HOUSTON ASTROS

George Springer is turning in a huge year for the Houston Astros in 2016

27-year old righty swinging outfielder George Springer has finally stayed healthy for the Houston Astros in 2016 and they result is some pretty impressive numbers!  Springer has played in 157 games for the Astros so far this year and he is 162 of 624 (.260 avg, .816 OPS) with 113 runs scored, 28 homers, 79 […]

September 27, 2016 4:32 pm read more

Could 2016 be Jason Castro?s last year as the catcher of the Houston Astros?

29-year old lefty swinging catcher Jason Castro is having another rough season offensively for the Houston Astros.  He has played in 102 games for the Astros so far this year and he is 64 of 302 (.212 avg, .706 OPS) with 41 runs scored, 11 homers, 32 RBI and 2 stolen bases.  He has also […]

September 18, 2016 2:22 pm read more

Alex Bregman is done for the rest of the regular season for the Houston Astros

22-year old rookie, righty swinging 3B Alex Bregman will be out for the remainder of the regular season due to a hamstring injury.  Bregman has played in 47 games in his first taste of the show and he is 51 of 196 (.260 avg, .791 OPS) with 31 runs scored, 8 homers, 32 RBI and […]

September 17, 2016 5:59 pm read more

Bob Watson was a darn good player for the Houston Astros

Righty swinging 1B/OF Bob Watson was a darn good player for the Houston Astros!  He played in 1,381 games in his 14 years with the Houston Astros and he was 1,448 of 4,883 (.297 avg, .808 OPS) with 640 runs scored, 139 homers, 782 RBI and 21 stolen bases.  He was an All-Star in 1973 […]

September 14, 2016 10:15 pm read more

Alex Bregman is raking at the plate now for the Houston Astros

22-year old righty swinging 3B Alex Bregman came into this season as the Houston Astros‘ #3 prospect according to Baseball America.  He looked over matched when the Astros first called him up, but he is raking at the plate right now.  In his last 25 games, Bregman is 35 of 107 (.327 avg, 1.002 OPS) […]

September 7, 2016 4:52 pm read more

The Houston Astros are going to be without Dallas Keuchel for a while

The Houston Astros are going to be without 28-year old lefty starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel for at least his next two starts due to left shoulder inflammation.  Keuchel has pitched in 26 games (all starts) for the Astros so far this year and he is 9-12 with a 4.55 ERA and a 1.29 WHIP.  He […]

September 6, 2016 3:32 pm read more

HOUSTON ROCKETS

The Houston Rockets sign P.J. Hairston

The Houston Rockets have signed 23-year old SG/SF P.J. Hairston.  Hairston played in 66 games (52 starts) last year for the Hornets and Grizzlies in which he averaged 19.9 minutes, 6.2 points, 2.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game.  He also played in 2 games (0 starts) in the playoffs for the Grizzlies last year […]

September 29, 2016 8:43 pm read more

The Houston Rockets acquire Tyler Ennis from the Bucks

The Houston Rockets have acquired 22-year old point guard Tyler Ennis from the Milwaukee Bucks for 27-year old small forward Michael Beasley.  Ennis played in 46 games (7 starts) for the Bucks last year and he averaged 14.2 minutes, 4.5 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game.  He has now played in 79 games […]

September 26, 2016 7:58 pm read more

The Houston Rockets hope for more out of Patrick Beverley in 2016-17

The Houston Rockets hope that 28-year old point guard Patrick Beverley can take his game to a higher level in 2016-17.  Beverley played in 71 games (63 starts) for the Rockets last year and he averaged 28.7 minutes, 9.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 1.3 steals per game.  He also played in 5 games […]

September 14, 2016 12:25 am read more

Rudy Tomjanovich is a Houston Rockets? icon!

Forward Rudy Tomjanovich was a really, really good basketball player for the Houston Rockets, but he will probably be remembered more for being their head coach, as he led them to NBA Championships in both 1993-94 and 1994-95 in that role.  Those are still the only two NBA Championships in Houston Rockets’ history! Tomjanovich played […]

September 14, 2016 12:15 am read more

The Houston Rockets sign Pablo Prigioni

The Houston Rockets have signed 39-year old point guard Pablo Prigioni.  Prigioni played in 59 games (3 starts) for the Clippers last year and he averaged 13.9 minutes, 2.5 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.  Prigioni also played in 5 games (0 starts) in the playoffs for the Clippers last year and he […]

July 14, 2016 6:50 pm read more

The Houston Rockets decline Andrew Goudelock?s option for 2016-17

The Houston Rockets have declined 27-year old shooting guard Andrew Goudelock‘s team option for the 2016-17 season.  He played in 8 games (0 starts) for the Rockets last year and he averaged 6.3 minutes, 2.8 points, 0.3 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game.  He also played in 2 games (0 starts) in the playoffs for […]

July 7, 2016 8:29 pm read more

HOUSTON TEXANS

Braxton Miller is out for this Sunday for the Houston Texans

24-year old rookie WR Braxton Miller is going to miss this Sunday’s game for the Houston Texans against the Tennessee Titans.  Miller has played in 2 games (both starts) for the Texans so far this year and he has caught 2 passes for 9 yards (4.5 avg).  Miller has also carried the ball 1 time […]

September 29, 2016 8:11 pm read more

Benardrick McKinney has been a tackling machine this year for the Houston Texans

23-year old inside linebacker Benardrick McKinney of the Houston Texans has been a tackling machine so far this year.  McKinney has played in all 3 games for the Texans so far this year and he has 29 tackles, 2 sacks, and 1 tackle for a loss.  McKinney has now played in 17 games in his […]

September 29, 2016 1:44 am read more

The Houston Texans sign Antonio Smith

The Houston Texans have signed 35-year old DE Antonio Smith.  Smith played in 16 games for the Broncos last year and he had 9 tackles, 2.5 sacks and 2 passes defensed.  Smith has now played in 171 games in his first 11 years in the NFL and he has 311 tackles, 47 sacks, 11 forced […]

September 28, 2016 12:28 pm read more

The Houston Texans place J.J. Watt on I.R.

The Houston Texans have placed 27-year old DE J.J. Watt on the Injured Reserved List.  His 2016 season is likely over after he re-injured his back last weekend.  Watt has played in 3 games for the Texans this year and he has 8 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 1 fumble recovery.  Watt has now played in […]

September 28, 2016 12:24 pm read more

New England Patriots 27, Houston Texans 0

The Houston Texans got their butts taken behind the woodshed and kicked repeatedly by the Patriots in New England last night!  Brock Osweiler was awful as he only completed 24 of 41 passes (58.5%) for 196 yards with 0 TD pass and 1 INT.  He also carried the ball 1 time for 13 yards in […]

September 23, 2016 12:24 pm read more

Houston Texans (2-0) vs. New England Patriots (2-0)

The Houston Texans and New England Patriots are both undefeated going into this game tonight in Foxboro!  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Texans have the ball:  The Texans have been very balanced so far this year and I look for that to continue tonight.  The Patriots are only […]

September 22, 2016 6:55 pm read more