Cody Bellinger has three words for the rest of the National League. He has three words for the pitching coaches watching video of the World Series, salivating at how easily the Houston Astros neutralized him, dreaming about pitching him exactly the same way and gobbling up key outs. “Bring it on,”...
Guiding the Nationals in the opener of their Grapefruit League schedule against the Houston Astros Friday afternoon will, of course, pale in comparison to his real debut on March 29 in Cincinnati.
The Houston Astros are looking at free-agent outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. After playing with the Colorado Rockies for most of his MLB career, Gonzalez is a free agent who can now sign with any team. One team that has shown interest is the Astros, according to a report by baseball analyst Jon Heyman. Show More Summary
As the World Series against the Houston Astros raged in October, the Dodgers lost a high-ranking member of their baseball operations department when director of player development Gabe Kapler departed to become manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. It took the Dodgers more than a month to announce...
Just three days after the Houston Astros won the World Series, Justin Verlander hopped on a plane because he had plans on marrying his fiance’ Kate Upton, who was the sole reason he accepted a trade from the Detroit Tigers to be in Houston. Months later and the 2018 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is set to […]
How do you follow up a World Series win? The Astros are putting the band back together to defend their title.
A Baltimore Orioles trade to improve the starting rotation still interests the front office. The Orioles have reportedly contacted the Houston Astros about that very idea. The topic of conversation, according to a new report by RochShow More Summary
With Khris Davis slugging in the middle of a young lineup, the Oakland Athletics realize they still have much ground to overcome in a division featuring the World Series champion Houston Astros
Recently retired Carlos Beltran will skip the Major League champion Houston Astros’ visit to the White House, he said on Tuesday, citing family reasons while also criticising the United States government and agencies. Beltran, a native of Puerto Rico, said that he was disappointed in the U.S....
Good news for the Philadelphia Eagles... they're getting FAT ASS league issued playoff bonus checks for winning the Super Bowl. Bad news... it's WAYYY less than what the Houston Astros got for winning the World Series. Here's the math...…
While Houston has the Johnson Space Center and professional sports teams named the Rockets and the Astros, sports and space rarely have close encounters anywhere else. That could change on Super Bowl Sunday, February 4th, when an asteroid NASA has classified as “potentially hazardous” passes potentially close to a planet hazardously covered with hot wings,... Read more »
AL MVP Jose Altuve leads a stacked offense, while Justin Verlander fronts a rotation that's even better than last year's.
The Pirates recently shipped Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen to Houston and San Francisco, respectively
As reported by ESPN, the Houston Astros acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night and may have stamped their second straight trip to the World Series in the process. While teams such as the New York Yankees are going offensive, the Astros understand how important pitching is. Show More Summary
The 2017 World Series champion Houston Astros have reportedly struck gold. On Saturday, the American League West juggernaut traded for Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole. The swap occurred not too long after the Chicago Cubs were the...Show More Summary
From the department of “good teams getting better,” the Houston Astros, 2017 World Series champions, traded for Pittsburgh Pirates starter Gerrit Cole on Saturday in exchange for four players, most notably 25-year-old right-hander Joe Musgrove. Cole, the ace of the Pittsburgh staff, went 12-12 for the Pirates in 2017 with a 4.26 ERA, a down year […]
The World Series champion Houston Astros have boosted their rotation with another big arm, acquiring Gerrit Cole from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a five-player trade. The deal was announced Saturday. The Pirates got right-handers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, third baseman Colin Moran and outfielder...
The Astros got better, and the Pirates started down a dark, winding path. The Houston Astros were already so talented that they won the World Series with a bullpen that was shooting out sparks like a collection of broken androids from the original Westworld, and they just got better. Show More Summary
The defending World Series champion Houston Astros just got better, acquiring Gerrit Cole in a trade with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
To the victors go the spoils, with the defending World Series champion Houston Astros reportedly agreeing to a trade for Pittsburgh Pirates ace Gerrit Cole per Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Included inShow More Summary