22 Total Updates since February 1, 2013
about 1 month ago Article 6 comments
In an effort to fill out this series with a player who maybe should have been profiled earlier in the spring, let's take an abbreviated look at Brandon Laird.
about 1 month ago Article 5 comments
All month long, we've been publishing player previews for the probable Astros 25-man roster. Now it's time to pull it all together and look at the big picture.
about 1 month ago Article 26 comments
After wondering who would take over the position after Jed Lowrie was traded, it appears Cedeno will be Houston's starter at shortstop on Opening Day.
about 1 month ago Article 20 comments
Before Matty D, Houston had one of the finest third baseman of the 90's. Are there any similarities between the two golden gloved hot corner players?
about 1 month ago Article 32 comments
Examining the future for an athletic, intriguing player without a position
2 months ago Article 33 comments
Is the Astros former first round pick, Jason Castro, ready to make a leap forward?
2 months ago Article 4 comments
Taking a look at how the Astros' longest tenured player can build on his career best 2012 season
2 months ago Article 42 comments
Jeff Luhnow has a plan. It may well revolve around sinkerballers and home runs. Earl Weaver would be proud.
2 months ago Article 7 comments
Polarizing is a great word to describe the former Mets farmboy, but it may also be an understatement. What can the 25-year old do for Houston this season?
2 months ago Article 18 comments
Looking at the relative worths of Bud Norris and Lucas Harrell through the lens of a trade value calculator.
2 months ago Article 8 comments
Though his position will be up for debate, there's no arguing against Carter's offensive potential.
3 months ago Article 11 comments
Carlos Pena figures to be a very good hitter for the 2013 Houston Astros despite a disappointing 2012 season with the Rays.
3 months ago Article 5 comments
Marwin Gonzalez will be in the mix at shortstop this season. Will he be a viable part of a platoon there?
3 months ago Article 19 comments
The smallest player in baseball could very well provide the biggest boost to Houston's offense.
3 months ago Article 6 comments
No longer the youngest starting pitcher in the league, Jordan Lyles will have to continue developing if he wants to be a piece of this Astros team in the future.
3 months ago Article 9 comments
What will the Astros get out of the mercurial reliever? Will his control let him be a lock-down closer, or will Veras leave the Astros searching for another closer by midseason?
3 months ago Article 3 comments
On April 21, 2012, Humber threw the 21st perfect game in Major League Baseball history. Less than a year later, he's a waiver claim fighting for a spot in Houston's rotation. So which Philip Humber should we expect to see?
3 months ago Article 17 comments
Another minor league invite, Bedard could provide valuable depth in the middle of the rotation, or he could spend most of the year in the minors pitching for Oklahoma City.
3 months ago Article 16 comments
Justin Maxwell may be one of the more successful waiver claims by this front office. He is likely to get the chance to show what he can do as a starting outfielder in 2013.
3 months ago Article 13 comments
What does the erstwhile Ankiel have left? Can he contribute to the Astros in 2013?
3 months ago Article 22 comments
Can we learn anything about the '69 Mets and the '08 Rays that will help us figure out if the '13 Astros can win, win, win?
4 months ago Article 9 comments
After seeing what Marwin Gonzalez could provide at short, we look at Jake Elmore and ask the same question: could he fill in full-time for Jed Lowrie?