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Lance McCullers to Make his Major League for the Houston Astros

Jun 18, 2013; Dayton, OH, USA; West pitcher Lance McCullers throws against the East All Stars in the first inning during the Midwest League-All Star Game at Fifth Third Field. Mandatory Credit: David Kohl-USA TODAY Sports Lance McCullers’ time with the Houston Astros Triple A team, the Fresno Grizzlies, was short lived. McCullers was informed exactly one day after being promoted...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros still seeking fifth starter consistency

At 22-13 going into play Friday, the Houston Astros are off to such a strong start it may be hard to identify any glaring weaknesses. However, the inconsistency and lack of a reliable fifth starter is one area with which the club is looking to make an improvement. Lefty Brett Oberholtzer made a start on Wednesday but was sent back on the 15-day disabled list due to an ongoing blister...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Oberholtzer Makes Early Exit for the Houston Astros

KISSIMMEE, FL – MARCH 10: Brett Oberholtzer #39 of the Houston Astros throws a pitch during the first inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Osceola County Stadium on March 10, 2015 in Kissimmee, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) Three innings of work was all she wrote for pitcher Brett Oberholtzer in his season debut. Oberholtzer and the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros looking forward to imminent returns of Springer and Oberholtzer

Things are looking up for Houston Astros outfielder George Springer, who has been on the concussion D.L. since crashing into the right field wall pursuing a line drive last week. Springer is set to return to Houston unless there are any unexpected setbacks during his rehab game with Double-A Corpus Christi on Tuesday night. Manager A.J. Hinch recounted Springer's situation to...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros LHP Brett Oberholtzer to make Rehab Start

Astros starter LHP Brett Oberholtzer, who is currently on the 15-day DL with a blister on his left index finger, will make his first official injury rehab assignment today for Triple-A Fresno. The appearance in Fresno will be Oberholtzer’s first official game, although he has pitched to some live hitters recently in extended Spring Training action. Oberholtzer was expected to start...
Via Baseball Essential
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros’ Brett Oberholtzer Sidelined With Lat Strain

Astros left handed starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer was scheduled for a minor league game, but was been scratched due to a minor injury. According to’s Brian McTaggart, Oberholtzer is dealing with a mild left lat strain. Mild left lat strain sidelines Astros’ LHP Oberholtzer — Brian McTaggart ⚾️ (@brianmctaggart) March 15, 2015 “He’s...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Oberholtzer leads Astros past Mexican League club

HOUSTON (AP) Brett Oberholtzer allowed two hits in six innings and a Houston Astros split squad beat Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz 2-0 Saturday night in the opener of a two-game exhibition series against the Mexican League club at Minute Maid Park.
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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