JAKE MARISNICK NEWS

Astros place OF Marisnick on DL with hamstring strain

SEATTLE (AP) The Houston Astros placed outfielder Jake Marisnick on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain on Friday and activated outfielder Colby Rasmus off the bereavement list. Marisnick, hitting .245 with five homers and 20 RBIs, was removed in the eighth inning of Thursday's 8-4 victory at Colorado because of the injury. George Springer, hitting .277 with 10...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Marisnick joins Altuve as Astros dealing with hamstring issues

The Houston Astros may have a five-game winning streak, but they're also getting zapped by hamstring issues.Outfielder Jake Marisnick left Thursday's win over the Colorado Rockies with left hamstring discomfort - joining Jose Altuve as an Astro dealing with a pesky injury of the same type. Marisnick told Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle that he suffered the injury in the eighth...
Via Fox Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Correa his one of four Astros HRs in win over Rockies

  Carlos Correa hit one of Houston's four home runs, Brett Olberholtzer pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Astros continued their power surge Wednesday night in an 8-4 win over the Colorado Rockies. Chris Carter, Preston Tucker and Jake Marisnick also homered for the first-place Astros, who have won four straight and lead the majors with 95 home runs. Correa and...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Correa homers, Astros hit 4 in 8-4 win over Rockies

DENVER (AP) Carlos Correa hit one of Houston's four home runs, Brett Olberholtzer pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Astros continued their power surge Wednesday night in an 8-4 win over the Colorado Rockies. Chris Carter, Preston Tucker and Jake Marisnick also homered for the first-place Astros, who have won four straight and lead the majors with 95 home runs....
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Teenager Who Died, Came Back To Life Throws Out Astros’ First Pitch (Video)

Walker Johnson threw out the first pitch at a Houston Astros game Monday night. It was his first time on a baseball mound since he died. That statement is no exaggeration, and it captures the incredible backstory behind Johnson’s appearance at Minute Maid Park. The 14-year-old was pitching for his Houston-area travel baseball team in late March when he...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

SAGNOF Special, Week 9: Forecasting Speed and Saves

Last week I implored you to consider your options in selling Steven Souza, a player who seemed to be at his peak at that time.  Yes, I told you to consider moving a player that has been stellar so far.  The thing is, what a player's done doesn't really move me.  All I care about is what a player is going to do.  That means past stats are only important insofar as they predict...
Via Razzball
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Farewell to Tal’s Hill at the Houston Astros’ Minute Maid Park

September 26, 2012; Houston, TX, USA; General view of the hill in center field before a game between the Houston Astros and the St. Louis Cardinals at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Since Minute Maid Park’s inception at the turn of the millennium, the famous little mountain in center field has created some memorable moments and a touch of geographical...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros’ pitching prospect Francis Martes makes his debut

Tuesday night, Francis Martes made his first start of the season and debut for the Houston Astros Class A affiliate the Quad Cities River Bandits, who were on the road playing against the Clinton Lumberkings at Ashford University Field. Martes was acquired by the Astros in the trade with the Miami Marlins organization along with outfielder Jake Marisnick and infielder Colin Moran...
Via Baseball Essential
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros Center Fielder Jake Marisnick, is this guy for real?

The Houston Astros are off to a hot start, 10 games above the .500 mark, with a 23-13 record, in first place in the American League West Division, 4.5 games ahead of the second-place Los Angeles Angels. The Astros can contribute a significant part of their success because of the breakout campaign of their center fielder, Jake Marisnick. Marisnick had spent part of the last three...
Via Baseball Essential
May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

George Springer just one of many going yard for the Houston Astros

George Springer #4 of the Houston Astros, center, is congratulated by Luis Valbuena #18, left, and Jake Marisnick #6, right, after he hit a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park April 28, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Mandatory Credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images) The Houston Astros (21-13) are 6-0 this season when...
Via The Sports Journal
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Altuve a Staple for New-Look Astros

Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve watches his deep sacrifice fly to left that drove in Jake Marisnick from third base in the third inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Wednesday April 29, 2015 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) The days of the Houston Astros being the joke of Major League Baseball are in the past, albeit the near past. They currently lead the American...
Via The Sports Journal
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy Anniversary, Baba Booey; Jon Stewart on Deflategate

Since I'm a Howard Stern superfan, I need to start this edition of the Big Buzz by letting you know that Saturday is the five-year anniversary of one of the worst first pitches in the history of Major League Baseball, courtesy of the man we all affectionately know as Baba Booey, Gary Dell'Abate. THE DEFLATOR The New York Post caught up with Patriots locker room attendant Jim McNally...
Via Fox Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Marisnick pulled off a sweet unassisted double play

Last weekend, Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick climbed Tal’s Hill at Minute Maid Park to make a spectacular catch. On Thursday night, Marisnick engineered an 8-unassisted double play in the fourth inning of Houston’s 3-2 win over the Angels. And that’s the downside of going on contact, friends. By the way – the Astros still have the best record in the AL at 19...
Via Bloguin Best
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Marisnick pulled off a sweet unassisted double play

Last weekend, Houston Astros center fielder Jake Marisnick climbed Tal’s Hill at Minute Maid Park to make a spectacular catch. On Thursday night, Marisnick engineered an 8-unassisted double play in the fourth inning of Houston’s 3-2 win over the Angels. And that’s the downside of going on contact, friends. By the way – the Astros still have the best record in the AL at 19...
Via The Outside Corner
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols’ Baserunning Error Leads To Bizarre Double Play (Video)

An unassisted double play isn’t exactly the craziest play in baseball. But an unassisted double play by the center fielder? Now we’re talking. In the fourth inning of Thursday night’s game against the Houston Astros, Los Angeles Angels batter Matt Joyce hit a shallow fly ball to center, which Jake Marisnick sprinted in on to make the running catch. That’s when things got...
Via NESN.com
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Albert Pujols forgets number of outs, Astros OF turns unassisted DP (Video)

Some poor baserunning by L.A. Angels slugger Albert Pujols allowed Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick to accomplished a rare feat by turning an unassisted double play during Thursday night's game in Anaheim.It happened in the bottom of the fourth inning with one out and Pujols on first. Pujols clearly forgot the number of outs, as he rounded second when a fly ball was hit...
Via Holdout Sports
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros rally with 3 runs in 9th to beat Angels 3-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Preston Tucker singled home the tying run for his first major league hit, and the Houston Astros rallied with three runs in the ninth against closer Huston Street to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Thursday night. The Astros increased their lead over the Angels to a season-best six games in the opener of a four-game series between the top two teams in the AL...
Via AP on Fox
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Whatever happened to Astros’ Jon Singleton?

Whatever happened to Jon Singleton? Remember Jon Singleton’s historic $10 million dollar deal last year that was in the development stage around this time, that was made before he even made his Major League debut? The deal guaranteed Singleton $10 million and could be worth as much as over $30 million over eight years, with three team options on the back end, including a $13 million...
Via Baseball Essential
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Astros are Serious Contenders

The Houston Astros own baseball’s second best record at 18-7. Only the St. Louis Cardinals, who own 18 wins against six losses, have a better mark. Houston enjoys a seven game lead on the Los Angeles Angels, who occupy second place in the American League West. Their odds of making the playoffs have surpassed the 50 percent mark and of the five teams in the West, they possess...
Via Baseball News Source
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

SAGNOF Special, Week 5: Introducing The Speedy Prospects

It's been a busy week for SAGNOF (Steals/Saves Ain't Got No Face) as we've seen the demotion of one closer (Miguel Castro), the injury of another (Adam Ottavino) and we've had some demotions and call-ups of base stealing prospects. Firstly, I just want to brag a little bit because I told you to pick up Jake Marisnick.  Okay, so I called him Jake Marsinick at first, but hey, let...
Via Razzball
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Podcast: “Tehol Just Texted Me, And He Says Domonic Brown”

We're finally settling into the new digs!  This week on the Razzball Baseball Podcast we welcome Jay to the show to talk everything Padres and the perfect decibel level for Grey's cackle laugh, JB and Grey discuss Masahiro Tanaka's value after the oft-injured pitcher hit the DL once again, then chat about over-achieving guys like Jake Marisnick and how to value breakouts.  We even...
Via Razzball
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Be Afraid: Alien Pod People Have Landed In Houston

All right, I’m settling into my well-worn couch with a beer and a couple of slices of pizza to watch Collin McHugh own some Mariner ass. I am fully invested now (See Pulled into the Astros Vortex . . . Again). Bought and paid for, all in, and willing to put up my car as collateral. Yet I remain realistic; I know that this could be a game that my Stros lose. McHugh could stink...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Some Buy/Sell Candidates

In Episode 187, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) discuss the fantasy baseball news from over the weekend. Topics include: A game of buy/sell with Ubaldo Jimenez, Josh Reddick, and Jake Marisnick Thoughts on a few pitchers who are off to slow starts including Corey Kluber and Cole Hamels What to do if you own Devin Mesoraco Whether Ryan Braun...
Via Baseball Professor
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

The Wind Up: Houston, We (Don’t) Have a Problem

​ One month is in the books, folks! Have you enjoyed it? Have you laughed or cried? Regardless of your reactions, take solace in the fact that many months of this wonderful sport remain. Here’s what’s going on. We Have Lift Off? Allow me a chance at redemption from that easy header with this apt follow-up: Guys and gals, the Houston Astros have won nine games in...
Via The Sports Post
May 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Marisnick scales Tal’s Hill to make wild catch

The Houston Astros are on fire, and not even a damn hill in center field can get in their way. In the sixth inning of Saturday’s game with the Mariners, center field Jake Marisnick climbed Tal’s Hill to rob Logan Morrison of extra bases. Houston would go on to win the game 11-4, with Marisnick adding a couple more hits to his tally, increasing his season line to a ridiculous...
Via Bloguin Best
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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