Houston Astros Select Washington Nationals’ Bo Porter As Next Manager

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Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter will leave the organization after the playoffs to become the new manager of the Houston Astros. Talk about a fixer’ upper. A Houston resident in the offseason, this is Porter’s first shot being […]

If Roger Clemens Returns To The Houston Astros, It Needs To Happen In September

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The public dance between Roger Clemens and Houston Astros owner Jim Crane figures to move from the junior high version of perpendicular arms on the girl’s waist to a hand on the small of the back this week. Clemens showed […]

Brad Mills’ Firing And The Life Of A Houston Astros Fan

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Let’s get one thing perfectly clear: though small in number since 2005 and even less notable on the Internet, there exists a sect of baseball fandom that chooses to root for the Houston Astros. Why they do this is of […]

Houston Astros Trade Wandy Rodriguez To Pittsburgh Pirates, Appear To Have No Veterans Left

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The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired Houston Astros pitcher Wandy Rodriguez and with his departure, no players remain from the 2005 National League champions. This isn’t a somber exit though, just business as the semi-consistent lefty joins Carlos Lee, Brandon Lyon and […]

Making Sense of Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow

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The scene is every Major League Baseball clubhouse. The time is July and as the end of the month approaches, trades hover over the post-game buffet like a superb crop dusting effort from Carlos Lee. A general manager calls one […]

Passed On By The Houston Astros, Mark Appel Remains A 2013 Draft Option

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Mark Appel seemed destined, if you read Major League Baseball mock drafts, to begin his professional career in Houston. That’s still a distinct possibility now that the Stanford ace has returned to school for his senior season and refused a […]

No Longer Necessary To The Rebuild, Houston Astros Ship Carlos Lee To Miami Marlins

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Like a polar bear in the midst of a desert island, Carlos Lee didn’t fit his current surroundings. On Wednesday, his tenure in Houston finally come to an end as the Astros traded him to the Miami Marlins for two […]

Bud Selig Doesn’t Think Baseball Needs Expansive Instant Replay Because You Show Up To Ballparks

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Forgive Bud Selig if he isn’t impressed with your instant replay demands, he’s too busy bathing himself in liquified one hundred dollar bills at the base of the Marlins Park home run monstrosity. Speaking to various media members Monday, Selig […]

Jose Altuve Earns MLB All-Star Selection, Houston Astros Happy To Contribute

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Major League Baseball‘s All-Star Game requires a selection from each team and whether you consider the Houston Astros a big league franchise or not, Jose Altuve is headed for Kansas City. And like any good Texan, let’s hope he realizes […]

Arizona Wildcats Finish South Carolina To Win College World Series

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The Arizona Wildcats dethroned the two-time defending College World Series champion South Carolina Gamecocks Monday night, sweeping the final series and silenced the few “S-E-C” chants that follow college baseball. In notching their first baseball national championship since 1986, the […]

Finding Tangible Bright Spots In A Dismal 2012 Houston Astros Campaign

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Sitting at 29-42 in the National League Central, five games ahead of last place Chicago and four games behind fourth place Milwaukee, the Houston Astros are at two diverging roads without any of Frost’s ambiance. The question facing the franchise […]

Scott Kazmir Reportedly Headed To Sugar Land; Signing With Independent League Team

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The baseball career of Scott Kazmir isn’t over yet but he’s, theoretically, a long way from a big league ballpark. Released by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim last summer, the once hard-throwing lefty worked out for a variety of […]