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1965 - Ernie Banks hit his 400th home run as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 at Wrigley Field.
In this july 20, 2014, file photo, Houston Astros manager Bo Porter watches his team during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago.
Bench coach Dave Trembley also relieved of duties today. Adam Everett will join the coaching staff and serve as bench coach.
Astros fire Bo Porter as manager The Houston Astros have relieved Bo Porter of his managerial duties, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced Monday morning.
Alex Rios, playing despite a badly bruised right thumb, hasn't hit a home run since July 6. He just missed ending that streak in the first inning on Sunday against the Astros, and couldn't get any help from a replay review either.
Apr 1, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Astros mascot Orbit waves to the crowd before a game against the New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park.
Aug 14, 2014; Boston, MA, USA; Houston Astros center fielder Dexter Fowler is welcomed back to the dugout by Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick after scoring a run during the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Matt Dominguez hit a tying homer and Jose Altuve's fourth hit drove in the go-ahead run as the Houston Astros rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Sunday.
Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre catches a ball in foul territory for an out on Houston Astros' Robbie Grossman during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Houston.
Since getting drafted by the Houston Astros earlier in the summer, first baseman A.J. Reed has been crushing the ball in the minor leagues.
Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury reacts after he strikes out swinging to end the eighth inning against the Houston Astros in an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.
Aug 24, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann rounds the bases on his three run home run during the tenth inning against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium.
The Astros have claimed Samuel Deduno from the Twins outright on waivers, meaning he is now a member of the Houston organization.
Houston Astros pitcher Mike Foltynewicz is starting to show why he is considered one of the best arms in the organization.
Jun 14, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Chris Archer pitches during the second inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.
The Rangers pitching woes continue as they get ready to face former teammate Scott Feldman of the Astros on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 12:18 am
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