This is the July 11, 2013 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
Brett Wallace hits stride in return to St. Louis
TAMPA, Fla. – A single-game career high in hits. Four-for-five at the plate, opposite-field damage and a late-game go-ahead RBI single. Smooth dives and throws from third base; smoother picks at first. That wasn’t Brett Wallace during April. But that wa…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros still making mistakes on the basesST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Astros lack consistent hitting and regularly suffer from poor run production. They also have routinely run themselves into easy outs during their eight-game road trip. Sunday against the Rangers, the Astros ended three innings…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros report: Paredes sent down after strugglingTAMPA, Fla. – Jimmy Paredes’ second stint with the Astros this season showed little improvement and provided no statistical evidence he’s ready for a full-time major-league role. The 24-year-old outfielder was 2-for-17 with seven strikeouts after being …Upvote Share TweetClose to finalizing a deal to move their spring training home from Kissimmee, Fla., to Palm Beach Gardens, Astros officials visited some of the top spring training sites in Arizona last week to model their future Grapefruit League home. “We’re down to t…Upvote Share TweetAstros general manager Jeff Luhnow discusses the promotion of top pitching prospect Jarred Cosart, who’ll start Friday against the Rays. Decision to promote Cosart: “He has a full half season in Triple-A and sometimes the results don’t match how we feel…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros searching for more than quantity as trade deadline approachesST. LOUIS – The Astros’ No. 1 starter is at a career crossroads. The rebuilding club’s former No. 2 starter recently became a reluctant, frustrated reliever. Veterans on short-term deals are still receiving significant playing time on a struggling team …Upvote Share TweetWith a two-run homer in the seventh, Matt Carpenter capped the Cardinals' come-from-behind, 5-4, win against the Astros and extended St. Louis' winning streak to five Wednesday. All of those victories came during this homestand, which featured sellout c…Upvote Share Tweet