look at Craig Biggio’s body of work over the past 20 years, it’s clear to see why he is one of the newest members of  baseball’s Hall…

Bo Porter, manager of the Houston Astros, joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Friday to discuss MLB’s Civil Rights game, Beacon Awards luncheon honoring Maya Angelou…