The fall of Phil Humber continued on Sunday as the Astros designated the right-hander for assignment.
A fan at the Angels-Astros game Thursday night got on TV and pretended to expose himself with either a "cigar" or "hot dog." The Astros are investigating the matter.
The Houston Astros made a change to their starting rotation, moving Brad Peacock to the bullpen. They didn't immediately announce who will take Peacock's place and start Thursday against the Detroit Tigers, but Jordan Lyles is believed to be one possibility.
Turns out Detroit's Rick Porcello wasn't the only starting pitcher to be brutalized on Saturday. Listen to the sad tale of the Astros' Philip Humber.
With a week in the books, who can owners look to for offensive production in the upcoming scoring period? Our Scott White breaks down the starts and sits for every lineup in his latest Hit Parade.
Is it too early to jump on the flavors of the week at this early stage of the season? Our Scott White encourages owners to take a shot on some opening-week studs, but also preaches some restraint.
The term "sleepers" means different things to different owners. Our Scott White uses affordability as the determining factor. He shares a dozen players he's targeting late on Draft Day.
Veteran left-hander Erik Bedard has won a spot in the Astros' rotation.
Bud Norris will be the Astros' opening-day starter, the team announced Wednesday. In the same club release, the Astros announced some roster moves that included optioning starting pitcher Jordan Lyles to minor-league camp.
Opening day is two weeks away, and most starting rotations have begun to round into shape. So we'll take six days this week to rank the rotations in each division -- complete with poker hands.

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