1:47 AM EDT, Sun October 25, 2020
10 hours ago

Houston Astros 2020 Year in Review: Jose Altuve slumps

Jose Altuve’s 2020 season shows the Houston Astros star could be on the decline. The sign stealing scandal didn’t hit any player harder than the Houston Astros second baseman. Everyone knows what makes Jose Altuve unique; he stands at only 5’6″ and is the longest tenured member of the team right now. He is the […] Houston Astros 2020 Year in Review: Jose Altuve slumps - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
16 hours ago

Astros legend Jeff Bagwell opens up about alcohol struggle

For the first time ever, Hall of Famer and one of the greatest Houston Astros of all time, Jeff Bagwell, opens up about his struggle with alcohol. In a revealing interview with Paper City Magazine, Houston Astros Hall of Famer Jeff Bagwell reveals his intense struggle with alcohol and how he hopes by opening up, […] Astros legend Jeff Bagwell opens up about alcohol struggle - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 23, 2020

Astros should extend qualifying offer to Michael Brantley

The Houston Astros should extend a qualifying offer to Michael Brantley. The offseason is nearing, and the Houston Astros have plenty of matters to attend to. Probably the biggest thing to watch is how they’ll address impending free agents George Springer and Michael Brantley, and the first order of business is to decide whether to […] Astros should extend qualifying offer to Michael Brantley - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 23, 2020

Astros: Correa, Gurriel, Tucker named Gold Glove finalists

Houston Astros players Carlos Correa, Yuli Gurriel and Kyle Tucker were named finalists for Gold Glove Awards. Rawlings announced its finalists for the 2020 Gold Glove Awards on Thursday, and three Astros were among the possible winners. Shortstop Carlos Correa, first baseman Yuli Gurriel and left fielder Kyle Tucker were the three Houston players in […] Astros: Correa, Gurriel, Tucker named Gold Glove finalists - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2020

Astros Postseason Takeaways: Houston is here to stay

If there’s anything to take away from the postseason, it’s that the Houston Astros aren’t going anywhere. The Houston Astros‘ postseason ended Saturday night with the gut wrenching 4-2 loss in ALCS Game Seven to the Tampa Bay Rays. The late postseason run came within one Charlie Morton start of making it back to the World […] Astros Postseason Takeaways: Houston is here to stay - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 22, 2020

Houston Astros 2020 Year in Review: Alex Bregman regresses

Houston Astros star Alex Bregman regressed a bit during the 2020 season. Some Houston fans might not like this, but Alex Bregman became “Alex Regressman” in 2020. A-Breg was a second-place finisher in MVP voting in 2019 and was a pivotal piece in the Astros World Series push. So, how did the second-best player in […] Houston Astros 2020 Year in Review: Alex Bregman regresses - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 21, 2020

Houston Astros 2020 Year in Review: Kyle Tucker’s breakout

Outfielder Kyle Tucker had a solid season for the Houston Astros in 2020. In 2020, the Houston Astros battled injuries with almost every starter, but one guy stood out — Kyle Tucker. He played in his official rookie season in 2020, because of the rule of 130 or more at bats. As an up and […] Houston Astros 2020 Year in Review: Kyle Tucker’s breakout - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 20, 2020

Houston Astros: A 2004 ALCS comeback repeat came up short

The Houston Astros nearly replicated the 2004 Boston Red Sox ALCS comeback. In 2004, a Wild Card Boston Red Sox team went down 0-3 to the New York Yankees in the ALCS. This series went down as one of the greatest in the history of the game, with extra-inning walk-offs from David Ortiz and a […] Houston Astros: A 2004 ALCS comeback repeat came up short - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 20, 2020

Astros: Jeff Luhnow interview offers little new information

We didn’t learn much from Houston Astros GM Jeff Luhnow’s interview. It was a much-anticipated interview that aired Monday night on KPRC-TV in Houston, as former Astros GM Jeff Luhnow sat down to tell his side of the story in relation to the team’s cheating scandal. If you missed it, check out our recap of […] Astros: Jeff Luhnow interview offers little new information - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 20, 2020

Astros: Former GM Jeff Luhnow speaks on cheating scandal

In his first TV interview since being fired from the Houston Astros, former GM Jeff Luhnow tells his side of the Houston Astros cheating scandal. For the first time since being fired from Houston Astros amid the sign stealing scandal, former general manager Jeff Luhnow sat down with KPRC-TV’s Vanessa Richardson to discuss his side […] Astros: Former GM Jeff Luhnow speaks on cheating scandal - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 19, 2020

Astros: Breaking down arbitration projections for 2021

The Houston Astros have six players eligible for arbitration this offseason. Now that Houston’s enjoyable playoff run is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to look ahead to what’s sure to be a busy offseason for GM James Click, who’ll be piloting this ship for the first time. While the impending free agency of George […] Astros: Breaking down arbitration projections for 2021 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2020

Astros proved their worth with entertaining playoff run

The Houston Astros reminded everyone just how good they really are. In a season that was equal parts frustrating and unbelievable, the Houston Astros did something very few people thought they would do: They advanced to within one game of the World Series. We’re all sad to see this playoff run end, but it was […] Astros proved their worth with entertaining playoff run - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 18, 2020

Astros: Surprising playoff run ends in ALCS Game Seven

The Houston Astros playoff run came to an end in Game Seven of the ALCS. Hopes were high headed into the final game of the ALCS, but it was not meant to be for Houston. After coming back from a 3-0 deficit to tie the series and force a Game Seven, the Astros fell to […] Astros: Surprising playoff run ends in ALCS Game Seven - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 17, 2020

Astros force ALCS Game Seven behind Framber Valdez’s gem

The Houston Astros, led by Framber Valdez, forced a Game Seven in the ALCS. The Houston Astros have become only the second team in MLB history to force a Game Seven in a best-of-seven series after losing the first three. Behind the arm of Framber Valdez, the Astros defeated the Rays 7-4 on Friday to […] Astros force ALCS Game Seven behind Framber Valdez’s gem - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Oct 16, 2020

Astros: Brandon Bielak started fast, then disappeared

Brandon Bielak started hot for the Houston Astros and then quickly faded. With the Houston Astros young arms, we have seen a lot of changes from rotation to bullpen in the 2020 season. A big move was Brandon Bielak. Bielak was drafted in the 11th round of the 2017 MLB draft out of Notre Dame […] Astros: Brandon Bielak started fast, then disappeared - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More