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Outside Pitch Feb 18, 2017

Storylines as the Houston Astros begin their first full workout

The 2017 Houston Astros step onto the field for the first time today. If all goes according to plan, they won’t stop playing until November. Through the additions of Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Josh Reddick, they have constructed one of, if not the top lineup in baseball. They have added depth to a pitching […] The post Storylines as the Houston Astros begin their first full workout appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Outside Pitch Feb 11, 2017

What can the Houston Astros expect from Nori Aoki?

The Houston Astros have made many solid additions this offseason to improve their offense. While flashier names such as Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran and Josh Reddick got the headlines, their best move could be their first. On November 3rd, they claimed Mariners outfielder Nori Aoki off waivers. He was the first addition the team made […] The post What can the Houston Astros expect from Nori Aoki? appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Outside Pitch Feb 10, 2017

Examining the Houston Astros’ bench options in 2017

Coming into Spring Training, the Houston Astros have very few question marks in their starting nine. The acquisitions of Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran, and Josh Reddick have solidified the lineup. It is only a matter of where manager A.J. Hinch wants to fit the pieces. Where Hinch has a lot of work left to do […] The post Examining the Houston Astros’ bench options in 2017 appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Poll: Was it the right move for the Yankees to sign Chris Carter?

Poll: Was it the right move for the Yankees to sign Chris Carter?

The Yankees finally did something in 2017. Do you think signing Carter was the right move? Last month Brian Cashman said that he was "99.9 percent sure" that the Yankees were done for the offseason. This year’s free agent market was weak, but the Yankees made upgrades in the bullpen and the lineup by signing Aroldis Chapman and Matt Holliday. Cashman also made a few trades happen, including a big one that sent Brian McCann to the Astros. Not long after the ink on Chapman’s contract dried, Cashman indicated that the Yankees were out of spending money. With few decent options left on the...

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