Houston Astros player George Springer celebrates a home run during Friday’s Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians. The Astros won the game 7-2. They went on to sweep Cleveland and clinch a spot in the American League Championship Series. (Photo by Joe Southern) … [Read more...] about Springer dinger!
It took 56 years for the Houston Astros to win the World Series and bring the 30-pound iconic commissioner’s trophy to Texas. Now the World Series trophy will help kick off the 2018 Fort Bend County Fair and Rodeo as the parade marshal on Friday, Sept. 28. The Astros trophy has made several public appearances including at Texans and Rocket games, the State Capitol, and has … [Read more...] about World Series trophy named fair parade marshal
Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel reacts as he is hit by a pitch by Colorado Rockies pitcher German Marquez during the Aug. 14 game at Minute Maid Park. The Rockies won the game 5-1. The next night, the Astros pounded the Rockies 12-1. As of Sunday, the defending World Series champions were leading the American League West with a 75-49 record. (Photo by Joe Southern) … [Read more...] about Take your base
Houston Texans star J.J. Watt, right, presented All-Star jerseys to members of the Houston Astros Thursday before their game against the Oakland Athletics. Pictured from the left are manager A.J. Hinch, Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman, George Springer, Justin Verlander, and Watt. Not pictured are all-stars Gerrit Cole and Charlie Morton. (Photo by Joe Southern) … [Read more...] about Watt a surprise
Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve goes to bat during a game earlier this year. Altuve received more fan votes than any other player on the Major League Baseball All-Star ballot and will be joined by four fellow Astros in the All-Star Game. Joining Altuve are third baseman Alex Bregman, outfielder George Springer, and pitchers Gerrit Cole and Justin Verlander. They will … [Read more...] about Houston Astros All-Star