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…
The Sky Above Wrigley Field Today Was Spectacularly HauntingUpdated Jun 21 Share TweetThis 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…Source: deadspin.com
Ross Seaton designated for assignment by AstrosUpdated Jun 21 Share TweetCHICAGO — 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…Source: chron.comShare TweetCarlos 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.Source: MLB.com
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.