After a busy offseason, the Astros are poised to contend for first place in the AL West this season.
The Astros continue to be involved in rumors around trading for Quintana. While a trade did not materialize during the Winter Meetings, we did see what the White Sox were looking for and how conservative Luhnow has become since whiffing on the Carlos Gomez trade. The White socks wanted Astros
A look at some of the Houston Astros offseason acquisitions.
Pitching depth: what separates the Astros from other AL contenders and will make the vaunted Sports Illustrated Springer cover a reality in 2017. Keuchel, McHugh, and McCullers are locks (barring injury). Morton probably gets the nod at spot #4 due to the offseason contract. Fiers will forever carry Houston’s good
Heading into 2017, I posted a series entitled "The Top 10 Under-Covered Stories of 2016," (which you should definitely read if you have not already) and nowhere on that list did I mention the Cardinals/Astros hacking scandal. Perhaps that's because it actually got a solid chunk of coverage when the
According to a report on Twitter last night by Brian Bilek of FutureSox.com, the Houston Astros are to sign Edwin Encarnacion today. Many other reports state that Encarnacion is expected to sign soon.
After the Astros missed out on free-agent outfielder, Yoenis Cespedes, it was clear that they would turn their
Fantasy Baseball season ended in September for many people, but that shouldn't stop you from gearing up for the 2017 season. Last season was filled to the brim with some breakout players, such as Jonathan Villar with his 62 stolen bases, or Mike Napoli with his resurgent 30+ hr/ 100+
Two days after Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow promised to get the hot stove going, it appears that the team has skipped the match and the stove entirely in favor of pouring kerosene on a campfire. The Astros acquired veteran catcher Brian McCann from the Yankees and signed free agent
After being linked with 3 high profile pitchers yesterday, the Braves appear to be looking at options to strengthen the other half of the battery. Buster Olney is reporting that the Braves are one of a number of teams with "serious interest" in free agent catcher Jason Castro.
Castro is coming
According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the Houston Astros are extremely interested in a reunion with free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran.
Beltran is coming off a year in which he had a substantial amount of success. In 99 games with the New York Yankees, Beltran hit .304