Should Houston Astros’ Robbie Grossman Be Shoo-in For Left Field Job?
I don’t think there is enough buzz around Robbie Grossman. The Houston Astros have plenty of recently emerged or ready-to-emerge players that are on the brink of becoming stars (ie. Jarred Cosart, George Springer). Yet Grossman, who largely flew under […]
Houston Astros’ Dark Horse Starters Making Biggest Statements in Spring Training
The Houston Astros have made it very clear that nothing is assured, position-wise, going into Spring Training. No player should feel comfortable just because he put up a good 2013. That being the case, it’s quite clear that the message […]
Houston Astros’ Unwillingness to Trade Jason Castro a Fantastic Sign
It was a big worry when Jason Castro neared his arbitration with the Houston Astros this off season. That big worry was not at all put to rest when they extended a one-year deal to avoid arbitration. Rumors began circulating […]
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Marc Krauss Has Huge Hill to Climb in Order to Make Houston Astros’ Roster
You could say Marc Krauss made as strong a case as he could for his inclusion on the Houston Astros‘ 25-man roster right out of the gate. Krauss put together a 2-for-3 game with an RBI out of the all-important […]
Lucas Harrell Must Make Huge Statement for Houston Astros in Spring Training Opener
2012 showed everyone what Lucas Harrell was capable of. His 11-11 record with a 3.76 ERA was unprecedented on a Houston Astros team that posted career highs in losses and just about every other negative statistical category. 2013 made everyone […]
Kyle Weiland’s Return Means More Pitching Options For Houston Astros
If you were to go to the Houston Astros website and look at their prospective depth chart, you’d see that their starting rotation currently has a whopping eight names on it, and that’s not including guys like Alex White or […]
Houston Astros’ Braig Bjornson Takes Frightening Picture on Team’s Photo Day
The Houston Astros are one of the worst teams in MLB and there’s no way around it. They have the lowest payroll in baseball and it’s evident by their lackluster performance on the field as well as the team’s overall […]
Houston Astros’ Jonathan Villar is a Likely Shortstop in 2014
For a position where they are chock-full of prospects, shortstop may potentially be the weakest position for the Houston Astros heading into the 2014 season. The opening day starter favorite is Jonathan Villar, the only piece of the Roy Oswalt […]
Was Ed Wade’s Reign as Houston Astros GM As Detrimental as it Seemed?
To answer the question posed in the title: Yes. But that’s not the overall point here. First of all, let me just say that no one was more critical of Ed Wade during his time as GM for the Houston […]
Houston Astros 2014 Spring Training Profile: Jason Castro
After a 2013 season where he hit .276/.350/.485 and was named to the All-Star team, Jason Castro is likely the most intriguing player on the Houston Astros this year. His progression in 2014 is crucial for Houston, and that begins in […]