7:28 PM EDT, Tue April 13, 2021
3 hours ago

Astros: four prospects to watch at minor league spring training 2021

On Tuesday, Assistant General Manager Pete Putila released the Houston Astros‘ Minor League Spring Training roster. While the roster is home to a few current Alternate Training Site players, there are also a few leftover players that made an impact this spring at major league spring training. With the push of the minor league season […] Astros: four prospects to watch at minor league spring training 2021 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

Astros dodged a bullet by not adding Benintendi or JBJ

While having a somewhat lack luster offseason, the Houston Astros had been in talks with multiple players and teams, while they looked to fill holes after the departure of George Springer and the injury to Justin Verlander. As everyone can be a critic to their favorite team, the past offseason wasn’t the most spectacular in […] Astros dodged a bullet by not adding Benintendi or JBJ - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
10 hours ago

Astros: A.J. Hinch’s return comes with three Tiger home runs

As A.J. Hinch made his first appearance as an opposing manager in Minute Maid Park since May 6, 2010, his Detroit Tigers dismantled the Houston Astros 6-2 with three home runs from the bottom of their lineup. While dropping their third consecutive loss of the season, the Tigers dropped six runs, which is the same amount […] Astros: A.J. Hinch’s return comes with three Tiger home runs - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 12, 2021

Houston Astros fans need this ‘Hustle Town’ shirt from BreakingT

H-Town? That’s short for Hustle Town – which is why every Houston Astros fan is going to love the newest design from our friends at BreakingT. Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman took to Twitter over the weekend, dropping a hype video with rapper Paul Wall to signal the Astros return to Minute Maid Park. […] Houston Astros fans need this ‘Hustle Town’ shirt from BreakingT - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 12, 2021

Astros: Kyle Tucker is best suited in the six hole

While the Houston Astros‘ offense came down to Earth in the past two matchups with the Oakland A’s, there seems to be a reoccurring thing within the heart of the lineup. It doesn’t have to deal with a Yordan Alvarez home run or Alex Bregman getting on base; it is the fact that Kyle Tucker […] Astros: Kyle Tucker is best suited in the six hole - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 12, 2021

Astros: Prospect Kent Emanuel digs deeper into his suspension

While Kent Emanuel was suspended 80 games in August of 2020 for the use of Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone (Oral Turinabol), the Houston Astros‘ prospect has done nothing but fight to prove his innocence and the little known facts behind the performance enhancing substance. As a member of the 40-man roster at the time, the left-hander was moved […] Astros: Prospect Kent Emanuel digs deeper into his suspension - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 11, 2021

Astros: examining the benefits of optioning Cristian Javier

As the Houston Astros lost their second consecutive game of the season, the Oakland A’s walked away with their first series. The bats began to cool off for Houston, as it was one of those days where you couldn’t build much momentum. While Jose Urquidy had a tough second half to his six inning start, […] Astros: examining the benefits of optioning Cristian Javier - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 10, 2021

Astros: bullpen collapses late again, while Paredes hits IL

The Houston Astros dropped their second loss of the season, as the Oakland A’s win their first game against the Astros this season. While the bats were ice cold throughout the game, Lance McCullers Jr. only surrendered one run through five innings with six strikeouts. As his second start almost mirrored his first one, the […] Astros: bullpen collapses late again, while Paredes hits IL - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 9, 2021

Astros: fans greet the A’s with boos except for Tony Kemp

Astros’ fans poke their own fun at opposing teams in first home game. While Houston Astros‘ fans entered Minute Maid Park for the first time since the 2019 World Series, they got to see their team demolish the Oakland A’s once again. From the batter’s box to the pitcher’s mound, Houston is making another statement […] Astros: fans greet the A’s with boos except for Tony Kemp - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 9, 2021

Astros: Carlos and Co. Show Off Powerhouse Offense Against Oakland A’s

For the first time in over 526 days, the Houston Astros finally got to play a game in front of their home fans at Minute Maid Park at 50% capacity. For many fans, it was one of the most emotional home openers in team history, after what most of them have gone through in the […] Astros: Carlos and Co. Show Off Powerhouse Offense Against Oakland A’s - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 8, 2021

Astros: the case for bringing back Zack Greinke for 2022

The 2021 season has begun, and with every hot start, a starting pitcher is standing ahead of the group. For the Houston Astros, it is obvious that Zack Greinke is the ace on staff by the numbers thus far. It’s not like the right-hander has reached the Fountain of Youth but has been dominant in […] Astros: the case for bringing back Zack Greinke for 2022 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 8, 2021

Astros: Sunday is an interesting day in team history

The Houston Astros will be a part of history on Sunday and won’t even be playing. As the occasional off days in major league history have been a dreaded Monday or Thursday, over time the schedules started to change. For the Houston Astros, they will be off this Sunday, April 11, for the first time […] Astros: Sunday is an interesting day in team history - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 7, 2021

Astros: Minute Maid Park will look a little different this season

The Houston Astros have seen a great deal of change from their roster to their front office to the way opposing fans see them, but with every new year, something may need to be remodeled. While Minute Maid Park wasn’t home to fans in 2020, the ballpark is expecting 50% capacity on Opening Day. This […] Astros: Minute Maid Park will look a little different this season - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 7, 2021

Astros: Ryne Stanek’s signing has been an underrated blessing

While the Houston Astros struggled beyond their starting pitching in 2020, it made the most sense that GM James Click and the front office would dive deep into relief pitching free agency. The bullpen was full of youthful arms that hadn’t pitched beyond single A baseball, but they stepped up in the postseason like much […] Astros: Ryne Stanek’s signing has been an underrated blessing - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Apr 7, 2021

Astros: Continued hate from opposing fans lacks logic

If you actually devote time and energy to hating the Houston Astros for their sign stealing scandal, trust me when I say we’ve heard it all before. Your jeers, your trash can jokes, your incessant rants about how the 2017 title should be taken away and the players severely punished — it’s not new, it’s […] Astros: Continued hate from opposing fans lacks logic - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More