All-Star Tejada pleads guilty to lying to Congress
All-Star shortstop Miguel Tejada pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs and admitted buying what he believed was human growth hormone.
Feb 11, 2009 - 2:58:31 PM
Dave Smith remembered for generosity
Dave Smith, a former All-Star closer who holds the Houston Astros record for games pitched, died Wednesday. He was 53.
Dec 18, 2008 - 1:57:24 AM
Cubs-Astros games postponed because of Ike
The first two games of this weekend's series between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros have been postponed because of the potential impact of Hurricane Ike.
Sep 12, 2008 - 7:23:05 AM
Astros send minor leaguer to Padres for Randy Wolf
The Houston Astros, believing their season can still be saved, acquired pitcher Randy Wolf from San Diego on Tuesday in exchange for minor leaguer Chad Reineke.
Jul 22, 2008 - 9:38:06 PM
Tejada traded to Orioles for 5 players
Miguel Tejada got his wish - albeit a couple of years later than he wanted. Tejada was traded from the Baltimore Orioles to the Houston Astros for five players on Wednesday, giving the 2002 AL MVP a fresh start on a team looking to boost its lineup.
Dec 13, 2007 - 6:40:31 AM
Astros send closer Brad Lidge to Phils
The Philadelphia Phillies became the first team to make a big move at the general managers' meetings, acquiring closer Brad Lidge from Houston along with infielder Eric Bruntlett on Wednesday night.
Nov 8, 2007 - 2:10:46 AM
Craig Biggio wins Roberto Clemente award
Craig Biggio capped his sweat-stained career with one more cherished honor. The longtime Houston Astros star won the 2007 Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to a major league player who combines community service with excellence on the field.
Oct 27, 2007 - 11:39:09 PM
Injury-depleted Padres acquire OF Jason Lane from Houston
Needing a fast fix in their injury-depleted outfield, the San Diego Padres acquired Jason Lane from the Houston Astros on Monday for a player to be named or cash.
Sep 25, 2007 - 3:07:31 AM
Ed Wade hired by Astros as general manager
Ed Wade was hired Thursday as general manager of the Houston Astros, two years after the Philadelphia Phillies fired him as GM following eight seasons without a playoff appearance.
Sep 20, 2007 - 5:01:56 PM
Cooper begins audition as Astros manager
Cecil Cooper has never had a problem communicating with players individually. It's the group settings Cooper is going to have to get used to as the new manager of the Houston Astros.
Aug 28, 2007 - 11:06:21 PM