3:21 PM EDT, Mon June 25, 2018
34 mins ago

Astros: Three keys to victory against the Blue Jays

Here are three keys to victory for the Astros’ upcoming series against the Blue Jays. The Astros are understandably riding high as of late. Out of the team’s last 17 games, the Astros have emerged victorious in 15 of them. The Astros also have one of the top three win-loss records with the best run […] Astros: Three keys to victory against the Blue Jays - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
4 hours ago

Astros AM Breakdown: The Yuli Gurriel Game

When the Astros offense is clicking, there may not be a better team in baseball. The Astros are 52-27 on the season and the team has won 15 of the past 17 games. Great news if you’re a member or fan of the team. Their AL West lead is now 4.5 games over the second-place […] Astros AM Breakdown: The Yuli Gurriel Game - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
7 hours ago

Astros prospects report: Seth Beer, Kyle Tucker, and Randy Cesar

A brief look at three Astros prospects who are hot at the moment. Saturday night, the Houston Astros won their 51st game in the 12th inning last night on a walk-off single by Carlos Correa. Last night, they won by scoring eight runs in the second inning, capped by a Yuli Gurriel grand slam. This team […] Astros prospects report: Seth Beer, Kyle Tucker, and Randy Cesar - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 23, 2018

Astros fall short to the Royals despite a quality start by Keuchel

Dallas Keuchel shows his determination in last night’s start, but the Astros fall. This week, I was at church camp up near Palestine, Texas. The signal was bad, but one thing I did catch was that Dallas Keuchel will be featured In ESPN’s Body Issue soon. With the way that Keuchel has been pitching for the […] Astros fall short to the Royals despite a quality start by Keuchel - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 23, 2018

Astros Minor League Spotlight: Trent Thornton is rising

Time to shine a spotlight on Houston Astros’ Triple-A affiliate Fresno Grizzlies pitcher Trent Thornton. For a guy who didn’t make the Astros’ Top 30 prospect rankings, Trent Thornton sure is pitching like a guy who wants to be on it. Coming within four outs of a no-hitter will make people take notice. The 24-year-old […] Astros Minor League Spotlight: Trent Thornton is rising - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 21, 2018

Astros AM Breakdown: Appreciating the back-to-back-to-back home run barrage

The Astros are an absolute joy to watch. Seriously, did you see the home run barrage in the sixth inning on Wednesday? When George Springer entered the batter’s box in the bottom of the sixth inning, the score was tied 1-1. A competitive game by the Astros and Rays. A fun baseball game to watch. […] Astros AM Breakdown: Appreciating the back-to-back-to-back home run barrage - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Houston Astros fans need this Hugs For Homers t-shirt

The Houston Astros just can’t lose. And while the rest of MLB is on notice, that only means one thing for H-Town… hugs for homers! The Houston Astros are winners of 12-straight games. The rest of the American League suddenly looks worried, but the defending champs are just getting started. With one more victory, the […] Houston Astros fans need this Hugs For Homers t-shirt - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Astros: Three players trending down despite the win streak

The Astros are currently tearing through the competition with a twelve game win streak, but some players still trend down despite recent successes. The hottest team in baseball, the Astros, are currently on a twelve game win streak. And while the team is rolling, some bats have cooled off a tad. This is the case with such […] Astros: Three players trending down despite the win streak - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Astros: Three players trending up as the win streak hits 12

The Astros offense has been on fire during the month of June. And three players stand out during this win streak. The Astros are winners twelve consecutive games! The hottest team in baseball now owns sole possession of 1st place in the AL West by two games over the Seattle Mariners and 9.5 over the […] Astros: Three players trending up as the win streak hits 12 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Astros Minor League Recap June 11-18: Fresno keeps rolling

The Houston Astros‘ Triple-A affiliate Fresno Grizzlies continued their strong play, posting a 4-2 record this week. The Grizzlies keep on chugging along. Fresno maintains its large division lead thanks to a 4-2 record this week. That can be largely attributed to exceptionally strong starting pitching, including a near-no-hitter. Also of note, outfield prospect Myles […] Astros Minor League Recap June 11-18: Fresno keeps rolling - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 19, 2018

Astros AM Breakdown: Make it an even dozen!

Oh, look, the Astros have won TWELVE games in a row. How about that, baseball world? The last time that the Astros lost a ballgame, well, I was planning a trip to Georgia. And here I am typing a post in Georgia. Funny how time flies, right? As I watched the game unfold on my […] Astros AM Breakdown: Make it an even dozen! - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 17, 2018

Astros AM Breakdown: Team needs more of vintage Dallas Keuchel

As the Astros continue to contend with the Mariners for control of the AL West, one starter needs to return to form. We are all familiar with Dallas Keuchel‘s up-and-down 2018 season. The Astros‘ southpaw had a 4.45 ERA entering Saturday’s start against the Royals. In his previous three starts, Keuchel has surrendered 16 earned […] Astros AM Breakdown: Team needs more of vintage Dallas Keuchel - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 16, 2018

Astros AM Breakdown: Inside the numbers of the nine-game winning streak

The Astros have won nine games in a row. On the road. What a time to be alive! When the Astros last played in Houston before their latest road trip, the team defeated the Mariners to the score of 7-5. Little did we know that this victory was the beginning of the team’s current win […] Astros AM Breakdown: Inside the numbers of the nine-game winning streak - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 14, 2018

Cheers, the Astros sign their first-round pick Seth Beer

The Houston Astros are working to sign their picks from the 2018 MLB Draft. While the Astros could hope that most of the draft picks will sign, some will choose to go to college to build up their draft stock. We have seen some of their draft picks start to sign, including the biggest of all. […] Cheers, the Astros sign their first-round pick Seth Beer - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jun 14, 2018

Astros AM Breakdown: Appreciating Evan Gattis

The Astros best hitter in the last few games? Easily Evan Gattis. Ever since the Astros acquired Evan Gattis from the Braves before the 2015 season, there was always a question of his position. Catcher or designated hitter. Designated hitter or catcher. And the brief experiment in left field. But this season, the 2018 season, Gattis has […] Astros AM Breakdown: Appreciating Evan Gattis - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More