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The Houston Astros minor league system was abysmal for years but there is finally a faint light at the end of the very long tunnel… and it’s actually not a train. It’s the hope that comes with a new vision from a new front office filled with intelligent, forward-thinking individuals who realize t...
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Last season the Astros may have had a dismal 106 loss season, but several young players opened some eyes and offered some hope. One of them was not one of the youngest players, but one who showed a bat with some power. It was Brian Bogusevic the now 28 year old outfielder from Tulane who began his career as an Astro first round draftee as a left handed pitcher.
After four seasons...
The Phils get crush as they lose to the Astros, 10-3.
The Astros took an early 1-0 lead in the first as, with two men on, and with one man out, J.D. Martinez hits an RBI ground out, 6-3, knocking in Jordan Schafer, who had started the game off with a single, stopped at second base on Jose Altuve’s single, then went to third on Vance Worley’s wild pitch. The Astros increased their...
Will this Astros approve the original Colt .45 logo...?
... or this alternative on Friday?
Let’s all agree to something before we get started: guns in the hands of the wrong people are a bad thing. Let’s also agree that (within reason) highlighting traditionally historical themes within the sports framework is good. Going back to the deadball is bad. We can...
The Houston Astros recently shook up their pitching staff by announcing that veteran right-hander Brett Myers will move to the closer role. Myers, who made 33 starts and logged 216 innings last season, had 21 saves out of the Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen in 2007.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Vance Worley gave up two runs in his first start of spring training and the Philadelphia Phillies were roughed up by the Houston Astros, 10-3 on Wednesday.
Worley, who finished third in the National League Rookie of the Year voting in 2011, allowed singles to each of the first two batters of the game and allowed a run in each of his two innings. Worley wasn...
Carlos Lee had a great spring training last year, then struggled when the season started. So his approach is a bit different this year.
''I probably had the best spring training of my career, hit over .400 in spring training, and I came out with a slow start,'' Lee said after he made his spring debut Tuesday in the Houston Astros' 4-1 victory over a split-squad...
Top Nationals prospect Bryce Harper was a last-minute scratch because of a tight left calf and Houston Astros starter Livan Hernandez left in the third inning after being hit by a line drive in a game won by Washington 8-0 Thursday.
Ryan Zimmerman, whose liner hit Hernandez, had his first home run of the spring among his two hits and two RBIs. Nationals starter Edwin Jackson struck...
VIERA, Fla. (AP) -- Bryce Harper woke up with tightness in his left calf so, after he failed to get it loose, the Nationals scratched their top prospect from Thursday's game against Houston. Astros starter Livan Hernandez left under much scarier terms.
Hernandez was hit in the lower right leg by a drive off Ryan Zimmerman's bat in the bottom of the third inning of Washington...
Vance Worley gave up two runs in his first start of spring training and the Philadelphia Phillies were roughed up by the Houston Astros, 10-3 on Wednesday.
Worley, who finished third in the National League Rookie of the Year voting in 2011, allowed singles to each of the first two batters of the game and allowed a run in each of his two innings. Worley wasn't too concerned as...
Papelbon was one of the few effective Phils today. (AP)The Fightins suffered a tough loss on Wednesday, scattering only 3 runs and 5 hits against the lowly Astros. Phillies pitchers struggled to keep the Astros off the basepaths, surrendering 10 runs over 15 hits and allowing six walks. Vance Worley was tagged for 2 runs and 4 runs were dropped on Pat Misch, 3 unearned. Dontrelle...