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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

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

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