This is the September 28, 2012 news archive. View today's Astros rumors and news.
Justin Maxwell, who Monday became the first Astros player in 15 years to play all three outfield positions in the same game, did so again. The Astros went for defense late and survived a Matt Dominguez error in the ninth.
Photos: Astros-Brewers Sept. 28-30Updated Sep 28, 2012 Share TweetSee the best photos as the Astros visit Milwaukee.Source: chron.comShare TweetWith his steal of third base in the sixth inning of Friday's game vs. the Astros, Ryan Braun notched the 11th season of 40 home runs and 30 stolen bases in Major League history.Source: MLB.com
DeFrancesco looks to continue with Astros after being passed over for manager jobUpdated Sep 28, 2012 Share TweetAstros interim manager Tony DeFrancesco, ultimately a runner-up for the full-time position, said he looks forward to continuing in the organization after general manager Jeff Luhnow reiterated that he'd be offered a position.Source: chron.com
Game to Remember: Craig BiggioUpdated Sep 28, 2012 Share TweetIn his 20th and final season with the Astros, Craig Biggio collected his 3,000th career hit as part of a 5-for-6 game on June 28, 2007 at Minute Maid Park.Source: MLB.com
Peter King: Seahawks defense playing bigger than reputationSep 28Defensive end Chris Clemons has much in common with his peers on the Seattle defense: They're good, they're unknown, and they don't care.
John Clayton's Last CallSep 28The Texans and Falcons appear to be the class of their respective conferences, writes John Clayton.
Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 4 picksSep 28It's a final cleansing of the Sports Guy's inbox, plus Week 4 picks.