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Taylor Swift’s October Concert At Minute Maid Park Moved In Anticipation Of Astros Reaching Postseason

The potential of postseason baseball has trumped T-Swift.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2015

Scott Kazmir. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Astros Acquire Scott Kazmir From Athletics

One potential target of the Cubs’ is off the board.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2015

Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak. (Getty IMages)

Cardinals Being Investigated For Allegedly Hacking Astros’ Player Database

The FBI and Justice Department has opened up a probe of the Cardinals’ front office.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2015

George Springer  of the Houston Astros slides into second base to break up the double play attempt by Emilio Bonifacio of the White Sox. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Quintana, White Sox Send Astros To 7th Straight Loss

Geovany Soto hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, and Jose Quintana threw seven strong innings.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2015

White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Preview: Astros-White Sox

Vincent Velasquez opposes Jose Quintana at U.S. Cellular Field tonight.

CBS Chicago–06/10/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Abreu, Rodon Power White Sox Past Slumping Astros, 4-2

Jose Abreu hit a tie-breaking two-run homer, and Carlos Rodon threw six scoreless innings.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: Astros-White Sox

Dallas Keuchel opposes Carlos Rodon tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2015

White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia rounds third base after hitting a home run. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

White Sox Top Astros As Chris Sale Fans 14

Sale became the first White Sox pitcher to ever strike out 10 batters in four straight games.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2015

White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. (Getty Images)

Preview: Astros-White Sox

Lance McCullers opposes Chris Sale tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2015

John Danks. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

White Sox Shut Out Astros, 6-0

John Danks earned his first shutout of the season.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2015

Preston Tucker of the Houston Astros scores in the fourth inning as White Sox catcher Geovany Soto can't handle the throw.  (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Keuchel Fans 11, Pitches 4-Hitter As Astros Blank White Sox

Dallas Keuchel struck out a career-high 11 and pitched a four-hitter.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

White Sox Beat Astros 6-3 In 11 Innings

Geovany Soto hit a two-run double in the 11th inning.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2015

White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon. (Jon Durr/Getty Images)

Preview: White Sox-Astros

Carlos Rodon opposes Lance McCullers tonight at Minute Maid Park.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2015

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MLB 5 Best, Worst Surprises From First Month

One full month of the MLB season is in the books, what are the biggest surprises?

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

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30 Players: Healthy Quad Means Returned Speed, Power For Astros’ Springer

Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.


Dexter Fowler. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Acqurie OF Dexter Fowler From Astros

Fowler has a career .366 on-base percentage.

CBS Chicago–01/19/2015

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Musicians + Sports: Chase Bryant On Nolan Ryan And Texas Baseball

The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.


Cubs right-hander Jake Arrieta. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Arrieta Has Career Night, Just Misses No-Hitter

Cubs righty Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and struck out 13.

CBS Chicago–09/17/2014

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City Guide to Houston

Here’s a quick and easy guide to Houston, the nation’s fourth largest city and the largest city in Texas.


Gordon Beckham is upended after forcing out Enrique Hernandez of the Houston Astros . (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Astros Beat White Sox 11-7

Matt Dominguez hit a two-run homer and a tiebreaking RBI double, and the Houston Astros tied their season high with 17 hits in an 11-7 win over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday that prevented a three-game sweep.