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By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Major League Baseball: First Half Awards, Statistics and Digest

One hundred and three days ago, Evan Longoria connected for a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka in the second inning of the first game of the season on Opening Day.  It would be the first of a record 3,343 More...

Kyle Schwarber
By Drew Tanguay On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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Transformation of the Leadoff Hitter

When you think of the traditional leadoff hitter, you think of the fastest player on the team who will hopefully get on base, then swipe 2nd to get into scoring position to begin the game. That was the case in More...

By KC Baker On Sunday, April 24th, 2016
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Astros’ Faithful Takes a Hammock After Slow Start

“Take a knee!” my bonehead junior high football coach volcano-belched at my teammates and me. We’d have endured some sadistic workout they designed and inflicted; or perhaps we were at the end of another More...

By KC Baker On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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The Year of the Stros

Too much digital ink has been wasted by this blogger on the second-class citizen treatment of my beloved Houston Astros. Sports Illustrated issues them a cover as this year’s World Series Champions and the first More...

By Marc Keller On Monday, September 14th, 2015
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Roster Moves Worth Reporting But Aren’t Worth The 300 Words – Vol. 37 and Vol. 38

For Baseball Hot Corner’s articles to be recognized by Google, they put a requirement on all blogs that each post/article should be 300 words or more. That’s usually not a problem for major breaking trades More...

By Marc Keller On Monday, July 6th, 2015
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Roster Moves Worth Reporting But Aren’t Worth The 300 Words – Vol. 29

For Baseball Hot Corner’s articles to be recognized by Google, they put a requirement on all blogs that each post/article should be 300 words or more.  That’s usually not a problem for major breaking trades More...

Preston Tucker
By KC Baker On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Hey Fool! Got No Time For The Trade Jibba Jabba

After their glorious 2015 launch into orbit, the Astros have been forced back to Earth by the reality of the game. Baseball champions do not suddenly splash onto the diamond; they are born from the hard labor of More...

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By Clayton Richer On Monday, April 13th, 2015
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Leonys Martin Gets Highway Robbed By George Springer

Texas Rangers speedster Leonys Martin was on the verge of hitting a game winning grand slam versus the Houston Astros. Unfortunately for Martin, outfielder George Springer decided to go beast-mode, tracking down More...

By Brendan Panikkar On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Opening Day Preview: Houston Astros

Jose Altuve is the heart and soul of the Houston Astros Houston Astros 2015 Preview The Houston Astros are young, full of potential and exciting. Led by all-star 2nd basemen Jose Altuve, the Astros are primed More...

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

Jose Altuve
By KC Baker On Monday, February 16th, 2015
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Spring Training, Hope, Reality And Hope

On March 2, 2015, my Houston Astros break the seal on the new season with the Padres in one of the last few springs at Osceola County Stadium. In a much needed improvement on the paucity of amenities and red-light-riddled 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 Jen Rainwater On Saturday, January 17th, 2015
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Top 10: Right Fielders In Baseball

Giancarlo Stanton. Photo Credit: Getty Images.   Baseball Hot Corner continues it’s feature of looking at the top ten players at each position and it’s my turn to bring you my list of the top right More...

Jed Lowrie
By Frank Pimentel On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Jed Lowrie Signs With The Houston Astros

On Monday afternoon, the Houston Astros announced they are signing Free Agent short stop Jed Lowrie to a three-year deal. According to multiple reports, Lowrie receives $23 million guaranteed to sign back with More...

By Ryan Sabata On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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2014 Midseason Rookie Report- Position Players

In the year 2012, we saw two young phenoms take center stage in the big leagues: Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. These two took very different paths on their way to the top. Harper was the biggest name in sports at More...








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