Astros GM Jeff Luhnow is looking for playoff-caliber draft picks, like he got with the Cardinals.
Astros owner Jim Crane had previously indicated that the club's payroll could go up in 2014 and this week said that the payroll could climb as high as $50-60MM in 2014, regardless of how their lawsuit with Houston Regional
Brent Strom is hired to help lead a struggling Houston pitching staff.
Philip Humber turned a strong spring training into a job with the Houston Astros, but then went 0-8 with a 7.90 ERA in 55 innings split between the rotation and bullpen.
Pitching coach Doug Brocail will leave that job and become a special assistant to general manager Jeff Luhnow and the team has fired both.
With a 3rd straight 106-loss season, what else would you expect?
The 2013 Astros have the worst record in baseball, the third-worst attendance, the lowest payroll of the century, and they are on pace to be perhaps the most profitable team in baseball history, taking in nearly $100 million after
tassi went to the hospital and will remain there overnight for observation.
With the bases loaded and one out -- and with Houston Astros left fielder Chris Carter moved in to play first base
Houston GM said Mark Appel will be shut down soon