Houston Astros News

  • Longtime Houston Astros pitcher Joe Niekro and his brother, Phil, teamed up to give hitters fits for over 20 years. Starting pitchers who excelled at throwing the knuckleball, each brother had a large degree of success in the majors. Joe dominated hitters at the Astrodome and became a Houston Astros legend in the process. Just over a year after […]
  • Record: 93-70, Finished 1st in NL_West (Schedule and Results) Postseason: Lost NL Championship Series (3-2) to Philadelphia Phillies Manager: Bill Virdon (93-70) General Manager: Tal Smith (Fired 10/26/1980) Farm Director: Bill Wood Scouting Director: Lynwood Stallings Ballpark: Astrodome Attendance: 2,278,217 (3rd of 12) Park Factors: (Over 100 favors batters, under […]
  • In November, Evan Drellich and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic published an article detailing how the Houston Astros electronically stole signs during their 2017 World Series championship season. Current Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers, who spent parts of three seasons with the Astros, went on the record to say his former team had a tech-fueled […]
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