2:53 PM EDT, Fri September 17, 2021
Climbing Tal's Hill 53 mins ago

Astros: Tyler Ivey returns to mound for first time since his debut

On Friday, the Houston Astros sent right-handed pitcher Tyler Ivey on a rehab assignment to the FCL Astros. The 25-year-old told Climbing Tal’s Hill that he was anticipating a late-season return to baseball close to a month ago. Now, Ivey will return to live action for the first time since his major-league debut on May […] Astros: Tyler Ivey returns to mound for first time since his debut - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
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2021 Series Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks @ Houston Astros

2021 Series Preview: Arizona Diamondbacks @ Houston Astros

Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports The Astros (86-60) return home for a quick weekend series against the bottom feeding Diamondbacks (47-99, 5th in AL West) Quick Notes The Diamondbacks come to Houston tied for worst record in the majors during a season that is best left forgotten by the Arizona faithful. They’ve only managed to win 4 series since the All Star Break, which is the same amount of series that they have been swept in. They did manage a series win against Seattle just last weekend though, so thanks to them for that. The Snakes have managed a to notch some...
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Astros Crawfish Boil: September 17th, 2021

Astros Crawfish Boil: September 17th, 2021

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports How did these bozos sweep us back in May? Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here. Astros News It was another rout in Arlington last night, which makes me wonder how the Astros ever got swept by this team back in May (Astros.com) Though there was some bad news yesterday as Framber Valdez was scratched due to a cut on his pitching hand (Houston Chronicle, $$$) It looks like he’ll be back in the rotation on Monday though, according to Dusty Baker...
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Astros Prospect Report: September 16th

Astros Prospect Report: September 16th

HOUSTON, TEXAS - AUGUST 21: Taylor Jones #28 of the Houston Astros triples in two runs in the sixth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Minute Maid Park on August 21, 2021 in Houston, Texas. | Photo by Bob Levey/ See how the prospects performed last night Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below. AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (67-48) won 6-4 (BOX SCORE) Conine started for the Skeeters and pitched well allowing just 1 run over 5 innings. Costes put the Skeeters on the board in the 4th with an RBI double....
Climbing Tal's Hill 5 hours ago

Astros: Brandon Bielak set to start in first game in over a year

The Astros return to Houston on Sunday, as Brandon Bielak starts for the first time in over a year. During the 2020 season, the Houston Astros heavily relied on underdeveloped talent with little to no experience. One of those players was Brandon Bielak, who made a big splash in his first season in 2020. The […] Astros: Brandon Bielak set to start in first game in over a year - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
The Crawfish Boxes 14 hours ago
Astros Humiliate Rangers in Season Series Finale, 12-1

Astros Humiliate Rangers in Season Series Finale, 12-1

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports 7-run fourth keyed by 3-run Correa dinger sealed the win It took the Astros three innings to figure out Rangers starter Glenn Otto, but when they did all the mysteries were fully revealed. By the fourth inning, six hits, and three walks later, the Astros found themselves up 7-0. It was way more than enough for the win. The key hits were doubles by Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker, a two-RBI single by Alex Bregman, and a three-run, 442-foot homer by Carlos Correa. 442 feet DEEP in the heart of Texas. #ForTheH pic.twitter.com/5qOksh1zNe—...
The Crawfish Boxes 19 hours ago
Game 146 Thread. September 16, 2021, 7:05 CDT. Astros @ Rangers

Game 146 Thread. September 16, 2021, 7:05 CDT. Astros @ Rangers

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Luis Garcia goes against Glen Otto for the series win
Climbing Tal's Hill 20 hours ago

Astros: Peter Solomon should see a call-up this month

On Thursday, Framber Valdez was scratched from his start against the Texas Rangers, as he has a “light slice” on his index finger of his left hand. He sustained the injury on the outfield wall during batting practice on Wednesday. While Luis Garcia takes the mound on Thursday night, Valdez could slide back into the Houston […] Astros: Peter Solomon should see a call-up this month - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
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How the First Three Games @ Arlington Changed the Playoff Pitching Picture

How the First Three Games @ Arlington Changed the Playoff Pitching Picture

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports A subplot of this crazy 2021 season has been the pecking order of the Astros’ rotation. From 2015 forward, the team had a slate of aces and then guys you hoped could stay healthy. Going into 2021, the Astros had.... guys you hoped could stay healthy. Of course there was Greinke, the crafty vet who seemed never to slow down. And Framber, who was one of 2020’s best pitchers. And Lance, who always flashed the stuff and poise of a TOR starter. Did the Astros have enough starting pitching to make it through 2021? was a major topic of...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 16, 2021
Three individual feats to keep an eye on before the regular season ends

Three individual feats to keep an eye on before the regular season ends

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Yuli Gurriel, Michael Brantley, Luis García, and Ryne Stanek are helping make the final stage of the regular campaign even more interesting. We’re only a couple of weeks away from finishing the regular season, but there’s still a lot of baseball to watch. The Astros are trying to secure the AL West, and there are some individual feats we could be witnessing when it’s all said and done in the regular campaign. We’ve come with three of them. Let’s dive right in… 1. Yuli? Brantley? Who wins the batting title? The battle for the...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 16, 2021
Astros Crawfish Boil: September 16th, 2021

Astros Crawfish Boil: September 16th, 2021

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Let’s just go ahead and button up a series win and get out of Arlington before that 5th place smell gets stuck in the uniforms Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here. Astros News Urquidy looked good last night as the Astros cruised to another victory and one step closer to the division crown (Astros.com) And you can see the Astros’ three bombs from last night in the video highlights from the game (Astros.com) Jake Kaplan took questions from...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 16, 2021
Astros Prospect Report: September 15th

Astros Prospect Report: September 15th

BAKERSFIELD, CA - MARCH 21: Nebraska outfielder Scott Schreiber (11) runs to first base after hitting a pitch during the game between the Nebraska Cornhuskers and the Cal State Bakersfield Roadrunners on March 21, 2017, at Hardt Field, in Bakersfield, CA. | Photo by David Dennis/Icon Sportswire via See how the prospects performed last night Another day of minor league baseball is in the books and you can see all the Astros affiliates results below. AAA: Sugar Land Skeeters (66-48) OFF AA: Corpus Christi Hooks (52-63) won 4-0 (BOX SCORE) The Hooks got on the board in...
Climbing Tal's Hill Sep 16, 2021

Houston Astros unveil new celebration: The Tucker Stretch

While thumping the Texas Rangers on Wednesdays 7-2, the Houston Astros and Kyle Tucker unveiled a new celebration: The Tucker Stretch. In the top of the eighth inning, Tucker slammed his 26th homer of the season on a drive to right-center field. As he rounded third base, the left-hander and third base coach Omar Lopez unveiled […] Houston Astros unveil new celebration: The Tucker Stretch - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 16, 2021
85 wins! Urquidy, three homers make it for Astros on a 7-2 victory vs Rangers

85 wins! Urquidy, three homers make it for Astros on a 7-2 victory vs Rangers

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Jake Mayers, Marwin González, and Kyle Tucker backed up José Urquidy with three rockets. Ask me about an encouraging moment for the Astros on Wednesday’s game and I’ll tell you about José Urquidy. With a great performance against the Rangers, the 26-year-old righty guided the ‘Stros to a 7-2 win at Globe Life Field, their 85th victory of the campaign. Urquidy was backed up by three home runs from Jake Meyers, Marwin González, and Kyle Tucker. Despite walking the lead-off guy to open the first inning, Urquidy was lights out from...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 15, 2021
Game 145 Thread. September 15, 2021, 7:05 CDT. Astros @ Rangers

Game 145 Thread. September 15, 2021, 7:05 CDT. Astros @ Rangers

Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports Jose Urquidy goes against Kohei Arihara

Astros Player News

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    Luis Garcia

    Game 146 Thread. September 16, 2021, 7:05 CDT. Astros @ Rangers

  • 3 Carlos Correa

    Carlos Correa

    Astros Humiliate Rangers in Season Series Finale, 12-1

  • 2 Alex Bregman

    Alex Bregman

    Astros Humiliate Rangers in Season Series Finale, 12-1

  • 2 Kyle Tucker

    Kyle Tucker

    Astros Humiliate Rangers in Season Series Finale, 12-1

  • 2 Framber Valdez

    Framber Valdez

    Astros Crawfish Boil: September 17th, 2021

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