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Astros Season Starts Tonight

Posted on · The 2012 baseball season officially gets underway in Houston as the Astros take on the Rockies at Minute Maid Park. Despite the cloud of doubt surrounding the team, some fans eager to watch baseball again.

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Astros Fans Ready For Baseball Season To Start

Posted on · The Astros are back home tonight to finish up the exhibition schedule before they open the regular season on Friday night at Minute Maid Park. With a new owner and a young roster, the odds aren’t good for Houston this season, but fans are still optimistic.

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Astros Sale to Crane Approved

Posted on · It’s official.  Local businessman Jim Crane is now the new owner of the Astros.  After months of waiting the sale of the team to Crane and a group of investors has  finally been approved.

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Houston Astros are Getting a New Owner

Posted on · The Houston Astros are one step closer to having new ownership, as longtime owner Drayton McLane announces he's selling the team in a deal worth 680 million dollars. The sale comes as the Astros find themselves at the bottom of the standings — but as Gail Delaughter reports — the team's new owner promises better days ahead.

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Astros Up For Sale

Posted on · The Houston Astros are officially up for sale. Owner Drayton McLane bought the team in 1992 and says it's now time to move forward. Bill Stamps has more.

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Businesses Feeling Impact of Astros Losses

Posted on · Going into today's game against Washington, the Astros had won just 19 of 54 games and find themselves in last place in the National League Central Division. So what impact is this futility having on businesses near the stadium that depend on baseball fans? Bill Stamps went to Minute Maid Park to find out.

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Astros Fans Thinking Big

Posted on · A new season and a new manager have many Astros fans excited about the new season. Thousands of fans showed up early at Minute Maid Park today for the team's home opener against the Giants. Bill Stamps has their thoughts on the upcoming season.

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The Astros are Hiring

Posted on · The Houston Astros are in the process of doing something they've done quite often lately — find a new manager. The team held their first interview today and as Bill Stamps reports — in the sports world, getting the right person for the job can be a lot trickier than in other fields.

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Minute Maid’s Grass Artist

Posted on · One of the obvious differences between the Minute Maid Park and the Astrodome is the field. No more artificial turf, just natural grass. If you've been to a game you know it's well kept and appears to be flawless. A lot of work goes into making it look that way. Bill Stamps spent a morning with the grounds crew and has this report.

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New Stadiums Offer More Than Just Hot dogs and Peanuts

Posted on · The Dallas Cowboys will play in a new expensive stadium in the upcoming football season. The New York Yankees just opened their new ball park in April. And while the Astros Minute Maid Park has been open for more than ten years it still has something in common with all the new stadiums going up. Food. As Bill Stamps reports stadium cuisine is no longer just hot dogs and nachos.