First Pitch

Beer News: Where to Drink For Astros Opening Day

Plus, one brewery won social media with a cute story about a stuffed unicorn.

03/22/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

Bayou City Beer Club

Beer Review: Texas Leaguer 2 Hopper

Corral this one when preparing to watch the 'Stros this season.

02/27/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

(Frito) Batter Up

Here's What to Eat This Year at Minute Maid Park

'Buy me some enormous hot dogs and cheesy tater tots' has a nice ring to it, right?

02/12/2019 By Timothy Malcolm

ALCS Game 5

Red Sox Win, Ending Astros' Hopes For a Repeat

In the end, the healthiest team won.

10/19/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 4

Astros Lose Third Straight to Red Sox

Houston is now just one game from elimination.

10/18/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 3

Astros Struggle Again, Fall to Sox 8-2

Houston falters for a second night, now trails Boston two games to one.

10/16/2018 By Scott Vogel

Wooooo! (Burp.)

Get This Plate of Texas During the ALCS At Minute Maid Park

Aramark has rolled out two new menu items for this week's games.

10/16/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

ALCS Game 2

Red Sox Take Advantage of Lackluster Pitching, Defeat Astros 7-5

Gerrit Cole’s fabled command fails him at Fenway.

10/14/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALCS Game 1

Astros Power Past Hapless Sox, 7-2

Houston's greatest asset in its bid to triumph over Boston? Boston itself.

10/14/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALDS Game 3

Houston Crushes Cleveland, 11-3

The ’Stros take their first step toward a historic second championship, sweeping the Indians in three games.

10/09/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALDS Game 2

Astros Prevail Again, 3-1

Gerrit Cole pitches a 12-strikeout beauty and Marwin Gonzalez goes 4 for 4 as Houston takes a 2-0 lead in the series against Cleveland.

10/06/2018 By Scott Vogel

ALDS Game 1

For the Astros, It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again

Solid pitching and four homers lift Houston over the Indians in their first playoff game of the season.

10/05/2018 By Scott Vogel

Never Settle

For the Astros, the Real Season Begins Now

Feeling nervous heading into game 1 of the ALDS? Good. Now: Get loud.

10/05/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Long Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Aug. 31–Sept. 2

There's baseball to watch!

08/30/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Bayougraphy

Julia Morales Will Do Anything to Keep Fans Engaged

"I love it all,” the Astros field reporter says, “once I do it.”

08/17/2018 By Jeff Balke

Play Ball

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, August 10–12

At the top of the list: An autograph opportunity with Carlos Beltran, Yuli Gurriel, George Springer, and more.

08/09/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Put Me In, Coach!

The Post Oak Little League Is World Series Bound

The team representing Texas East is heading to Pennsylvania for the big show.

08/08/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Ice House

The Sportswriter Who Predicted the Astros' World Series Win Is Back—With a Book

Ben Reiter's Astroball is the book-length addendum to the now-famous 2014 Sports Illustrated cover story.

06/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

The Sound of Weekend

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, June 1–3

Take me out to the...vegan street fest?

05/31/2018 By Morgan Kinney