This is the September 14, 2012 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
This might be the most Philadelphia thing in the history of sports, at least when it comes to fans. A young person, presumably one who has battled cancer, brought a colorful sign to the Phillies-Astros game in Houston on Thursday that said, in part: &qu…Share Tweet
MLB.com Sep 14, 2012Astros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco got a chance to make his pitch to keep the job on a full-time basis Friday when he sat down for three hours with owner Jim Crane, team president George Postolos and general manager Jeff Luhnow for his interview.Share TweetLarry Bowa is in Houston today to talk "baseball related matters" with Astros GM Jeff Luhnow, mlb.com and Fox 26 are reporting.Share TweetPinch hitter Jed Lowrie delivered a two-run double in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros stung Philadelphia, rallying for a 6-4 victory Thursday night that ended the Phillies' seven-game winning streak.Share Tweet
Astros’ Free Blog Weekend returns with questions and choicesLadies and gentlemen, we’ll return you to our regularly scheduled “Who’s In, Who’s Out in 2013”³ programming soon, but for today, it’s FREE BLOG WEEKEND! On a weekend that the Astros could register their second straight 100-loss season, we celeShare Tweet
Martinez likely to play in winter baseball leagueJ.D. Martinez is understandably conflicted, but it sounds as if he and the Astros will be getting together to continue his season this winter. The Astros are exploring winter ball options both in the Dominican Republic and Venezuela to try to get him ba…Share Tweet
Astros rally for three runs in eighth to edge PhilsOne hundred and forty-four games into a beatdown of a season, the Astros wanted to fight. So they fought.Share Tweet
Don Banks: Archie Manning likes what he sees in Peyton's arm strengthSep 14The father in him was just happy to see his son back on the field and throwing the football. But the quarterback in him was even happier to see him throwing it well. It's safe to say Archie Manning was thrilled to give Peyton Manning more than a passing…
Peter King: Schiano winning over young Bucs with respect for BarberSep 14Coaching an NFL team is a mix of doing some things you want to do, some things you have to do, some things that will pay dividends later and some things that are simply the right thing.
John Clayton's Last CallSep 14The Eagles dodged a bullet and the Giants might have saved their season, writes John Clayton.
Cleaning out the inbox, plus Week 2 picksSep 14The Sports Guy empties his inbox while making his NFL picks.