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


Factors in the Race for the AL Top Seed

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As the 2022 MLB season winds down, the postseason picture is becoming clearer. With the new playoff format, the top two seeds in each league get a bye in the first round. Where we stand, entering August 9, it appears that the top two seeds have already been determined in the American League. The New […] READ MORE


Astros Bolster Depth at Trade Deadline

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The Houston Astros entered the 2022 MLB trade deadline with an all-around strong team with few weak spots. After a busy trade deadline, the Astros addressed their weaknesses and made themselves that much deeper. Here is a recap of the big moves Houston made and how it impacts the team moving forward. Astros Acquire Mancini […] READ MORE


Astros Trade Rumors Heating Up

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While the Houston Astros are the best team in baseball heading into the trade deadline, don’t expect them to sit idly by. The Astros trade rumors are heating up. They are linked to a number of players when it comes to making moves before the deadline. After the Yankees made their move getting Andrew Benintendi […] READ MORE


Astros 2022 First Half Recap

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Heading into the 2022 MLB All-Star Break, the Houston Astros have once again put themselves into the serious World Series contender conversation. Despite losing two out of three to the Oakland Athletics over the weekend, the Astros enter the break at 59–32. This record puts them four games back in the loss column of the […] READ MORE


Astros’ Valdez, Javier Pitching Like Aces

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One would think that with the success that Justin Verlander has had this season, he would be the unquestioned ace of the Houston Astros‘ staff. However, Framber Valdez and Cristian Javier have authored some incredible pitching performances in recent starts. With these amazing outings, the pair have nearly matched Verlander statistically on the season. The […] READ MORE


Takeaways From Exciting Astros/Yankees Series

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This past week in Major League Baseball was perhaps the most eventful week of the season. From Freddie Freeman’s emotional homecoming to Atlanta, to a big Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels brawl. However, the most exciting series of the week was the four game set between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees. […] READ MORE


Jeremy Pena Hits IL With Thumb Injury

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One of the league’s most exciting and outstanding rookies is on the shelf for the foreseeable future. The Houston Astros announced on Wednesday that they have placed Jeremy Pena on the 10-day Injured List with left thumb discomfort. Pena suffered the thumb injury diving for a ball on Monday against the Texas Rangers. Pena finished […] READ MORE


Potential Astros Catcher Upgrade Options

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Entering Thursday, the Houston Astros are 36–21. They currently hold a 9.5 game lead over the second place Los Angeles Angels. They’ve got out to this large lead despite having an offense that has been middle of the pack for most of the year. There is more than one reason for Houston’s inconsistent offense, but […] READ MORE


Yordan Alvarez Agrees to Six-Year Extension

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Yordan Alvarez, one of the core members of the Houston Astros, has been locked up for the foreseeable future. Sources told ESPN’s Jeff Passan that Alvarez and the Astros have agreed to a six-year extension worth $115 million. The deal officially begins next year. The extension covers the final three years of Alvarez’ current deal, […] READ MORE