Jeremy Pena is Exceeding Expectations

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Going into the 2022 season, expectations for Jeremy Pena were very high. Those inside the Houston Astros organization were excited about the young prospect. Hopes were high for Pena, and they had to be, given that the team was content with letting Carlos Correa leave in free agency. Correa is one of the most revered […] READ MORE


Astros Place Jake Odorizzi on IL With Leg Injury

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The Houston Astros took a hit to their rotation depth with the placement of Jake Odorizzi on the 15-day Injured List on Tuesday. The veteran hit the IL because of what the team described as lower left leg discomfort. Houston recalled reliever Seth Martinez from Triple-A to take Odorizzi’s spot on the active roster. Odorizzi […] READ MORE


No Winners in Crane/Cashman Exchange

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The Houston Astros‘ sign-stealing scandal may be well in the rear-view mirror, but not everyone has moved past it. In the spring, New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman made some comments about his team’s World Series drought having to do with the Astros’ sign-stealing in 2017. These comments have led to a back and […] READ MORE


Astros Pitching Staff Key to Recent Success

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For the past five years, the hallmark of the Houston Astros has been its’ deep, daunting lineup. Since 2017, Houston has had one of the best offenses in baseball. However, through the first month or so of the season, this has not been the case. The lineup has looked pedestrian compared to seasons past. Their […] READ MORE


Dusty Baker Gets 2,000th Win vs Mariners

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One of the legends of the game reached an impressive milestone on Tuesday. With a 4–0 victory over the Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros skipper Dusty Baker got his 2,000th career win as a manager. He became the 12th member of the 2,000 managerial wins club. With his 2,000th win, one of the most beloved figures in […] READ MORE


Astros Designate Pedro Baez for Assignment

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When the Houston Astros signed Pedro Baez to a two-year, $12.5 million deal with a third-year option prior to the 2021 season, they did not envision his stint ending like this. The Astros announced Tuesday that they are designating Pedro Baez for assignment. The team will likely release the 34-year-old after his struggles this year […] READ MORE


Astros Place Jose Altuve on Injured List

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Injuries are beginning to pile up for the Houston Astros in the early going, as the team placed Jose Altuve on the 10-Day Injured List with a left hamstring strain on Wednesday. The veteran suffered the injury in Monday’s game after hustling on an infield single. Altuve joins closer Ryan Pressly, who was placed on […] READ MORE


Ryan Pressly on IL With Knee Issue

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Ryan Pressly is on the IL. The Houston Astros received a big blow to the bullpen this weekend with the placement of closer Ryan Pressly on the 10-day Injured List. According to Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle, Pressly is battling inflammation in his right knee. Houston has since called up reliever Parker Mushinski in […] READ MORE


Verlander Looks Sharp in First Start Since 2020

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Saturday night’s game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Houston Astros was a duel between two pitchers who have barely taken the mound in the past few seasons due to injury, Justin Verlander and Noah Syndergaard. Both starters had Tommy John surgery in 2020 and the pair have combined to pitch eight innings since […] READ MORE


2022 Colorado Rockies Season Preview

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2022 Colorado Rockies Preview With Spring Training coming to an end and the regular season set to begin, rosters are being set for Opening Day. Most teams believe their roster will lead to success in 2022. With the Colorado Rockies being in such a loaded NL West, expectations are not particularly high. However, after a […] READ MORE