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George Springer's arrival could be turning point for downtrodden Astros

The Astros’ rebuilding program will enter a new phase on Wednesday, as the team is calling up George Springer. The 24-year-old outfielder is the first blue-chip position prospect to arrive in Houston since the Astros embarked upon… 1,145 more words


Springer Call Up Just The Beginning For Astros This Season

HOUSTON (CBS Houston):  Get excited.  One of the Astros highly touted top prospects is on his way to the big league team.  Now, stay excited, because more are coming.   373 more words


Interview with 2013 #1 Draft Pick Mark Appel

The Houston Astros haven’t had a whole lot of cheer about over the past few years. Three years of sub-.500 records makes it tough for even the most die-hard of fans to wave a team’s flag. 1,139 more words

#Rock the Hawk

Before this season began, I had decided that I wanted to add some things to this blog. I no longer only wanted it to chronicle my various MLB games. 1,411 more words

MLB Salvos: Astros-Yankees Edition

There aren’t going to be many nights like Tuesday for the Houston Astros. In fact, with a sellout crowd and the atmosphere created by the visiting New York Yankees combined with a victory, there aren’t likely to be many at all. 365 more words

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Astros Two Best Prospects Heading To Lancaster

After Sundays game at Minute Maid Park both Mark Appel and Carlos Correa will be headed to the Astros High A farm team, the Lancaster JetHawks. 99 more words


Appel Pitches Astros To 6-1 Win Over Veracruz

HOUSTON (AP) – Mark Appel, the top pick in last year’s draft, pitched three scoreless innings in his first spring training start to help the… 172 more words