Astros, A’s To Battle In Pivotal 2021 AL West Showdown

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About one quarter into the MLB season, the top of the 2021 AL West race looks similar to what experts predicted. The two teams battling it out at the top are the Oakland Athletics and the Houston Astros. With the talent on these two teams, they will probably be fighting for the AL West crown […] READ MORE


Five Houston Astros Placed On Injured List

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Life is slowly getting back to the way it was before the pandemic. Unfortunately, it is not to that point yet. The Houston Astros have received a reminder that things are not yet normal, as five Astros have been placed on the Injured List. Of the Astros placed on the Injured List, four of them […] READ MORE


Houston Astros News and Notes

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The Houston Astros are off to a good start in 2021. They are entering an important stretch where they play the Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners, and Colorado Rockies. While these are all competitive teams, they are very beatable. Beating these teams will go a long way to returning to the top of the AL West. […] READ MORE


Astros Send Message With Sweep of Athletics

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It can be really hard to get it going out of the gates for teams at the beginning of the season. Sometimes it takes time to get into a rhythm as a team. However, the Houston Astros were heavily motivated coming into 2021. After Houston’s struggles in the regular season of 2020, particularly against the […] READ MORE


Previewing the 2021 Houston Astros

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2020 was a weird year for everyone in Major League Baseball, but perhaps weirdest for the Houston Astros. They had to deal with the cloud of the sign-stealing scandal and they never really got on track. They looked as if they had lost their swagger, which reflected their play on the field. Houston finished 29-31, […] READ MORE


Preview of Astros vs A’s Opening Series

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Opening Day is upon us and one of the most interesting matchups is the Houston Astros vs. the Oakland Athletics. This first game will be a great one, then they will do it three more times. That’s right, these AL West rivals will play a four game series to start the 2021 MLB season. With […] READ MORE


Framber Valdez: Fractured Finger Puts Him Out Indefinitely

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Bad luck has struck the Houston Astros, as it has been announced that Framber Valdez has fractured his left ring finger. The injury occurred in his spring training start against the New York Mets earlier in the week. There is no timetable for the left-hander’s return at the moment. The injury happened in the first […] READ MORE


2021 Houston Astros Bullpen Options

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The Houston Astros flexed their organizational depth in 2020 by using 13 rookie pitchers, the majority pitching out of the bullpen. The bullpen had its inconsistencies that you would expect from a group so young, but it exceeded expectations considering the fact that it lost veterans, Joe Smith and Roberto Osuna. The bullpen figures to […] READ MORE


2021 Houston Astros Starting Rotation Options

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The shortened 2020 season saw the Houston Astros struggle at times with starting pitching depth. Of course it didn’t help that the reigning Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander closed his season early with a forearm injury. Verlander underwent Tommy John surgery at the end of the 2020 season and is expected to miss the […] READ MORE


Houston Astros Offseason Update

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Up until the start of the new year, the MLB offseason had been very quiet. This definitely applied to the Houston Astros offseason. The past couple of weeks though have resulted in some news around the league and Houston. However, with just a month until the (hopeful) start to Spring Training, there are some Astros […] READ MORE