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8/26/2014 | Carter's clutch homer helps Astros sink A's

Chris Carter launched a towering three-run homer in the eighth inning -- his team-leading 32nd of the season -- to send the Astros to a 4-2 come-from-behind win over the A's on Tuesday night at Minute Maid Park to snap a three-game losing streak.

8/26/2014 | Appel among Astros prospects set for Fall League

Former No. 1 overall Draft pick Mark Appel and fellow right-handed pitcher Vincent Velasquez and third baseman Rio Ruiz will headline the Astros' contingent of prospects slated to play in the Arizona Fall League this year.

8/26/2014 | AFL announces preliminary rosters for 2014 season

The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and, for the second year in a row, the game's top prospect, Byron Buxton, is among myriad up-and-coming stars heading to the desert for some extra seasoning.

8/26/2014 | In heated race, A's tab Pomeranz vs. Astros

With a crucial series in Anaheim looming, the Athletics will recall Drew Pomeranz to start Wednesday against the Astros and Brad Peacock in the finale of a three-game set at Minute Maid Park.

8/26/2014 | Astros' top prospects combine for eight hits

Outfielders Teoscar Hernandez and Delino DeShields, the Astros' Nos. 11 and 12 prospects, combined for eight hits, six runs and eight RBIs Monday, as Double-A Corpus Christi outslugged the Missions in San Antonio, 23-7.

8/25/2014 | Astros, Nats set to make Spring Training site proposal

Representatives from the Astros and the Nationals will present a proposed joint Spring Training complex in West Palm Beach, Fla., to the Palm Beach County Tourism Development Council on Sept. 11 and Palm Beach County Commissioners on Sept. 23.

8/25/2014 | Porter mum about Astros' in-game meeting

Astros manager Bo Porter wouldn't elaborate Monday when asked about the impromptu team meeting held in the tunnel between the visiting dugout and the clubhouse after the second inning of Sunday's game against the Indians at Progressive Field.

8/25/2014 | Report: Qualls claimed, Feldman clears waivers

Astros closer Chad Qualls has been claimed on revocable waivers, FOX Sports reported Monday, and starter Scott Feldman cleared waivers, which means he could be traded to any club.

8/25/2014 | Astros to renew deal with Class A Quad Cities

Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan plans to fly to Iowa on Tuesday morning and sign a player development contract to keep the team's Class A affiliate at Quad Cities for two more years.

8/25/2014 | Astros to induct Trevino into Media Wall of Honor

Astros Spanish broadcaster Alex Trevino will be inducted into the Houston Baseball Media Wall of Honor on Sept. 18, the club announced Monday.

8/25/2014 | Astros consider options for September callups

The Astros can expand their active roster beyond 25 beginning next Monday, and general manager Jeff Luhnow said the club has "some guys in mind" that will be added.

8/25/2014 | Carter's blast offset by Astros' rocky ninth

Jeff Samardzija was four outs away from shutting out the Astros when Chris Carter belted a two-run home run to cut the lead to one run before the A's pulled away for an 8-2 win Monday night at Minute Maid Park.

8/25/2014 | Rested Hammel looks to give A's lift in West

Battling the Angels for the top spot in the American League West, the Athletics will send right-hander Jason Hammel to the mound seeking a second straight victory over the Astros, who counter with lefty Dallas Keuchel.

8/25/2014 | Astros' young stars beginning to align

The Astros are not yet a complete Major League team, and their record makes that clear. But when they took two of three from the Yankees last week, it was a reminder that, for stretch-run contenders, they're not the total pushover they were a year ago.

8/24/2014 | Feldman could draw interest from contenders

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports reported on Sunday morning the Astros had placed starter Scott Feldman on revocable waivers. The right-hander is expected to clear or be claimed by Monday, according to Rosenthal.

8/24/2014 | A's, Astros set to lock up in battle of rivals

Oakland will send Jeff Samardzija to the mound to open a three-game set with Houston on Monday at Minute Maid Park. The Astros will counter with Scott Feldman in the matchup of American League West foes.

8/24/2014 | Oberholtzer keeps things close but Astros fall

Brett Oberholtzer struck out six over 6 2/3 innings on Sunday, but Houston was unable to make any headway against Cleveland's Trevor Bauer, as it dropped the series finale, 3-1, at Progressive Field.

8/24/2014 | Foul call upheld in Astros-Indians finale

Catcher Carlos Corporan, who led off the seventh inning of Sunday's game with the Astros down, 2-0, against the Indians, drove a pitch from Trevor Bauer high down the right-field line that appeared to possibly go over the foul pole.

8/24/2014 | Astros gaining confidence after good road trip

The Astros wrapped up their 10-game road swing through Boston, New York and Cleveland on Sunday with a 5-5 record, the team's third .500-or-better road trip this season.

8/24/2014 | Marisnick getting settled in with Astros

Moving from the National League to the American League can be tough on some players. But Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is happy to have a fresh start in Houston.

8/24/2014 | Oberholtzer, Bauer set to battle in rubber match

Brett Oberholtzer and Trevor Bauer match up in the series finale between the Indians and Astros on Sunday at Progressive Field as Cleveland tries to gain ground in its playoff push.

8/23/2014 | Peacock not concerned by forearm discomfort

Astros starter Brad Peacock wasn't concerned a day after being removed from his start because of right forearm discomfort. The right-hander rested and received treatment Saturday before Houston's game against the Indians at Progressive Field. He will play catch Sunday.

8/23/2014 | Springer ramping up quadriceps rehab

After suffering a setback in his rehab from a left quadriceps strain earlier in the month, rookie right fielder George Springer 's recovery is now headed in the right direction.

8/23/2014 | Porter remembers days as college football player

With football games going on in Cleveland, Astros manager Bo Porter recalled playing in the Rose Bowl as a defensive back for the University of Iowa.

8/23/2014 | Astros fall victim to Tribe's walk-off

A pair of Cleveland rookies helped beat an Astros rookie in the ninth inning as the Indians rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Astros on Saturday night at Progressive Field.

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