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By Pierce Dennis On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Can the Astros Bounce Back in an Improved AL West?

The Houston Astros are floundering in the AL West cellar following a tremendous breakout season in 2015. Forty games into 2016, the Astros sit at 16-24 after winning last night’s game to the Chicago White More...

Jose Altuve
By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

The Houston Astros Will Take A Big Step Forward In 2015

Jose Altuve will lead the Astros to a fun 2015 season. The Houston Astros have suffered through misery since 2009. 2011 saw them lose a whopping 106 games, 107 in 2012, and 111 in 2013. The dark days in Houston More...

By Jen Rainwater On Saturday, February 21st, 2015

The AL West All-Star Team

Mike Trout. Photo Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images. Catcher: Chris Iannetta – Los Angeles Angels/Runner-Up: Jason Castro – Houston Astros Chris Iannetta may not be baseball’s biggest name but More...

By Marc Keller On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Are The Houston Astros Playing To Win Now?

The Houston Astros finished the 2014 regular season with a record of 70-92.  That however was actually considered pretty good compared to what was thought of them prior to the start of the season.  And even though More...

By Jen Rainwater On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Braves Sign Known Clubhouse Leader Jonny Gomes

Jonny Gomes. Photo Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images. Thursday night left fielder Jonny Gomes and the Atlanta Braves agreed on a one-year deal worth $4 million that includes a $3 million vesting option for the 2016 More...

By Jen Rainwater On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
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Colby Rasmus And Houston Astros Do Have A Deal In Place

Colby Rasmus. Photo Credit:: Getty Images. It has already been confirmed that Ryan Vogelsong was in Houston on Monday for a physical and to finalize the details on a contract with the Houston Astros. There was a More...

By Tim Stoeckle On Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Top 10: Catchers In Baseball

Baseball Hot Corner’s series of ranking the top ten players at each position in Major League Baseball continues with the only position that is involved with every defensive play throughout the entire nine More...

Evan Gattis
By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Houston Astros Nearing Deal With Braves For Evan Gattis

Bob Nightengale of USA Today is reporting that Evan Gattis has under-gone a physical with the Houston Astros who are one of three teams aggressively pursuing the catcher.  The 28-year old Gattis is a former 23rd More...

By Collin Budd On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

Texas Rangers Rumored Interest in Evan Gattis

Brace yourself, the 2014 MLB Winter Meetings are upon us and with it comes the flurry of trade winds that start to pick up this time every year. Earlier today reports started popping up that the Texas Rangers and More...

Nick Markakis
By Frank Pimentel On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Atlanta Braves Sign Nick Markakis

The Atlanta Braves and outfielder Nick Markakis have agreed to a four-year contract worth around $44 million according to Yahoo Sports Jeff Passan. Source: OF Nick Markakis agrees to four-year deal with Atlanta More...

By Marc Keller On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Atlanta Braves send hometown kid Jason Heyward to St. Louis

Rarely in sports do we see trades where we can take an honest look at the details and say it mutually benefited both teams; however we saw that happen on Monday when the Atlanta Braves traded right fielder (RF) More...

All Star Game
By Paul Mawdsley On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Top 5 NL All-Star Snubs

After a three-year All-Star game winning streak was brought to an end last year, the National League squad is looking to rebound.  Here is the roster that has been chosen in attempt to do so: NL #ASG starters: More...

Home Run Derby
By Paul Mawdsley On Monday, June 30th, 2014

Who Should Participate In The 2014 Home Run Derby?

On July 14th, 2014, the 20th annual Home Run Derby will be taking place at Target Field in Minnesota.  This year, the derby will feature a handful of new changes to the previous format.  In past years, there More...

Evan Gattis
By Clayton Richer On Monday, January 6th, 2014

The 20 Longest Home Runs of 2013

Tape measure shots, dingers and big flies, here is a video that dials long distance with the 20 longest blasts from the 2013 MLB season.  More...

Robinson Cano
By Paul Jack On Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

This Baseball Writer Is Praying The Yankees Overpay For Robinson Cano

If you look at this article from last month you can see what I said (6 years, 138 million,  23 mill a year) and what other writers predicted about Robinson Cano. While my prediction stays strong at 6/138 million, More...

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