Hinch weighs in on Astros’ rotation options

The Astros already have the makings of a strong pitching rotation next year, led by Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and Collin McHugh, despite the likely departures of free agents Dallas Keuchel and Charlie Morton and the Tommy John surgery that will cost Lance McCullers Jr. the entire season.… Read More
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Stage set for Astros’ top prospect to break out

The Astros' pursuit of offense won't come at the hindrance of No. 1 prospect Kyle Tucker, club president of baseball operations and general manager Jeff Luhnow said Tuesday from baseball's Winter Meetings at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.… Read More
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‘Right situation’ could see Astros add payroll

Despite having 10 players eligible for arbitration and due raises and four others set to earn more than $10 million annually, the Astros have enough flexibility to add payroll this winter in their pursuit of a starting pitcher and another bat.… Read More
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Astros might not be done shopping for catching

Astros president of baseball operations and general manager Jeff Luhnow said Thursday the addition of catcher Robinson Chirinos to a one-year contract for 2019 doesn't necessarily mean the team is through shopping for catchers.… Read More
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Inbox: Will Astros make big move at Meetings?

How likely are the Astros to make a big free-agent signing or trade at the Winter Meetings? Are they attempting to work out deals for Marwin Gonzalez and Dallas Keuchel? Beat reporter Brian McTaggart answers these and other fans' questions in the latest Inbox.… Read More
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Hinch among Astros’ reps at Bush homecoming

Astros president of business operations Reid Ryan, president of baseball operations and general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch will lead a contingent of team officials and employees that will greet the casket of former President George H.W. Bush when it arrives at Ellington Field on Wednesday afternoon.… Read More
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