This is the June 21, 2013 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
CHICAGO — There are two ways to look at the Astros’ Chris Carter He’s a streaky, limited .221 hitter with an MLB-leading 105 strikeouts in 240 at-bats, posting just three more total bases than K’s. Or Carter, 26, is a promising slugger with a team-leadi…Share Tweet
The Sky Above Wrigley Field Today Was Spectacularly Hauntingdeadspin.com Jun 21, 2013This afternoon's Astros-Cubs game finally got started a little while ago after a rain delay that lasted for 3 hours, 18 minutes. This photo might have been doctored a bit by MLB's Instagram or HDR filter, but still: Who knew those eerie, dark clouds tha…Share Tweet
Ross Seaton designated for assignment by Astroschron.com Jun 21, 2013CHICAGO — Starting righthander Ross Seaton has been designated for assignment by the Astros. Seaton, 23, was 2-6 with an 8.64 ERA during 11 games (10 starts) with Class AAA Oklahoma City this season. He was a third-round pick by the Astros in the 2008 M…Share TweetMLB.com Jun 21, 2013Carlos Lee, who hit 358 home runs over 14 seasons with the White Sox, Brewers, Rangers, Astros and Marlins, announced his retirement Thursday on his 37th birthday.Share Tweet
Garza, Homers Power CubsJun 21Matt Garza struck out eight over eight innings and the Cubs hit three home runs in a 3-1 win over the Astros.
Doc Rivers-to-Los Angeles Clippers talks off again, according to sourcesJun 21The on-again, off-again talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics -- this time regarding Boston coach Doc Rivers -- are off again as far as the Celtics are concerned, according to sources close to the process.