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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.

08/26/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 19:  Chris Carter #23 of the Houston Astros connects on a three run home run in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on August 19, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

9th Inning Homer Dooms Yanks

Chris Carter snapped a ninth-inning tie with a colossal three-run homer, extending his second-half power surge and sending the Houston Astros to a 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night.

08/19/2014

BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 14:  Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox reacts after singling in a run against the Houston Astros in the eighth inning at Fenway Park on August 14, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Big Inning Carries Red Sox To 9-4 Win

Dustin Pedroia’s two-run double capped a seven-run sixth inning Thursday night that sent the Boston Red Sox to their fourth straight win, 9-4 over the Houston Astros.

08/14/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JUNE 26: George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros waits in the dugout during the fourth inning of their game against the Atlanta Braves at Minute Maid Park on June 26, 2014 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Connecticut Native Springer On Astros’ 15-Day Disabled List

Houston Astros outfielder George Springer has been dealing with more than just soreness in his right leg.

07/23/2014

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 11:  Brock Holt #26 of the Boston Red Sox is congratulated by Christian Vazquez #55 and Stephen Drew #7 after scoring in the sixth inning on a double by David Ortiz #34 during a game against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on July 11, 2014 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Rookie Has Big Night In Sox Win

Rookie Christian Vasquez got his first three major league hits and drove in three runs, while David Ortiz had three RBIs to break open the game in the sixth inning and lead the Boston Red Sox to an 8-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday night.

07/11/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/10/2014

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UConn Standout Springer Debuts For Astros

George Springer got his first game with the Houston Astros out of the way on Wednesday night.

04/17/2014

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Springer Gets Call To Bigs

HOUSTON (CBS Connecticut/AP) – Prized prospect and former UConn standout George Springer says he will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday. The 24-year-old outfielder from New Britain had 37 homers and […]

04/16/2014

OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 6: Jonathan Villar #6 of the Houston Astros dives back to first base against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on September 6, 2013 in Oakland, California.

Jonathan Villar’s Speed An Important Asset For Astros

Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.

03/25/2014

HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Alfonso Soriano #12 of the New York Yankees connects on a double in the sixth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on September 27, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Yankees Squeak By Houston

David Robertson got the save as Mariano Rivera looked on, and the New York Yankees got a glimpse of their future in a 3-2 win over Houston on Friday night that sent the Astros to their team-record 13th consecutive loss.

09/27/2013

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