11/23/2015 | Astros mulling over arbitration decisions
Before the Astros make their first splash of the season -- and it's expected they'll acquire a relief pitcher at some point -- they're likely going to have to figure out which of their eight arbitration-eligible players they're going to bring back.
11/23/2015 | Astros to open spring schedule on March 3
The Houston Astros' Spring Training schedule, which includes 28 games in Florida and two exhibition games at Minute Maid Park, was announced Monday.
11/23/2015 | Ken Johnson, of unique no-hitter, dies at 82
Ken Johnson, the only pitcher to ever throw a nine-inning no-hitter and lose the game, has died at the age of 82.
11/21/2015 | Astros reportedly kicking tires on closer deals
The Astros are very determined to get a closer, other teams have told ESPN's Jayson Stark, as Houston is looking at both trade and free-agent options.
11/20/2015 | Astros protect 7 prospects from Rule 5 Draft
The Astros filled their 40-man roster Friday night at the deadline to protect players from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
11/20/2015 | Bryant, Correa among Topps' All-Star Rookies
An unprecedented year of rookie performances made for exciting storylines throughout the 2015 season, as numerous youngsters excelled while getting their first taste of Major League Baseball. Topps honored several of the top performers Friday by announcing its annual MLB All-Star Rookie Team, a tradition since 1960.
11/20/2015 | Complete list of 2015 Esurance MLB Award winners
Baseball's annual award seasons was memorable, filled with Gold Gloves, Silver Sluggers and Cy Youngs. And on Friday we got the grand finale, with the presentation of the Esurance MLB Awards.
11/19/2015 | Astros send Villar to Brewers for Minor Leaguer Sneed
The Astros traded infielder Jonathan Villar to the Brewers on Thursday in exchange for Minor League right-hander Cy Sneed, while clearing more space on their 40-man roster by releasing outfielder Robbie Grossman and left-hander Luis Cruz.
11/19/2015 | Keuchel credits Astros' coaches for success
In multiple interviews after winning the 2015 American League Cy Young Award, left-hander Dallas Keuchel repeatedly gave credit to pitching coach Brent Strom and bullpen coach Craig Bjornson for helping him become one of the top pitchers in the game.
11/19/2015 | How Statcast explains 2015 Cy Young winners
The Astros' Dallas Keuchel and the Cubs' Jake Arrieta were named the American and National League Cy Young Award winners, respectively, on Wednesday after tremendous seasons in which they produced all sorts of impressive numbers.
11/19/2015 | 3 Opening Day games to be played on first Sunday
Opening Day 2016 will feature a combined seven national ESPN telecasts -- three on Sunday, April 3, and four on Monday, April 4 -- Commissioner Rob Manfred announced on Thursday at the end of Major League Baseball's quarterly Owners Meetings in Dallas.
11/19/2015 | Keuchel, Arrieta were drafted by same scout
Cy Young winners Jake Arrieta and Dallas Keuchel are not only linked by exceptional 2015 seasons, but also by the man who discovered them years ago. According to The Houston Chronicle, Both pitchers can be traced back to the same scout, Houston's Jim Stevenson.
11/18/2015 | Keuchel's Cy Young season puts him in elite company
Dallas Keuchel assembled a stat line that offers all sorts of compelling connections to the past. Here are just a few.
11/18/2015 | Keuchel named AL Cy Young Award winner
Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel was named the American League Cy Young Award winner, presented by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, on Wednesday. Keuchel is the third Astro to win the award (Mike Scott in 1986, Roger Clemens in 2004), and the first since the club moved to the AL.
11/17/2015 | Hinch finishes second in BBWAA skipper race
Astros manager A.J. Hinch finished second in the Baseball Writers' Association of America American League Manager of the Year Award balloting, it was announced Tuesday.
11/17/2015 | Keuchel's dominant '15 solidifies Cy chances
How can a guy who won three of the six American League Pitcher of the Month Awards during the 2015 season and led the AL in wins, WAR and innings pitched not be the favorite to win the Baseball Writers' Association of America's AL Cy Young Award?
11/16/2015 | MVP, not ROY, bests describe Bryant, Correa
The thing about Kris Bryant of the Cubs and Carlos Correa of the Astros is that an argument can be made for both of them in the MVP voting.
11/16/2015 | Stats back Correa's sensational first season
The entire history of baseball has seen only 10 players enjoy a debut campaign in an age-20 or younger season and celebrate that year by amassing at least 20 home runs. And that's just one way to take stock of Carlos Correa's extraordinary rookie campaign.
11/16/2015 | Correa edges Lindor, wins AL Rookie of Year Award
The Astros' Carlos Correa beat out fellow shortstop Francisco Lindor for the American League Rookie of the Year Award, presented by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Correa earned 17 first-place votes to Lindor's 13.
11/16/2015 | Charitable Biggio brings 'Sunshine' to Minute Maid
The smiles of the young faces were enough to brighten anyone's day. Hall of Fame second baseman Craig Biggio might have had the biggest smile of all Monday morning when he played host to dozens of kids at his annual Sunshine Kids party on the field at Minute Maid Park.
11/16/2015 | Astros' rebirth a testament to MOY finalist Hinch
A.J. Hinch did more than lead the Astros to the postseason for the first time in 10 years. He changed the team's culture. Hinch is one of three finalists for AL Manager of the Year, as voted on by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, which will be announced today at 5 p.m. CT on MLB Network and MLB.com.
11/16/2015 | Oklahoman Keuchel wins Spahn Award as top lefty
Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel was named the winner of the 2015 Warren Spahn Award on Monday, presented annually to the best lefty pitcher in Major League Baseball.
11/15/2015 | Invaluable Correa the favorite for top AL rookie
Houston's Carlos Correa, who made his big league debut on June 8, is the favorite to win the AL Rookie of the Year Award, and for good reason. He was not only the top rookie in the AL, but by the end of the season, was one of the best shortstops in baseball.
11/13/2015 | Fisher's three-run shot sets tone in AFL win
Derek Fisher's sweet left-hander swing made him a supplemental first-round pick in 2014 and helped bash 22 homers in his first full pro season. But it hadn't translated into much in the way of Arizona Fall League production until Thursday night.
11/12/2015 | Altuve wins 2nd straight Silver Slugger Award
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve added another award to his mantel on Thursday when he was named the winner of the Silver Slugger Award as the top offensive second baseman in the American League. He's the third player in franchise history to win a Silver Slugger Award, presented by Louisville Slugger, and a Gold Glove Award in the same season, joining second baseman Craig Biggio (1994-95, '97) and first baseman Jeff Bagwell (1994).
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