HOUSTON ASTROS

The Houston Astros place Tony Sipp on Paternity Leave

The Houston Astros have placed 32-year old lefty reliever Tony Sipp on Paternity Leave.  Sipp has pitched in 13 games (0 starts) for the Astros so far this year and he is 0-1 with a 4.66 ERA and a 1.55 WHIP.  The Astros have called up 22-year old righty reliever Michael Feliz to replace Sipp […]

May 6, 2016 11:34 pm read more

Alex Bregman is ripping the ball in the minors for the Houston Astros

22-year old righty swinging SS Alex Bregman came into this season as the Houston Astros‘ #3 prospect according to Baseball America.  Bregman has played in 13 games in AA-ball so far this year for the Astros and he is 17 for 50 (.340 avg, 1.091 OPS) with 11 runs scored, 5 homers, 14 RBIs and […]

May 5, 2016 2:59 pm read more

You can?t blame Jose Altuve for the Houston Astros? slow start in 2016

The Houston Astros are off to a 10-18 start this year, which has them in last place in the A.L. West……but you can’t blame 25-year old righty swinging 2B Jose Altuve for that.  He has played in 28 games for the Astros so far this year and he is 34 of 111 (.306 avg, 1.038 […]

May 5, 2016 2:55 pm read more

The Houston Astros call up Jake Marisnick

The Houston Astros have called 25-year old righty swinging outfielder Jake Marisnick.  Marisnick played in 7 games in AAA-ball for the Astros and he was 5 for 27 (.185 avg, .474 OPS) with 3 runs scored, 0 homers, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.  He played in 12 games earlier this year for the Astros […]

May 5, 2016 2:51 pm read more

Tyler White is in a deep slump for the Houston Astros

25-year old righty swinging rookie 1B Tyler White started the 2016 season for the Houston Astros like a ball of fire.  In his first 7 games this year for the Astros and he was 12 of 22 (.545 avg, 1.668 OPS) with 3 runs scored, 3 homers and 9 RBIs.  But, over his last 14 […]

April 30, 2016 7:16 pm read more

The starting rotation has been pretty awful so far this year for the Houston Astros

Want to know the biggest reason for the Houston Astros’ 6-14 start to the 2016 season?  Look no further than the starting rotation.  28-year old lefty Dallas Keuchel was the Cy Young Winner in the A.L. last year, but he is off to a slow start in 2016.  He has started 4 games for the […]

April 26, 2016 7:30 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