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3 pitchers, catcher enter baseball Hall

...113 strikeouts and nine Cy Young Awards.Biggio, who played four positions in his 20-year career, all with the Houston Astros, was indefatigable, becoming an All-Star at second base and behind the plate."We changed the culture in Houston...
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Houston Astros edge Mariners 2-1

SEATTLE - Though the Mariners are the team in a tight playoff race, it was the Houston Astros who played like contenders Tuesday night.Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning to lift Collin McHugh and...
Today In Sports History for July 10 3:49.25. Steve Scott finishes third and sets an American record in 3:49.68.1985 - Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros becomes the first pitcher in major league history to reach 4,000 strikeouts when he fans New York's Danny Heep...
Ex-MLB player Hamilton slain in murder-suicide

...which planned a moment of silence before Tuesday night's home game against Oakland.Hamilton never played for the Houston Astros, but the team said he was a strong supporter of their youth baseball efforts. Brewers general manager Doug Melvin...
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Today In Sports History for June 12-13 14 batters and getting help from two running catches by outfielders Melky Cabrera and Gregor Blanco to beat the Houston Astros 10-0.2014 - The Netherlands thrashes Spain 5-1 in the World Cup's first shocker, toying with an aging team...
Teakell's shutdown relief key as TCU eliminates LSU 8-4

...pitch by Traver that went through Skoug's legs.LSU shortstop Alex Bregman, the No. 2 overall draft pick by the Houston Astros, was 1 for 4 in his final college game and made the defensive play of the CWS in the fourth. Derek Odell bounced...
Mariners beat Astros 3-1 for 3rd straight victory

...Joe Saunders pitched neatly into the sixth inning for his first win in a month, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 3-1 on Saturday night for their third consecutive victory.Kendrys Morales, Nick Franklin and Dustin Ackley each...
Today In Sports History for May 6

...league record with 20 strikeouts in a nine-inning game, pitching a one-hitter to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Houston Astros 2-0.2001 - Scott Dixon, a 20-year-old rookie, becomes the youngest winner in major open-wheel racing when...
Writer starts new romance series

...lifelong baseball fan, rooting for the local team as she moved around the country: the St. Louis Cardinals, the Houston Astros, the New York Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers."I love baseball. I've been a baseball fan my whole life...
Juneau Empire Online Sports: Johnson-mania has Houston fans hopeful 8/9/98

Sunday, August 9, 1998 By MARK BABINECK HOUSTON - Though the Houston Astros acquired Randy Johnson to pitch them to the World Series, he might also turn the city's notoriously fickle baseball fans into...


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