ASTROS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Astros AM: Tal’s Hill Last Days, but the Astrodome Lives On

The Astrodome is saved while the Astros will soon remove Tal’s Hill. Despite the clunker of a game yesterday, I am proud to say that I attended the final Astros game with Tal’s Hill still standing. While Tal’s Hill should be learning how to drive after celebrating it’s 16 anniversary, the hill will be removed […] Astros AM: Tal’s Hill Last Days, but the Astrodome Lives...
Via Climbing Tal's Hill
19 minutes ago

The Astros 2016 Home Schedule Ends with a Clunker

Tal’s Hill and Bill Brown dominates the last 2016 Astros home game. While there were not too many people at the Astros game yesterday, the crowd was supportive until the game got out of hand. Many people were handcuffed with $30 tickets to take a picture with Tal’s Hill after the game. The rest were […] The Astros 2016 Home Schedule Ends with a Clunker - Climbing Tal's Hill...
Via Climbing Tal's Hill
2 hours ago

Fister looks ahead after rough end to season

For Doug Fister, Wednesday's 12-4 loss to the Mariners was the culmination of everything that's gone wrong for the veteran right-hander during the month of September.
Via Astros.com
13 hours ago

Peacock, Astros aim to keep postseason hope alive

With their postseason hopes fading after dropping two of three to the Mariners, the Astros head to Anaheim for their final series of the regular season beginning on Friday against the Angels.
Via Astros.com
14 hours ago

Castro looks back on career with Astros

While the Astros said goodbye to Tal's Hill and longtime television play-by-play announcer Bill Brown on Wednesday, the regular-season home finale could have also been the final home game for veteran catcher Jason Castro, who will be a free agent this offseason for the first time.
Via Astros.com
18 hours ago

Carlos Correa, Playing Through Injury, and True Talent

“Different day, different arm,” is one of those things you’ll hear a pitcher say. You get up on the mound on a given day, and you try to figure out which pitches are working, what parts of your body are barking, where you can actually intentionally throw your pitches. It’s understandable, given the complicated mechanics required to throw the ball so hard, with so much movement...
Via Fangraphs
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Astros: How the Astros can beat the Blue Jays (next year)

Looking ahead to 2017, can the Astros beat the Blue Jays next year? I was going to write about how the Astros can beat the Bluejays this year, but you know – the bullpen happened. But I won’t get into that. As we look towards the offseason, we are often left with what was and […] Astros: How the Astros can beat the Blue Jays (next year) - Climbing Tal's Hill - Climbing Tal...
Via Climbing Tal's Hill
22 hours ago

Astros use big sixth inning to get 8-4 win over Mariners

HOUSTON (AP) George Springer had three hits, including a two-run double during a six-run sixth inning, and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night. The victory leaves Seattle two games behind Baltimore for the second AL wild card and cuts Houston's deficit in the race to 2 1/2 games. The Astros got five hits off Felix Hernandez (11-7) in the sixth, but...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Musgrove, 3 solo shots lead Astros past Angels 4-1

HOUSTON (AP) Joe Musgrove pitched seven strong innings, Evan Gattis, Tony Kemp and Tyler White homered, and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 4-1 Sunday to snap a three-game slide and keep their playoff hopes alive. Houston began the day three games behind Baltimore for the second AL wild-card spot. Musgrove (4-4, 4.06 ERA) allowed one run on seven hits while striking...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

DraftKings: It’s The End Of The Month So Everything Musgrove!

Well look who's here...Yep, I'm talking to you. It's Sunday and we're both building daily baseball lineups while everyone else is in a fever pitch about the NFL. You know what? I'm more than okay with that. We can start our own support group on Sundays. You know, just the handful of us left that still care about the best game on Earth. We can also talk about how distressed we are...
Via Razzball
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros RHP Giles injured by line drive in batting practice

HOUSTON (AP) Houston closer Ken Giles injured his right wrist when he was hit by a line drive during batting practice on Saturday. Manager A.J. Hinch said it was already starting to bruise minutes after Giles was struck. Trainers ran to the right-hander after he was hit and he remained on his knees on the field for a while before being carted off. It was too soon to know how...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Keuchel, McCullers will only return if Astros make playoffs

If the Houston Astros want to make the postseason, they’ll have to do it without top starters Dallas Keuchel and Lance McCullers. At 79-71, Houston sits 3.5 games back of the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles for an AL Wild Card spot. The Astros are 9.5 games back of Texas for the division lead. General Manager Jeff Luhnow spoke with Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Adrian Beltre cranks dinger No. 30 while on one knee

As he frequently does, Texas Rangers third baseman — and potential future Hall of Famer — Adrian Beltre paid tribute to the Boyz II Men classic “On Bended Knee” with a swing on Tuesday night against the Houston Astros. And as he has also (incredibly) done many times on such a swing (example of another), he went yard for his 30th homer of the season. To be able to turn on...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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