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Now is the time for the Astros to give Chas McCormick a trial run in center field

It increasingly looks like there’s only one real option in center field for the Astros. They’ve just been strangely hesitant to give their second-year outfielder a serious look at the position.

Astros bolster bullpen, reportedly add Will Smith from Braves in exchange for Jake Odorizzi

The Astros’ third trade of the day addresses another need.

Astros acquire Christian Vázquez from Red Sox

Right after trading for Baltimore’s Trey Mancini, the Astros land Boston’s starting catcher.

James Click seems primed to make his biggest trade as Astros GM

After employing a fairly prudent approach at the trade deadline in 2021, reports indicate Click is aiming to make at least one significant acquisition this time around.

3 notable Astros trends: The good, the bad and the exceedingly strange

A look into three meaningful developments that could impact the Astros in various ways.

Michael Brantley’s lingering injury could inconvenience the Astros’ trade deadline plans

Due to Brantley’s prolonged absence and unknown return date, left field has increasingly become an area of concern for the Astros.

The improbable culmination of José Altuve, perennial All-Star

The Astros second baseman, now an eight-time All-Star, has utterly shattered all expectations from when he was a prospect.

Jake Meyers has picked up where he left off

The Astros center fielder is producing at similar levels to 2021, though he is still with the shortcomings that were exposed during his rookie campaign.

In a season of standout performances in the Astros bullpen, Bryan Abreu’s may be the most meaningful

Once a talented-but-inconsistent hurler, the Astros’ young flamethrower has become one of the top arms in a terrific bullpen.

The Astros will soon need to decide if Yuli Gurriel is their best option at first base

The veteran first baseman has struggled in 2022, which could prompt a change at the trade deadline.