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  1. Hillman headed to Houston?

    Doug Mittler

    Trey Hillman, currently a special assistant in the Yankees' minor and major league operations, has talked to the Houston Astros about being the bench coach under new manager A.J. Hinch, reports George King of the New York Post. Hillman has been m...

    Blog | October 13, 2014
  2. Update on Astros managerial search

    Joe Kaiser

    UPDATE: Three more names were added to the lengthy list of Houston Astros managerial candidates on Saturday. Astros third base coach and former American League Rookie of the Year, Pat Listach, interviewed for the job on Saturday, according to Bria...

    Blog | September 28, 2014
  3. Who manages the Astros in 2015?

    AJ Mass

    It's unclear exactly how far along the Houston Astros are in their search to replace Bo Porter as manager of the team for 2015 and beyond, primarily because the organization remains tight-lipped about who they may or may not have already talked to ab...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  4. Least Valuable Player awards for 2014

    Eric Karabell

    The Texas Rangers, playing better of late but still the worst team in the American League, started seven rookies in Wednesday's 5-1 victory over the Houston Astros. The Rangers have used a record number of players to get through the season, and while...

    Blog | September 25, 2014
  5. Late scouting notes on Franklin Barreto, Aaron Blair, Stephen Pis...

    Christopher Crawford

    Christopher Crawford has some late prospect scouting reports on Stephen Piscotty, Aaron Blair, Franklin Barreto and the Houston Astros' draft class.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2014
  6. Managers wanted in Lone Star State

    AJ Mass

    Both the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros will be looking for new managers to lead their teams in 2015, following the resignation of Ron Washington and the firing of Bo Porter. For both teams, the path towards choosing a replacement seems to be i...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  7. Astros top managerial candidates

    Joe Kaiser

    With Bo Porter fired by Houston on Monday, Tom Lawless will serve as manager on an interim basis for the remainder of the season. But who will the Astros hire to manage the club in 2015 and, if things go well, on into the future? Here's an early look...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  8. Porter firing a sign of Astros' major issues

    Buster Olney

    With the benefit of 20/20 hindsight, we know a lot more about the position that Bo Porter signed up for in the fall of 2012, when he became manager of the Houston Astros. Whether he knew it or not at the time, this is what the job notice probably sho...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  9. Examining the future of non-playoff-bound teams - MLB

    Paul Swydan

    Several MLB teams are already focused on the future, and Paul Swydan looks ahead at what their primary objectives are.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2014
  10. Will Springer be back before spring?

    AJ Mass

    The last time George Springer played in a major league game for the Houston Astros was back on July 19. However, a left quad strain that has kept him sidelined since then doesn't seem to be getting any better. Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicl...

    Blog | August 31, 2014
  11. Qualls on the move?

    AJ Mass

    The Houston Astros have a decision to make regarding reliever Chad Qualls, as the pitcher has reportedly been claimed on waivers, leaving the team until Wednesday to decide whether or not to make a deal or pull him back. According to Brian McTagga...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  12. Yasiel Puig among MLB's most mistake-prone baserunners - MLB

    Scott Spratt

    Scott Spratt breaks down the worst baserunners in baseball today. He begins with Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig, who leads MLB with 25 bad baserunning plays this season.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  13. How the Houston Astros have improved during the 2014 season - MLB...

    Scott Spratt

    The Astros were expected to need a complete roster overhaul to become competitive again, but several current players are showing improvement that provides optimism for the future. writes Scott Spratt of Baseball Info Solutions.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2014
  14. Carlos Correa leads top 10 fantasy shortstop prospects -- fantasy...

    Christopher Crawford

    Who are the top long-term fantasy baseball prospects at shortstop? Christopher Crawford offers up his ranking of the top 10, led by Houston Astros prospect Carlos Correa.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  15. Astros' Chris Carter keeps on slugging

    Eric Karabell

    Perhaps Houston Astros outfielder Chris Carter will never win a batting title -- hey, crazy things do happen in this sport -- but let's give this low-average hitter plenty of credit for the fine season he's having. Carter smacked two more home runs T...

    Blog | August 13, 2014
  16. New metric reveals baseball's best power hitters - ESPN The Magaz...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes that some hitters just know how to crush the ball: Ruth. Maris. Bonds. Wily Mo Pena. But who has the most pure power of all? A new metric reveals the answer.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2014