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


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


Astros Trade Deadline: Key Positions to Address

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The Astros trade deadline could see them upgrade offensively. The Houston Astros are looking for pieces to put them over the top in the playoffs. Despite owning a record just a game and a half back of the best record in the AL entering Sunday, Houston has plenty of room for improvement. Multiple positions will be […] READ MORE


2022 American League Rookie of the Year Race at the Break

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Rookie of the Year Watch: 2022 American League at the Break We have reached the mid-point of the 2022 season and now the American League Rookie of the Year watch is on. There are clear favorites and contenders. Who are the candidates for the award at season’s end? The breakdown will be done in tiers […] READ MORE


Yordan Álvarez Placed on IL With Hand Injury

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The Houston Astros’ depth will be seriously tested this final week before the All-Star break. Versatility man Yordan Álvarez is on the 10-Day Injured List with right-hand inflammation. Jose Siri was recalled from Triple-A Sugar Land to take his place on the active roster. Álvarez joins Michael Brantley as key pieces of the Astros lineup […] READ MORE


Astros, Yankees Prepare for Yet Another Battle

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The Houston Astros are in the midst of another successful regular season. Despite an inconsistent offence, Houston has been one of the best teams in the league. They enter Wednesday at 42-25, giving them a ten-game lead in the AL West. This number is the second-best record in the AL. The Astros have been heating […] READ MORE


Ryan Pressly on IL With Knee Issue

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Ryan Pressly is on the IL. The Houston Astros received a big blow to the bullpen this weekend with the placement of closer Ryan Pressly on the 10-day Injured List. According to Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle, Pressly is battling inflammation in his right knee. Houston has since called up reliever Parker Mushinski in […] READ MORE


Ryan Pressly Agrees to Extension with Houston Astros

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The Houston Astros have made one more important move before Opening Day on Thursday. This move is signing closer Ryan Pressly to a two-year contract extension. This deal is worth $30 million guaranteed and it has an option for 2025. Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle says the option will vest with at least 50 […] READ MORE


Houston Astros Top Five Prospects

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With Major League Baseball and the Players Association struggling to agree to a new CBA, the start of the major league season is in question. While we still don’t know when MLB will be in action, the minor league season is still a go. MiLB Spring Training is still set for mid-March and Opening Day […] READ MORE


Astros International Signings Key to Recent Success

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If you look around the majors, you will see so many players from diverse, international backgrounds. International free agency has become an integral part of team building in baseball’s modern era. Few teams excel at finding and developing international talent like the Houston Astros. In their run of six postseason appearances in seven seasons, international […] READ MORE