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Brown, Diaz among top 100 prospects

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 1/22 5:43A By Nick Irene nirene@fbherald.co
Sugar Land Space Cowboys’ pitcher Hunter Brown and catcher Yainer Diaz cracked Baseball America’s 2023 Top 100 prospects list on Wednesday, a strong sign of the depth of the Astros’ organization.

Brantley coming back could be a steal

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 12/20 9:25A By Nick Irene nirene@fbherald.co
Michael Brantley is back on the Houston Astros and his new one-year, $12 million contract represents a low-risk, high-reward scenario for a fan favorite.

Abreu signs 3-year deal with Astros

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/29 9:35A By Nick Irene nirene@fbherald.co
The defending World Series champion Houston Astros added to their arsenal of batters with the three-year free agent signing of Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu on Monday, per USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.

Free agent Abreu signs $58.5M. 3-year deal with Astros

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/29 2:57A AP
José Abreu and the World Series champion Astros have agreed to a $58.5 million, three-year contract, adding another powerful bat to Houston’s lineup. Abreu, the 2020 AL MVP, spent his first nine major league seasons with the Chicago White Sox.…

Montero, Astros finalize $34.5 million, 3-year contract

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/15 6:51A AP
Reliever Rafael Montero finalized a $34.5 million, three-year contract to remain with the World Series champion Houston Astros, a deal that could be worth $36.75 million over three seasons. The 32-year-old right-hander gets $11.5 million in each...

Click out as Astros GM 6 days after winning World Series

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/11 6:38A By KRISTIE RIEKEN - AP Sports Wr
Houston Astros general manager James Click will not be given a new contract. The team has announced the highly unusual move just six days after Houston won the World Series. Manager Dusty Baker was given a one-year contract earlier this…

Baker to return as Houston Astros manager for 2023

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/9 8:23A By KRISTIE RIEKEN - AP Sports Wr
Fresh off his World Series win, Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the team next season. The 73-year-old Baker earned his first World Series championship as a manager in his 25th season…

This year's World Series is 2nd-least watched on TV

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/8 6:15A By RONALD BLUM - AP Baseball Wri
The Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies finished as the second least-watched World Series on television. The six games averaged 11,784,000 on Fox, down 1.3% from the 11,940,000 for the Atlanta Braves’ six-game win over...

Mayor Turner Thanks Houston For Successful Astros Parade

Houston Style Magazine (Sports) 11/7 11:28A
More than one million people lined the streets of downtown Houston to celebrate the 2022 World Series Champions during a 1.7-mile parade that included marching bands, players, and confetti-lined streets.

Alvarez blasts Baker, Astros to World Series title vs Phils

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/5 7:26P By STEPHEN HAWKINS - AP Baseball
Yordan Alvarez hit a towering three-run homer and the Houston Astros clinched their second World Series title in six seasons with a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6. That also gave 73-year-old manager Dusty Baker his first…

Astros' Peña 1st rookie hitter to win World Series MVP

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/5 6:02P By RONALD BLUM - AP Baseball Wri
Jeremy Peña became the first rookie position player to win a World Series MVP after hitting .400 in the Houston Astros’ six-game victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The 25-year-old shortstop singled to chase Zack Wheeler in Game 6, giving the…
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