1. Wilson to Miss 2nd Start, This Time for Flu

    Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson was scratched from Tuesday's start against the Colorado Rockies after reportedly falling ill...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 6 reads 0 comments

  2. Gattis (Wrist) Still Not Cleared to Swing a Bat

    BRADENTON, Fla. – Slugger Evan Gattis, who was scratched Sunday with right wrist discomfort, has still not been cleared to swing a bat...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 38 reads 0 comments

  3. Rangers Release Left-Hander Kirkman

    Back in December the Rangers non-tendered Michael Kirkman and then re-signed him to a minor-league contract, but now they're released the 28-year-old left-hander...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 40 reads 0 comments

  4. Dallas Keuchel Will Start Opening Day for the Astros

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 11 days ago 13 reads 0 comments

  5. Yu Darvish Injury Should Speed Up Power Phenom Joey Gallo's MLB Path

    Before we get to talking about Joey Gallo and the future of the Texas Rangers , let's talk about Yu Darvish and the present of the Texas Rangers. Which, yeah, is not a particularly pretty picture...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 12 days ago 12,224 reads 15 comments

  6. Street and Smith News, Hector Santiago OK, the Other Daniel Robertston, Cuts

    TEMPE, Ariz. – Huston Street's first outing after missing more than a week because of illness didn't go well...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  7. Oakland Athletics: No Matter What, Billy Beane Will Always Keep A's Competitive

    With the production of the film Moneyball back in 2011, Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane became a nationally known figure...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Heath Clary about 12 days ago 410 reads 1 comments

  8. Zunino Embracing Leadership Role with Veteran Arms

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  9. Biggio Says Bagwell's Credentials Hall-Worthy

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- A week after Jeff Bagwell arrived in the Houston Astros ' spring training camp and said he doesn't expect to get elected to the Hall of Fame, his longtime teammate, ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 1,077 reads 0 comments

  10. Harrison's Confidence Growing in Return from Spinal Fusion Surgery

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Matt Harrison threw 15 pitches off a half-mound on Sunday. He showed up on Monday morning without any soreness in the back and renewed hope he will eventually pitch in the Major Leagues again...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 78 reads 0 comments

  11. Appel Calms Down After Rocky First Inning

    VIERA, Fla. -- Mark Appel was admittedly a bit overhyped for his first Grapefruit League start on Monday, but the Astros ' top pitching prospect managed to eventually calm his nerves over an up-and-down two innings...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 12 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  12. New Commissioner Manfred Sees Coliseum as Local Issue

    New Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he didn't get a question from the A's players or staff about the state of the Oakland Coliseum when he met with them Monday morning in Hohokam Stadium...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 12 days ago 52 reads 0 comments

  13. A's Name Sonny Gray Opening Day Starter

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 12 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  14. A's Name Sonny Gray Opening Day Starter

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. Barry Zito - what are the odds he'll make A's rotation?

    Barry Zito looked sensational today – four innings, one hit, no runs. No walks, one strikeout – vs. a right-handed pinch hitter to end the game. And a save...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 13 days ago 20 reads 0 comments

  16. Why Shin-Soo Choo Isn't Worried About Where He'll Hit in Rangers' Lineup

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Moving into the leadoff position was a career-changing development, Shin-Soo Choo said on Sunday. The switch highlighted his uncanny ability to reach base and made him an in-demand free agent...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 13 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  17. Final Prediction for Seattle Mariners' Key Spring Position Battles

    With just over three weeks until Opening Day, the Seattle Mariners are beginning to get a clear idea of who will come out victorious in their most intense position battles...

    Nathaniel Reeves Written by Nathaniel Reeves about 13 days ago 7,119 reads 6 comments

  18. Watch: Joey Gallo's Majestic Swing in Slow Motion

    Rated a consensus top 10 prospect because of his power bat, Joey Gallo figures to start the season in the minors for the Texas Rangers ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 13 days ago 67 reads 0 comments

  19. Mark Appel to Return to Spring Action on Monday

    Astros pitching prospect Mark Appel has been out since a March 5 appearance against the Phillies due to a strained right forearm. MLB ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 13 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  20. Mild Left Lat Strain Sidelines Oberholtzer

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Astros starting pitcher Brett Oberholtzer could be out of game action for a week while he deals with a mild left lat strain, manager A.J. Hinch said Sunday...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  21. Manager A.J. Hinch Says Jonathan Villar Is 'Fine' After Saturday Injury Scare

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Astros infielder Jonathan Villar exited Saturday night after he was hit in his right leg in the sixth inning by Braves righthander Andrew Thurman...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  22. Homers by Rasmus, Phillips Not Enough for Astros

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Atlanta shortstop Andrelton Simmons recorded three hits, including his first home run of the spring, and Wandy Rodriguez produced four solid innings for the ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  23. Rotation Hopeful Tropeano Delivers Effective Outing

    Daniel Robertson hit a sacrifice fly in the top of the 10th inning as the split-squad Angels edged the Royals , 7-6, Saturday afternoon in a Cactus League game at Surprise Stadium...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 14 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  24. Game report: San Diego shuts out Texas Rangers

    The Rangers managed only three hits in a loss to San Diego . The Rangers have scored three runs, on a homer by Joey Gallo, in the last two games.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 14 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  25. Lowrie looking forward to being part of Astros' bright future

    When shortstop Jed Lowrie was with the Astros in 2012, he spoke openly about wanting to remain with the club as it continued to rebuild despite losing 107 games that season...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 14 days ago 25 reads 0 comments