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Astros outright Laird, Lin to Triple-A

Houston Astros infielder Brandon Laird and outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin have cleared waivers and been outrighted to Triple-A Oklahoma. according to an announcement from the club.

Astros add Jose Veras to bullpen

Jose Veras has signed a one-year deal with the Houston Astros.

Astros snag Ely from L.A.

The Houston Astros traded for the right-hander from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for left-hander Rob Rasmussen.

Alan Ashby talking vacant radio gig with Astros

Former Houston radio man Alan Ashby, who has been calling games with the Blue Jays since 2007, is given a chance to speak about the openings in Houston.

Astros name minor league coordinators, medic staff

The Houston Astros announced Friday that they have named the club's three minor league coordinators, two roving instructors and the medical staff for 2013.

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Roy Oswalt And The Astros: What Happens When The Dust Settles?

Stephen Higdon of SB Nation's Astros blog, The Crawfish Boxes, re-evaluates Roy Oswalt ever since his trade request in May and doesn't like what he sees.

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Offense Fails To Show In 9-0 Loss To Marlins

Happ's six in six innings wasn't enough as the Marlins cruised to a 9-0 victory.

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Astros Take Second Straight Series, Beat Cubs 6-3


Astros ink Humber to a one-year deal

The Houston Astros have claimed Philip Humber off waivers from the Chicago White Sox and signed the right-hander to a one-year contract, according to an announcement by the team.

Biggio, Clemens among first-time nominees for HOF

Craig Biggio and Roger Clemens make their first appearance on the 2013 MLB Hall of Fame Ballot.

Astros add 7 to roster

The Houston Astros placed seven players on the 40-man roster, including right-handed pitcher Jarred Cosart.

Berkman meets with Astros, wants to play in 2013

Lance Berkman said he'd like to return in 2013, and called a meeting to discuss the possibility of a return to the Houston Astros. Berkman played the first 12 years of his career in Houston.

Houston Astros 2013: Finding a designated hitter

The Houston Astros plan to reach out to Lance Berkman this offseason to see if the former Astros star is interested in returning to the team. Houston is need of a designated hitter in its move to the American League in 2013.

Astros outright Brian Bogusevic, 4 others

The Houston Astros made a few roster moves, including the outright release of Brian Bogusevic, to trim their 40-man roster to 31 players.

Astros have interest in free agent Lance Berkman

The Astros are looking to contact Lance Berkman, and see if he is interested in rejoining his old club.

Orbit back as Astros mascot

With the Astros going through a rebranding process, they are bringing back Orbit to be the team's mascot.

Astros reveal new logo, uniform

Friday night, the Astros finally unveiled their new logo and uniforms, as they transition to the American League.

Astros logo leaked early on MLB's website

The new Astros logo and uniform were leaked before the official announcement.

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Astros unveil new logo, uniforms

The Astros are unveiling their new uniforms on Friday Nov. 3.

Astros claim Sam Demel, Jake Elmore off waivers

Houston adds bullpen arm and utility infielder Thursday.

Astros decline catcher Chris Snyder's option

The Astros decide to not pick up Chris Snyder's $4 million option.

Tim Bogar turns down Astros due to rare clause

Tim Bogar turned down an offer to be the Astros bench coach, because the team has a clause that does not allow him to interview for manager jobs while under contract.

New Astros logo leaked, and put on sale

A few local Academy sports stores in Houston accidentally set out merchandise to be sold with the new Astros logo

Astros hire Trembley as possible bench coach

The Houston Astros have hired Dave Trembley away from the Atlanta Braves to reportedly serve as the bench coach on manager Bo Porter's staff.

Astros add Quentin McCracken to front office staff

The Houston Astros have hired former Major League outfielder Quinton McCracken as the team's new director of player development, according to an announcement by the team on Friday afternoon.

Bo Porter brings passion, intensity to Astros

The Houston Astros hired Washington Nationals' third-base coach Bo Porter to lead them into the transition to the American League in 2013 and beyond. Porter brings passion, intensity and intuitiveness to the job.

Astros' season ends, rebuild continues in AL

The Houston Astros ended the 2012 season with even more losses than the previous one, which set a franchise record. As a back-to-back 100-loss team, the Astros leave the National League behind and face a tough road ahead in the American League.

Astros face roster decisions at catcher

This off season, the Houston Astros will have a decision to make regarding whether or not they should re-sign Chris Snyder.

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Astros lose, finish with worst record ever

The Houston Astros lost their 107th game of the season on Wednesday, which is the most in franchise history. And of course, it had to come in walkoff fashion.

Astros look to Harrell in Game 1 vs. Cubs

Houston will try to end the 2012 season on a high note, and will begin a three-game series with Chicago on Monday night.

Astros defeat Brewers, 7-0

The Houston Astros won, 7-0, in Milwaukee on Sunday, knocking the Brewers out of the Wild Card race.

Houston looks to knock Milwaukee out of playoffs

The Houston Astros (52-106) take the field on Sunday against the Milwaukee Brewers (81-77) with a chance to knock Milwaukee out of the 2012 MLB Playoffs.

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