November 22, 2013 5:42 pm
Astros Lawsuit Could Have Implications For Houston Sports Fans
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane has filed a lawsuit alleging fraud in connection with his purchase of a share of Houston’s regional sports network. The outcome of the suit could have an impact on whether more fans will be able to watch Houston sports teams on television.
November 19, 2013 4:50 pm
Houston Astros To Host Civil Rights Game
Major League Baseball has announced that the Houston Astros will host the 2014 Civil Rights Game for the first time. The event aims to promote diversity in baseball and beyond.
September 20, 2013 12:41 pm
Astros Look To The Future As They Wrap Up Dismal Season
The Houston Astros are on their final road trip of the year as they prepare to wrap up their less-than-stellar season. But fans continue to be hopeful for next year, as players in the Astros minor-league system start to show promise.
May 17, 2013 5:38 pm
Another Ryan Joins The Houston Astros
The Houston Astros introduce Reid Ryan as president of business operations. He is the son of hall-of-fame pitcher Nolan Ryan.
May 14, 2013 3:40 pm
Woman's Center Says It'll Be Fine Without Astros Support
A local women's center says it's confident it will find more funding after the Houston Astros ended a 23-year fundraising partnership earlier this year.
April 2, 2013 6:30 am
KUHF Conversations: Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow On 'New Ballgame'
The Houston Astros resume their series against the Texas Rangers tonight. The Astros kicked off the 2013 Major League Baseball season Sunday with an 8-2 victory over Texas. It's not just a new season for Houston — the 'Stros are in a new league, with a roster filled with new faces, a new manager — Bo Porter — and it’s all part of a new direction set by owner Jim Crane. KUHF's Craig Cohen sat down at Minute Maid Park with Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow to discuss what the franchise characterizes as a "whole new ballgame."
October 23, 2012 4:29 pm
Astros Owner Leads Reinvestment Program For City Youth Ballparks
The Houston Astros and the City of Houston team up to build or refurbish youth baseball and softball fields in disadvantaged neighborhoods throughout the city.
June 20, 2012 9:24 pm
Astro Fans Rate New Owner
We're about three months into the baseball season and the Astros find themselves in second to last place in their division. Ten and a half games behind the first place Reds. This is the team's first year under new owner Jim Crane, so what do fans think of the job he's doing so far?
April 6, 2012 10:17 pm
Astros Season Starts Tonight
The 2012 baseball season officially gets underway in Houston as the Astros take on the Rockies at Minute Maid Park. Despite the cloud of doubt surrounding the team, some fans eager to watch baseball again.
April 3, 2012 10:25 pm
Astros Fans Ready For Baseball Season To Start
The Astros are back home tonight to finish up the exhibition schedule before they open the regular season on Friday night at Minute Maid Park. With a new owner and a young roster, the odds aren’t good for Houston this season, but fans are still optimistic.
February 17, 2012 11:07 pm
Unique Baseball Tournament Serves As Outreach To Inner City Youth
The NCAA and Major League Baseball come to Houston to host the 2012 urban invitational this weekend. The annual round-robin tournament is designed to bring exposure to some of the country's best baseball programs at historically black colleges and universities.
January 23, 2012 10:15 pm
Astros Makes Fan Concessions To Fill Seats This Season
After meeting with season ticket holders, the Astros are making some changes that they hope will fill seats at Minute Maid Park this season.
November 17, 2011 10:14 pm
Astros Sale to Crane Approved
It’s official. Local businessman Jim Crane is now the new owner of the Astros. After months of waiting the sale of the team to Crane and a group of investors has finally been approved.
May 16, 2011 11:43 pm
Houston Astros are Getting a New Owner
The Houston Astros are one step closer to having new ownership, as longtime owner Drayton McLane announces he's selling the team in a deal worth 680 million dollars. The sale comes as the Astros find themselves at the bottom of the standings — but as Gail Delaughter reports — the team's new owner promises better days ahead.
November 19, 2010 10:32 pm
Astros Up For Sale
The Houston Astros are officially up for sale. Owner Drayton McLane bought the team in 1992 and says it's now time to move forward. Bill Stamps has more.
June 3, 2010 10:58 pm
Businesses Feeling Impact of Astros Losses
Going into today's game against Washington, the Astros had won just 19 of 54 games and find themselves in last place in the National League Central Division. So what impact is this futility having on businesses near the stadium that depend on baseball fans? Bill Stamps went to Minute Maid Park to find out.
April 5, 2010 10:47 pm
Astros Fans Thinking Big
A new season and a new manager have many Astros fans excited about the new season. Thousands of fans showed up early at Minute Maid Park today for the team's home opener against the Giants. Bill Stamps has their thoughts on the upcoming season.
October 27, 2009 10:59 pm
New Manager of the Houston Astros Announced
Brad Mills is the new manager of the Houston Astros. The 52-year-old has managed 11 seasons in the minors, and will be managing in the majors for the first time.
October 14, 2009 10:24 pm
The Astros are Hiring
The Houston Astros are in the process of doing something they've done quite often lately — find a new manager. The team held their first interview today and as Bill Stamps reports — in the sports world, getting the right person for the job can be a lot trickier than in other fields.
July 21, 2009 9:00 am
Minute Maid's Grass Artist
One of the obvious differences between the Minute Maid Park and the Astrodome is the field. No more artificial turf, just natural grass. If you've been to a game you know it's well kept and appears to be flawless. A lot of work goes into making it look that way. Bill Stamps spent a morning with the grounds crew and has this report.
July 8, 2009 11:39 pm
New Stadiums Offer More Than Just Hot dogs and Peanuts
The Dallas Cowboys will play in a new expensive stadium in the upcoming football season. The New York Yankees just opened their new ball park in April. And while the Astros Minute Maid Park has been open for more than ten years it still has something in common with all the new stadiums going up. Food. As Bill Stamps reports stadium cuisine is no longer just hot dogs and nachos.