Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · Altuve legged out an infield single with one out in the eighth and then fell to the ground past first base.
Posted on · Astros rookie Luis Garcia starts on only three days of rest. The pitching staffs for both teams are pretty worn down by now.
Posted on · The Astros return to the World Series for the third time in five years, but this time, they'll try to shake the phantom of a 2017 scandal. It won't be easy.
Posted on · The Astros lefty was perfect through four, took a two-hit shutout into the seventh and became the first pitcher in the 2021 postseason to finish eight innings on Wednesday.
Posted on · Six outs from falling behind 3-1 in the best-of-seven playoff and facing elimination in Game 5 at Fenway Park, the AL West champions instead guaranteed themselves at least one game back in Houston.
Posted on · Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa have helped the Astros to a fifth consecutive AL Championship Series, where they’re tied 1-1 with the Boston Red Sox.
Posted on · Houston was disciplined by Major League Baseball after it found the team used electronics to steal signs during their run to the 2017 World Series title and again in the 2018 season.
Posted on · Astros manager Dusty Baker denied a report that said the injury would end Verlander’s season. He said Verlander would be evaluated after two weeks.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: The Astros hire veteran Dusty Baker as their new manager, how Houston cut its homelessness, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news, and football legend Earl Campbell.
Posted on · The 70-year-old Baker becomes the oldest manager in the big leagues.