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Game Recap: The Astros close out the homestand with a frustrating loss to the...

The Astros closed out what has been an otherwise-stellar ten-game homestand with a drawn-out, back-and-forth 9-8 loss to the Rays that was full of mistakes and missed opportunities. Following wins of 15-1 and 8-6, the Astros turned to Zack...

Astros Crawfish Boil: July 11th, 2019

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Game Thread 94. July 14th, 2019, 2:05 CDT. Astros vs. Rangers

It turns out the baseball gods are forgiving too. After seeming to do everything they could to lose yesterday’s game, three errors in the field, three errors on the bases, the Astros continued to fightand took a tough extra...

Game Thread 144. Sept. 8th, 2019. Mariners vs Astros.

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Astros Crawfish Potluck: August 3rd, 2019

It’s the Saturday Crawfish Potluck Boil! I know what you’re thinking and I know why you’re here. You love the Astros, you want directions to the latest and best Astros and baseball content on the internet, and you know...

Tyler White designated for assignment. Jose Urquidy called up to start tomorrow’s game

According to Mark Berman of Fox 26, the Astros have designated for assignment 1B/ DH. Tyler White. The pitching deprived Astros have called up Jose Urquidy to the 25-man roster to replace him. Urquidy will start tomorrow’s game. White has...

Here’s the 2020 MLB and Astros schedules

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Houston Astros: Yordan Alvarez doesn’t even need to hit home runs

To the unbiased onlooker, it may appear as though Yordan Alvarez just really, really doesn’t like the baseball, and feels the need to hit it stupid hard with a wooden bat. He’s making professional baseball look the same as...

Game Thread 109, July 30th, 2019, 6:10 CDT. Astros vs Indians.

No game yesterday. I’m ready for baseball. Let’s play two! Our Justin goes against their Bieber tonight, Shane Bieber that is. And he’s having a fine season, in the tradition of Cleveland pitching; (10-3, 3.44 ERA) But the poor...

Game Recap: Also, there was a game tonight; 10-4 Loss to Cleveland

After the busy and exciting Trade Deadline earlier this afternoon, the night’s game versus the Indians felt a little bit like an afterthought, if we’re being honest. But nevertheless, the game against the Indians went ahead as planned, and...

Game Thread 98. July 18th, 2019, 8:07 CDT. Astros vs. Angels

It’s been an eventful series in Anaheim, in a rather hostile environment, and I’m sure the Astros would like to come home on a winning note. There’s a favorable pitching match up for the Stros. Wade Miley (7-4, 3.32...

Bull Rush: Astros Call up Switch-Hitting Third Baseman Abraham Toro

On the heels of injuries to infielders Carlos Correa and Aledmys Diaz, the Houston Astros made a surprise call-up of Round Rock third baseman Abraham Toro, Jake Kaplan reports. The Astros are calling up infielder Abraham Toro from Triple A,...

Houston Astros MiLB Players Of The Month: July

Let’s take a look at the best performances in the Astros system in July. *Just a note, these are my picks for the month* Previous POTM: April May June AAA: Round Rock Express HITTER: Jack Mayfield, IF July Stats: 26 G, .296 BA/.349 OBP/.602 SLG, 9 2B,...

Astros Crawfish Boil: July 8th, 2019

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Game Thread 125, Aug 17th , 2019, 3:05 CDT, Astros vs A’s.

It’s the dog days on the road for the Astros right now. Just when we thought their moves at the trade deadline had made them invincible, they are currently in a four-game losing streak, and have lost five of...

Predict the September W-L and Run Differential

I remember in the days of the Astros.com message board, there would be a monthly thread in which people would enter predictions on record (W-L) and a number of runs scored / allowed. It was a fun process, with...

Game Thread 89, July 7th, 2019, 1:10 CDT, Angels vs. Astros.

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Humiliation: Astros over Orioles 23-2. O’s avoid shutout on last minute safety.

Heading into the final stretch of the season, the Houston Astros, like the great Triple Crown winning thoroughbred Secretariat, are establishing their dominance, as they kick in to a new gear with the finish line approaching. Secretariat won the...

Verlander dominant, but mistakes cost Astros in 2-1 loss to Tigers

The Houston Astros were huge favorites—possibly one of the biggest of in MLB history—when they hosted the Detroit Tigers Wednesday night. The Astros had one of the frontrunners in the American League Cy Young race on the hill and a...

Astros Prospect Report: July 24th, 2019

Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below. AAA: Round Rock Express (59-43) won 3-0 (BOX SCORE) Note: Rojas has 6 HR, 12 RBI over his last 10 games. Carlos Correa, SS: 1-for-2, R, 2 BB Joshua Rojas,...

Game Thread 145. Sept. 9th, 2019, 7:10 CDT. A’s vs Astros

It was a total smack-down last night. The Astros scored three touchdowns while holding the hapless Mariners to one run as Gerrit Cole one-hit the M’s. After the Baltimore game in which the Astros scored 23 runs, the bats went...