But what are the odds that they'll make noise come October?
Ben Reiter’s new book offers a comprehensive account of how the Astros became the next American baseball dynasty.
If they keep this up, it’ll be an historic season.
It’s hard not to like these guys.
The new book tells the story of how a team and a city came together in victory after Hurricane Harvey.
Thousands of Houstonians turned out to get a last look at the Astrodome before its renovation.
Houston Astros fans offer their outlook on the team’s first season as the defending world champions.
”Mavericks” is tough to translate. So is ”Dynamos.” But we imagined ways that we could rename Texas teams in a universal way.
The Astro transformed from a young talent to the team's elder statesman.
Bobby Vasquez talks about the best job in the world and a very lucky pair of overalls.
John Bateman died in 1996. So how is he tweeting every single day?
"Good news, kids! The Astros have the chance to win the World Series tonight. Oh, and you're not going trick or treating."
An eleventh inning homer can be dangerous for your health. Play it safe and watch the World Series with friends and a beer.
A mother and daughter carry on a tradition passed down through generations.
Celebrate your fandom under your pants. If you must.
With the team in the World Series for the first time since 2005, it’s time for you to fake it 'til they make it.
Rooting for the ’Stros in enemy territory.
Astros, don’t make Art Acevedo wear a Yankees jersey.
The teams couldn’t come to an agreement about how to relocate the series after Harvey, and there's been serious backlash.
Did we witness the worst half-inning in Astros history?
Nobody expected much out of the Astros this year, but a month into the season, the team is sitting pretty atop the AL West, five games above .500. How did that happen?
Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel is one of five American League players vying for the last spot in the All-Star Game. And for six hours on Thursday, all tweets count as votes.
How Comcast SportsNet Houston could doom the Astros. A cautionary tale.
If you're a flailing sports franchise, giving people another excuse to make fun of you isn't hard—but alienating fans is probably a bad idea.
Rumors have been swirling about the new Astros logo, set to be officially revealed tomorrow. Here's a look at the team's style through the years
Roger Clemens says won't be pitching for the Astros, but owner Jim Crane won't let the rumors die.
Five reasons why Roger Clemens should pitch for the Houston Astros this year.
How much can go wrong trying to field a single bunt? Earlier this week against the Nationals, your 36-77 "Lastros" put on quite the (gong) show.
On the other hand, nobody thought they'd really move to the American League either . . .
The end of a rivalry, the beginning of a franchise affair, and championships won (and lost) made 2011 a year to remember.
Jeff Luhnow named the new statistician Sig Mejdal the team's “Director of Decision Science.”
Roger Clemens may be worthy of the Congressional testimony Hall of Shame, but should we really be so freaked out about his supposed steroid use?
Oilers owner Bud Adams is hightailing it to Nashville; Drayton McLane may move the Astros too—or sell. In Houston and across the country, rooting for the home team is quickly becoming a thing of the past.