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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

(Credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)

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

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs  receives congratulations from third base coach Pat Listach #4 after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Houston Astrosat Minute Maid Park on September 12, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Soriano, Wood, Lift Cubs Over Astros 5-1

Alfonso Soriano finished a triple shy of the cycle and drove in two runs and Travis Wood allowed one run in 7 2-3 innings to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Houston Astros Wednesday night.

09/12/2012

Justin Maxwell #44 of the Houston Astros strokes a sacrifice fly to center in the third inning scoring Jimmy Paredes #38 of the Houston Astros against the Chicago Cubs at Minute Maid Park on September 11, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Astros Beat Cubs In 1-0 Win

Jimmy Paredes singled and scored an unearned run in the third inning and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Tuesday night.

09/11/2012

Roger Clemens. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Clemens Signs Minor League Contract

With his legal problems in the rear-view mirror, Roger Clemens is returning to baseball.

670 The Score–08/20/2012

David DeJesus smiles as he is greeted by Josh Vitters and Justin Germano.   (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DeJesus Homers Twice, Cubs Top Astros

David DeJesus homered twice, Justin Germano cruised through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Brett Wallace #29 of the Houston Astros is greeted by Jose Altuve #27 and Tyler Greene #23 after hitting a three run homer against the Chicago Cubs in the third inning on August 14 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Volstad Still Winless As Astros Trounce Cubs, 10-1

Brett Wallace and Fernando Martinez each hit three-run homers to back Lucas Harrell’s eight strong innings and the Houston Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 10-1 on Tuesday night.

08/14/2012

Dewayne Wise. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Sign Dewayne Wise To Minor League Deal

The White Sox signed outfielder Dewayne Wise to a minor league contract and completed their trade for Brett Myers.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Brett Myers. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’m Not Cheering For A Monster, I’m Cheering For A Player

New White Sox relief pitcher Brett Myers is a scumbag. It’s not much of a stretch to go there or to call him a coward or the posterchild for white trash. He looks more like he belongs at a Gathering of the Juggalos than on an MLB mound.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2012

Brett Myers. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Zuba: I Won’t Cheer For A Monster

Admittedly, I have a tough time respecting men who allegedly beat their wives.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2012

Brett Myers #39 of the Houston Astros throws to first base against the Milwaukee Brewers on July 8, 2012 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas.(Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

White Sox Acquire Reliever Myers From Houston

The Chicago White have acquired right-handed pitcher Brett Myers and cash considerations from the Houston Astros.

07/21/2012

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs (R) scores past catcher Jason Castro #15 of the Houston Astros on an RBI double hit by teammate Jeff Baker #3 that also scored Starlin Castro #13 during the sixth inning on July 1, 2012 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Wood, Rizzo Help Cubs Finish Sweep Of Astros

Travis Wood pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and used some nifty base-running to set up Anthony Rizzo’s go-ahead single as the Chicago Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 3-0 win on Sunday.

07/01/2012

Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs celebrates his two-run home run in the fifth inning with Starlin Castro #12 during the game against the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field on June 30, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Rizzo’s 1st HR Of Season Lifts Cubs Over Astros 3-2

Anthony Rizzo hit his first homer with the Cubs, a two-run go-ahead shot in the fifth inning, and Chicago beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Saturday for its fourth win in five games.

06/30/2012

Wrigley Field

Cubs Sign Cuban Outfielder Soler To 9-Year, $30M Deal

The Chicago Cubs have signed Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler to a nine-year, $30 million deal. The Cubs announced the deal before Saturday’s game against the Houston Astros.

06/30/2012

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