HOUSTON ASTROS

Collin McHugh is starting to turn things around for the Houston Astros

28-year old righty starting pitcher Collin McHugh is starting to turn things around for the Houston Astros.  McHugh has pitched in 9 games (all starts) for the Astros so far this year and he is 4-4 with a 5.13 ERA and a 1.59 WHIP.  He has given up 63 hits and 12 walks while whiffing […]

May 22, 2016 4:09 pm read more

The Houston Astros place Carlos Gomez on the D.L.

The Houston Astros have placed 30-year old righty swinging CF Carlos Gomez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 16th, due to a bruised left rib cage.  Gomez has played in 34 games for the Astros so far this year and he is 22 of 121 (.182 avg, .486 OPS) with 6 runs scored, […]

May 17, 2016 7:05 pm read more

The Houston Astros DFA Asher Wojciechowski

The Houston Astros have designated 27-year old righty starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski for assignment.  He pitched in 5 games (all starts) in AAA-ball for the Astros this year and he was 2-2 with a 5.33 ERA and a 1.66 WHIP.  Wojciechowski got his first taste of the majors in 2015, working in 5 games (3 […]

May 17, 2016 7:02 pm read more

The Houston Astros call up Colin Moran

The Houston Astros have called up 23-year old lefty swinging 3B Colin Moran.  Moran came into this season as the Astros’ #9 prospect according to Baseball America.  He has played in 32 games in AAA-ball for the Astros this year and he was 36 of 125 (.288 avg, .747 OPS) with 12 runs scored, 3 […]

May 17, 2016 3:33 pm read more

The Houston Astros DFA Erik Kratz

The Houston Astros have designated 35-year old righty swinging catcher Erik Kratz for assignment.  Kratz played in 15 games for the Astros this year and he was 2 for 29 (.069 avg, .203 OPS) with 0 runs scored, 0 homers and 0 RBIs.  He only walked 1 time while whiffing 14 times so far this […]

May 16, 2016 6:38 pm read more

The Houston Astros call up Tony Kemp

The Houston Astros have called up 24-year old lefty swinging 2B/OF Tony Kemp.  Kemp came into this season as the Astros’ #15 prospect according to Baseball America.  Kemp has played in 34 games in AAA-ball for the Astros this year and he is 36 of 121 (.298 avg, .815 OPS) with 18 runs scored, 1 […]

May 16, 2016 6:35 pm read more

HOUSTON ROCKETS

J.B. Bickerstaff probably won?t be the head coach of the Houston Rockets much longer

The Houston Rockets started talking to ex-NBA head coaches about their head coaching gig during the playoffs!  So, 37-year old J.B. Bickerstaff might not be a head coach too much longer.  He did get the Rockets back to the playoffs this year, but it was a quick exit.  Bickerstaff is 37-34 (52.1%) during the regular […]

April 28, 2016 8:15 pm read more

The Houston Rockets had a 2015-16 season to forget

The Houston Rockets had to fight tooth and nail to finish with a 41-41 record to secure the final spot in the Western Conference Playoffs, just one year after losing in the Western Conference Finals to the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.  This year they were knocked out in five games in the first round […]

April 28, 2016 8:11 pm read more

The Houston Rockets were downright awful against the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs

The Houston Rockets were lucky to win a game against the Warriors, as they lost this series in only five games.  The Rockets only shot 38.6% from the floor, 26.8% from three point range and 64.2% from the free throw line as a team against the Warriors, and those are pathetic numbers.  The Rockets were […]

April 28, 2016 7:56 pm read more

Game #5: Golden State Warriors 114, Houston Rockets 81

The Houston Rockets didn’t show up at all last night!  They only shot 32.6% from the floor, 18.8% from the three point line and 68.4% from the free throw line last night!  They didn’t play ANY D either as the Warriors shot 54.9% from the floor and 41.9% from three point range last night.  James […]

April 28, 2016 12:39 pm read more

Game #4: Golden State Warriors 121, Houston Rockets 94

The Houston Rockets were no match for the Warriors after halftime.  Stephen Curry got hurt right before the half and he never returned, but the other Warriors stepped up their games.  The Warriors outsc0red the Rockets 41-20 in the 3rd quarter and 65-38 in the second half!  Dwight Howard was the one Rocket started that […]

April 24, 2016 10:37 pm read more

Game #3: Houston Rockets 97, Golden State Warriors 96

The Houston Rockets didn’t shoot well tonight, as they only hit 39.1% from the floor, 30.6% from three point range and 60.9% from the free throw line!  In the end, the lousy shooting didn’t matter when James Harden hit a shot with 2.7 seconds left in the game to win it!  James Harden led the […]

April 22, 2016 4:43 am read more

HOUSTON TEXANS

The Houston Texans trade up a spot to pick Will Fuller in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft

The Houston Texans traded up from #22 to select WR Will Fuller with the #21 overall pick (1st round) of the 2016 NFL Draft.  The Texans gave the Washington Redskins a 6th round pick in 2017 to move up one spot last night.  Fuller is 6’0″, 182 pounds and he runs a blazing 4.38 40.  […]

April 29, 2016 5:53 pm read more

The Houston Texans release Brian Hoyer

The Houston Texans have released 30-year old QB Brian Hoyer.  Hoyer played in 11 games (9 starts) for the Texans last year and he completed 224 of 369 passes (60.7%) for 2,606 yards with 19 TD passes and 7 INTs (91.4 QB Rating).  He also carried the ball 15 times for 44 yards (2.9 ypc) […]

April 22, 2016 3:26 pm read more

The Houston Texans have signed Antonio Allen

The Houston Texans have signed 27-year old safety Antonio Allen.  Allen missed all of last year due to an Achilles problem.  Allen has played in 38 games in his first three years in the NFL and he has 110 tackles, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 fumble recovery, 1 interception and 13 passes defensed.  This […]

March 16, 2016 8:31 pm read more

The Houston Texans sign Tony Bergstrom

The Houston Texans have signed 29-year old offensive tackle Tony Bergstrom with the idea of moving him to center.  He played in 16 games (3 starts) for the Raiders last year.  He has now played in 25 games (4 starts) in his first four years in the NFL.  It never hurts to give a guy […]

March 10, 2016 2:01 am read more

The Houston Texans sign G/T Jeff Allen

The Houston Texans have signed 26-year old G/T Jeff Allen to a 4-year, $28 million dollar deal.  Allen played in 12 games (8 starts) for the Chiefs last year.  He has now played in 44 games (36 starts) in his first four years in the NFL.  This was a good move for the Texans, as […]

March 9, 2016 9:27 pm read more

The Houston Texans sign Lamar Miller

The Houston Texans have signed 24-year old RB Lamar Miller to a 4-year, $26 million dollar deal.  Miller played in 16 games (all starts) for the Dolphins last year and he carried the ball 194 times for 872 yards (4.5 ypc) with 8 TD runs.  He also caught 47 passes for 397 yards (8.4 avg) […]

March 9, 2016 8:42 pm read more