From the origins of Union Station to the Ryan Express, every track in Houston has been making Astros fandom ready for the Cole Train.
The penultimate piece in the RBtS series looks at the man who’s been the face of elite starting pitching for more than a decade.
Dallas Keuchel, one of the best starting pitchers in baseball since 2014, is preparing for a big walk year
He projects as the third starter in line as the Astros open 2018, but Lance McCullers figures to be far greater than the sum of his seasons to date if he can stay healthy.
He’s been "Ground Chuck" for most of his career. How Charlie Morton can continue his renaissance as K-Chuck.
Correa, Altuve, Bregman, Keuchel, McCullers! Feel the excitement! But there’s another guy who might be better than all of them.
Jason Castro is a great defender by every available metric. But the Astros starters pitched worse with him, and the Astros made no effort to retain him. Why?
The Astros had a busy week, acquiring four major league veterans to complement an already strong core.
Better late than never, the staff of the Crawfish Boxes presents the Astros 2016 Midseason Top 30 Prospect Ranking
One of the highest floors you'll find in a left-handed pitcher in the 2016 MLB Draft
Michael Feliz is averaging two innings per relief appearance, and is destroying batters in high-leverage situations, a role that has not been seen with regularity since the 1970's and 80's.
The Astros have high hopes for Fiers coming into the 2016 season. With Lance McCullers slated to start the year on the disabled list Fiers will be asked to step into a larger role and help take some of the pressure off of Dallas Kuechel.
The Astros newest rotation piece, Doug Fister's performance has dropped off rather sharply in the last two seasons. Many have harped on his declining velocity, but there may be other issues at play that the Astros' staff can potentially remedy to help facilitate a return to form.