Found June 16, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Jason Castro homered for the second straight game and Matt Dominguez hit a three-run double to help the Houston Astros to their fourth straight win, 5-4, over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. Dominguez put Houston on top 3-0 with a double in the second inning, and Castro hit a two-run shot to make it 5-2 in the seventh. The left-handed Castro hit his first career home run off a left-hander on Saturday night when he connected off John Danks, and made it two when he hit a slider from Matt Thornton on Sunday. Alejandro De Aza tripled and scored in the sixth and Dayan Viciedo tripled and scored in the seventh to cut the lead to 3-2. De Aza added a two-out, two-run homer off Jose Veras to make it 5-4 in the ninth before Alexei Ramirez grounded out to give Veras his 14th save.

Astros News: Brandon Barnes May Force Justin Maxwell Out of Centerfield

Brandon Barnes has been performing well in centerfield during Justin Maxwell‘s DL stint with a hand injury. The 27-year-old is hitting .271/.326/.729 with three home runs and 15 RBI this season and Houston Astros Manager Bo Porter may want to keep Barnes there even after Maxwell’s return.Porter told reporters, “I’m going to say that he will start. I’m not going to say it...

Astros fan makes unbelieveable barehanded catch

Heads up Jim Crane, this man might need a contract. While the Astros as a team haven't been much to talk about, at least one of the few fans in the stands is making things interesting in the interim. In the second inning of Sunday's game against the White Sox in Houston, Trevor Crowe hit a bullet foul ball towards left field, which was no match for a quick-handed Astros...

Houston Astros, Mark Appel agree to $6.35 million deal

The Houston Astros and Mark Appel, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, have reportedly come to terms on a deal. The Astros and the Stanford right-hander have agreed on a bonus of $6.35 million, the most any player has received under baseball’s new draft bonus rules. The preview high was the $6 million the Minnesota Twins gave high school outfielder Byron Buxton...

Astros 4, White Sox 3

Jason Castro and Chris Carter homered in the fourth inning to give Houston the lead and the Astros held on for their third straight win, 4-3 over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night. The game was tied 1-1 when Castro launched a solo homer into the bullpen in right-center to start the fourth inning. Carter's one-out homer clanged off the foul pole in left field to extend...

Video: Astros fan makes one-handed catch while holding drink

Your browser does not support iframes.The woeful Astros may want to consider signing this guy to a contract.On Sunday, this fan made a nice one-handed snag while holding his fruity drink in the other hand. This wasn't no lightly batted ball, either. The ball came off Trevor Crowe's bat like a missile down the left field line, but it was no match for this fan and father.He...

Astros rumors: A dozen teams interested in Bud Norris

The hot stove is already starting to simmer, as the July 31 MLB Trade Deadline approaches. While the availability of some players is still being determined, it appears that Houston Astros right-hander Bud Norris is a safe bet to get dealt if he remains healthy. The Baltimore Orioles, San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh Pirates have already "kicked around the idea of acquiring...

Houston Astros make Mark Appel a rich man

Mark Appel is a millionaireCredit: Jake Roth / USA Today Sports The Houston Astros and Stanford RHP, and number 1 overall 2013 MLB draft pick Mark Appel have agreed to a deal, according to Jon Heyman, Baseball Insider of  The deal is expected to be worth between $6M and $6.5M, which would leave the Astros with more draft budget to spend money on other picks who have...

Cute couple gets married at ballpark, reception held during game

There are baseball fans, then there are baseball fans.  The young couple in this video take their love of baseball, the Houston Astros, and the iconic Killer Bees (Biggio/Bagwell) to a whole new level.  See their excitement (courtesy of My favorite quote: “It’s the Astros, this is the best place ever to get married!”  – Bride The couple and wedding party was...

Road Trip Notes with the Houston Astros

***Game One with Houston – Minute Maid Park .ikv4{position:absolute;clip:rect(471px,auto,auto,419px);}secured cash advance *Sox 1 – Astros – 2 The crew behind the mike today is – Ken and Mike Huff The uniform of the day is – Grey with Black Trim, Letters and Numbers Pitching Staff is - Chris Sale ***Game Two with Houston *Sox 3 – Astros – 4 Batting Order ...

Report: Houston Astros Sign Mark Appel Under Slot Value

Mark Appel will join the Astros organization after a strong senior year for Stanford. (Image Courtesy: Pittsburgh Pirates) The Houston Astros have agreed to a deal with No. 1 draft pick Mark Appel, according to the sources of CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. Appel and agent Scott Boras turned down a contract offer from the Pittsburgh Pirates last year. The contract is worth between $6 million...

The Meet The Mess GIF of the year

The Astros already had theirs, and this is from the Mets, so we’re just waiting on the Marlins and the Dodgers now.

June 16: Astros 4, White Sox 3

The road trip and season woes for the White Sox continue, as the Palehose dropped another one-run game to the lowly Astros on Sunday afternoon. Once again, the Sox offense wasn’t timely enough, while Houston’s managed to get the key hits when they mattered more. Here’s a recap … SANTIAGO’S START Screwgie didn’t have great command today, and that became apparent...

Brewers-Astros Preview

Improved pitching has provided a recent spark for the Milwaukee Brewers. The same could be said of the Houston Astros, and in particular Jordan Lyles. The Brewers look for another strong performance on the mound from an unlikely source, while Lyles attempts to continue his impressive stretch in the opener of this three-game set Tuesday night. Milwaukee's starting pitchers...
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