Brett Oberholtzer Could Have Monster 2014 Season For Houston Astros
It could be said that Brett Oberholtzer kind of came out of nowhere. Across 105 games started in his minor league career, he put up a 43-39 record with a 3.83 ERA. His WHIP rested at 1.23 and opponents hit [...]
Jesus Guzman Signing Provides More Questions Than Answers For Houston Astros
While the rumors were circulating that the Houston Astros were in the market to find a quality first baseman early in the offseason, many envisioned the likes of Corey Hart, James Loney or even Mike Morse suiting up in Houston [...]
Houston Astros Rumors: Michael Morse To Reunite With Bo Porter?
The Houston Astros have expressed a need to enhance their power numbers in the 2014 season. Rumors linked the Astros with numerous free agents, from Corey Hart to Shin-Soo Choo. But the Astros may finally have found their man as [...]
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Jose Veras Could Find Himself Back with Houston Astros
Relief pitcher Jose Veras began the 2013 Major League Baseball season with the Houston Astros, but was traded to the Detroit Tigers on July 29. Apparently, Veras could begin the 2014 season with the Astros as well as the team [...]
Dexter Fowler Move Proves That Competition Still Key In Houston Astros’ Scheme
One thing has always remained throughout the adversity and the Jim Crane/Jeff Luhnow administration, and that’s the tremendous sense of competition within the Houston Astros clubhouse. Dexter Fowler is traditionally a center fielder. So is George Springer. The fact that [...]
Where Does L.J. Hoes Fit Into Houston Astros’ Scheme?
L.J. Hoes was acquired from the Baltimore Orioles right before the trade deadline in a deal that sent fan favorite Bud Norris away from the Houston Astros. Any time a player is called in from a trade for someone like [...]
Houston Astros Should Be Desirable Team For Free Agents
There are many reasons why players become free agents. A couple of those reasons are desire to contend for a World Series or for playing time. While the Houston Astros may not be the first place players look to go [...]
Houston Astros Should Go After Jose Veras Again
One of the bigger Houston Astros signings from last offseason, and perhaps the only successful one, was that of Jose Veras. Where Rick Ankiel and Carlos Pena fell flat on their faces, Veras became a rock at the back of a very [...]
No Matter the Outcome, Houston Astros Owner Jim Crane’s Lawsuit Should Please Fans
In a 2013 campaign that was at times painful to watch, one of the major stories that surrounded the Houston Astros was the lack of TV coverage and how that would be amended in the offseason. Many fans blamed new [...]
Peter Moylan a Sneaky Signing by Houston Astros
After spending the majority of 2013 injured, Peter Moylan landed in the free-agent pool with very little hoopla surrounding him. It’s a big free-agent crop when it comes to relief pitchers, many of such pitchers the Houston Astros figured to pursue at some point. [...]