Astros Outfield Depth Is Now a Strength

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For much of the first half of the 2021 MLB season, the Houston Astros‘ bench depth was tested, particularly in the outfield. After the trade deadline rolled around and starting centerfielder Myles Straw was traded, there were even more questions. However, after a couple of impactful MiLB call-ups, just about every question has been answered. […] READ MORE


Odorizzi, Brantley Placed On Injured List

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Houston Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi and outfielder Michael Brantley have both been placed on the 10-day Injured List. Odorizzi is dealing with right foot soreness, while Brantley is battling right knee discomfort. Both players are hoping to get fully healthy before postseason time. Odorizzi’s Injury Odorizzi got hurt covering first base in Houston’s game on […] READ MORE


Breakdown of the Astros Remaining Schedule

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It may be hard to believe, but there is only one month remaining in the 2021 MLB regular season. The end of this long marathon is quickly approaching. The postseason picture is starting to become clearer and clearer every day. However, a lot can happen in one month, especially in Major League Baseball. The Houston […] READ MORE


Astros Sign Marwin Gonzalez to Minors Deal

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The Houston Astros have announced Friday that they have signed veteran utility-man Marwin Gonzalez to a Minor League deal according to Bob Nightengale. Gonzalez was a free agent after being released by the Boston Red Sox earlier in the season. The versatile 32-year old was a critical part of the Astros’ 2017 World Series winning […] READ MORE


Alvarez and Tucker Are Proving They Are Stars

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Part of having long-term success as an organization is having young players put together breakout seasons alongside your reliable veterans. However, people who have breakout years don’t always maintain their success from season to season. The Houston Astros have a pair of young sluggers who are definitely carrying their success from their breakout seasons in […] READ MORE


How Houston Can Maintain Their AL West Lead

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Heading into mid-August, the Houston Astros have maintained a slim lead over the Oakland Athletics in the American League West. At various points over the 2021 season, Houston has looked unstoppable. However, over the past two weeks, they have looked vulnerable. Over this same span, the A’s have been charging hard thanks to the addition […] READ MORE


Astros Place Yuli Gurriel On Injured List

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The Houston Astros offensive depth is going to be tested for the next week or so. Houston has placed first baseman Yuli Gurriel on the 10-day Injured List due to neck stiffness, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. The move is retroactive to Tuesday, August 3rd, so he is eligible to return on the 13th. Gurriel […] READ MORE


Dodgers Fans Just Know How To Be Passionate

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The Los Angeles Dodgers fans were loud during Tuesday night’s game versus the Houston Astros. There has not been a Dodgers playoff game in Los Angeles since 2019. But it was not a playoff game. It was a regular-season game. The Astros returned to Chavez Ravine for the third time since they played the Dodgers […] READ MORE


Astros Address Bullpen Needs at Trade Deadline

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The 2021 Trade Deadline turned out to be one of the most exciting Trade Deadlines to the history of the game. Deals were flying around the news feed and there were blockbusters aplenty. The Houston Astros were not a part of any blockbusters at the Trade Deadline, but they definitely addressed their most important need: […] READ MORE


Astros Injury Update as Trade Deadline Nears

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If a team is looking for ways to fortify their roster, one option is the 2021 Trade Deadline, which is fast approaching. There are plenty of players on the trade market who can heavily improve a team. However, there are other ways for a team to get better. A franchise can look either in the […] READ MORE