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Free agent LHP Keuchel in high demand

Free agent LHP Keuchel in high demand

The annual offseason fight for pitching is on, and Dallas Keuchel is becoming one of the most coveted arms on the free agent market.Keuchel, 30, won the 2015 American League Cy Young Award and spentMORE

Astros, C Chirinos agree to 1-year deal

Astros, C Chirinos agree to 1-year deal

Catcher Robinson Chirinos signed a one-year, $5.75 million deal with the Houston Astros.Chirinos, 34, hit .222 for the Rangers last season and set career highs with 18 home runs and 65 RBIs.MORE

Astros acquire former All-Star Diaz

Astros acquire former All-Star Diaz

The Houston Astros have acquired former All-Star Aledmys Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays, the Astros announced Saturday.In exchange, the Astros are sending Triple-A pitcher Trent Thornton to the BlueMORE

Verlander, Upton reveal birth of daughter

Verlander, Upton reveal birth of daughter

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander and supermodel wife Kate Upton shared photos Saturday of their first child, Genevieve Upton Verlander.Upton gave birth to their daughter on Wednesday.The coupMORE

Astros’ McCullers may need elbow surgery

Astros’ McCullers may need elbow surgery

Right-hander Lance McCullers Jr. may need elbow surgery, Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow told the Houston Chronicle. And with Dallas Keuchel and Charlie Morton exploring free agency, the AsMORE

Astros decline $15M option on C McCann

Astros decline $15M option on C McCann

The Houston Astros announced Wednesday that they declined to pick up their $15 million option on catcher Brian McCann.The Astros acquired McCann from the New York Yankees in November 2016 in exchangeMORE

Astros 2B Altuve undergoes knee surgery

Astros 2B Altuve undergoes knee surgery

Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve underwent surgery on his right knee Friday, a day after his team’s season ended in the American League Championship Series loss to the Boston Red Sox, MLB.comMORE