After a terrible 2015, Dallas Keuchel desperately wanted to get off to a good start.
Everything just felt right downtown Monday night.
Dallas Keuchel took the first step toward proving last season was the outlier and not the new norm.
The Astros are planning for Collin McHugh to make his first and perhaps only rehab start Thursday night with Class AAA Fresno in the Grizzlies' season opener.
The Astros rank near the bottom of Major League Baseball in terms of spending, according to a recent Spotrac study. Houston's highest-paid player, catcher Brian McCann, is taking in about $17 million this year, tied for 53rd-best in the league.
The Houston Astros began one of their most anticipated seasons in history with an Opening Day Street Festival.
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This shouldn’t be a thing anymore, but it remains a thing...
Elias Sports Bureau research shows that 10 players under the age of 25 homered in their team’s first game of the season. That’s the most such Opening Day home runs in major-league history.
It’s just one game out of 162, but it can still mean something important, dang it.
What is that strange feeling in the air? No, it's not the rising pollen count, it's excitement! Baseball is back, which means that joy has finally returned to our lives.