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Dallas Keuchel Contract Extension Could Prove Difficult

Dallas Keuchel’s continued progress into an ace is one of the major reasons Houston is contending earlier than anyone predicted. After a good year in 2014, he is a Cy Young candidate and perhaps front-runner for the first place Houston Astros. The right-hander recently expressed interest in a contract extension, and Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow provided a stock response...
Via Fangraphs
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Keuchel, Astros have begun discussing multi-year extension

Dallas Keuchel is without a doubt one of the breakout stories of 2015, and is a principal reason the Houston Astros are still in first place in the AL West. With their collective eye focused intensely on the next few weeks and the month of October, it's always a good idea to think about the future. With that in mind, it makes sense that Keuchel and the club have opened up a dialog...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Astros, Dallas Keuchel have discussed long-term deal

The Houston Astros are currently riding a tremendous high as they sit atop the AL West and the possibility of them getting to the postseason is getting closer to becoming a reality. Their team is comprised of several young talented players. Unsurprisingly the team is considering locking up some of their young talent as soon as possible.  One piece the Astros have discussed locking...
Via Baseball Essential
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A's Gray thanks Astros' Keuchel for gift of beard grooming kit

Maintaining a 'proper' facial hair situation requires effort and organization. Few in MLB know that better than Dallas Keuchel, the Houston Astros' ace who is currently sporting one of the bigger beards in the game. Oakland Athletics right-hander Sonny Gray, meanwhile, has recently begun 'letting it all grow out', though it's taking him a bit of time. As a result, Keuchel apparently...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Keuchel sends Sonny Gray beard-grooming kit

The fraternity of bearded baseball aces is the world’s most exclusive club. And Astros southpaw Dallas Keuchel wants to extend an invitation to A’s righty Sonny Gray. Houston’s finest facial hair connoisseur gifted his clean-shaven fellow AL West flamethrower with a beard grooming kit, a bestowal that Gray proudly shared on his Twitter account Saturday. Thanks @kidkeuchy...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Keuchel has simple mindset regarding fan interference

It happens just about every day in MLB and is replayed over and over on the highlights: some overly eager fan reaches out into the field of play or in front of a pursuing player to catch a foul ball.  This can result in a chiding from the TV broadcast crew and/or an ejection from the ballpark, if it's a particularly unforgivable transgression. In some extreme cases, as Chicago Cubs...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Kazmir, Dallas Keuchel exchange tweets after trade

Scott Kazmir on Thursday was acquired by the Houston Astros a week ahead of the trade deadline, and he’s already been welcomed by one of his newest teammates. Dallas Keuchel, who is one of two lefties on the team and the only southpaw in the starting rotation, was happy to have another lefty on the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Keuchel And His Improved Pitch Sequencing

The playoff race in the AL West is heating up, with the Houston Astros currently sitting only two games back of the first place Los Angeles Angels. A large part of the Astros' surprising success lies with their ace, Dallas Keuchel, and the development of his pitch sequencing.If we compare the 2012-2013 Dallas Keuchel with the 2014-Present version of himself, you might...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Keuchel (and Brent Strom) on Dallas Keuchel

Twelve months ago, Eno Sarris wrote a great piece on how Dallas Keuchel grips each of his pitches. Today, hours before the Houston Astros ace starts for the American League in the All-Star game, we’ll take a look at his approach. We’ll do so with Keuchel’s own words, as well as those of his pitching […]
Via Fangraphs
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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