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Alexei Ramirez and Starlin Castro.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs & Sox Within Striking Distance Of (Bad) History

As it stands Thursday, the Cubs are now on pace for 93 losses, while the Sox are on pace to drop 96.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2013

Max Stassi.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Video: Astros Rookie Gets First Hit, Wanders Off Base, Gets Tagged Out

Welcome to life with the Astros, Max Stassi.

670 The Score–08/21/2013

Bud Norris. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Orioles Acquire Norris From Astros

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Bud Norris from the Houston Astros to help bolster a rotation that will be without injured Jason Hammel for what could be an extended period.

07/31/2013

a #29 during the fifth inning against the Houston Astros on June 23, 2013 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Sweeney Has 6 RBIs In Cubs’ 14-6 Win Over Astros

Ryan Sweeney had a career-high six RBIs, including a three-run homer, and the Chicago Cubs routed the Houston Astros 14-6 on Sunday.

06/23/2013

Luis Valbuena hits a two RBI single against the Houston Astros during the third inning . (Credit: David Banks, Getty)

Cedeno, Martinez Lead Astros Past Cubs 4-3

Ronny Cedeno’s squeeze bunt scored Justin Maxwell with the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.

06/22/2013

Chicago Cubs defeated the Houston Astros, 3-1 (Credit: Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cubs Beat Astros, 3-1

Matt Garza pitched into the ninth inning and Anthony Rizzo hit his first home run since May 18 to lead the Chicago Cubs over the Houston Astros 3-1 on Friday after a rain delay that lasted more than 3 hours.

06/21/2013

File photo of baseball. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Astros Sign No. 1 Overall Pick RHP Mark Appel

The Houston Astros have signed right-handed pitcher Mark Appel of Stanford, the No. 1 overall draft pick in the draft earlier this month.

670 The Score–06/19/2013

White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Viciedo’s Triple Leads White Sox Over Astros 4-2

Dayan Viciedo’s bases-loaded triple in a four-run sixth inning helped the White Sox snap a four-game losing streak. They also avoided being swept in a four-game series for the first time since 2008.

06/18/2013

Trevor Crowe #8 of the Houston Astros scores in the second inning as catcher Tyler Flowers can't make the tag (Credit: Bob Levey/Getty )

White Sox Fall To Astros 5-4

HOUSTON (AP) — Jason Castro homered for the second straight game and Matt Dominguez hit a three-run double to help the Houston Astros to their fourth straight win, 5-4, over the Chicago White Sox on […]

06/16/2013

John Danks. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

White Sox Fall To Astros 4-3

Once again, the Chicago White Sox paid for their miscues.

06/16/2013

Houston Astros. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Astros Prepare For 2nd Straight No. 1 Pick

The Houston Astros have improved their farm system from worst to near first in the last couple of years.

670 The Score–06/06/2013

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TTYM: The Indy 500 Winner Buzz and Why You Should Never Eat At A Stadium

Tara Lipinsky brings you some of the most interesting sports stories you may not have heard about in That Thing You Missed.

05/31/2013

Nolan Ryan. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Nolan Ryan’s Oldest Son Named Astros President

Reid Ryan choked back tears as he was introduced as president of his beloved Astros, the team he grew up watching in the days when his Hall of Fame father, Nolan Ryan, starred as a pitcher for Houston.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2013

Philip Humber.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Silverman: Astros Moving To The American League Another Error For Baseball

Take a look at the American League standings. There’s something very wrong going on.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2013

: Yu Darvish #11 of the Texas Rangers throws against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. (Credit: Bob Levey)

Yu Darvish Loses Perfect Game With 2 Outs In 9th

Yu Darvish was one out from a perfect game when Marwin Gonzalez grounded a clean single through the pitcher’s legs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-0 on Tuesday night.

04/02/2013

Travis Wood #30 of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning on August 11, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs End Spring With 6-3 Loss To Astros

Cubs starter Travis Wood yielded five hits and two runs with a spring-best seven strikeouts in 4 1-3 innings. It was an improvement from his last start when he allowed seven hits and four runs in four innings.

03/30/2013

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Astros Asking Matt Dominguez To Add Offense To His Well-Known Defense

Known primarily for his glove at the hot corner, Matt Dominguez surprised with his bat by posting a .284 average with five longballs in 31 games for Houston.

03/15/2013

Carlos Corporan is tagged out by Starlin Castro. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Walk-Off To End Season On A Win

Bryan LaHair homered and hit a game-winning single in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat Houston 5-4 Wednesday in the Astros’ National League finale.

670 The Score–10/03/2012

Brian Bogusevic #19 of the Houston Astros scores on a wild pitch as Welington Castillo #53 of the Chicago Cubs retrieves the ball in the eighth inning on October 2, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Astros Beat Cubs In Matchup Of 100-Loss Teams

Bud Norris pitched six shutout innings, Jason Castro homered and the Houston beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 Tuesday night in a matchup of 100-loss teams.

10/02/2012

A Cubs fan holds up a "W" sign. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs-Astros Tickets Listed For $0.19 On StubHub

As the Cubs continue their quest to avoid 100 loses on the season, they’ll wrap up this disaster season with a three-game matchup against the 106-loss Astros.

670 The Score–10/01/2012

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