The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Brendan McCurry from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for infielder Jed Lowrie. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
The Houston Astros have added outfielder Andrew Aplin and infielder Nolan Fontana to their 40-man roster in preparation for the 2015 Rule 5 Draft. Additionally, the Astros designated outfielder L.J. Hoes for assignment. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
The Houston Astros have added five players to their 40-man roster in preparation for the 2015 Rule 5 Draft, including catcher Alfredo Gonzalez and right-handed pitchers Jandel Gustave, Juan Minaya, Joe Musgrove and David Paulino. Additional roster moves can be made in advance of tonight's 7 p.m. CT deadline to protect players from the Rule 5 Draft. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
The Houston Astros have acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Cy Sneed from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for infielder Jonathan Villar. Additionally, the Astros have given LHP Luis Cruz and OF Robbie Grossman their unconditional release. The announcement was made by Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow.
The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced the winners of the Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award tonight, naming Astros shortstop Carlos Correa the American League Rookie of the Year and Kris Bryant the National League Rookie of the Year.
HOUSTON, TX - The Houston Astros offseason radio show, Astroline, returns to the airwaves Thursday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. CT with Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow serving as the first guest of the weekly program. Astros radio color commentator and former Major League pitcher Steve Sparks will serve as the host. Sparks and fellow radio broadcaster Robert Ford will alternate hosting duties throughout the offseason.
Louisville Slugger announced tonight that Houston Astros All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve has won his second consecutive Silver Slugger Award as the top offensive second baseman in the American League. Altuve is now the third player in franchise history to win a Silver Slugger and a Gold Glove in the same season, joining second baseman Craig Biggio (1994-95, 1997) and first baseman Jeff Bagwell (1994).
Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc. announced tonight that Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve and left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel have won American League Rawlings Gold Glove Awards. This marks Altuve's first career Gold Glove Award and Keuchel's second consecutive. Astros catcher Jason Castro was also a finalist for an AL Gold Glove, which was awarded to Royals catcher Salvador Perez.
The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) announced the finalists for their yearly awards tonight, naming shortstop Carlos Correa a finalist for the American League Rookie of the Year, manager A.J. Hinch a finalist for AL Manager of the Year and left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel a finalist for the AL Cy Young.
The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) announced the winners of their highest honors tonight, naming shortstop Carlos Correa the American League Most Outstanding Rookie, left-handed pitcher Dallas Keuchel the AL Most Outstanding Pitcher and second baseman Jose Altuve the Majestic "Always Game "award winner.
A groundbreaking ceremony for The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches, the future, state-of-the-art Spring Training home of the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, was held this morning in West Palm Beach, Fla.
The JJ Watt Foundation announced today that the 2016 JJ Watt Charity Classic will take place at Minute Maid Park on May 14, 2016. The fourth-annual charitable event features a home run derby followed by a softball game between the offensive and defensive players from the Houston Texans.