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  • Hinch ready to look ahead, focus on repeat
    It's been nearly seven weeks since the Astros polished off the Dodgers in Game 7 of the World Series to win their first championship, and manager A.J. Hinch is starting to get asked more questions about his team in 2018 than he is being asked to reflect on 2017. Hinch, of course, is happy to answer both, but knows at some point the team will have to put 2017 on the back burner.
  • SHOP SALE: Take 25-50% off sitewide
    Save big while making a serious dent in your shopping list. Take 25 to 50 percent off sitewide at the Astros Shop through Thursday at 10:59 p.m. CT in a special two-day savings event.
  • Astros remain confident in Giles as closer
    Ken Giles' woeful postseason performance -- he lost two games while allowing 10 runs and 12 hits in 7 2/3 innings -- forced Astros manager A.J. Hinch to keep him in mothballs for Game 5, 6 and 7 of the World Series, but the team says it remains committed to Giles as closer despite its search for bullpen help.
  • Celebrate in style: Get Astros WS title gear
    In honor of the Astros' first World Series championship in franchise history, gear up like a champ with official merchandise, including jerseys, T-shirts, hoodies, caps and more in the Astros Shop.
  • Bid on a chance to meet Correa, win tickets
    The Astros are auctioning off a meet and greet with Carlos Correa with the winner receiving four field box tickets and the opportunity to watch batting practice from the field. The auction supports the Katharine Feeney Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is in memory of the late pioneering baseball executive whose career spanned 40 years.
  • Winter Meetings interview with A.J. Hinch
    Winter Meetings interview with Astros manager A.J. Hinch.
  • Astros aim: Bolstering the team's bullpen
    The Astros' pursuit for relief pitching could heat up in the next few days, with general manager Jeff Luhnow saying Monday he's optimistic the club will be able to make a move during the Winter Meetings or shortly after.
  • Astros' Top 30 Prospects list
    Who do the Astros have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Houston's Top 30 Prospects on MLBPipeline.com's Prospect Watch.
  • Wade shares story of B.A.T.'s aid after Harvey
    Created in 1986 by a group of former Major Leaguers, The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) was formed to confidentially help members of the baseball family in need of assistance. More than three decades later, the organization still helps members of the baseball family in need of medical, financial, psychological and other types of assistance.
  • Astros ink Federowicz, Ramsey to Minors pacts
    The Astros signed catcher Tim Fedorowicz and right-handed pitcher Matt Ramsey to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training, the team announced Monday.
  • Dias honored with Fishel Award
    Astros vice president of communications Gene Dias was named the recipient of the 2017 Robert O. Fishel Award for Public Relations Excellence during Winter Meetings on Monday.
  • New Prolight 59Fifty Spring Training caps are in
    New Era unveiled the new PROLIGHT 59FIFTY that players will be wearing this spring, a fitted cap featuring a new featherweight polyester material that is the lightest on-field fabric in MLB history.
  • Details revealed from Upton/Verlander nuptials
    Details revealed from Upton/Verlander nuptials
  • Astros expected to tweak WS roster at Meetings
    The Astros' quiet offseason, which has come of the heels on the club's scintillating run to the World Series championship, figures to kick into full gear when baseball's annual Winter Meetings get underway here Monday.
  • McCullers helps rescue dogs find new homes
    Astros right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. and his wife, Kara, have helped facilitate the transport of about 150 dogs and cats to California in recent weeks to new homes and new lives.
  • Luhnow's move to Houston made '11 memorable
    The news broke late on a Wednesday night at the 2011 Winter Meetings in Dallas. Jeff Luhnow, a 45-year-old executive with the Cardinals, was set to become the first general manager hired by the Astros' new ownership group led by Jim Crane.
  • Correa celebrates holiday with PR charity event
    Carlos Correa and teammate Carlos Beltran were front and center this summer in helping their native Puerto Rico with recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria, and this week Correa will travel to his home island for the first time since helping the Astros win the World Series earlier this month to hold a benefit event for those in need.
  • Luhnow addresses Keuchel, offseason pace
    Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow said Wednesday that Dallas Keuchel pitched with discomfort in his left foot during the postseason and was diagnosed with a mild foot sprain in his exit physical, but he denied an ESPN report that the left-hander suffered from plantar fasciitis during the final two months of the season.
  • Altuve: SI honor is 'a dream come true'
    For one special night, Brooklyn was #HoustonStrong. Jose Altuve, the Astros' All-Star second baseman and the winner of the American League Most Valuable Player Award, was honored along with J.J. Watt of the NFL's Texans as Sports Illustrated's 2017 Sportspersons of the Year, accepting the award Tuesday night at a star-studded event at Barclays Center.
  • 'Pen upgrade is Astros' top Meetings priority
    How does the best team in baseball get better? That's the challenge for Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow and his staff when baseball's annual Winter Meetings get underway Monday in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Meetings conclude with the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 14.
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