11:11 PM EST, Tue February 25, 2020
Climbing Tal's Hill 7 hours ago

Astros: Myles Straw should be utilized more in 2020 strategy

Astros utility player Myles Straw is a multi-skilled player that should be integrated into the gameplan more in 2020 and groomed for the future. Myles Straw must have felt like a yo-yo last season as the Astros brought him up and down between the Majors and the Minors four different times. I think it’s time […] Astros: Myles Straw should be utilized more in 2020 strategy - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Climbing Tal's Hill 9 hours ago

Astros: Zack Greinke continues to build Hall of Fame case

Astros pitcher Zack Greinke is somewhat quietly building a solid Hall of Fame case. Yesterday I wrote about how Astros ace Justin Verlander is moving up the all-time leaderboards and further cementing his status as a future Hall of Famer. But somewhat quietly, Zack Greinke is also moving up the ladder and building a case […] Astros: Zack Greinke continues to build Hall of Fame case - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes 11 hours ago
Spring Training: Monday Recap & Tuesday Game Thread

Spring Training: Monday Recap & Tuesday Game Thread

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Monday was a bit of a blowout You would expect a Tigers-Astros game in 2020 to be a bit of a mismatch, and the fact that it’s Spring Training didn’t change much yesterday, as Houston prevailed 11-1. Bryan Abreu picked up the win, with 2.0 innings featuring 4 strikeouts and a whole lot of zeroes otherwise. Meanwhile, the Astros started the scoring early, with Garrett Stubbs hitting a second-inning homer off of Matt Boyd. The five pitchers after Abreu kept Detroit to just a single run. Meanwhile, the Astros’ offense poured it on, including homers from...
The Crawfish Boxes 13 hours ago
Astros Crawfish Boil: February 25th, 2020

Astros Crawfish Boil: February 25th, 2020

Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports Start your morning with some of the best Astros links around Check out the rest of the Crawfish Boxes here and listen to the latest version of Locked on Astros, our partnered podcast, here. Astros News Astros hitters had a field day against the Tigers yesterday as they romped to an 11-1 win in their second full Spring Training game (Astros.com) The pitching was also on display, with prospect Bryan Abreu looking particularly good (MiLB.com) Brian McTaggart has highlights from the game (MLB.com) Of course the only highlights that people outside of...
Call to the Pen 14 hours ago

Feb. 24 winners and losers – the Astros take it to the road

The Houston Astros took to the road, and a pair of pitchers impressed in this edition of Spring Training winners and losers. The most important developments from Monday’s spring training games include a variety of debuts of high-profile starting pitchers. Several of them are expected to play key roles this season. Not all of those […] Feb. 24 winners and losers – the Astros take it to the road - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More