This is the March 7, 2013 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.

Houston Astros News and Rumors

Astros eye The Woodlands for new Class AAA home

Astros eye The Woodlands for new Class AAA home

chron.com Updated Mar 7, 2013
Astros eye The Woodlands for new Class AAA home Houston Chronicle Copyright 2013 Houston Chronicle. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 8:00 pm, Thursday, March 7, 2013 Astros owner J…
Upvote Share Tweet
  • Philip Humber enjoys strong outing in win over Nationals

    Philip Humber enjoys strong outing in win over Nationals

    chron.com Mar 7, 2013
    Manager Bo Porter plans to wait toward the end of spring training to announce the Astros’ starting rotation. Former Rice standout Philip Humber is on the verge of making his own announcement. The 30-year-old Humber threw his second consecutive strong Gr
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Astros looking at Palm City and Port St. Lucie as spring traini…

    Astros looking at Palm City and Port St. Lucie as spring training options

    chron.com Mar 7, 2013
    By Brian T. Smith and Jose de Jesus Ortiz KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Astros are heavily leaning toward leaving Kissimmee after their lease expires in 2016 and relocating their spring training operations to another Florida city and a new stadium. Owner Jim C
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Recap: Astros 4, Nationals 2

    Recap: Astros 4, Nationals 2

    chron.com Mar 7, 2013
    Box score: Astros 4, Nationals 2 Game recap: The Astros snapped a three-game spring training losing streak, defeating Washington 4-2 Thursday in Kissimmee, Fla. Ten Astros recorded at least one hit, while a Jason Castro two-RBI eighth-inning single cool…
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • First pitch: Astros’ Porter discusses Humber, Bedard, Norris vs…

    First pitch: Astros’ Porter discusses Humber, Bedard, Norris vs. Harrell

    chron.com Mar 7, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Former Rice standout Philip Humber is scheduled to make his second spring training start Thursday against the Washington Nationals at 12:05 p.m. at Osceola County Stadium. Records: Nationals (5-4), Astros (5-5-2). Astros’ starters: G
    Upvote Share Tweet
  • Trevor Crowe’s long road directs him to rebuilding Astros

    Trevor Crowe’s long road directs him to rebuilding Astros

    chron.com Mar 7, 2013
    KISSIMMEE, Fla.- In baseball years, 2005 feels like a lifetime ago to Trevor Crowe. The switch-hitting outfielder was selected by Cleveland as the No. 14 overall pick in Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. Crowe was expected to help bridge the Indian
    Upvote Share Tweet

Sports Columnists

  • Weekend Dime: What The Scouts Are Saying

    Mar 7
    Daily Dime
  • The Sports Guy: GM-apalooza

    Mar 7
    It didn't get much attention, but Bill Simmons moderated the first-annual Atrocious GM Summit.