5:25 PM EST, Thu February 27, 2020
The Crawfish Boxes 23 mins ago
Spring Training Game Thread, Feb 27, 5:05 plus game recaps

Spring Training Game Thread, Feb 27, 5:05 plus game recaps

Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports Astros take on the Nats at 5:05 Yesterday was a split squad day in Spring Training for the Astros. And the game results were a split too, the Astros beating the Mets 4-2, but losing to the Cardinals, 7-5. In the Mets game, George Springer and Michael Brantley made their spring debuts, Springer going 1 for 3, and Brantley a perfect 2 for 2 with an RBI. Off-season pitching acquistion and 5th starter contender Austin Pruitt started and threw three scoreless innings allowing only one base runner. Last year’s trade deadline acquisition, Joe Biagini, took up...
Climbing Tal's Hill 3 hours ago

Astros: Chris Devenski facing make or break season in 2020

Astros reliever Chris Devenski is facing an important Spring Training and 2020 season. There are plenty of storylines to follow with the Astros during this Spring Training, but there’s one that hasn’t been discussed much so far. Veteran reliever Chris Devenski, coming off two consecutive subpar seasons, could be in a make or break position this year. […] Astros: Chris Devenski facing make or break season in 2020 - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen 4 hours ago

MLB: The Houston Astros will be must-watch television in 2020

MLB has gone awhile without a villain, but the Houston Astros are more than accommodating to step up to the plate and seize that role. MLB has its first “bad guys” in a long time and their names are the Houston Astros. This is not like the days of Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun returning […] MLB: The Houston Astros will be must-watch television in 2020 - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Crawfish Boxes 5 hours ago
Astros Prospects Who Could Bounce Back in 2020

Astros Prospects Who Could Bounce Back in 2020

Ronnie Dawson #73 of the Houston Astros hits the ball against the New York Mets during a spring training game at The Fitteam Ballpark of the Palm Beaches on February 25, 2019 in West Palm Beach, Florida. | Photo by Joel Auerbach/ Can these prospects have bounce back seasons in 2020? Every year there are prospects who have breakout years and establish themselves as legitimate prospects. At time same time, some prospects struggle. But one season of struggles isn’t enough reason to write them off, and sometimes it can help with their development facing some adversity. Last year in the...
House of Houston 15 hours ago

Houston Astros: Extra precautions have been taken with Justin Verlander

Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander will not make his Spring Training debut and has been scratched. Extra precautions have been taken so let’s examine. The Houston Astros were able to go 1-1 today in some split-squad action between the St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Mets.  The final decision was a 4-2 win over […] Houston Astros: Extra precautions have been taken with Justin Verlander - House of Houston - House of Houston - A Houston Sports Site - Texans, Rockets, Astros, Dynamo, Cougars and More!