Tag: Houston Astros

Top Astros prospect Francis Martes suspended 80 games for PEDs

Houston Astros pitching prospect Francis Martes is already sidelined after undergoing Tommy John Surgery. If that’s not bad enough, the 23-year-old Martes will now be a bit...

Report: Dallas Keuchel, Astros still ‘not close to a deal’

Free agent starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel remains available, and the Houston Astros are reportedly discussing a contract to bring him back. But according to Buster Olney of...

10 MLB stars set to join MVP race

We saw Mookie Betts and Christian Yelich win the MVP in their respective leagues in 2018. And while both were very well known in MLB circles, neither...


Justin Verlander plans on pitching into his mid 40s, open to short deal next...

Justin Verlander is 35 years old right now and will be a free agent after the 2019 MLB season. He also doesn't plan on retiring any time...

Predictions for the 2019 MLB season

The favorites definitely reigned strong during the 2018 MLB season. But it was a good year for the underdogs, too, with teams like the Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland...

12 MLB players set to follow in Nolan Arenado to the bank

While the MLB hot stove period has moved more like an incredibly slow cooking crock pot, a lot has happened. In February alone, we saw Manny Machado...


Report: Twins sign veteran Marwin Gonzalez to two-year contract

The Minnesota Twins have added yet another veteran to their roster with spring training getting going in Florida. According to Jon Morosi of MLB.com, Minnesota has inked veteran...

10 MLB players set to become household names in 2019

In 2018, we saw the likes of Christian Yelich, Josh Hader and Blake Treinen go from good players to the best in MLB at their respective positions....
Mookie Betts is one of the MLB hitters pitchers don't want to face

Best MLB player at each position heading into 2019 season

If you're a fan of seeing the best players in MLB perform at extremely high levels, the last few seasons have been fun for you. We've seen...


Justin Verlander rips MLB teams for ‘hiding behind this rebuilding mantra’

Just a few days after ripping MLB for its "broken" system amid one of the worst free agency offseasons we've ever seen, Justin Verlander has more to...

Early look at top MLB ROY candidates

As we look at the rookie class of 2019, we have to wonder which guys are ready make the same impact in MLB that the likes of...

10 burning questions heading into MLB spring training

The MLB offseason is almost over. Pitchers and catchers will soon report to Arizona or Florida for spring training. And before the regular season begins, a number...

Dallas Keuchel jokes about his free agent status

For the second year in a row, MLB's free agency has moved slowly. One of the free agents, pitcher Dallas Keuchel, joked about that on Thursday. It all...

Eight biggest questions heading into spring training

The 2019 MLB season is just around the corner While it might seem like we saw Chris Sale strike out Manny Machado to clinch the 2018 World Series...

Mets and Astros pull off five-player swap

The Houston Astros and New York Mets pulled off a five-player trade on Sunday, headlined by former Houston top prospect J.D. Davis heading to New York. Minor...

10 MLB players that could still be traded this winter

Key names standing out as potential trade targets As baseball fans buzz over some of the game's top free agent sluggers and pitchers available this offseason, MLB teams...
Aug 11, 2016; Arlington, TX, USA; A general view of the MLB logo with Colorado Rockies batting gear on it during the game against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Colorado Rockies won 12-9. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

One New Year’s resolution for each 2018 MLB Playoff team

Making upgrades The New Year gives us all a date to potentially make any upgrades. For MLB teams -- even the best -- that's no different. Each of the...

Report: Astros have talked to Marlins about J.T. Realmuto

The Houston Astros added a big bat to the lineup earlier this week in signing outfielder Michael Brantley away from the Cleveland Indians. In no way does this...

Report: Astros nearing deal with All-Star OF Michael Brantley

The Houston Astros could very well be on the verge of upgrading their outfield position. According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Houston is nearing a two-year deal...

Risks we’d like to see MLB teams take this offseason

Not every move during MLB offseason is a hit We're pretty sure that the St. Louis Cardinals aren't going to regret trading for Paul Goldschmidt. But not every move...

Report: Dallas Keuchel atop Braves’ wish list at Winter Meetings

The defending NL East champion Atlanta Braves have already added two former All-Stars in that of Josh Donaldson and Brian McCann this offseason. In no way does this...
Mar 17, 2017; Fort Myers, FL, USA; A view of the Grapefruit League logo on official Rawlings baseball at JetBlue Park. The Astros won 6-2. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports, Khalil Lee

Former MLB players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo killed in car accident

Tragedy has struck the baseball world again. Former Los Angeles Angels infielder Luis Valbuena and former Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Jose Castillo were killed in a car...

Top 10 storylines for the MLB Winter Meetings

Big-names getting traded The hot stove season has already been pretty eventful. As we head into the MLB Winter Meetings in Las Vegas, we're only expecting things to...

George H.W. Bush’s funeral guest list uses Nolan Ryan to troll Rangers

The person who made the guest list for the Houston funeral of President George H.W. Bush has a sense of humor, at least as it relates to...