This is the August 24, 2012 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
In front of dozens of friends and family members in his hometown, Tony DeFrancesco scored his first professional win Friday night as the Astros beat the Mets 3-1 at Citi Field.
Photos: Astros-Mets Aug.24-26Updated Aug 24, 2012 Share TweetSee the best images from the three-game set in New York.Source: chron.comShare TweetThough only with the team since Sunday, Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco would have no problem welcoming Roger Clemens to his pitching staff.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- If the struggling Houston Astros want to bring back Roger Clemens, interim manager Tony DeFrancesco would welcome the 50-year-old pitcher into his inexperienced clubhouse.
Rocket relaunch at 50? Astros' owner open to itUpdated Aug 24, 2012 Share TweetAstros owner Jim Crane isn't writing off Roger Clemens' return to the major leagues as a 50-year-old, saying he's open to the idea.Source: ESPN.com
Astros take break, visit MLB Fan CaveUpdated Aug 24, 2012 Share TweetJose Altuve, Lucas Harrell and Bud Norris stopped by the MLB Fan Cave in New York to relax and enjoy themselves before Friday's game against the Mets.Source: MLB.com