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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Articles tagged: Houston Astros

FBI investigating whether Cardinals were the ones who hacked Astros

Roughly a year ago, 10 months of internal trade conversations from within the Houston Astros organization were posted on an anonymous hacker-type website. On Tuesday, we learned that the people responsible for the hack may be employees of another MLB team. Michael S. Schmidt of The New York Times reports that the St. Louis Cardinals…Read More

Minute Maid Park floods during game between White Sox and Astros

Parts of Texas have been dealing with torrential rain with several areas sustaining substantial flooding. Earlier in the week, Dell Diamond Stadium, located north of Austin, had the majority of its outfield flooded. On Saturday, Minute Maid Park in Houston began to take on water. During the game between the Astros and White Sox, fans…Read More

Astros book Taylor Swift concert at their stadium during playoffs

The Houston Astros are so confident they won’t make the playoffs next season that they have scheduled a Taylor Swift concert to be held at Minute Maid Park in the middle of October. Shake it off, y'all. @taylorswift13 brings her 1989 tour to #MMP on October 13, 2015. — Houston Astros (@astros) December 11,…Read More

Astros working with FBI, intend to prosecute Ground Control hackers

The Houston Astros are predictably fuming over the security breach that led to 10 months of internal trade talks being leaked and posted on an anonymous hacker-type website Saturday, and they say they intend to prosecute those involved. The team issued the following statement Monday regarding the leak: “It is unfortunate and extremely disappointing that…Read More

Houston Astros internal trade talks leaked

10 months of internal trade talks from the Houston Astros organization were leaked onto a website and exposed, giving readers a glimpse of what the trade process is like for at least one MLB team. Deadspin posted about the leak and says the documents came as a result of someone hacking a private database for…Read More

Jeopardy takes shot at Houston Astros

The Houston Astros lost 111 games last season. To the fans, players and front office, that is incredibly embarrassing. To others, it’s pretty funny that a professional baseball team can be that horrible. The people who write the questions for “Jeopardy” apparently see the humor in Houston’s abysmal 2013 season. Earlier this week, the Astros…Read More

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