4 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
Dropped fly ball gives Pirates 5-4 win over Astros
Jimmy Paredes dropped Russell Martin's bases-loaded fly ball when he collided with second baseman Jake Elmore with two outs in the ninth inning, the second missed catch by a Houston right fielder, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Astros 5-4 Friday night.
17 hrs ago
The Houston Astros get a taste of some National League baseball on Friday when they play the first of three games against their former division rival Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.
Tue May 14, 2013
With latest shortcoming to Tigers, Astros have three times more losses than wins
It was the Astros' sixth consecutive loss and 12th in 14 games. The club is 0-6 this season against Detroit and has lost 10 series in 13 matchups.
Mon May 13, 2013
Anibal Sanchez hopes to avoid a third straight losing start on Monday evening when the Detroit Tigers try to rebound in the opener of a three-game series with the Houston Astros, a team they swept in four games to begin the month.
Sun May 12, 2013
Rangers sweep Astros
Houston Astros pitcher Jordan Lyles walks back to the mound as Texas Rangers' David Murphy rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the third inning during a baseball game on Sunday, May 12, 2013, in Houston.
Climbing Tal's Hill
Rangers dismantle Astros to complete sweep
Astros starter Jordan Lyles tried to navigate his way through the Rangers lineup without his best stuff today.
Lyles looks for back-to-back victories
While Rangers right-hander Nick Tepesch has struggled in his last two starts, posting a 0-2 record with an 8.44 ERA, manager Ron Washington hasn't seen the rookie's confidence waiver.
Sat May 11, 2013
Long ball helps Rangers back Darvish in win
Yu Darvish picks up his sixth win as the Rangers hold on for the 8-7 victory over the Astros.
Major League Baseball
Sore triceps nixes Lewis' bullpen session
The Rangers are hoping pitcher Colby Lewis is experiencing just a minor setback in his recovery from flexor tendon surgery.
Astros pitchers begin batting, running drills
With the Astros heading to PNC Park next week for an Interleague series against former National League Central rival Pittsburgh, pitchers have been taking batting practice on the field and running the bases in anticipation.
Houston Astros Made Wrong Decision By Starting Erik Bedard
Erik Bedard had been removed from the Houston Astros ' starting rotation, but a week later he's been placed right back in it where he will be facing one of the best teams in Major League Baseball in the form of the Texas Rangers .
Fri May 10, 2013
Castro, wife begin initiative for literacy
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Lone Star Ball
Series Preview: Texas Rangers @ Houston Astros - Minute Maid Minutia
The Rangers try to take another step closer toward retaining the coveted Silver Boot as they travel to Houston to take on the abhorrent Astros It does seem weird that the Astros are an American League team, still.
Thu May 09, 2013
On Deck: Astros
Shortstop Alexei Ramirez #10 of the Chicago White Sox chases after Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros after Altuve was picked off trying to steal second base during the seventh inning at U.S. Cellular Field on June 8, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.
Wed May 08, 2013
Astros Moves: Philip Humber To Bullpen, Dallas Keuchel and Erik Bedard To Rotation
Astros starter Philip Humber is demoted to the bullpen, Dallas Keuchel gets his first start of the year and Erik Bedard gets a chance to redeem himself.
Astros try to lock up series win vs. Angels
The Houston Astros eye just their third series win Wednesday in the middle test of a three-game series versus the LA Angels of Anaheim at Minute Maid Park.
Weyburn This Week
AL Capsules: Blue Jays win but lose pitcher J.A. Happ to scary injury
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ was hit in the head by a line drive and taken off the field on a stretcher during Toronto's 6-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
Tue May 07, 2013
Climbing Tal's Hill
Grossman Runs & Carter Blasts the Astros to Victory
So that is something we are not used to all that often. Jose Veras worked the ninth inning for a 1-2-3 save to give the Astros a 7-6 victory over the Angels.
Wednesday wondering about the Astros: Could it be . . .
The Astros are 1-0 after the shakeup and haven't lost in two days. Funny how simple things seem bigger than life when your team is scraping the bottom of the barrel.
Oklahoma City-to-Houston shuttle is running frequently
Houston has compiled a major league-high 213 losses the past two seasons and is off to an 8-24 start this season.