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4/18/2015 | Springer, Grossman provide long-ball support for Astros

George Springer and Robbie Grossman helped ease the tension with clutch homers in a close game while Dallas Keuchel tossed six scoreless innings in the Astros' 4-0 win over the Angels on Saturday.


4/18/2015 | Keuchel continues hot start by dominating Angels

Dallas Keuchel is off to a great start for the Astros in 2015, tossing six scoreless innings in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Angels.


4/18/2015 | Astrodome remembered as baseball innovation

As the Astros celebrated the Astrodome's 50th anniversary, it was a reminder of baseball finally arriving in Houston, and the history of the franchise from some of its legends.


4/18/2015 | Legends, astronauts celebrate Astrodome's 50th anniversary

The Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome before Saturday's game against the Angels, with throwback uniforms, special guests and astronauts throwing out the first pitch.


4/18/2015 | Richards makes long-awaited debut in finale vs. Astros

Garrett Richards makes his long-awaited season debut for the Angels on Sunday in the series finale against the Astros, almost exactly eight months after suffering a ruptured left patellar tendon.


4/18/2015 | Astros celebrate Astrodome in style by blanking Angels

Dallas Keuchel worked six scoreless innings, and George Springer and Robbie Grossman both homered as the Astros celebrated the Astrodome's 50th anniversary in style with a 4-0 win over the Angels on Saturday.


4/18/2015 | Hernandez pleased with start despite loss

For three innings, Roberto Hernandez was untouchable, going through the Angels' lineup unscathed the first time. The right-hander had four strikeouts in his first three innings. Hernandez didn't allow a baserunner until his 45th pitch, a triple by Kole Calhoun leading off the fourth inning.


4/18/2015 | Astros look back on missed chances vs. Angels

Despite an early Mike Trout home run, the Astros had recovered, and even battled back to tie the Angels with single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings. But that was the problem for the Astros. They couldn't muster the big inning to keep pace with Trout.


4/17/2015 | Looking back on the Astrodome's Top 12 moments

The Astros will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome before their game on Saturday. Here's a look back at the top 12 Astros moments at the "Eighth Wonder of the World:"


4/17/2015 | Wojciechowski called back up to join rotation

Asher Wojciechowski was recalled by the Astros on Friday, replacing Brad Peacock, who made his first Major League start of the season on Tuesday, but was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 15.


4/17/2015 | Astros place Peacock on DL with rib injury

Brad Peacock, who made his first Major League start of the season on Tuesday after having offseason right hip surgery, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with a left intercostal strain (muscles between the ribs). Right-hander Asher Wojciechowski was recalled from Triple-A Fresno to replace Peacock.


4/17/2015 | Keuchel looks to even series against Wilson

Dallas Keuchel will try to continue the strong start to his season when he squares off against Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson at Minute Maid Park on Saturday night.


4/17/2015 | Trout's homers make history, top Astros

Mike Trout had his first multi-homer game of the season, became the youngest player with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases and led the Angels to a 6-3 victory over the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Friday night.


4/16/2015 | Altuve documentary screened ahead of Saturday's premiere

Jose Altuve may be only 5-foot-5, but there is nothing small about where he stands in the city where he lives, in the ballpark where he plays and in the clubhouse where he leads. Altuve, as they say, is kind of a big deal around here -- and now, he has a movie to prove it.


4/16/2015 | 6 original Astros to help celebrate 50th anniversary of Dome

Six members of the 1965 team that was the first to be called the Astros will be at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as part of the Astros 50th Anniversary Weekend.


4/16/2015 | Lowrie haunts former club with 2 big hits

Jed Lowrie spent the 2013-14 seasons with the A's, but that doesn't mean he didn't want to stick it to his former club.


4/16/2015 | McHugh fine with K's, but seeks quicker outs

Astros right-hander Collin McHugh would rather see opposing hitters make early contact for quick outs than make him work as hard as he had to work Wednesday night. McHugh only pitched 5 2/3 innings after 11 strikeouts took a toll on his pitch count, but it was more than enough.


4/15/2015 | McHugh fans 11 to lead Astros past A's

Collin McHugh struck out 11 batters and allowed one run and six hits in 5 2/3 innings, and Jed Lowrie torched his former team by hitting a homer and driving in three runs to lead the Astros to a 6-1 win over the A's on Wednesday night at Minute Maid Park.


4/15/2015 | Statcast provides best look at Springer's grab

Thanks to Statcast, the revolutionary technology that will be making its 2015 debut during Tuesday's MLB Network Showcase game between the Cardinals and Nationals, analysts and fans can break down just about every move made on a baseball field, get the pertinent data and crunch the numbers into explanations for the previously unexplainable.


4/15/2015 | Fields to make at least 1 more rehab appearance

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said right-hander Josh Fields will throw at least one more game on his rehab assignment at Triple-A Fresno before returning to the Astros. Fields, who strained his groin late in the spring, threw in back-to-back games on Monday and Tuesday.


4/15/2015 | Astros join all of MLB in honoring Robinson

The Astros and the A's each donned No. 42 jerseys on Wednesday in honor of Jackie Robinson Day around Major League Baseball. On April 15, 1947, history was made when Robinson made his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking the color barrier in MLB.


4/15/2015 | Weaver hopes third start is the charm against Astros

The Angels begin their first series in Houston on Friday, following an off-day for both clubs, with Jered Weaver on the mound against Astros right-hander Roberto Hernandez.


4/15/2015 | MLB head of youth sports Reagins discusses game's future

Tony Reagins has spent decades in the game of baseball, and he's worked in everything from marketing to baseball operations. Reagins, formerly the general manager of the Angels, has taken on a new assignment with Major League Baseball as the senior vice president of youth programs, and he took some time Tuesday to discuss his plans for the future.


4/15/2015 | Astros confident hitters' timing is on the cusp

The Astros may have delivered the clutch hits Sunday, beating the Rangers 6-4 in 14 innings, but they couldn't get the timely hit on Tuesday against Oakland starter Kendall Graveman.


4/15/2015 | Peacock encouraged by surprise callup, start

Brad Peacock, making his first Major League start of the season following his rehab assignment at Triple-A Fresno, allowed a first-inning run, and then held the A's scoreless the next four innings.




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