From Greater Houston to the nation’s capital and everywhere in between, many eyes are on the Houston Astros as they take on the Washington Nationals in the World Series, which began Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park. A little friendly trash talk is always fair game, and U.S. Rep. Pete Olson of Fort Bend County is having fun with his comrades in Washington, D.C. On Monday, … [Read more...] about Olson goes national with support for Astros
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