The right-hander, the onetime most-feared pitcher in baseball whose career was cut short by a devastating stroke, died last week at 71.
The team finished in last place in front of cardboard fans in 2020, but it’s the first in American pro sports to reopen to full capacity.
The curse of Houston is a curse of management, which makes it the saddest of all.
The Houston Astros owner decided to defend every bad PR move his organization has made.
Baseball has its own way of enforcing the rules.
Plus, Will Ferrell makes a movie about Collin Street Bakery, Tye Sheridan levels up, and meet Travis Scott’s AI replacement.
The Astros’ cheating scandal, coming on the heels of the Texans’ meltdown in Kansas City, is a low point in the city’s long history of sports failure.
On the latest National Podcast of Texas, the legendary “Ryan Express” and his son, Astros president Reid Ryan, talk about big payrolls, how pitching has changed, and Houston’s chances at another championship season.
The Houston Astros owner probably isn’t too worried that his team didn’t go all the way this year—he’s settling in for the long haul.
Yeah, the Astros really pulled it off.
It’s an experience Texas Monthly staffers will never forget, even the ones who didn’t actually experience it.
Major League Baseball would like you to believe that it’s a low-level employee of the team looking for revenge against his boss, but the real story will be determined by the FBI.
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?
Or perhaps a more fitting and respectful fate is to just let the structure crumble, to go the way of the ancient ruins.
Spring is in the air, and baseball is on the diamond once again—though the final preseason games between the Rangers and the Astros took place in the musty confines of the Alamodome.
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The Astros great falls short of the game's highest honor for a second year as baseball writers grapple with the performance-enhancing drug era.
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Whether you’re talking to teens about politics or on a date with a baseball fanatic, we’ll give you something to talk about.
Now that the Houston Astros have Randy Johnson, can they afford to sign him to a long-term contract? His first two starts in the Astrodome boosted attendance by 20,000 fans a night. At an average ticket price of $10, that means his economic impact was $200,000, plus an additional $30,000
Can a wunderkind pitcher—the youngest player in the majors this season—lead long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans to the World Series? Maybe, but if 21-year-old Kerry Wood is flattered by the hope, he’s weary of the hype. “I wasn’t expecting to be moved up so quickly,” says the Irving native, who was