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2018 Schedule

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

Can confirm that the Astros and MVP Jose Altuve are nearing a 5-year, $150 Million dollar extension, surpassing Carlos Lee for the largest contract in team history.


Player in domestic violence video released

A Pennsylvania minor league baseball team has cut an outfielder after a Texas police department released a video of a domestic violence incident for which the player completed a probationary sentence.

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Correa skipped White House to aid Puerto Rico

Carlos Correa skipped the Houston Astros' visit to the White House to help arrange for more relief supplies for shipment to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, where he grew up.

Mentalist mystifies Wingo (3:40)

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Here's my view from the back of the East Room of President Trump recognizing World Series MVP George Springer and the "amazing" José Altuve.

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6dEddie Matz and Marly Rivera

Champion Astros welcomed to White House

The Houston Astros visited the White House and President Donald Trump on Monday in honor of their World Series-winning 2017 season.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

President Donald Trump: "I watched our Yankees, and the Yankees were good, they were as tough as anybody, but you guys were just a little bit tougher. Game 7 of the World Series was one of the greatest baseball games anybody as ever seen."

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

"You'd have to talk to him about that" –Astros owner Jim Crane on Carlos Beltrán not being here today. Beltrán has criticized the federal government response in aid for Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rican SS Carlos Correa wasn't among the attendees today.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Puerto Rican SS Carlos Correa is not among the Astros players at the White House today.


Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Junior Senator from Texas Ted Cruz and his two daughters in attendance.

Eddie Matz ESPN Senior Writer 

Astros jersey sitting near the East Room podium. No word yet on what number it is, but Gerrit Cole already has number 45 claimed.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

President Donald Trump is honoring the 2017 World Series Champions Houston Astros at the White House today.

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Todd Radom's First Uniform Trivia Of 2018

Graphic artist Todd Radom asks his first uniform and logo trivia question of the 2018 season. This one has to do with colorful World Series uniforms. Can you get it right?

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

George Springer's new toy! He also got a new remote-controlled monster truck.


Should Golden State Bench Steph Curry?

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Izzy Gutierrez question if the Warriors should rest Steph Curry until the playoffs, if the Rams are building the best team in the NFL, if Keuchel is right to throw shade at the Cubs and more.


BBTN: Re-Signings, Ideal Derby Field, Tigers' Avila

Before a chat with Tigers GM Al Avila (28:32), Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian discuss the Moustakas and Car-Go re-signings, the ideal HR Derby field and more (6:17). Plus, Jessica Mendoza weighs in on the Astros' contract extensions, Aaron Judge and more (35:06).

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Keuchel: No hangover; Astros 'not the Cubs'

Astros ace Dallas Keuchel says he doesn't expect the team to suffer a hangover from its World Series-winning season, adding he believes that the Astros "have better players" than the previous champion Cubs.

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Sources: Astros re-up Correa, Bregman deals

Carlos Correa, the 2015 AL Rookie of the Year, had his contract renewed for one year at $1 million while Alex Bregman's was renewed for $599,000 for the 2018 season, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

Kyle Tucker isn't going to make the Astros' Opening Day roster, but he's sure opening some eyes this spring, especially in fantasy baseball. If you've got a deep bench and can afford to, make sure you stash him even in yearly leagues.

Team Stats

  • Batting
  • Pitching
Batting Average.26612th
On Base Percentage.3477th
Slugging Percentage.42418th
Earned Run Average3.411st
Quality Starts0Tied-3rd