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Climbing Tal's Hill Nov 6, 2018

Astros should not trade Kyle Tucker or Forrest Whitley this offseason

As the Astros look to make offseason moves, top prospects Kyle Tucker and Forrest Whitley should be off limits. The rumor mill is starting to churn now that the 2018 season is over. The Astros are in need of some roster upgrades, specifically at catcher and in the starting rotation. While they’ll certainly kick the […] Astros should not trade Kyle Tucker or Forrest Whitley this offseason - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Climbing Tal's Hill Oct 23, 2018

Astros are giving Kyle Tucker “a shot” in 2019

Barring an unexpected development in the coming months, the Astros’ future in left field remains with top prospect Kyle Tucker. The Astros ended the 2018 season with the seventh-lowest OPS — .702 — in left field, which was the lowest out of all teams qualified for the postseason. For context, the Rangers had a higher […] Astros are giving Kyle Tucker “a shot” in 2019 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 23, 2018
Kyle Tucker: Trade Bait or Astros’ next Superstar?

Kyle Tucker: Trade Bait or Astros’ next Superstar?

As everyone knows, Kyle Tucker’s entry into the Major leagues did not go as planned. His triple slash line of .141/.236/.203 across 72 Plate Appearances was shockingly terrible. Tucker came into 2018 as our #2 ranked prospect (by minorleagueball.com). Let’s start with some scouting reports and how we got to where we are today. History Kyle Tucker was the 1st round, 5th overall draft pick in 2015. Noted for having the best High School swing in the draft. Tucker bats left, throws right, and still has plenty of room to grow into his 6’4, 190 lb frame. Pre-Draft “Tucker...
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 22, 2018
Astros Crawfish Boil: October 22nd, 2018

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 22nd, 2018

Have some fresh baseball links to start your morning Astros News Altuve underwent knee surgery immediately following the season after playing through an injury that normally would have sidelined him (ABC 13)The Astros would learn the perils of being king after their ALCS exit (Call to the Pen)That doesn’t tell the whole story, though, as pitching would let Houston down as well (Texas Sports Nation)Or perhaps it was the Astros’ paranoia that led to their downfall (Yahoo Sports)Nick Dika takes an in-depth look at went wrong for Correa in 2018 (RotoGraphs)Should the Astros flip Kyle Tucker...
House of Houston Oct 21, 2018

The Houston Astros should flip Kyle Tucker for JT Realmuto

The Houston Astros should fix the biggest hole in the roster by flipping Kyle Tucker for Marlins catcher JT Realmuto. Let’s take a look at why they should and how it could get done. The Houston Astros won the first World Series in franchise history in 2017. The last thing the team did was get […] The Houston Astros should flip Kyle Tucker for JT Realmuto - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!

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