November remains one of the busiest months of the year for Jeff Luhnow, but even the always-active Astros general manager was willing to make time in his schedule for a premiere of the 2017 World Series documentary.
Fans showed up to cheer the Astros again Tuesday night, loudly and raucously, stomping, chanting and letting it all go. No use holding anything back when you’ve had 56 years to dream about something.
The World Series champion Astros set their 40-man roster Monday by stocking it with pitching prospects.
On Monday, thousands of Astros fans celebrated when Jose Altuve signed autographs and posed for pictures at an Academy Sports + Outdoors store in nearby Katy. It was Altuve’s first public appearance since winning the American League MVP Award, and fans greeted him with a hero’s welcome and a slew of “MVP” chants.
Jeff Bagwell’s induction to the Hall of Fame this year raised the Astros’ profile in Cooperstown and provided a goal for the franchise’s succeeding stars to pursue. It’s clear what Roger Clemens and Billy Wagner need from Hall of Fame voters to approach Bagwell’s standard.
Before Saturday, the last time third baseman Alex Bregman walked on the field at Minute Maid Park was after Game 5 of the World Series, when his walk-off single in the bottom of the 10th secured an epic 13-12 victory over the Dodgers for the eventual champion Astros.
While his Mesa Solar Sox fell just short of a title, Astros No. 1 prospect Kyle Tucker provided a glimpse of his remarkable talent in the Arizona Fall League championship game on Saturday.
Jose Altuve’s Astros teammates don’t talk much about his batting titles or All-Star appearances or 200-hit seasons.
The Astros certainly have been active in the two weeks since their World Series triumph over the Dodgers. No player, though, has been living it up as much as 23-year-old third baseman Alex Bregman, who might as well print some “U.S. Tour 2017” t-shirts.
The two Arizona Fall League teams with the most prospect talent will meet Saturday for the championship when the Peoria Javelinas face the Mesa Solar Sox.
Astros teammates Jose Altuve and Justin Verlander capped Houston’s history-making season as co-winners of the Esurance MLB Award for Best Major Leaguer, Postseason.
Right in the middle of everything good that happened to the Astros was second baseman Jose Altuve, who capped a dominant regular season with an equally impressive October, helping his team win the first World Series championship in club history. Altuve earned every bit of individual glory that came his way, including the AL MVP […]