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Astros injury roundup: Jake Odorizzi’s second rehab start

Jake Odorizzi starts for Double-A Corpus Christi in his second rehab start. The Houston Astros sent Jake Odorizzi to the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks on Wednesday for his second rehab start. The Hooks are currently amidst a six-game series with the Frisco RoughRiders — closer to Houston than the Sugar Land Space Cowboys who are […] Astros injury roundup: Jake Odorizzi’s second rehab start - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 28, 2022

Astros’ outfield takes a bite from the injury bug

The Houston Astros have recalled Chas McCormick from Triple-A Sugar Land with Michael Brantley hitting the shelf. Manager Dusty Baker said on SportsTalk 790 on Tuesday the Houston Astros are placing Michael Brantley on the injured list. The left fielder left Sunday’s contest with the New York Yankees early with right-shoulder discomfort. As a corresponding […] Astros’ outfield takes a bite from the injury bug - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 28, 2022

3 Takeaways From Astros-Yankees Series

The Houston Astros just finished up a four-game series against the New York Yankees in the Bronx this past weekend. It was a heavily anticipated matchup even before the season began due to the animosity between the two teams, especially between Brian Cashman and Jim Crane exchanging barbs over sign stealing this year. It only […] 3 Takeaways From Astros-Yankees Series - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 27, 2022

Angels claim Astros outfielder off waivers

The Angels claimed outfielder Dillon Thomas off waivers from the Astros on Monday. The Houston Astros designated Dillon Thomas for assignment Friday after only claiming him nine days prior from the Los Angeles Angels. The outfielder played five games for Triple-A Sugar Land, slashing four hits in 15 at-bats. Thomas was designated for assignment to […] Angels claim Astros outfielder off waivers - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 27, 2022

Houston Astros fans need this limited-edition no hitter bobblehead

The Houston Astros shut down the Yankees’ high-powered offense, with a trio of pitchers no-hitting the Bronx Bombers. So it’s bobblehead time.  The Houston Astros marched into Yankee Stadium and dominated the highly-touted Yankees batsmen. Over three games, the Astros held the Yankees to six hits and four earned runs. New York struck out 23 […] Houston Astros fans need this limited-edition no hitter bobblehead - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 27, 2022

Report: Astros recall Enoli Paredes, option Brandon Bielak to Sugar Land

Enoli Paredes is back. The free-throwing righty was recalled by the Houston Astros on Sunday, Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle reported. As a corresponding move, Brandon Bielak was optioned back to Triple-A Sugar Land. Paredes last pitched in the Major Leagues in June of last season. The now 26-year-old has carved up Pacific Coast […] Report: Astros recall Enoli Paredes, option Brandon Bielak to Sugar Land - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 26, 2022

Astros option Chas McCormick for Jeremy Peña

The Houston Astros optioned Chas McCormick to Triple-A Sugar Land on Monday, while activating Jeremy Peña from the 10-day injured list. Left-thumb discomfort kept the rookie shortstop out since June 13, but he is back in the lineup Sunday. Many believed J.J. Matijevic would be optioned for Peña — who was anticipated to return Sunday. […] Astros option Chas McCormick for Jeremy Peña - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 25, 2022

Astros make history with first no-hitter at new Yankee Stadium

The Astros’ combined effort Saturday was the first no-hitter at new Yankee Stadium. The Houston Astros combined for a no-hitter Saturday against the New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium. Behind seven strong innings from Cristian Javier, Hector Neris and Ryan Pressly followed with a one-two punch to secure the franchise’s 14th no-hitter. Javier worked seven-scoreless […] Astros make history with first no-hitter at new Yankee Stadium - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 25, 2022

Former Astros’ first-round pick promoted to Major Leagues

The Philadelphia Phillies promoted pitcher Mark Appel to the Major League roster, the Houston Astros’ 2013 first-overall pick. He did it. Former No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel was called up by the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night to replace Connor Brogdon (COVID IL) on the active roster, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reported. Appel […] Former Astros’ first-round pick promoted to Major Leagues - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 24, 2022

Where does Jake Meyers belong in the Astros’ lineup?

As Jake Meyers returns to the active roster, where can we see him in the Astros’ lineup? With Jake Meyers finishing his rehab assignment, the Houston Astros‘ lineup has a few questions remain. The biggest question is how long will he platoon until he takes over as the full-time center fielder? I give it a […] Where does Jake Meyers belong in the Astros’ lineup? - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 23, 2022

Astros’ 40-man depth sent on rehab assignment

Astros’ Double-A infielder Joe Perez was sent on a rehab assignment Thursday. Being on the 7-day injured list since May 4, Houston Astros‘ prospect Joe Perez was set on a rehab assignment with the Florida Complex League Astros Blue. The infielder last played in live action April 30 with Double-A Corpus Christi as a quad […] Astros’ 40-man depth sent on rehab assignment - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 23, 2022

Yankees Series Will Show What Astros Need at Trade Deadline

The Houston Astros and the New York Yankees begin a four-game series at Yankee Stadium in what could be an American League Championship Series preview. Each team possesses double-digit division leads and are currently the No. 1 and No. 2 seeds in the American League by wide margins. The upcoming Astros-Yankees series will be a […] Yankees Series Will Show What Astros Need at Trade Deadline - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 22, 2022

Astros’ injury report: Odorizzi set for rehab assignment

Astros’ starter Jake Odorizzi will begin a rehab assignment in Triple-A Sugar Land on Friday. After what looked to be a season-ending injury, Jake Odorizzi is one step closer to returning to the Houston Astros‘ rotation. The right-hander is slated for a rehab start Friday for the Sugar Land Space Cowboys who square off with […] Astros’ injury report: Odorizzi set for rehab assignment - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 22, 2022

Astros: Will Alex Bregman Redeem Himself?

Today is May 21, and Alex Bregman has a .720 OPS, good enough for worst of his career. It seems like every time I open Twitter as of late, most of the Astros Twitter community is talking about how bad Alex Bregman is. Bregman has been my favorite Astro since the All-Star Futures game in […] Astros: Will Alex Bregman Redeem Himself? - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Jun 22, 2022

Astros: Jose Altuve, Yordan Alvarez Lead MLB All-Star Game Voting

Two Astros — Jose Altuve and Yordan Alvarez — rank atop their position in All-Star voting. Houston Astros fans rejoiced after Major League Baseball released the first vote counts for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game. Jose Altuve and Yordan Alvarez are the current leading vote-getters at second base and designated hitter, respectively, for the American […] Astros: Jose Altuve, Yordan Alvarez Lead MLB All-Star Game Voting - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community