This is the March 8, 2013 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
Brandon Barnes continues to make a strong push for a roster spot. The outfielder went 2-for-2 with a third-inning solo home run and was one of the few Astros’ standouts during a game that saw Atlanta rack up 17 hits and hold a 14-1 lead heading into theShare TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. - The day after Astros owner Jim Crane said the club could relocate its Class AAA franchise to The Woodlands, Oklahoma City Redhawks president/general manager Michael Byrnes characterized the relationship between sides as strong but acknShare Tweet
Astros’ Harrell to miss Sunday start against PhilliesKISSIMMEE, Fla. - Astros right-hander Lucas Harrell will miss his scheduled start Sunday against the Philadelphia Phillies due to a minor right groin injury. Harrell said Friday he feels fine and the setback is expected to be brief. The 27-year-old is vShare Tweet
Dennis Martinez trying to make Astros believe in themselvesKISSIMMEE, Fla. — Dennis Martinez doesn’t need the Astros. He doesn’t even need Major League Baseball. Martinez won 245 games as a smart, fearless righthander. He appeared in four All-Star contests, twice finished in the top five of Cy Young Award vShare Tweet