11:47 PM EST, Thu December 02, 2021
7 hours ago

Astros Players Troll Major League Baseball with New Twitter Movement

Astros players are changing their Twitter profile pictures, as Major League Baseball wipes all player photos from online rosters. If you haven’t been on Twitter today or have been strong enough to not download the application, you are missing out on a new movement from Major League Baseball players, including some Houston Astros. With the […] Astros Players Troll Major League Baseball with New Twitter Movement - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
7 hours ago

Rumor: Carlos Correa’s Lower Back Issues Affecting Free Agency

Buster Olney reports that Carlos Correa’s lower back issues could be affecting his free agency. In 2019, Carlos Correa’s season was put on hold after leaving an August game with back discomfort. Since that season, the Houston Astros never disclosed any sort of injury for Correa, while his only trip to the injured list from […] Rumor: Carlos Correa’s Lower Back Issues Affecting Free Agency - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
12 hours ago

Astros’ 40-Man Roster after the Latest CBA Expiration

On Tuesday, the Houston Astros outrighted Andre Scrubb off the 40-man roster and to Triple-A Sugar Land. The right-handed reliever battled injury and command issues in 2021, and while going unclaimed, Scrubb will remain in the organization. Scrubb was dealt the short-hand, as the Astros needed to add both Justin Verlander and Hector Neris to […] Astros’ 40-Man Roster after the Latest CBA Expiration - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Astros Expect Contributions from Pedro Baez, Rafael Montero in ’22

On Tuesday, the Houston Astros made the Hector Neris’ signing official at a remote press conference. The right-hander will wear. No. 50, last worn by Charlie Morton in 2018, but even on Neris’ day, general manager James Click offered a few other pitching updates. Click, of course, did not offer any update on free agency […] Astros Expect Contributions from Pedro Baez, Rafael Montero in ’22 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Ranking the Astros “Golden Era” Teams

With the impending departure of yet another member of the Houston Astros’ “Golden Era” in shortstop Carlos Correa, it’s hard to not see the writing on the wall that sooner rather than later the greatest stretch in Houston sports history since the “Clutch City” Rockets is running out of time. The Houston Astros’ “Golden Era” […] Ranking the Astros “Golden Era” Teams - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Astros: Correa’s price could be rising, so is the money best spent elsewhere?

With the red-hot free agent market booming, the Houston Astros have to make a decision. If it is up to me or any other Astros fan, we are re-signing Carlos Correa to a big deal just like he wants. After news that Corey Seager signed a 10-year $325 million deal, then you know the market […] Astros: Correa’s price could be rising, so is the money best spent elsewhere? - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Astros: Nike City Connect Jersey Concept and Uniform History

Major League Baseball and Nike released seven City Connect Jerseys during the 2021 season, while the Houston Astros were left out, and it’s most likely that all of the league will get one in 2022. Nike did the same thing with the National Basketball Association, as they released only a few the first year and […] Astros: Nike City Connect Jersey Concept and Uniform History - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 30, 2021

Astros: Hector Neris Brings Depth as Kendall Graveman’s Replacement

Former Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris and the Houston Astros are reportedly in agreement on a two-year deal worth $17 million. This news comes on the heels of the news that Kendall Graveman reportedly signed a three-year, $24 million deal with the Chicago White Sox. After the strong 2021 season and postseason Graveman put together, […] Astros: Hector Neris Brings Depth as Kendall Graveman’s Replacement - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 29, 2021

Astros: How Alex Bregman Can Get his Swagger Back in 2022

In 2019, Astros’ Alex Bregman was the king of swag, but injuries injuries have made him look like a shell of who he once was. If you watched any of the Little League World Series in 2017, 2018 or 2019 a majority of the kids playing said that their favorite MLB player was Alex Bregman. […] Astros: How Alex Bregman Can Get his Swagger Back in 2022 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 29, 2021

Astros: What’s Next for Prospect Freudis Nova?

The Houston Astros protected four prospects two weeks ago from the Rule 5 Draft, and consequently unprotected Freudis Nova, who they protected in 2020. The infielder was outrighted to Triple-A Sugar Land, after not being claimed on waivers. Nova’s goal for the ’21 season was to make the major leagues, and after being assigned to […] Astros: What’s Next for Prospect Freudis Nova? - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 29, 2021

Astros: 4 Different Center Field Routes with Marte Signing Elsewhere

With Jake Meyers undergoing surgery for a torn labrum in mid-November and being unavailable at the beginning of the 2022 season, the Houston Astros‘ starting center fielding job is open for an undetermined period of time. That is until Meyers is able to recover, rehab and be ready to play after Opening Day, but how […] Astros: 4 Different Center Field Routes with Marte Signing Elsewhere - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 28, 2021

Astros’ 40-Man Roster Predicament after Signing Hector Neris

The Houston Astros added a high-leverage reliever on Saturday in Hector Neris, and while we wait for the deal to become official, the 40-man roster holds one spot for two signings. The other, of course, is Justin Verlander, who re-signed with the ball club over a week ago. There has been no report on why […] Astros’ 40-Man Roster Predicament after Signing Hector Neris - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 27, 2021

Rumor: Astros to sign reliever Hector Neris

After the Houston Astros lost Kendall Graveman to the Chicago White Sox in free agency this past week, the front office responded quickly. The Astros are reportedly signing reliever Hector Neris to a two-year deal, according to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic has also confirmed the signing, while adding […] Rumor: Astros to sign reliever Hector Neris - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 26, 2021

Astros: Breaking Down 40-Man Roster Rule 5 Draft Protection

While the Houston Astros are busy building out the balance of the 2022 team, they also had to spend time thinking about the future by protecting the prospects most likely to be taken in the Rule 5 Draft. As a quick reminder, if players aren’t on the 40-man roster they can be selected by other […] Astros: Breaking Down 40-Man Roster Rule 5 Draft Protection - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
Nov 25, 2021

Astros’ Case for Signing Marcus Semien, if Carlos Correa Departs

The Astros have been reportedly in contact with Marcus Semien, but could he be Houston’s next shortstop? Let’s face it Houston Astros fans, there is a very high possibility that Carlos Correa will not be on the team in 2022. However, I believe there will be a very capable replacement playing shortstop in Houston next year, […] Astros’ Case for Signing Marcus Semien, if Carlos Correa Departs - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community