Houston Astros

5 Things: Road Teams Dominate Start of PlayoffsThrough four playoff games, the road teams are undefeated. The home teams will try to turn it around Friday in the first day of full playoff action: four games spread throughout the day for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy.
MLB 5 Best And Worst Surprises From First MonthOne full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?
30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ SpringerJoining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.
Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas BaseballThe "Take It on Back" singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.
City Guide to HoustonHere's a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation's fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.
Howard's RBI Hit In 15th Lifts Phillies Over Astros Ryan Howard singled in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 15th inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.
American League Mid-Season Team MVPsSometimes a team's best players don't make the All-Star team. Here are the American League's mid-season team MVPs.
Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For AstrosDespite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros' lineup.
Ruiz, Asche Hit 3-Run HRs As Phillies Beat AstrosCarlos Ruiz and Cody Asche each hit a three-run homer to send the Philadelphia Phillies past a Houston Astros split squad 11-3 on Saturday.
Former Phillies Phenom Says He's Addicted To WeedJon Singleton is considered the top first base prospect in baseball — a big, dynamic left-handed hitter with power and composure who can use the entire field.
La Salle's Christensen Sees Pro Dreams Come True, Drafted By AstrosYou'd hard-pressed to find a college pitcher who had more success over a career than La Salle's Pat Christensen.
TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A StadiumTara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.