Astros legends Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio will be featured once again on the 2015 Major League Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, which was officially announced today by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA).
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve tallied his second consecutive three-hit game today to help lead the MLB All-Stars to a 3-1 victory over Samurai Japan in the Tokyo Dome in what was the finale of the official, five-game series.
The Houston Astros offseason radio show, Astroline, returns to the airwaves next Thursday, Nov. 20 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 for the first two segments this offseason.
Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced the full squad of players who have been named to the MLB All-Star Team to be led by Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell during the upcoming Japan All-Star Series 2014.
The Houston Astros have claimed right-handed pitcher Will Harris off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks, General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced today. Additionally, the Astros selected catcher Carlos Perez to the 40-man roster, activated right-handed pitcher Josh Zeid from the 60-day DL and outrighted right-handed pitcher Jose Cisnero off the 40-man roster.
Astros All-Star second baseman and American League batting champion Jose Altuve is one of three finalists for the American League's Outstanding Player Award, which is one of several awards that will be announced as part of the Players Choice Awards tonight at 7 p.m. CT on MLB Network.