• Astros dismiss Mills, DeFrancesco to manage

    Summary of 24 articles · Updated Aug 20, 2012
    Sources: MLB.com chron.com
    • Harvey: DeFrancesco learns quickly that Astros won’t be rebuilt in a day

      After spending 26 years in the minor leagues, getting one shot at the major leagues as third base coach for Oakland in 2008, you could tell how proud Tony DeFrancesco was to have his new title, even if it had interim in front of it, and eager to prove h…
    • Different manager, same result as Astros fall to D-backs

      Like in Brad Mills' last game as manager, a big inning was the killer in Tony DeFrancesco's first as interim manager.
      Source: chron.com
    • Astros’ odd timing on Mills firing prevents lame-duck manager

      Using the word "we," several times and then outright saying it, Luhnow acknowledged that owner Jim Crane was involved in the process of bringing the change that had been sweeping the organization to the field staff level.
      Source: chron.com
    • Brad Mills’ firing: Road signs along the way were revealing

      If you didn't see this coming when Jeff Luhnow was originally hired as Astros' general manager last December, you certainly had to read the road signs along the way.
      Source: chron.com
    • Astros lose 12-4 to Diamondbacks in Mills' last game

      Astros lose 12-4 to Diamondbacks in Mills' last game
      Source: CNNSI.com
  • Potential candidates to become the Astros’ next permanent manager

    A look at some of the potential candidates to replace Brad Mills as Astros manager on a full-time basis.
    Source: chron.com
  • Harvey: For Astros, not everything can change overnight

    The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus recently left Reliant Stadium after 14 performances. Don't worry. You can still see the Astros play 19 more times at home this season.
    Source: chron.com
    • Harvey: Astros’ circus act to continue with interim manager in place

      The Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus recently left Reliant Stadium after 14 performances. Don’t worry. You can still see the Astros play 19 more times at home this season. I realize that comparison is unfair -- to the circus.
      Source: chron.com
  • Cardinals will be Astros’ interleague rival next year

    Rivals in 2004 and 2005 and anything but as the franchises have headed in opposite directions in past years, the Astros and Cardinals will once again be rivals next year. At least in the eyes of the schedule makers.
    Source: chron.com

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