1. Astros Say Playoffs Take Priority over Swift Concert. Twitter Says 'LOL!'

    The Houston Astros tweeted Wednesday that should the team reach the postseason in 2015, Taylor Swift's 1989 tour stop may get bumped from Minute Made Park. Needless to say, most responses have been “LOL...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 4 months ago 34 reads 0 comments

  2. Signings of Gregerson, Neshek Show Astros' Offseason Plan Coming Together

    SAN DIEGO — One of the two new relief pitchers the Astros snagged at the winter meetings with all of baseball watching, Pat Neshek, was convinced he'd be going elsewhere...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 4 months ago 169 reads 0 comments

  3. Pat Neshek to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Analysis and Reaction

    The Houston Astros continued their busy offseason by reportedly signing 34-year-old relief pitcher Pat Neshek, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com: Brian McTaggart of MLB ...

    Donald Wood Written by Donald Wood about 4 months ago 6,324 reads 11 comments

  4. Luke Gregerson to Astros: Latest Contract Details, Reaction and Analysis

    The Houston Astros made a big splash in free agency Wednesday by reeling in one of the most sought-after relievers on the market in Luke Gregerson...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 4 months ago 12,945 reads 22 comments

  5. Report: Astros Sign RHP Gregerson to 3-Yr/$18.5M Deal

    The Houston Astros finally got their coveted reliever. After missing out on David Robertson and Andrew Miller, the Astros and right-hander Luke Gregerson agreed to a three-year, $18...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  6. Astros GM Jeff Luhnow Given Extension in Past Year

    SAN DIEGO — As successful a businessman as they come, Astros owner Jim Crane believes his team's plan is working, and he has rewarded its architect. .....

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  7. Astros Still Look to Add Multiple Relievers

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  8. Report: Astros Still Intend to Acquire 'Multiple Relievers'

    After missing out on Robertson and Miller, # Astros still intend to acquire multiple relievers. Exploring trades as well as free agents...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  9. Report: Astros Pursuing Shortstop Jed Lowrie

    The Houston Astros continue to make headlines this offseason, and the latest hot stove rumor is linking them to free-agent shortstop Jed Lowrie...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 4 months ago 120 reads 0 comments

  10. Report: Astros Could Turn to Sergio Romo

    The Astros have emerged as a possible landing spot for free agent closer David Robertson, but CBS Sports' Jon Heyman writes that the club could turn to Sergio Romo as a backup plan...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 100 reads 0 comments

  11. AL West Needs to Catch Up with A's in Hot Stove Season

    The first few weeks of the Hot Stove season have been busy, but there is still plenty of more action to come...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 478 reads 0 comments

  12. Springer-Fowler Bond Complicates Astros' Future

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 125 reads 0 comments

  13. Paying Top Dollar for a Closer Might Make Sense for Astros

    Big money for a reliever isn't the same as big money for a player at another position, and that could be a reason why the Astros might spend top dollar for a ninth-inning arm...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 13 reads 0 comments

  14. David Robertson - New York Yankees - 2014 Player Profile

    Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reports the Astros have contacted the agent for David Robertson to express their interest in the free agent closer......

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 4 months ago 63 reads 0 comments

  15. Jason Castro Turned Down Deal Last Winter; Astros Again Look at Extensions

    The Astros have not shied away from pursuing contract extensions with their players in the past and they'll do their homework again this winter...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 39 reads 0 comments

  16. Altuve's Hot Bat Can't Be Contained in Japan

    Jose Altuve began the Japan All-Star Series on the bench, but he finished it as one of the MLB All-Stars' hottest hitters...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 4 months ago 46 reads 0 comments

  17. Report: No Extension Talks Between Astros, Castro

    The Houston Astros were unsuccessful in their efforts to sign Jason Castro to a contact extension last winter, and the club has yet to broach the subject with the former All-Star this offseason, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  18. The Astros Have Checked in on Brett Anderson

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 4 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  19. Astros, Alex Presley Avoid Arbitration

    The Astros and outfielder Alex Presley have agreed to a one-year, $1MM contract to avoid arbitration, reports Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle (on Twitter). MLBTR contributor Matt Swartz had projected the Sports Pro Services client to earn $1...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 4 months ago 28 reads 0 comments

  20. Rudy Owens Signs Minor League Deal with A's

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 4 months ago 110 reads 0 comments

  21. Mark Appel Has Quite the Watch Party for Final Arizona Fall League Start

    Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow spent the final night of the GM meetings about 20 minutes away from the Biltmore Hotel at an Arizona Fall League game, where his best pitching prospect, Mark Appel, was starting...

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 4 months ago 38 reads 0 comments

  22. Altuve Thrilled to Be in Japan Following Outstanding Year

    Jose Altuve is coming off a dream season with the Houston Astros . The second baseman led the Major Leagues with a .341 average and 225 hits, in addition to topping the American League with 56 stolen bases...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 5 months ago 30 reads 0 comments

  23. Watch: Japan CF Refuses to Give Up on Fowler HR

    The MLB All-Stars prevailed 8-7 in the exhibition opener of the Japan All-Star Series on three home runs, including a solo blast from Dexter Fowler in the seventh inning...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 5 months ago 41 reads 0 comments

  24. Astros Inquire About Free Agent Pitcher Jason Hammel

    PHOENIX — The Astros are one of about a dozen teams that have called on free agent starting pitcher Jason Hammel, a baseball source told the Chronicle...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 5 months ago 116 reads 0 comments

  25. Jeff Luhnow: Mark Appel “Could Be in Houston in 2015″

    Astros GM Jeff Luhnow can see a situation in which 2013 #1 draft pick Mark Appel joins the Astros in the major leagues...

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 5 months ago 40 reads 0 comments