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MLB Suspends Operations due to Coronavirus Concerns, Delays Opening Day Two Weeks (Updated)

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to the sporting world canceling or postponing most of its games, and it looks as though MLB will follow suit

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Jake Marisnick Suspension Coverage

Crawfish Boxes’ coverage of the Jake Marisnick - Jonathan Lucroy collision and its aftermath

Reading Between The Seams: The Baseball, Justin Verlander, and Denial (Part 1 of 6)

A new series intended to preview the Astros starting pitching gets an important addendum in its initial installment.

Forrest Whitley Issues His Own Statement Via Twitter...

...and it’s both articulate and reassuring, for Astros fans.

George-ous: World Series MVP Springer Signs Two Year Extension

Astros Recall Hoyt, Place Gustave on DL

Gustave (right forearm tightness) Placed On 10-day DL

Jose Fernandez: In Memoriam

Remebering a pitcher who, more than any other I've watched, embodied what it meant to play baseball.

AL Wild Card Roundup

A quick look at the AL Wild Card contenders: where they stand, where they came from, and where they are headed.

3 Astros Things: Takeaways from the losses to KC

The Astros' bats froze against Royals' pitching, plus other takeaways

Giles' homer the latest blunder for the young RP

100 mile an hour Giles not having the easiest of times in Houston.

Evan Gattis will be catching sooner rather then later

The dawn of Gattis the catcher seems to be nearing

Astros' Lance McCullers injury update

McCullers is on track with the Astros plans.

Dallas Keuchel first start of the Spring, leaves you wanting more!

Keuchel in first outing gives two efficient innings.

Astros shouldn't just hand first base to Jon Singleton

There are more options than just "Big Jon."

Ken Giles Trade Official: Mark Appel Included

As the Ken Giles trade is made official, we learn that former first-overall pick Mark Appel is among the players going to Philadelphia for the talented young closer.

Astros Wild Card Victory A Ratings Boon

The Houston Astros and New York Yankees one game Wild Card winner-take-all match up scored ESPN its highest ratings for a baseball game in twelve years.

MLB Pipeline updated Top 100 Prospects list

Seven Astros made the grade

George Springer to the DL; Preston Tucker up

George Springer to the disabled list. Outfield prospect Preston Tucker called up.

PODCAST: Astros controversy is in mid-season form

Website resources we use to research the Astros; controversies involving the Fresno Grizzlies, Brady Aiken, Jarred Cosart, and David Rollins; we check in on the Rule 5 players and talk about the latest cuts to the Spring Training roster.

Aiken left first start with discomfort

Unsigned Astros number one overall 2014 draft pick Brady Aiken did not even make it through one inning of his first post-High School start before leaving with an injury.

INFOGRAPHIC: Spring Training Roster Update Mar 16

An update to the Astros Spring Training Roster infographic. Nine players are cut. Who's next?

Astros, Marwin Gonzalez agree to One Year deal

The Astros have reached agreements with all of their arbitration-eligible players with today's announcement.

Astros acquire INF Luis Valbuena and P Dan Straily

The Astros acquire pitcher Dan Straily and infielder Lusi Valbuena from the Cubs for outfielder Dexter Fowler.

Dexter Fowler on the move to the Cubs

Looks like Dexter Fowler is on the way to the Chicago Cubs

Trogdor gets paid

Carter avoids arbitration with the Astros, agreeing to a $4.175M contract.

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Astros and Jacob Nix reach settlement

Jon Heyman with CBS Sports has some details on the Jacob Nix grievance. Nix and the Astros had an agreement in place, before the Brady Aiken situation reared its ugly head. It appears the two sides have come to a settlement that includes monetary compensation and the Astros not losing a 2015 draft pick.

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Astros pursuing reliever Pat Neshek

ESPN's Jerry Crasnick broke the news late Tuesday night that the Astros are one of three teams in the hunt for 34-year-old righty Pat Neshek, who pitched well in late-inning situations for the Cardinals in 2014.

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Astros acquisition priority: bullpen, lineup, then starting pitching

According to Jeff Luhnow, via Brian McTaggart, the Astros are in no hurry to add to their rotation; while they'd like to pick up a starter, they're much more focused on the bullpen and adding a new bat, preferably on the left side of the infield.

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Jose Altuve wins GIBBY for Breakout Everday Player of the Year

Just another award to remind us how good Jose Altuve was last year.

Oscar Taveras' death hits home for baseball fans

Oscar Taveras' death hits home for baseball fans

Super Sunday Astros Crawfish Boil - May 4, 2014

News and notes from the Astros' first month of baseball.

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Astros Sign Scott Feldman for 3yrs, $30M

According to, the Astros have signed right-handed starting pitcher Scott Feldman to a 3-year, $30 million deal.


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