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Astros call up Brandon Barnes

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The Astros have called up center fielder Brandon Barnes from Triple-A OKC, the Corpus Christi twitter page confirms. No official word yet on corresponding roster moves or what Barnes' role will be with the team, but stay tuned.

Chatting with the Astros’ 5th Round Pick Andrew Aplin

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The Houston Astros 5th round pick is off to a great professional start hitting .361/.459/.559 with 8 Doubles, 4 Triples, 4 Homeruns, 18 Stolen Bases, and a 22/18 BB/K rate in 39 New York-Penn League games. He talks about the draft, having his own baseball card while he was still in high school, and more.

Bobby Borchering's 2009 draft profile

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Don't know if looking at his old draft profile means much, but interesting to see what people thought of him as he was drafted. He has a Chipper Jones type of body apparently, and he has "plus, plus bat speed" and bad defense at third... CJ 2.0? I am hoping for more from him as a future DH! Plus he's a switchhitter!

Chris Johnson traded to D-Backs

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Chris Johnson was traded to Arizona for 24 year old LFer Marc Krauss and 21 year old LFer Bobby Borchering Both are in AA.

American League Central: All-Star Break Reality Check and Predictions

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If you are interested in reading about the A.L., the Astros future home - take a look.

Breaking: Astros Trade Brett Myers to White Sox

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Brian McTaggart confirms that Brett Myers has been traded to the White Sox for RHP Matt Heidenreich, 21 yrs. old & LHP Blair Walters, 22 yrs. old. And PTBNL.

Astros with 10 player trade with the Blue Jays

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An opening place to discuss the breaking trade. Astros send Happ, Lyion, and Carpenter to Toronto. The Astros get reliever Cordero, OFer Ben Francisco, and 4 minor leaguers and a PTBNL.

Jeff Bagwell, Fred McGriff, The Hall of Fame, and 400 Home Runs

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With Barry Larkin and Ron Santo being inducted into the Hall of Fame this weekend, here's a look at two deserving candidates, Jeff Bagwell and Fred McGriff.

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