When Jim Crane took over as the Astros' owner after the 2011 season, he hired Jeff Luhnow as general manager a month later. On Luhnow's first day, the Astros made a minor acquisition, trading minor leaguer Marco Duarte for Marwin Gonzalez.
Astros skipper leading baseball's top club entering June
There’s a surprising new best team in baseball, and it doesn’t reside in Chicago, New York or L.A.
Shortstop sets personal highs in May that place him among elite in game
Thursday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the dominance of the Astros, Mr. Met flipping off a fan, and Bryce Harper’s reduced suspension.
Two of the top pitchers in Texas will find themselves in a duel today, as the Dallas Keuchel-Yu Darvish showdown leads a strong slate of games streaming live on MLB.TV.
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Friday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at something the Cubs don’t want to hear, Chicago’s struggles, and Mr. Met fallout.
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Before Thursday's game against the Angels, Twins third baseman Miguel Sano worked on his defense with third-base coach Gene Glynn with an emphasis on fielding grounders while positioned near the third-base bag.
The field of 64 will be cut to 16 teams come Monday.
Just in case the Astros aren’t providing enough excitement to fulfill your baseball watching quota, this weekend will include a large slate of college games including a Texas trio in the Houston Regional in the Houston Cougars, Baylor Bears and Texas A&M Aggies.