This is the July 30, 2013 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
BALTIMORE — The circus the Astros started teasing at the end of the 2012 season, when the large-market club began slashing payroll in hopes of competing three years down the road, finally arrived 105 games into the 2013 season at Oriole Park. No. 1 star…Share Tweet
Davis' first HR since All-Star break keys O'sESPN.com Jul 30, 2013Chris Davis hit his major league-leading 38th home run, a two-run shot in the sixth inning that gave the Baltimore Orioles their first lead in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night.Share Tweetchron.com Jul 30, 2013The Astros traded closer Jose Veras for the future. If No. 1 starter Bud Norris is dealt before Wednesday’s trade deadline, he’ll also be exchanged for the future. But a small part of the rebuilding organization’s vision is already in the major leagues,…Share Tweet
Davis' slump-busting homer backs Chen's gemMLB.com Jul 30, 2013Wei-Yin Chen won his third straight game since coming off the disabled list, striking out eight in 7 1/3 innings, and Chris Davis hit his first home run in 16 days to give the Orioles a 4-3 win against the Astros on Tuesday.Share Tweetchron.com Jul 30, 2013BALTIMORE – Bud Norris was again discussing his uncertain future. Then Jose Veras walked by. The Astros’ closer overheard what the club’s No. 1 starter was diving into – a 3 p.m. Wednesday non-waiver trade deadline and the likelihood Norris would go fro…Share Tweet