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Houston Astros: Baseball team and Major League Baseball franchise in Houston, Texas, United States
The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team based in Houston, Texas. The Astros compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division, having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL).


Rays look to defeat Astros in ALCS [Video]

Rays look to defeat Astros in ALCS

Rays look to defeat Astros in ALCS

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Margot's home run, super catch propel Rays to Game 2 victory over Astros [Video]

Margot's home run, super catch propel Rays to Game 2 victory over Astros

Margot's home run, super catch propel Rays to Game 2 victory over Astros

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Former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow on sign-stealing punishment: MLB's goal was to 'calm the panic'

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The Rays hold on to win Game 7 over the Astros to advance to the World Series for the second time in franchise history. - Published

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The Rays and Astros play in Game 7 of the ALCS on Saturday. Some of the greatest moments in LCS history. - Published

Houston Astros look to join rare company by overcoming 3-0 deficit against Tampa Bay Rays

The Astros look to become sixth major professional team to win series by overcoming 3-0 deficit. It was done once in MLB and four times in the NHL. - Published

How to watch Rays vs. Astros: ALCS Game 6 live stream, schedule, TV channel, start time

The Tampa Bay rays lead the Houston Astros 3-2 in the 2020 ALCS, but the Astros have the momentum after two wins in a row. - Published

Astros star Carlos Correa calls his shot before walk-off homer in Game 5 against the Rays

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa called his walk-off home run to keep Houston alive in the ALCS against the Rays. - Published

Carlos Correa's walk-off homer keeps Astros alive in ALCS vs. Rays

Carlos Correa's home run in the ninth inning gave the Astros a 4-3 win in Game 5 of the ALCS against the Rays. - Published

'Nobody's ready to go home:' Manager Dusty Baker's old-school decisions pay off for Astros in ALCS Game 4

Manager Dusty Baker made all the right moves in Game 4 of the ALCS, including keeping Zack Greinke in to pitch in the sixth inning against the Rays. - Published

Manager Dusty Baker's gamble pays off, Astros stave off elimination with 4-3 win over Rays in ALCS Game 4

Jose Altuve hit a solo homer in the 1st inning, George Springer hit the go-ahead two-run homer in the 5th to lead the Astros over the Rays in Game 4. - Published

Nebraska Senator Uses ACB Hearing To Crap All Over Astros, 'Miserable Cheaters'

"I'd like to talk about the Houston Astros, who are miserable cheaters." Nebraska U.S. Senator Ben Sasse used time during the Amy Coney Barrett hearing Wednesday to dump ALL OVER the Astros ... and we.. - Published

Sen. Ben Sasse calls Houston Astros 'miserable cheaters' during Amy Coney Barrett hearing

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Nebraska, called the Houston Astros "miserable cheaters" during Supreme Court nominee Hon. Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation - Published

Rays' defense shines – while Jose Altuve makes another costly error – as Tampa Bay takes 3-0 ALCS lead

The Tampa Bay Rays are one win away from the World Series after taking Game 3 of the ALCS against the Houston Astros. - Published

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Manny Margot's three-run home run in the first inning lifted the Rays over the Astros in Game 2 of the ALCS. - Published

Rays bullpen shuts down Houston Astros as Tampa Bay takes Game 1 of ALCS

Tampa Bay got five innings out of ace Blake Snell, then the bullpen took over and shut the door as the Rays beat the Astros in Game 1 of the ALCS. - Published

Rays revenge home run knocks off Yankees in winner-take-all Game 5, Tampa Bay returns to ALCS for first time since 2008

Michael Brosseau's home run in the eighth inning lifts the Rays over the Yankees, 2-1, in ALDS Game 5. They face the Astros in the ALCS. - Published

Bang on this: Astros roll over Athletics to reach fourth consecutive ALCS

Houston beat Oakland in four games, moving on to the ALCS, where the team will face the Rays or the Yankees. - Published

'Ain't nobody better': Carlos Correa burnishes postseason cred as Astros blast A's 10-5 in ALDS opener

The Astros and Athletics traded homers in Game 1 of the American League Division Series with Houston emerging with an 10-5 victory. - Published

MLB playoffs live updates: Astros hand Twins their 17th consecutive postseason loss

Major League Baseball's expanded postseason gets underway Tuesday with four AL contests including Game 1 of the Yankees-Indians series. - Published

Two-time Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander to undergo Tommy John surgery, will miss 2021 season

Astros pitcher Justin Verlander said Saturday he will undergo Tommy John surgery; the two-time Cy Young winner will likely miss all of 2021 season. - Published

Oakland Athletics announce positive coronavirus test, game Sunday vs. Houston Astros postponed

The Oakland Athletics said Sunday a member of the organization has tested positive for coronavirus. Their game Sunday vs. the Astros is postponed. - Published

'I think he'd want us to do more': Astros protest injustice by boycotting game on Jackie Robinson Day

The Astros boycotted their game Friday, holding a 42-second moment of silence before they and the visiting A's walked off the field. - Published

Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly calls Astros snitches in podcast

Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly — suspended for throwing at Astros hitters — tossed another heater at Houston players over MLB's sign-stealing scandal. - Published

L.A. Dodgers' Joe Kelly Rips 'Little Bitch' Astros, 'Not Respectable Men To Me'

"I think I'll be irritated forever." L.A. Dodgers pitcher Joe Kelly just RIPPED the Houston Astros ... calling the players "snitches" and "little bitches" over their cheating scandal in a scathing.. - Published

A's outfielder Ramon Laureano suspended six games, Astros coach Alex Cintrón gets 20 after brawl

MLB brings down hammer on Astros bench coach Alex Cintron, A's outfielder Ramon Laureano after benches clear. - Published

Oakland A's Batter Laureano Charges Astros' Dugout, Brawl Ensues

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Athletics' Ramon Laureano charges Houston dugout, touching off brawl between A's and Astros

The Athletics' Ramon Laureano touched off a benches-clearing brawl when he charged the Astros dugout in the seventh inning of their game Sunday. - Published

Astros owner Jim Crane opens up on sign-stealing scandal: 'It weighs on all of us every day'

Astros owner Jim Crane, in a wide-ranging interview with USA TODAY Sports, opens up in his first expansive interview since their cheating scandal. - Published

'We can move on and play baseball': Dodgers get vengeance in sweeping series vs. Astros

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MLB suspends Dodgers reliever Joe Kelly, manager Dave Roberts after benches-clearing incident with Astros

Los Angeles reliever Joe Kelly and manager Dave Roberts were suspended following Tuesday night's benches-clearing incident in Houston. - Published

'That's dirty baseball': Astros' Dusty Baker hot after benches-clearing incident vs. Dodgers

"We don't start nothing, but we don't take nothing, either," Astros manager Dusty Baker said following Tuesday's heated game against the Dodgers. - Published

10 days to Opening Day: Astros and MLB hope COVID-related 'fire drills' come to an end

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Nationals, Astros cancel workouts as COVID-19 testing failures affect at least four MLB teams

MLB's problems with COVID-19 testing evolved into a crisis Monday when the Nationals became at least the third team to cancel or postpone a workout. - Published

Astros begin summer camp at home amid pandemic

The Houston Astros resumed training Friday at their home field in the midst of a pandemic. Major League Baseball is set to start later this month with no fans and a shortened season. (July 3) - Published

'This is not the time': As COVID-19 ravages Texas, experts worry as Rangers, Astros mull spectators

As the Texas governor tells people to stay home, the Astros and Rangers are talking about allowing fans to attend games when the season opens. - Published

Bob Watson, former MLB player and World Series-winning general manager, dies at 73

Former major-league player and World Series-winning general manager Bob Watson has died, the Houston Astros announced. He was 73. - Published

MLB punishes Red Sox for 2018 sign-stealing deemed 'more limited' than Astros' scandal

MLB says the Red Sox did not break rules during their postseason run to a World Series title, and that video monitor was the lone violator. - Published

Evan Gattis admits 2017 Houston Astros 'cheated baseball and cheated fans'

Former catcher/DH Evan Gattis apologizes for Astros' sign-stealing scandal, telling The Athletic, "what we did was wrong." - Published

Astros ace Justin Verlander undergoes surgery as MLB's coronavirus shutdown takes root

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Cubs slugger Kris Bryant sat down with USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale to talk about free agency, trade rumors, new rules and much more. - Published

Calling on Astros to show remorse for cheating scandal, Alex Rodriguez says he 'deserved' 2014 suspension

Discussing controversy surrounding the Houston Astros' cheating scandal, Alex Rodriguez says he "deserved" his season-long MLB suspension in 2014. - Published

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Whistleblower Mike Fiers says he's received death threats since exposing Astros' sign-stealing scheme

Astros whistleblower Mike Fiers said Thursday he has received death threats since he exposed Houston's 2017 electronic sign-stealing scheme. - Published

David Ortiz calls ex-Astros pitcher Mike Fiers a 'snitch' for going public about sign-stealing

Legendary Red Sox slugger David Oritz takes issue with ex-Astros pitcher winning a World Series and waiting two years to expose sign-stealing scandal. - Published

Little Leagues from California to Pennsylvania ban 'Astros' nickname after cheating scandal

The Astros won't have their 2017 World Series title taken away. Their name, on the other hand, won't be sticking around in some Little Leagues. - Published

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'People need to speak their truth': Even with Gerrit Cole in the room, Yankees players continue to rip Astros

The Yankees lost to the Astros in the ALCS in 2017 and 2019, and New York's players continue to vent their frustrations about the scandal that has rocked baseball. - Published

Giancarlo Stanton believes Astros were cheating in 2018-19: 'Only sorry because you got caught'

Giancarlo Stanton is the latest star to lash out at the Astros. He, like others, believes their 2017 World Series title should be vacated. - Published

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred apologizes for 'disrespectful' comment about World Series trophy

Rob Manfred apologized for referring to the Commissioner's Trophy as 'a piece of metal' and discussed the MLBPA's role in the Astros investigation. - Published

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