1. Catching Prospect Max Stassi Putting Injuries Behind Him

    Astros catching prospect Max Stassi has had a tough time with injuries in his career, the last of them a fastball that caught him in the face in August for what still stands as the only RBI he's collected as a big leaguer...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  2. Oswalt, Berkman to Retire as Astros on April 5

    The # Astros will honor Lance Berkman and Roy Oswalt on Sat., April 5. Both players will sign 1-day contracts that day and retire as Astros...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  3. Nolan Ryan's Son Ready to Pick Dad's Brain

    Reid Ryan can't wait to work with his father again. The younger Ryan, the Houston Astros ' president of business operations, has worked with Hall of Famer and dad Nolan Ryan at ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  4. Astros Aim to Be Baseball's Most Improved Team

    There should be a renewed sense of optimism this spring surrounding the Astros , who not only have the best Minor League system in baseball, they have added enough pieces to the Major League club this winter that they feel they can be more competitive...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 23 reads 0 comments

  5. Astros Pitcher Cosart Apologizes for Using Gay Slur on Twitter

    The Astros are likely to make a statement later this evening after team officials speak with Jarred Cosart about the gay slur he used on Twitter today.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 37 reads 0 comments

  6. Jarred Cosart Uses Gay Slur on Twitter

    Astros pitcher Jarred Cosart is at it again. The 22-year old with a history of posting offensive and misguided tweets took it to a new extreme earlier today when he used a gay slur on the popular social media site...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 809 reads 0 comments

  7. Astros Offense Through Rose Colored Glasses

    People are expecting the Astros to be better this year! Maybe a lot better! But still very bad. But I look at the numbers, and with nearly every one in the projected starting lineup, I see glimpses of potential...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 104 reads 0 comments

  8. Complete Houston Astros 2014 Spring Training Preview

    Just looking at what the Houston Astros are putting on the field, it can be difficult to see a light at the end of this long, dark tunnel...

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  9. Astros Appeal Comcast SportsNet Bankruptcy Ruling

    The Astros asked a federal judge Friday to overturn an order placing the parent company of Comcast SportsNet Houston under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and also asked the bankruptcy court to delay action in the case until the appeal is decided...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 77 reads 0 comments

  10. Astros Add Second Dominican Summer League Team

    The Astros announced Tuesday they will be adding a second team to the Dominican Summer League, giving Houston nine Minor League affiliates.....

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 24 reads 0 comments

  11. The Freddie Freeman extension and how it impacts the Astros

    Big news around baseball. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman just signed an eight-year, $135 million contract. Freeman has had exactly one "big" season in his career. He is just 24...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 16 reads 0 comments

  12. Astros Designate Brett Wallace for Assignment

    The Astros have designated Brett Wallace for assignment to make roster space for newly signed pitcher Jerome Williams, the club announced via press release...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 53 reads 0 comments

  13. Astros DFA Wallace to Make Room for Williams

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  14. Astros, Jerome Williams Finalize One-Year, $2.1Mdeal

    It was reported Monday that the Astros had agreed to a contract with free agent right-hander Jerome Williams and now the deal has been made official...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 33 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: Williams to Make $2.1M with $1M in Incentives

    Jerome Williams will make $2.1 million guaranteed base with up to $1 million in incentives based on increments of starts or innings pitched...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Jesse Crain Is Finally Throwing Again

    After numerous setbacks that caused him to miss the entire second half of last season and kept him sidelined throughout the offseason Jesse Crain is finally throwing again...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 21 reads 0 comments

  17. Crane Hopeful Nolan Accepts Offer to Join Astros

    Jim Crane said the ball is in Nolan Ryan's court, regarding whether the baseball icon decides to join his son Reid and become part of the Astros organization, of which Crane is majority owner...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  18. 2014 Astros starting rotation: Who makes the cut?

    In September and October of the 2013 regular season, the Houston Astros starting pitchers were 17th in Major League Baseball with a 3.91 FIP (fielding-independent pitching)...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 77 reads 0 comments

  19. Raul Valdes out 4-6 Weeks After Knee Surgery

    Houston, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - The Houston Astros announced Friday that pitchers Mark Appel and Raul Valdes have undergone successful surgeries.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  20. Mark Appel Recovering After Emergency Appendectomy

    MLB .com's Brian McTaggart reports that Astros prospect Mark Appel is recovering well after undergoing an emergency appendectomy on Thursday. Appel should be ready in time for the start of spring training in just over two weeks...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 768 reads 0 comments

  21. Report: Appel 'Recovering Well' After Appendectomy

    #Astros RHP Mark Appel is recovering well after undergoing an appendectomy Thursday. Appel will report to #SpringTraining on Feb. 15...

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  22. Report: Valdes out 4-6 Weeks After Knee Surgery

    Astros LHP pitcher Raul Valdes underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee this week in Houston. He's out 4-6 weeks...

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  23. Astros County: Your Neighborhood Astros Blog Grill: Altuve Defeats Molina

    If you are on Twitter, then yesterday was mildly intolerable as Jose Altuve took on Yadier Molina in the first round of the Face of MLB voting...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 50 reads 0 comments

  24. SS Prospect Correa Brings Loads of Potential to Camp

    There's nothing Carlos Correa does publicly that would lead you to believe he's 19 years old. He stands a solid 6-foot-4, with broad shoulders that are reminiscent of a young Alex Rodriguez...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 months ago 11 reads 0 comments

  25. Astros Sabermetrics: Springer's MLB K and BB Rates

    Mid-season last year, I penned an article titled "Springer's K-Rate Not the Whole Story", in which I explored data provided by Chris St...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 3 months ago 7 reads 0 comments