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Michael Brantley
May be done in Houston
OFHouston Astros
October 19, 2020
The Astros are willing to consider re-signing Brantley this offseason, Chandler Rome of The Houston Chronicle reports.
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George Springer
Uncertain future with Astros
OFHouston Astros
October 19, 2020
The Astros hope to retain Springer this offseason, but have recognized the possibility that he moves on, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Zack Greinke
Could pitch Thursday
PHouston Astros
October 7, 2020
Manager Dusty Baker said Greinke (arm) "might" be available for Thursday's Game 4 against the A's, Mark Berman of Fox 26 KRIV reports.
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Cristian Javier
Likely to follow Urquidy
PHouston Astros
September 30, 2020
Javier will be available to pitch as a multi-inning reliever in Wednesday's Game 2 against the Twins, Aaron Gleeman of The Athletic reports.
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Justin Verlander
Confirms upcoming TJ surgery
PHouston Astros
September 20, 2020
Verlander confirmed via a video on his personal Instagram account that he needs Tommy John surgery for an elbow injury he apparently incurred during a recent simulated game, the Associated Press reports. "I truly believe everything happens for a reason," Verlander said in the video. "And although 2020 has sucked, hopefully when this rehab process is all said and done, this will allow me to charge through the end of my career and be healthy as long as I want and pitch as long as I want and accomplish some of the goals that I want in my career."
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George Springer
Making progress with wrist issue
OFHouston Astros
August 9, 2020
Springer was described by manager Dusty Baker as "making tremendous progress" with a wrist strain he suffered while diving for a ball against the Diamondbacks on Thursday, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Justin Verlander
Frustrated with lack of progress
PHouston Astros
August 8, 2020
Verlander, who's attempting to recover from a forearm strain he suffered during his first start of the season, is frustrated with the pace of his progress, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Justin Verlander
Rest-of-season outlook muddled
PHouston Astros
July 26, 2020
Verlander, whom the Astros announced Sunday will be shut down for at least two weeks with a right forearm strain, personally disputed a Houston Chronicle report that he'd miss the rest of the season via a Twitter post Sunday.
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Jose Altuve
Best shot at .400 in '20 season?
2BHouston Astros
June 27, 2020
Altuve may be the player with the best chance of hitting .400 during the upcoming 60-game regular season, Sarah Langs of MLB.com reports.
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George Springer
Remains on track for free agency
OFHouston Astros
March 26, 2020
Springer, who is slated to become a free agent in 2021, will be credited with a full year of service time even if the 2020 season is canceled, Jeff Passan of ESPN reports.
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Justin Verlander
Undergoes groin surgery
PHouston Astros
March 17, 2020
Verlander (lat) underwent surgery on his right groin Tuesday and will be out about six weeks, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Carlos Correa
Picked as bounce-back candidate
SSHouston Astros
March 6, 2020
Correa was picked as a top 2020 bounce-back candidate by the Baseball America staff Thursday.
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Justin Verlander
Managing groin injury carefully
PHouston Astros
February 27, 2020
Verlander (groin) got through a two-inning simulated game Thursday without issue, The Associated Press reports.
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Jose Urquidy
Headed for rotation spot
PHouston Astros
February 9, 2020
Urquidy is expected to begin the regular season as the team's fourth starter, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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Jose Altuve
New cheating allegations emerge
2BHouston Astros
January 16, 2020
Rumors that Altuve was among several Astros that wore electronic devices underneath their jerseys as part of the team's sign-stealing scheme have been partly refuted by MLB, Joel Sherman of MLB Network reports.
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George Springer
Avoids arbitration
OFHouston Astros
January 16, 2020
Springer and the Astros agreed on a contract Thursday that will pay the outfielder $21 million in 2020, Sarah Langs of MLB.com reports.
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Carlos Correa
Houston considering trade
SSHouston Astros
December 10, 2019
The Astros have considered the idea of trading Correa, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports.
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Aaron Sanchez
Likely parting ways with Houston
PHouston Astros  
December 2, 2019
The Astros aren't expected to tender Sanchez (shoulder) a contract for the 2020 season prior to Monday's deadline to do so, Jake Kaplan of The Athletic reports.
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Gerrit Cole
Astros all but out of running?
PHouston Astros
October 30, 2019
Cole was hesitant to meet with reporters following the Astros' Game 7 World Series loss to the Nationals on Wednesday and made it a point to emphasize he was "not an employee of the team" before speaking, Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Lance McCullers
Touching 90 mph
PHouston Astros
October 29, 2019
McCullers (elbow) posted a video of himself throwing over 90 miles per hour off a mound Monday.
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Gerrit Cole
Yankees expected to engage
PHouston Astros
October 25, 2019
The Yankees are "expected to engage" on Cole in free agency this offseason, Andy Martino of SNY reports.
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Gerrit Cole
White Sox likely out of sweepstakes
PHouston Astros
October 15, 2019
The White Sox aren't expected to aggressively pursue Cole in free agency, Scott Merkin of MLB.com suggests.
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Gerrit Cole
Still major target for Angels
PHouston Astros
October 14, 2019
The Angels are expected to be in the free-agent market to sign Cole after this season, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
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Gerrit Cole
Owner uncertain about reunion
PHouston Astros
October 6, 2019
Owner Jim Crane said the Astros "don't know yet" whether they'll have payroll space to re-sign Cole this offseason, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reports.
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Brad Peacock
Could join club for ALCS
PHouston Astros
October 6, 2019
Peacock recently threw a simulated game and could be added to the Astros' roster if Houston reaches the ALCS, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.
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