HOUSTON ASTROS

The Houston Astros have outrighted Jon Singleton to AAA

The Houston Astros have outrighted 25-year old lefty swinging 1B Jon Singleton to AAA.  Singleton played in 19 games for the Astros last year and he was 9 for 47 (.191 avg, .625 OPS) with 6 runs scored, 1 homer, 6 RBI and 1 stolen base.  He also played in 124 games in AAA-ball for […]

November 23, 2016 4:31 am read more

The Houston Astros lose Nolan Fontana on waivers

The Houston Astros have lost 25-year old lefty swinging infielder Nolan Fontana on waivers from the Los Angeles Angels.  Fontana played in 116 games in AA+AAA-ball last year and he was 80 for 395 (.203 avg, .555 OPS) with 39 runs scored, 3 homers, 31 RBI and 5 stolen bases.  Fontana has now played in […]

November 23, 2016 4:23 am read more

The Houston Astros sign Josh Reddick

The Houston Astros have signed 29-year old lefty swinging outfielder Josh Reddick to a 4-year, $52 million dollar deal.  Reddick played in 115 games for the Dodgers and A’s last year in which he was 112 of 398 (.281 avg, .749 OPS) with 53 runs scored, 10 homers, 37 RBI and 8 stolen bases.  Reddick […]

November 18, 2016 10:49 pm read more

The Houston Astros acquire Brian McCann from the Yankees

The Houston Astros have acquired 32-year old lefty swinging catcher Brian McCann and $11 million bucks (the Astros will be on the hook for $23 million bucks the next two years) for 21-year old righty starting pitcher Albert Abreu and 20-year old righty starting pitcher Jorge Guzman. McCann will give the Astros another lefty power […]

November 18, 2016 10:43 pm read more

The Houston Astros sign Charlie Morton

The Houston Astros have signed 33-year old righty starting pitcher Charlie Morton to a 2-year, $14 million dollar deal.  Morton pitched in 4 games (all starts) for the Phillies last year and he was 1-1 with a 4.15 ERA and a 1.33 WHIP.  His 2016 season ended when he needed surgery to repair a very […]

November 17, 2016 6:28 am read more

Chris Devenski finishes fourth in the voting for the A.L. Rookie of the Year Award

26-year old righty reliever/starter Chris Devenski of the Houston Astros finished 4th in the voting for the 2016 A.L. Rookie of the Year Award.  Devenski pitched in 48 games (5 starts) for the Astros last year and he was 4-4 with 1 save, a 2.16 ERA and a 0.91 WHIP.  He gave up 79 hits […]

November 17, 2016 4:08 am read more

HOUSTON ROCKETS

The Houston Rockets need more from Ryan Anderson

The Houston Rockets signed 28-year old power forward Ryan Anderson to a 4-year, $80 million dollar deal on July 9th, 2016.  He is giving them nowhere near enough production for what the Rockets are paying him.  Anderson has played in 14 games (all starts) for the Rockets so far this year and he is averaging […]

November 23, 2016 10:08 pm read more

The Houston Rockets likely won?t have much P.T. available for their rookies in 2016-17

24-year old power forward Kyle Wiltjer and 20-year old PF/C Chinanu Onuaku are likely going to play more in the D-League than with the Houston Rockets in 2016-17.  Wiltjer has played in 3 games (0 starts) for the Rockets so far this year and he is averaging 2.0 minutes, 0.0 points and 0.7 rebounds per […]

November 10, 2016 6:07 pm read more

James Harden is off to a blazing start in 2016-17 for the Houston Rockets!

When Patrick Beverley went down to injury, new Houston Rockets‘ head coach Mike D’Antoni decided to let his best offensive player (James Harden) run the point guard spot.  The early results have been amazing!  Harden has played in 5 games (all starts) for the Rockets so far this year and he is averaging 36.8 minutes, […]

November 4, 2016 9:35 pm read more

The Houston Rockets are going with Clint Capela at center in 2016-17

The Houston Rockets will be going with 22-year old Clint Capela as their starting center in 2016-17.  He played in 77 games (35 starts) for the Rockets last year and he averaged 19.1 minutes, 7.0 points, 6.4 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 1.2 blocked shots per game.  He could very well average a double-double with a […]

October 27, 2016 12:08 am read more

Ryan Anderson is going to be a big time baller for the Houston Rockets in 2016-17

The Houston Rockets made a great move when they signed 28-year old Ryan Anderson to be their starting power forward in 2016-17 and beyond.  He played in 66 games (7 starts) for the Pelicans last year and he averaged 30.4 minutes, 17.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game.  Anderson shot 42.7% from the […]

October 26, 2016 11:59 pm read more

The Houston Rockets are in solid shape at small forward for the 2016-17 season

The Houston Rockets are in pretty solid shape at small forward for the 2016-17 season.  31-year old Trevor Ariza should be a good fit in the Rockets’ new offensive system, as he likes to get up and down the floor.  He played in 81 games (all starts) for the Rockets last year and he averaged […]

October 26, 2016 11:41 pm read more

HOUSTON TEXANS

Oakland Raiders 27, Houston Texans 20

Some horrible officiating and bad defense in the 4th quarter killed the Houston Texans last night!  Brock Osweiler was better than usual as he completed 26 of 39 passes (66.7%) for 243 yards with 1 TD pass and 1 INT.  Osweiler also caried the ball 2 times for 19 yards (9.5 ypc) in this game.  […]

November 22, 2016 2:24 pm read more

Houston Texans (6-3) vs. Oakland Raiders (7-2)

The Houston Texans won 24-21 at Jacksonville over the Jaguars last weekend.  That was the Texans’ first road win of the year, as they are now 1-3 on the road.  The Oakland Raiders had a bye last weekend, and they come into this game on a three game winning streak.  The road losing streak for […]

November 20, 2016 10:16 pm read more

Houston Texans 24, Jacksonville Jaguars 21

The Houston Texans won a tough battle yesterday in Jacksonville, over the Jaguars.  Brock Osweiler wasn’t asked to do too much yesterday, as he completed 14 of 27 passes (51.9%) for only 99 yards with 2 TD passes and 0 INTs.  He also carried the ball 3 times for 23 yards (7.7 ypc) in this […]

November 14, 2016 6:23 pm read more

The Houston Texans have placed safety Lonnie Ballentine on I.R.

The Houston Texans have placed 23-year old safety Lonnie Ballentine on the Injured Reserve List, ending his season due to a combination of groin, knee and ankle injuries.  Ballentine played in 2 games for the Texans this year, but he didn’t have any tackles or make any plays on the football.  Ballentine has now played […]

November 13, 2016 12:59 pm read more

The Houston Texans sign Jeff Adams

The Houston Texans have signed 27-year old OT Jeff Adams to their practice squad.  Adams played in 2 games (both starts) for the Texans last year.  He has now played in 4 games (2 starts) in his first three years in the NFL.  This was a smart move for the Texans, as Adams already knows […]

November 11, 2016 9:17 pm read more

Houston Texans (5-3) vs. Jacksonville Jaguars (2-6)

The Houston Texans have had two weeks to prepare for this game, as they had a bye last weekend.  But, they are 0-3 on the road this year, and they have been clobbered in all three of those games by a combined score of 85-22!  The Jacksonville Jaguars lost 19-14 on the road against the […]

November 10, 2016 6:24 pm read more