Houston Astros

Fans camp overnight to meet Jose Altuve

By 11 p.m. Sunday, more than 200 people had camped out outside the Academy. No one wanted to miss a chance to see the Astros All-Star.

Jose Altuve

Houston Astros: Why Evan Gattis is the answer at DH

HOUSTON, TEXAS - OCTOBER 21: Evan Gattis #11 of the Houston Astros celebrates with Brian McCann #16 after hitting a solo home run in the fourth …

Jonathan Lucroy

Cleveland Indians: The main competition in the American League in 2018

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)<p>The Cleveland Indians remain a top contender for a championship in 2018, but winning the American League …

Major League Baseball

How to rebuild Detroit Tigers? Many paths back to baseball relevancy

CLOSE<p>Only nine managers have been ejected more than new Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire .<p>ORLANDO, Fla. – The first rule about rebuilding is …

Baseball

Raings: World Series on Fox Dominated in Non-MLB Markets of Sacramento and Portland

<i>If you would like to ask about or request ratings for a program or event on these networks, please reach Douglas on Twitter @SonOfTheBronx.</i><p><b>Ratings</b> …

Major League Baseball

New York Yankees: Jake Arrieta Could Be A Free Agency Target

Jake Arrieta is one of the best free agents available this offseason and the market for him is heating up in a big way. Theo Epstein and the Chicago …

Jake Arrieta

Watch: Verlander, Upton tell Fallon how WS messed with wedding

What a month it's been for Justin Verlander and Kate Upton.<p>After Verlander won the first World Series of his 13-year career at the beginning of the …

Justin Verlander

Astros: What if they can trade for Giancarlo Stanton?

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 25: 2017 Hank Aaron Award recipient Giancarlo Stanton<p>Could the Astros add Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton this …

Sports

More on WAR

For a few years now, Bill James has had a problem with WAR. He has mostly stayed quiet on this because, well, he knows that he’s Bill James. He …

Baseball

Houston Astros: Team says they can afford a Giancarlo Stanton contract

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 23: Giancarlo Stanton<p>The Houston Astros have been World Champs for two weeks and talks have already heated up in terms who …

Sports

The most grotesque sports contract for someone at zero risk of actual injury while playing a sport

Roger Goodell, the commissioner of the NFL, is reportedly seeking a contract that would pay him $49.5 million per year, and include such perks as the lifetime use of a private jet.<p>That salary would pay him far more than the league’s best-paid player—that’s Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew …

Jeff Immelt

Blue Jays: What do we know about the 3 suspended prospects?

DUNEDIN, FL - MARCH 3: General view as the Toronto Blue Jays prepare to host the Pittsburgh Pirates in the spring training opener for both teams at …

Baseball

Several Astros win Esurance MLB Awards

A day after Jose Altuve was named American League Most Valuable Player, several other Astros collected awards during the Esurance MLB Awards Show on …

Alex Bregman

See Justin Verlander help new wife Kate Upton with her workout

When supermodel Kate Upton exercised, her new husband, Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander, was kind enough to add a little more intensity to her workout. TODAY’s Carson Daly presents your Daly Click, and Verlander joins TODAY in person to talk about “the incredible outpouring of love” from …

Justin Verlander

Dodgers: Prioritizing the Dodgers’ top five potential offseason targets

HOUSTON, TX – OCTOBER 28: Manager Dave Roberts (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) – Dodgers<p>The Los Angeles Dodgers do not have many significant losses …

Sports

Chicago Cubs organization discussion

I am now working on the Houston Astros Top 20 prospects list for 2018. The next team in line is the Chicago Cubs, to be followed by the New York …

Chicago Cubs

Texas Rangers: Is there reason to be excited about the Rangers any time soon? | SportsDay

Is there reason to be excited about the Rangers any time soon?<p>This Story is About...<p><i>Kevin Sherrington, sports columnist for SportsDayDFW.com and The</i> …

Sports

300 Million Facebook Entrepreneurs Say Wealth Won't Make You Happy: Here's What Will

Chasing business success, but still not happy? 300 million self-described entrepreneurs on Facebook show what's missing for many business people.<p>For this article, we used Facebook data to study entrepreneurs worldwide. Our question was simple. What makes entrepreneurs happy? Of 2 billion Facebook …

Wealth

Houston Astros: Lucroy would provide team with even more depth

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 09: Jonathan Lucroy<p>Compared to most of the other teams in the league, the Houston Astros don’t need an immediate upgrade …

Sports

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:<p>1. GOP LAWMAKING VICTORY AROUND THE …

South Dakota

Astros looking for cure for World Series hangover

The World Series champion Astros are following the Cubs’ template this offseason, starting with Jose Altuve, George Springer and Alex Bregman appearing on “Saturday Night Live”.<p>The jokes were just as unfunny as the SNL skit last year featuring Anthony Rizzo, Dexter Fowler and David Ross, in which …

Baseball

Astros: Looking ahead to who will be protected from Rule V draft

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: The Houston Astros celebrate defeating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1 in game seven to win the 2017 World Series at …

Sports

Altuve cruises to win AL MVP

Not a month after hoisting the World Series trophy, Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was voted the 2017 American League Most Valuable by the …

Baseball

Astros honored for great philanthropic efforts

Club recognized with Selig Award for youth programs, more<p>The Major League Baseball titles keep coming for the Houston Astros, who have now been …

Hurricane Harvey

Heyman | Astros Wisely Looking To Sign Hinch Long-Term

<b>Houston Astros</b> manager <b>A.J Hinch</b>, a rising star, can be a free agent in two years (he has a year and an option left), and the Astros wisely are …

Baseball

Heyman | Astros Showing Interest In Catcher Jonathan Lucroy

The World Series-champion Houston Astros are showing interest in top free-agent catcher <b>Jonathan Lucroy.</b><p>The pursuit may be something of a surprise …

Baseball

Coyotes taking big-picture approach amid rough start

"Our record is indicative of our past play, and we're focused on our future play," general manager John Chayka said. "There's an old saying: You are …

Ice Hockey

Houston Astros: Five Dream Offseason Moves

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 01: (L-R) Justin Verlander<p>The Astros are in an enviable position going into the 2018 offseason.<p>All of their starting …

Sports

Astros: What’s next for the team now that Carlos Betran retired?

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 20: Jose Altuve #27 of the Houston Astros high fives Carlos Beltran #15 after the final out at Minute Maid Park on September …

Sports

TICKETS FOR THE 2018 SHRINERS HOSPITALS COLLEGE CLASSIC NOW AVAILABLE

<b>HOUSTON, TX —</b> Tickets for the 18th annual Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic, which will be held from March 2-4, 2018, are now on sale …

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