Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow joins Nate & Creight. They dicuss the acquisition of reliever Oliver Perez and how he fits into the pitching rotation, the moves Luhnow has made in the last month, his thoughts on how Carlos Correa has exploded onto the scene, and the state of the team moving into the playoffs. 6 more words
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The Houston Astros have surprised everyone not just at the trade deadline, but this season as a whole. The consensus among competent baseball analysts was that the Astros were at least a year away from contending, and probably two. 1,219 more words
CBS HOUSTON – Brett Phillips was drafted in the sixth round by the Astros in 2012 at the age of 18. Fast forward to 2015 at age 21 Phillips was the Astros number two prospect per MLB pipeline and the key cog in a deal that netted Brewers Centerfielder Carlos Gomez and Starting Pitcher Mike Fiers. 156 more words
HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) – The newest member of the Astros pitching staff sets the tone for what this team wants to accomplish.
Manager A.J. Hinch talking before the Astros series finale with the Red Sox made it clear the move shows “our organization is all-in on trying to get the most out of this season.” 345 more words
Houston Astros 2014 2nd round pick A.J Reed is charging quickly to the majors his current stop is with the Astros AA team in Corpus Christi where he is two years and change younger than the average age of other AA players. 223 more words