Carlos Zambrano

Amid floods, Astros to return home Saturday to face Mets

The Houston Astros are coming home and will open a three-game series against the New York Mets on Saturday.

The Astros had to relocate their series against the Texas Rangers this week to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, because of catastrophic flooding in the nation's fourth-largest city in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. The Astros will return to Houston on Thursday night after their game against the Rangers.

"With the cooperation of the mayor's office, we are going to play baseball at Minute Maid Park this weekend," Astros president Reid Ryan said Wednesday. "Along with Mayor Sylvester Turner, we hope that these games can serve as a welcome...

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