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  • Astros manager Bo Porter said Saturday that there have been situations where general manager Jeff Luhnow or assistant GM David Stearns have asked him about his in-game management, and that he is not opposed to answering such questions. Porter’s relationship with the front office is said to have been strained of late, and one of […] read more...
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  • The Astros have claimed righthander Samuel Deduno off outright waivers from the Twins, according to Twins.com writer Rhett Bollinger. A 31-year-old from the Dominican Republic, Deduno is 2-5 with a 4.60 ERA in 30 games this season, eight of them starts. He’s struck out 74 and walked 41 in 92 innings. This is Deduno’s fifth […] read more...
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  • The Astros have claimed right-hander Samuel Deduno from the Minnesota Twins. Unlike the recent claims of Scott Feldman and Chad Qualls, the Twins placed Deduno on irrevocable waivers. So, he is now a member of the Astros with no compensation going to Minnesota. And to clarify, RHP Samuel Deduno was claimed on outright waivers and […] ... read more...
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  • A 31 year old, 6'3" 190 pitcher, can Deduno bring any value to the major league club? The Astros have claimed Samuel Deduno from the Twins outright on waivers, meaning he is now a member of the Houston organization. Deduno is a crafty pitcher, ... read more...
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  • Houston Astros pitcher Mike Foltynewicz is starting to show why he is considered one of the best arms in the organization. Last night, the right-hander came in and pitched two shutout innings in a 13-6 loss to the Texas Rangers. Folty gave up one hit and one walk while keeping the Rangers off the board and limiting their damage. Since being […] ... read more...
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  • While Bo Porter may or may not have complained to Jim Crane about Jeff Luhnow, here are a few things that we know for sure. The Astros have extended their player development contracts with Lancaster and Quad Cities. The AAA club won’t be back in Oklahoma City next season, but this year’s team is making […] ... read more...
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  • http://sports-kings.com/readingbetweentheseams/report-houston-astros-manager-and-gm-are-at-odds/ Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, fantasy sports, college sports and much more. From funny videos to pictures we have it all read more...
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  • Jose Altuve was initially stumped Thursday when asked what it would mean to finally reclaim the Silver Boot from their Lone Star Series rivals. Truth be told, the memories of last year’s bitter struggles against the Rangers are more than enough incentive for the Astros to regain the upper hand in the state. “What’s the Silver Boot?” Altuve asked innocently. “We want to wi... read more...
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  • Outfielder Alex Presley, who has slowly worked his way back since his rehab assignment was cut short two weeks ago, will take batting practice on the field Friday for the first time since mid August. George Springer, who also had a setback on his rehab assignment earlier this month, is making progress in his recovery from the left quad strain that landed him on the DL on J... read more...
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  • After leaving Wednesday night's game with a twisted ankle, Houston Astros outfielder, Robbie Grossman, was not in the lineup Thursday night, and is currently listed as day-to-day. Grossman day to day after twisting ankle: Robbie Grossman sat out on Thursday after he twisted his left ankle ... http://t.co/2rejnEXQtz— Houston Astros (@AstrosmIb) August 29, 2014After a stea... read more...
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  • Not a good one for the Astros tonight.  Brett Oberholtzer gets lit up for his worst start this season, Jake Buchanan relieved and kept piling gasoline on the fire, and the Astros' late runs were rendered meaningless because of the huge head-start they generously provided to the Rangers.  Silver Boot celebrations go on hold for a while because of a 13-6 loss.... read more...
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  • BALLER MOVE: Add in Deeper Leagues / AL-Only Leagues ANALYSIS: Dexter Fowler has had a wishy-washy season, to say the least. He has dealt with injury, and he has been a part of a somewhat anemic offense. That being said, over the last month Fowler is batting .291 which has hiked his season average up to .274. […] read more...
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  • Rangers offensive onslaught led by their 8 and 9 hitters I am going to go out on a limb and say that teams that get 3-run home runs from both their 8 and 9 hitters usually win the game.  Michael Choice hit a first 3-run home run for the Rangers in the 4th, a... read more...
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  • General manager Jeff Luhnow and manager Bo Porter are at odds, according to multiple major-league sources. Porter expressed his frustration with Luhnow to owner Jim Crane in a conversation earlier this month, sources said. Luhnow and Crane declined comment. Porter also declined comment, saying, “My focus is on managing and finishing the season strong.” Porter’s frustrat... read more...
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  • Box score On the field or off, the Astros have found it almost impossible to go very long without an embarrassing moment during Jim Crane’s brief ownership. Whether it has been the sno-cone vendor taking his products into the bathroom stall or Jeff Luhnow failing to sign the club’s No. 1 overall pick, the public […] read more...
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  • Astros outfielder Alex Presley, who took batting practice on the field Friday night, is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment Monday. It will be his second rehab stint since landing on the disabled list on July 8 with a right oblique strain. Presley had to stop his previous rehab at short-season Tri-City two weeks ago […] read more...
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