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Appel throws bullpen at Minute Maid Park

Mark Appel, one of the Astros’ top prospects and the No. 1 overall pick of the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, threw in the bullpen at Minute Maid Park on Thursday afternoon in front of senior pitcher advisor/special assistant to the general manager Doug Brocail and Astros pitching coach Brent Strom. 417 more words

Bo Porter, Jeff Lunhow At Odds

According to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal, there is becoming a growing standoff between Houston Astros‘ manager Bo Porter and GM Jeff Lunhow. The two have been described as being ‘at odds,’ with each other. 107 more words

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A Tale of Two Halves

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Mark Appel Promoted to Double-A

The Astros promoted top pitching prospect Mark Appel to Double-A Corpus Christi on Tuesday night.

Appel was the number one pick in the 2013 amateur draft last season after the Pirates failed to sign him back in 2012. 132 more words


Alyson Footer Gives Clarity To The Astros Players Uproar

Alyson Footer, MLB.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss the latest happenings with the Astros. She thought this uproar over Mark Appel throwing a bullpen was a bit over blown by the media. 123 more words


Astros Conspiracy Theory 01

Mark Appel WILL be called up to the big leagues during September this season…. While this is a total conspiracy theory, I will share reasons why I believe this could in fact be true. 144 more words


Appel & the Astros

There are things to like about the Houston Astros.

Jose Altuve. George Springer. Dallas Keuchel. Nifty uniforms.

But there’s also plenty to be unhappy about, starting with a 42-63 record through 105 games. 249 more words