Candidates for Astros Playoff Rotation

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The final day of the 2022 major league baseball regular season is Wednesday, October 5. For teams that have clinched a postseason spot, their eyes are set on playoff baseball. While the postseason doesn’t begin for another week, there are decisions that must be made in the coming days. One of those decisions is the […] READ MORE


Astros Trade Acquisition Progress Report

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At the 2022 MLB trade deadline, the Houston Astros did not make any major blockbuster trades. However, they did make a few big moves to shore up the depth of their roster. The Astros acquired utility man Trey Mancini, catcher Christian Vazquez and left-handed reliever Will Smith in three separate deals. With under two weeks to […] READ MORE


Astros Clinch Sixth Straight Postseason Berth

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The Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics on Friday and clinched their sixth straight postseason berth. With a postseason spot officially secured, the ultimate goal of a World Series championship only becomes more in focus. If the Astros keep playing like this, they are arguably the favorites to come out of the AL. Houston is […] READ MORE


Astros Rehab Assignment Update

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Over the past few weeks, the Houston Astros had a small wave of injuries. However, there has been good news on the injury front in recent days. Ryan Pressly came back from a neck strain on Friday and got the save. With the season winding down, the Astros could be receiving some reinforcements soon. Houston […] READ MORE


Jose Altuve Continues to Spark the Astros

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A lot has changed over the past decade in major league baseball. One of the things that has stayed the same over that time is Jose Altuve being the key cog in the Houston Astros‘ lineup. When Altuve came to the majors in 2011, Houston was still in the National League. The Venezuelan native was […] READ MORE


Alex Bregman Is Heating Up in a Big Way

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If you turn the clock back to 2018 and 2019, Alex Bregman was one of the top ten players in the majors. After those seasons, the Houston Astros third-baseman finished fifth and second in AL MVP voting. In 2020, 2021, and the beginning of this season, Bregman was not the same guy. While he was […] READ MORE


2022 American League Cy Young Race

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The 2022 American League Cy Young Debate The 2022 AL Cy Young race is coming down to two very different pitchers whose numbers are very similar. These two pitchers are 39-year-old Justin Verlander and 26-year-old Dylan Cease. Both are the aces for their respective teams, and have been the best pitchers in the AL all […] READ MORE


Houston Astros Prospect Report

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Over the past decade or so, the Houston Astros have done an excellent job of developing impact players in the Minor Leagues. From Jose Altuve and George Springer to Kyle Tucker, Yordan Alvarez, and the majority of Houston’s current rotation. Let’s look at the next group of potential Astros core players. This Astros prospect report […] READ MORE


Brantley Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

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Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley has been ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing right shoulder surgery according to MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart. Brantley hasn’t played in a game since June 26. The 35-year old had been rehabbing his injured shoulder, but was never able to progress to swinging once again. After receiving […] READ MORE


Astros Injury Update: Brantley, McCullers

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Luckily for the 2022 Houston Astros, good fortune in health has mostly been on their side. Jose Altuve, Yordan Alvarez, Jeremy Pena, Jake Odorizzi, and Ryan Pressly are some key players who have spent time on the Injured List. However, other than Odorizzi, their stays on the IL were relatively short. Two other key players […] READ MORE