1. Astros Trade Rumors: What Moving Wandy Rodriguez Could Bring Back in Return

    The Astros are trying to trade starting pitcher Wandy Rodriguez . With the way the trade market is shaping up Rodriguez could be the best starting pitcher available. So the question Astros fans want answered is what they can expect to get in return...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 268 reads 0 comments

  2. MLB Trade Deadline: 7 Teams in Need of Outfield Help That Hunter Pence Fits with

    Hunter Pence is one of the top players available at this trade deadline but it will cost teams a hefty price to get the right fielder's services. Pence has been having a career year hitting over ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,337 reads 0 comments

  3. Houston Astros: 8 Vets Who Need to Be Axed at Trade Deadline

    The Astros have finally put together a win streak of two games, their longest since the middle of June, but that doesn't mean they won't be having a fire sale over the next two weeks...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 4,246 reads 1 comments

  4. Houston Astros: Early Prospects To Take No. 1 Overall in 2012

    The Houston Astros will most likely claim the top spot in next year's draft as they are on pace for their worst season in club history. They are on pace to beat the 1975 Astros who finished with a record of 64-97...

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  5. 100 Best Coaches in College Basketball History

    College coaches are the face of their program. They have more control than their professional counterparts because they get to pick their players through recruiting...

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  6. Houston Astros: Their 5 Trade Chips Who Can Prove Vital to MLB Playoff Races

    The Astros entered the All-Star break losing 17 of their last 20 games, and if it wasn't for the transfer of ownership from Drayton McLane to Jim Crane, the Astros would have most likely made a number of trades by now...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 3,716 reads 8 comments

  7. Hunter Pence: Was He the Houston Astros' Best All-Star Candidate?

    Hunter Pence will be representing the Houston Astros at this year's All-Star Game in Arizona . Some may think it was the easy choice as Pence is having a career year and the Astros have been really bad...

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  8. 2011 MLB All-Star Game: 12 Most Dominant Pitching Performances in ASG History

    Generally, the Mid Summer Classic is about offense, the long ball and scoring runs. However, every once in awhile, a pitcher shows his dominance and shuts down the best hitters from the other league...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,354 reads 3 comments

  9. 2011 MLB Home Run Derby: The 12 Best Sluggers Who Won't Be in the Derby

    The NBA has the Dunk Contest and MLB has the Home Run Derby. It has become a staple of the All-Star festivities and each year fans make cases for this player and that player who was overlooked for the All-Star game and the Home Run Derby...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 2,272 reads 15 comments

  10. MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Reasons the Houston Astros Should Move Hunter Pence

    The Astros are going to be sellers at the trade deadline but it depends on new owner Jim Crane on how much they are selling. One of the players who has generated a lot of interest but also a lot of debate has been right fielder Hunter Pence ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,820 reads 19 comments

  11. Houston Astros Sell Mode: 7 Vets Who Could Be on the Block

    Attention all Major League Baseball teams, are you looking for a starting pitcher with World Series experience who also has bullpen experience? The Astros have one available...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,249 reads 1 comments

  12. Power Ranking Every Player on the Houston Astros' Roster

    After 79 games the Houston Astros are sitting at 28-51, which is good, or bad, enough for the worst record in MLB . This season has been a struggle for players and fans but there is talent on this team...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,548 reads 0 comments

  13. Houston Astros: Ranking Their 10 Worst Draft Reaches

    The MLB draft requires a lot of skill with a dose of luck when teams select prospects. Teams have gotten better over the past few years as 60-65 percent of the first-round picks ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,771 reads 2 comments

  14. Houston Astros' George Springer: 10 Outfielders Top Pick Could Resemble by 2015

    George Springer was the Houston Astros ' first-round pick this year, and all reports are they got a good one. Now the fun part begins as fans can start speculating on what type of player Springer will be...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 6,113 reads 0 comments

  15. The Top 50 Mascots in College Basketball

    One of the reasons, other than March Madness, college basketball has been so popular is the game day atmosphere. You will be hard pressed to find a better live sporting experience than a basketball game at the Carrier Dome or Camden Indoor...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 44,773 reads 46 comments

  16. Hunter Pence: What Should Houston Astros Do with Right Fielder?

    Now that the ownership issue has been taken care of and Jim Crane will be taking control of the Houston Astros , it is time to start evaluating the roster and what should be done moving forward...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 3,286 reads 7 comments

  17. Houston Astros: Ranking Their 10 Best Draft Picks of 2011

    The 2011 MLB Draft is in the books and it is now time to take a look at the Houston Astros ' 2011 class. They drafted a total of 50 players and it started with George Springer, an outfielder from UConn who was picked 11th in the first round...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 3,692 reads 1 comments

  18. Houston Astros: 10 Core Players to Build Around for the Future

    The Houston Astros are rebuilding and there is no questioning that. They have one of the worst records in Major League Baseball and are going through growing pains with a number of their young prospects...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 4,545 reads 0 comments

  19. Houston Astros: Re-Evaluating the Roy Oswalt Trade

    At the end of July in 2010 the Houston Astros made the first move in their rebuilding process by trading Roy Oswalt to the Philadelphia Phillies for a couple of prospects...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 4,847 reads 0 comments

  20. Houston Astros: 5 Most Likely All-Star Representatives

    For those unaware, voting for the All-Star game is underway and you can cast your vote here . Don't worry if you haven't had a chance to vote for your favorite players, as voting will be open until the end of June...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 2,936 reads 0 comments

  21. Houston Astros: 7 Reasons New Owner Will Help the Astros

    About two weeks ago, local businessman Jim Crane agreed to purchase the Houston Astros from Drayton McLane for a huge price tag of $680 million...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,974 reads 0 comments

  22. Houston Astros: 6 Ways They Can Make Brett Wallace the Face of the Franchise

    Houston Astros first baseman Brett Wallace is off to a great start in his first full season with the team. The Astros traded with the Blue Jays last season, sending a prospect they received in the Roy Oswalt trade to Toronto for Wallace...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,446 reads 1 comments

  23. Houston Astros: 5 First-Round Draft Targets

    On June 4th, the 2011 MLB Draft will be starting and someone will be joining last year's first round pick, Delino Deshields Jr., as a member of the Houston Astros...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 1,764 reads 2 comments

  24. Houston Astros: Comparing Brett Wallace and Lance Berkman's 2011 Seasons

    Last season was a time of turnover for the Houston Astros , as a number of veterans were shipped out and a crop of young prospects was asked to step up and fill in...

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  25. Houston Astros: 5 Possible Midseason Call-Ups

    To say the Astros have struggled so far this season would be an understatement. As of Sunday, they have the second-worst record in the majors at 15-25 and dropped two of three this past weekend to the Mets at home...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 3 years ago 4,061 reads 0 comments