Candidates for Astros Playoff Rotation

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The final day of the 2022 major league baseball regular season is Wednesday, October 5. For teams that have clinched a postseason spot, their eyes are set on playoff baseball. While the postseason doesn’t begin for another week, there are decisions that must be made in the coming days. One of those decisions is the […] READ MORE


Astros Clinch Sixth Straight Postseason Berth

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The Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics on Friday and clinched their sixth straight postseason berth. With a postseason spot officially secured, the ultimate goal of a World Series championship only becomes more in focus. If the Astros keep playing like this, they are arguably the favorites to come out of the AL. Houston is […] READ MORE


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


Astros Injury Update: Brantley, McCullers

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Luckily for the 2022 Houston Astros, good fortune in health has mostly been on their side. Jose Altuve, Yordan Alvarez, Jeremy Pena, Jake Odorizzi, and Ryan Pressly are some key players who have spent time on the Injured List. However, other than Odorizzi, their stays on the IL were relatively short. Two other key players […] READ MORE


Owen Murphy 2022 MLB Draft Profile

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A legitimate two-way prospect, Owen Murphy has been moving up the draft rankings. Currently ranked as the number 48 prospect, he has some excellent numbers as both a hitter and a pitcher. He will undoubtedly hear his name called at some point between July 17 and 19 when the MLB 2022 draft takes place. While […] 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


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


Astros Pitching Staff Key to Recent Success

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For the past five years, the hallmark of the Houston Astros has been its’ deep, daunting lineup. Since 2017, Houston has had one of the best offenses in baseball. However, through the first month or so of the season, this has not been the case. The lineup has looked pedestrian compared to seasons past. Their […] READ MORE


Astros Place Jose Altuve on Injured List

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Injuries are beginning to pile up for the Houston Astros in the early going, as the team placed Jose Altuve on the 10-Day Injured List with a left hamstring strain on Wednesday. The veteran suffered the injury in Monday’s game after hustling on an infield single. Altuve joins closer Ryan Pressly, who was placed on […] READ MORE


Lance McCullers Jr. Uncertain for Opening Day

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There hasn’t been a lot of good news lately in the world of Major League Baseball. For Houston Astros fans, the news has gotten even worse. Recently on a appearance on Maanav’s Sports Talk with Maanav Gupta, Lance McCullers Jr. revealed he is “behind” on his rehab of a flexor tendon strain and his Opening […] READ MORE