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Musgrove solid after receiving good news

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:59:18 EDT

Astros pitcher Joe Musgrove was told by manager A.J. Hinch several days ago he had made the Opening Day roster for the first time in his career. Hinch instructed Musgrove to keep it quiet in the clubhouse, and the young right-hander passed the test.

Astros go yard twice, while Musgrove sharp

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 18:14:09 EDT

Marwin Gonzalez and Jake Marisnick, Houston's No. 8 and 9 batters in the lineup, homered in successive innings to power the Astros past the Nationals, 5-1, Sunday afternoon at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

Hoyt, Gustave vying for final roster spot

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:40:26 EDT

It's down to relievers James Hoyt and Jandel Gustave for the last spot on the Astros' Opening Day roster after manager A.J. Hinch said on Sunday he told starting pitcher Joe Musgrove he had made the team.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:24:51 EDT

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Reddick gets his wish to face lefties

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 17:23:35 EDT

Astros outfielder Josh Reddick recently told manager A.J. Hinch he would like to get more at-bats against left-handed pitching in the final few days of camp, which is why he was in the lineup against Nationals left-handed starter Gio Gonzalez on Sunday.

Todd Kalas honors famous father with home run call

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 15:20:59 EDT

Todd Kalas honors famous father with home run call

Sipp could pitch Monday vs. Cards

Sun, 26 Mar 2017 12:38:36 EDT

Veteran lefty reliever Tony Sipp, who was scratched from his Grapefruit League outing Saturday because of back stiffness, could pitch again Monday, manager A.J. Hinch said Sunday.

McHugh will make Grapefruit League debut Monday

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 11:16:56 EDT

Right-hander Collin McHugh, who's been behind in his throwing program this spring after coming down with "dead arm" earlier in camp, will start Monday's game against the Cardinals, marking his first Grapefruit League start of the spring.

Astros' Top 30 Prospects list

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:25:12 EDT

Who do the Astros have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Houston's Top 30 Prospects on's Prospect Watch.

Altuve drives in run as McCullers struggles

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 17:02:43 EDT

Tanner Roark, making his first start since returning from the World Baseball Classic, held the Astros to one run and three hits and struck out five batters in 5 1/3 innings to lead the Nationals to a 4-1 win Saturday afternoon at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

Correa, Beltran back after playing for Puerto Rico

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 15:12:50 EDT

Carlos Beltran shaved his blond beard, but Carlos Correa's bleach blond hair was still atop his head when he rejoined the Astros on Saturday morning. Both spent much of March playing in the World Baseball Classic for Puerto Rico, which lost to the United States in Wednesday's championship game.

Astros send four to Minor League camp

Sat, 25 Mar 2017 13:26:44 EDT

On Saturday, the Astros reassigned pitchers Tyson Perez and Jordan Jankowski and outfielders Jon Kemmer and Alejandro Garcia to Minor League camp. The Astros also gave lefty C.J. Riefenhauser his unconditional release.

Astros tab Keuchel for 3rd straight OD start

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:18:40 EDT

Astros manager A.J. Hinch announced Friday that lefty Dallas Keuchel will make his third consecutive Opening Day start on April 3 against Seattle.

Bregman proud to play for USA despite few ABs

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:17:56 EDT

While saying he had no regrets about agreeing to play for the United States in the World Baseball Classic, Astros third baseman Alex Bregman admitted he felt a little misled about how much he would play for Team USA, which beat Puerto Rico for the championship on Wednesday.

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Fri, 17 Feb 2017 21:25:34 EDT

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Fisher steals three and Morton blanks Mets

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:13 EDT

Derek Fisher stole three bases and scored the Astros' first run off Noah Syndergaard on Friday, leading Houston to a 2-0 win over the Mets at First Data Field.

Gregerson, lucky eagle return to Astros

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 12:47:53 EDT

The ceramic eagle that became the de facto mascot of the United States team that won the World Baseball Classic -- and had one if its wings clipped in the dogpile celebration Wednesday night -- was displayed proudly in the Astros' clubhouse at Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on Friday morning.

Photos: It's back to Spring Training for Team USA

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:49:06 EDT

Photos: It's back to Spring Training for Team USA

Davis not worrying about who's ahead of him

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 17:30:37 EDT

Astros third baseman Alex Bregman could be on the verge of becoming a star. Colin Moran has had a terrific spring camp at the plate and figures to start at third base at Triple-A Fresno to begin the season. J.D. Davis, ranked as Houston's No. 13 prospect by, doesn't need to be reminded of any of this.

Correa, Beltran among All-Classic Team standouts

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:14 EDT

Following a thrilling World Baseball Classic that culminated in the United States winning its first title thanks to Wednesday's 8-0 win over Puerto Rico, World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the All-World Baseball Classic Team.

Springer, Gurriel power Astros; Keuchel sound

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:20:26 EDT

George Springer and Yulieski Gurriel blasted first-inning homers, and Dallas Keuchel allowed two runs and five hits in five innings to lead the Astros to an 8-4 win over the Twins on Wednesday afternoon at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

Davis among top prospect performers

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 21:39:08 EDT

Astros' No. 13 prospect J.D. Davis is hitting well lately, going 3-for-4 on Wednesday and notching multihit games in three of his past six contests.

Astros 'appreciate greatness' in Ryan

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:58:25 EDT

When Nolan Ryan talks, you listen. That's why Astros manager A.J. Hinch had the Hall of Fame pitcher and Astros executive advisor address a group of starting pitchers Wednesday morning, where the message was about preparation.

This fan in a Nolan Ryan jersey sat next to Ryan

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:47:36 EDT

This fan in a Nolan Ryan jersey sat next to Ryan

Gurriel, Fisher HRs back Fiers vs. Miami

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:16:15 EDT

Solo home runs from Yulieski Gurriel and Derek Fisher propelled the Astros to a 2-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday afternoon at Roger Dean Stadium.

Roster moves a signal of depth for Astros

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:56:06 EDT

Infielders Tyler White and Colin Moran, first baseman AJ Reed and outfielder Teoscar Hernandez -- all of whom made their Major League debuts last year -- were optioned to Minor League camp Tuesday in the Astros' latest round of roster cuts.

Astros expect OD feel for lineup post-Classic

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 14:01:35 EDT

The Astros still had five players participating in the World Baseball Classic heading into Tuesday night's semifinal between the United States and Japan after Puerto Rico punched its ticket to Wednesday's championship game with a thrilling win over the Netherlands on Monday.

Correa crushes HR, sparks PR to WBC '17 final

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 03:02:59 EDT

Carlos Correa showed again on Monday night why he is one of the brightest young stars in baseball, and it only took him two innings at Dodger Stadium.

Altuve set to see plenty of action with Astros

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:25:11 EDT

Jose Altuve, who rejoined the Astros on Monday for the first time in two weeks following Team Venezuela's elimination from the World Baseball Classic, was in the lineup at second base and batted third against the Cardinals.

Marisnick's double fuels 3-run frame vs. Cards

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 22:50:41 EDT

Alberto Rosario hit a go-ahead RBI single in a two-run seventh inning and Jose Martinez hit his fourth homer of the spring as the Cardinals rallied for a 12-6 win over the Astros on Monday night at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

Why the AL West could be the game's most fun division

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:07:02 EDT

So many fun things.

Tucker progressing, gets ABs in Minors game

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:45:40 EDT

Astros outfielder Preston Tucker, who is six months removed from surgery on his right shoulder, got three plate appearances in a Minor League game as the designated hitter on Monday.

First inning of Netherlands-Puerto Rico had it all

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:02:40 EDT

First inning of Netherlands-Puerto Rico had it all

McCullers has 'no worries' about foot injury

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 17:30:11 EDT

Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. left Sunday's 4-3 win over the Yankees in the fourth inning with right foot skin irritation. The right-hander worked through 3 2/3 innings, allowing two runs on five hits in a 6-4 loss. He struck out five and walked two.

Moran, Gurriel shine, but errors undo Astros

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 18:27:47 EDT

Chase Headley plated two runs with a double and scored another on a steal of home, and the Yankees won it in the ninth when two runs scored on a bases-loaded wild pitch for a 6-4 victory over the Astros at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on Sunday afternoon.

X-rays negative on White's hand after HBP

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 13:28:41 EDT

Tyler White went about his normal routine on Sunday. He took batting practice and had full strength in his right hand, although there was an obvious bruise on the meaty part of his palm from being hit with a pitch in Saturday's 5-4 win over the Nationals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.

Gurriel getting comfortable at new position

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 13:55:24 EDT

The transformation continues on a positive path for Cuban Yulieski Gurriel, who looks to make a name for himself on a new team, in a new country, and at a new position on the diamond.

Morton solid in four innings of work

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:49:00 EDT

Alejandro Garcia singled home a run in the ninth inning to catapult the Astros to a 5-4 victory over the Nationals on Saturday at the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. It was the first run of the spring surrendered by Koda Glover, the Nats' dynamic young reliever who had not allowed a run in his first six innings while striking out 10.

Morton has fastball working in dominant outing

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:51:58 EDT

Charlie Morton got back to his dominating self on Saturday in the Astros' 5-4 win over the Nationals at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. In his fourth start this spring, Morton went four innings, allowing three hits and two unearned runs. He struck out seven and walked one.

Top prospect Martes reassigned as roster is cut

Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:04:01 EDT

The Astros trimmed their Spring Training roster on Saturday, sending two players to Minor League camp.