The Houston Astros have traded right-hander Lucas Harrell to the Arizona Diamondbacks for cash or a player to be named later.
Prized prospect George Springer has joined the Houston Astros prior to Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals.
Houston Astros pitcher Bud Norris was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night amid speculation he could be traded before the non-waiver deadline.
Houston manager Bo Porter wanted to make a couple main points in a pregame meeting with right-hander Lucas Harrell.
C.J. Nitkowski looks at five pitchers he expects to have breakout seasons in 2013, starting with Detroit's Rick Porcello.
Bud Norris is all set to throw the first pitch of the 2013 major league season.
The Houston Astros are leaving their old look behind as they prepare for their move to the American League in 2013.
Eric Karabell has the fantasy highlights and lowlights from Monday's games, including strong pitching performances by a trio of young pitchers (Alex Cobb, Hector Santiago, Lucas Harrell).
Eric Karabell looks at the fantasy-noteworthy performances from Tuesday, including another strong outing from Hiroki Kuroda.
Eric Karabell discusses the most interesting fantasy tidbits from Wednesday's action, including Daniel Murphy's first two homers of the season.
Brett Myers, who started 66 of the 67 games in which he played during his first two seasons with the Houston Astros, will be the team's closer this year.