4:24 PM EST, Sat December 14, 2019
Lone Star Ball 1 hour ago
Houston Astros personnel admit electronic sign stealing, per report

Houston Astros personnel admit electronic sign stealing, per report

Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via A report this afternoon indicates that Astros players and coaches have acknowledged using video technology to steal signs Houston Astros players and coaches have acknowledged to MLB that the Astros used a video camera stationed in center field at Minute Maid Park to decode signs in real time, according to a report from SNY. The folks involved claimed that it was an existing camera that had been approved by MLB, not a new camera installed for the purpose of stealing signs, but that the live feed was provided during the 2017 season. The...
Climbing Tal's Hill 1 hour ago

Astros: Revisiting the Gerrit Cole trade from 2018

Time to use the benefit of hindsight to reevaluate the Gerrit Cole trade. Now that Gerrit Cole‘s time in Houston has come to a close, it’s a good opportunity to take a look back at the trade that brought him to the Astros in the first place. On January 13, 2018. Jeff Luhnow sent Joe […] Astros: Revisiting the Gerrit Cole trade from 2018 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue 2 hours ago
The Astros had the dumbest possible justification for their alleged sign-stealing scheme

The Astros had the dumbest possible justification for their alleged sign-stealing scheme

Photo by Cooper Neill/MLB Photos via It boiled down to “Everyone’s doing it.” Major League Baseball has already spoken to over 60 people in its investigation of the Houston Astros’ alleged sign-stealing scheme using a camera, a video monitor and a trash can. (Yes, I know. That sounds as ridiculous as it actually was.) According to Andy Martino at SNY, here’s how the Astros justified what they were doing: Believing that other teams used technology to decode signs, a group of Houston Astros asked the organization for access to a live feed from a centerfield camera in 2017....
House of Houston 4 hours ago

Houston Astros rank just about right on FanSided 250

The votes have been tallied and the FanSided 250 is out! The Houston Astros are ranked just about right in the latest poll, where did they fall? Look. Houston Astros fans — your voices have been heard and FanSided has released its latest ranking of sports fandoms across the world — we call it the […] Houston Astros rank just about right on FanSided 250 - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!
Climbing Tal's Hill 23 hours ago

Astros and Lance McCullers Jr. agree on a deal avoiding arbitration

The Houston Astros have agreed to a one-year contract with starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. skirting the arbitration process. The deadline for teams and players to exchange salary figures prior to arbitration isn’t until Jan. 10th, but the Astros and Lance McCullers Jr. won’t have to worry about that. They have agreed to a one-year […] Astros and Lance McCullers Jr. agree on a deal avoiding arbitration - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More