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


Major League Baseball: Early Predictions for 2021

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Major League Baseball: Early Predictions for 2021 Major League Baseball (MLB) remains on course to run with a full season in 2021, although there are still a few issues to be ironed out before the final schedule is confirmed. The MLB is targeting a start date of Thursday, April 1, with all 30 clubs expected […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Add Another Fish to the Bullpen

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There’s officially more fish in the sea in South Florida as the Miami MarlinsĀ bullpen improved with the recent signing of free-agent hurler Anthony Bass. First reported by Craig Mish on Twitter, the Marlins upgraded their bullpen by signing the 33-year old journeyman. The deal stretches for two years with a club option for 2023. It […] READ MORE



Jason Castro Reportedly Signs with Houston Astros

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Veteran catcher Jason Castro has found himself another team for 2021, reportedly agreeing to a contract with the Houston Astros on Thursday. The 33-year-old backstop will look to bounce back from an underwhelming 2020. The deal is pending a physical, and it will pay Castro $7 million over two years. Catcher Jason Castro's new contract […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 2017 World Series Game Seven

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For the final installment of this Reliving History Series, it’s time to head back to Game Seven of the 2017 World Series. The series clinching game between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers wasn’t the thriller that Games Two and Five were. However, for various reasons, it is a game that will never […] READ MORE


Michael Brantley Reportedly Re-signs with the Houston Astros

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After incorrect early reports involving the Toronto Blue Jays, Michael Brantley is staying in Houston. Mark Berman, sports director at KRIV-TV in Houston, has reported that the veteran outfielder will re-sign with the Houston Astros. The reported two-year deal is worth $32 million. Brantley, who will be 34 next season, is coming off two very […] READ MORE