Luhnow files $22M breach of contract lawsuit against Astros

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/9 11:04A By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Write
Former Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has filed a breach of contract lawsuit against the team, seeking more than $22 million in salary owed under his deal when he was fired in January.

Astros exercise Raley's option, calls for $2M in majors

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 11/1 11:22A
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros exercised an option on left-hander Brooks Raley on Sunday, a deal calling for a $2 million salary in the major leagues and a $250,000 salary in the minors.

Fresh off suspension, Hinch takes over as Tigers manager

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/30 6:42A By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writ
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers hired AJ Hinch to be their new manager Friday, giving him a chance to return to a major league dugout after he was fired by Houston in the wake of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal.

Astros overcome adversity to come 1 win shy of World Series

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/18 12:46P By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writ
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros overcame injuries to several top stars and dealt with the fallout from their sign-stealing scandal to come a win shy of reaching the World Series for the third time in four seasons.

Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7, reach World Series

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/17 5:31P By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Write
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 Saturday...

Outfielder Kiermaier back in lineup for Rays in ALCS Game 7

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/17 11:36A
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Three-time Gold Glove Award-winning center fielder Kevin Kiermaier was back in the lineup for the Tampa Bay Rays against the Houston Astros for Game 7 of the AL Championship Series on Saturday night.

Springer, Valdéz help Astros top Rays 7-4, force ALCS Game 7

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/16 4:56P By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Write
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The blowback from a sign-stealing scandal three years ago and a losing record during the pandemic-shortened regular season don't mean a thing to Dusty Baker and the Houston Astros.

Fading Rays: Tampa Bay on brink of ALCS collapse vs Astros

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/16 3:24P By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer
SAN DIEGO (AP) — With three consecutive losses in the AL Championship Series, the Tampa Bay Rays are on the brink of an extremely regrettable bit of baseball history.

Springer, Astros beat Rays 7-4 to force Game 7 in ALCS

Fort Bend Herald (Sports) 10/16 3:14P By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Write
SAN DIEGO (AP) — George Springer and José Altuve keyed a four-run rally in the fifth inning, Framber Valdéz pitched six brilliant innings and the Houston Astros beat the Tampa Bay Rays for the third straight game, 7-4 Friday to…
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