Houston Astros GM: ‘We will have a winning record this year’

Credit: After six straight seasons of losing 86 or more games (including 324 over a span of three seasons), Houston Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow has said “enough is enough.”  Specifically, he is on record as stating the franchise will see market improvement.  Brian McTaggart of noted the statement from an interview with MLB Network firebrand Chris...
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January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Five reasons the Houston Astros should trade Chris Carter

Carter’s future may be bright with another team Credit: AP/Orlin Wagner The usually dormant Houston Astros (at least recently) agreed to one of their bigger trades in recent memory today, reportedly swapping three prospects (including the fire-throwing Michael Foltynewicz) to the suddenly rebuilding Atlanta Braves for C/LF/1B Evan Gattis.  The move for Gattis makes sense, given...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The 10 MLB players most likely to be traded this winter

The MLB hot stove season is already off to an active start, with some big signings and trades made before Thanksgiving. Free agency has plenty of options for teams seeking starting pitching or relievers, but those without money to spend might find better options on the trade market. Clubs looking for offensive help will almost certainly have to make a deal to get what they need...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Week 21 Roundup

Photo credit: Arturo Pardavila III With the Major League Baseball season entering the stretch run and the National Football League set to begin in a matter of weeks, you may be noticing some owners jumping ship on their teams with little hope for winning to begin their preparation for the upcoming fantasy football season. Now, I’m not advising you do that by any means, but if you...
Via The Fantasy Fix
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The four horsemen of the Houston Astros

Today, I've touched on some of Houston's brightest and most important young stars - Jose Altuve, Jason Castro, Dexter Fowler, and Jarred Cosart have all had numerous words typed about them by me today. Typically when discussing the four horsemen of each club, we talk about the four players that will have the most significant impact on the club's success or failure in 2014. Because...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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