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4/20/2015 | Hinch not worried about Carter's early struggles

Chris Carter, hitting .075 with no home runs and 17 strikeouts, is "frustrated to the extent no one likes to get outs, but we're still at the very early stages, and he's done this before and come out of it," manager A.J. Hinch said. "We believe he's going to be fine."

4/20/2015 | Protective pad in cap gives McHugh peace of mind

You can hardly tell when he's on the mound, but Collin McHugh is one of the few pitchers in the Majors who wears protective head gear. About halfway through last season, McHugh started wearing a pad inside his cap that can't be seen from the outside and protects the right side of his head if a ball is hit back at him.

4/19/2015 | Valbuena displaying home run stroke Astros expected

Luis Valbuena is showing the kind of power early in the season that the Astros expected when they traded for him during the offseason.

4/19/2015 | Feldman rebounds with strong outing to beat Angels

The Astros finally won a game not started by Dallas Keuchel or Collin McHugh, thanks to Scott Feldman's six effective innings on Sunday in a win over the Angels.

4/19/2015 | Springer's home run overturned by replay review

Astros outfielder George Springer had his second home run of the season overturned by replay during Sunday's game against the Angels.

4/19/2015 | Iwakuma gets call for Mariners to open series vs. Astros

The Mariners and Astros meet for the first time this season on Monday night at Safeco Field, with Hisashi Iwakuma starting for Seattle against rookie Asher Wojciechowski for Houston.

4/19/2015 | Astros benefiting from close-knit veteran bullpen

Camaraderie is key for relievers, and the Astros are no different as they have built a close-knit group in their bullpen and seeing the pay off so far in 2015.

4/19/2015 | Feldman, Astros spoil Richards' return to Angels

Scott Feldman pitched six effective innings, and Luis Valbuena got the offense going with a two-run home run as the Astros spoiled Garrett Richards' return to the Angels with a 4-3 win on Sunday.

4/18/2015 | Springer, Grossman provide long-ball support for Astros

George Springer and Robbie Grossman helped ease the tension with clutch homers in a close game while Dallas Keuchel tossed six scoreless innings in the Astros' 4-0 win over the Angels on Saturday.

4/18/2015 | Keuchel continues hot start by dominating Angels

Dallas Keuchel is off to a great start for the Astros in 2015, tossing six scoreless innings in Saturday's 4-0 win over the Angels.

4/18/2015 | Astrodome remembered as baseball innovation

As the Astros celebrated the Astrodome's 50th anniversary, it was a reminder of baseball finally arriving in Houston, and the history of the franchise from some of its legends.

4/18/2015 | Legends, astronauts celebrate Astrodome's 50th anniversary

The Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome before Saturday's game against the Angels, with throwback uniforms, special guests and astronauts throwing out the first pitch.

4/18/2015 | Richards makes long-awaited debut in finale vs. Astros

Garrett Richards makes his long-awaited season debut for the Angels on Sunday in the series finale against the Astros, almost exactly eight months after suffering a ruptured left patellar tendon.

4/18/2015 | Astros celebrate Astrodome in style by blanking Angels

Dallas Keuchel worked six scoreless innings, and George Springer and Robbie Grossman both homered as the Astros celebrated the Astrodome's 50th anniversary in style with a 4-0 win over the Angels on Saturday.

4/18/2015 | Hernandez pleased with start despite loss

For three innings, Roberto Hernandez was untouchable, going through the Angels' lineup unscathed the first time. The right-hander had four strikeouts in his first three innings. Hernandez didn't allow a baserunner until his 45th pitch, a triple by Kole Calhoun leading off the fourth inning.

4/18/2015 | Astros look back on missed chances vs. Angels

Despite an early Mike Trout home run, the Astros had recovered, and even battled back to tie the Angels with single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings. But that was the problem for the Astros. They couldn't muster the big inning to keep pace with Trout.

4/17/2015 | Looking back on the Astrodome's Top 12 moments

The Astros will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome before their game on Saturday. Here's a look back at the top 12 Astros moments at the "Eighth Wonder of the World:"

4/17/2015 | Wojciechowski called back up to join rotation

Asher Wojciechowski was recalled by the Astros on Friday, replacing Brad Peacock, who made his first Major League start of the season on Tuesday, but was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 15.

4/17/2015 | Astros place Peacock on DL with rib injury

Brad Peacock, who made his first Major League start of the season on Tuesday after having offseason right hip surgery, was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Friday with a left intercostal strain (muscles between the ribs). Right-hander Asher Wojciechowski was recalled from Triple-A Fresno to replace Peacock.

4/17/2015 | Keuchel looks to even series against Wilson

Dallas Keuchel will try to continue the strong start to his season when he squares off against Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson at Minute Maid Park on Saturday night.

4/17/2015 | Trout's homers make history, top Astros

Mike Trout had his first multi-homer game of the season, became the youngest player with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases and led the Angels to a 6-3 victory over the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Friday night.

4/16/2015 | Altuve documentary screened ahead of Saturday's premiere

Jose Altuve may be only 5-foot-5, but there is nothing small about where he stands in the city where he lives, in the ballpark where he plays and in the clubhouse where he leads. Altuve, as they say, is kind of a big deal around here -- and now, he has a movie to prove it.

4/16/2015 | 6 original Astros to help celebrate 50th anniversary of Dome

Six members of the 1965 team that was the first to be called the Astros will be at Minute Maid Park on Saturday as part of the Astros 50th Anniversary Weekend.

4/16/2015 | Lowrie haunts former club with 2 big hits

Jed Lowrie spent the 2013-14 seasons with the A's, but that doesn't mean he didn't want to stick it to his former club.

4/16/2015 | McHugh fine with K's, but seeks quicker outs

Astros right-hander Collin McHugh would rather see opposing hitters make early contact for quick outs than make him work as hard as he had to work Wednesday night. McHugh only pitched 5 2/3 innings after 11 strikeouts took a toll on his pitch count, but it was more than enough.

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