HOUSTON ASTROS

The Houston Astros have designated Alfredo Gonzalez for assignment

The Houston Astros have designated 23-year old righty swinging catcher Alfredo Gonzalez for assignment.  Gonzalez played in 44 games in AA-ball for the Astros this year and he was 23 of 146 (.158 avg, .442 OPS) with 14 runs scored, 0 homers and 7 RBIs.  Gonzalez has now played in 284 games in his first […]

June 25, 2016 10:23 pm read more

The Houston Astros call up A.J. Reed

The Houston Astros have called up 23-year old lefty swinging 1B A.J. Reed.  Reed came into this season as the Houston Astros’ #1 prospect according to Baseball America.  He played in 59 games in AAA-ball for the Astros this year and he was 59 of 222 (.266 avg, .854 OPS) with 31 runs scored, 11 […]

June 25, 2016 4:37 pm read more

The Houston Astros deal Eury Perez to the Rays

The Houston Astros have dealt 26-year old righty swinging outfielder Eury Perez to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations.  Perez played in 52 games in AAA-ball for the Astros this year and he was 36 of 135 (.267 avg, .683 OPS) with 17 runs scored, 2 homers, 16 RBIs and 9 stolen bases.  Perez […]

June 23, 2016 9:44 pm read more

Scott Feldman has been outstanding since moving to the pen

Then the Houston Astros signed 33-year old righty Scott Feldman to a 3-year, $30 million dollar deal three years ago, it was to be a starter.  The Astros had so much depth in the rotation that they had to send someone to the pen, and Feldman was that guy.  He has pitched in 18 games […]

June 22, 2016 4:21 pm read more

The Houston Astros send Tyler White to the minors

The Houston Astros have sent 25-year old righty swinging 1B Tyler White to AAA.  White played in 53 games for the Astros this year and he was 35 of 166 (.211 avg, .682 OPS) with 16 runs scored, 7 homers, 20 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  Since May 1st, White has played in 31 games […]

June 17, 2016 11:37 pm read more

The Houston Astros DFA Juan Minaya

The Houston Astros have designated 25-year old righty reliever/starter Juan Minaya for assignment.  Minaya pitched in 17 games (0 starts) in AAA-ball for the Astros this year and he was 1-3 with a 3.91 ERA and a 1.38 WHIP.  Minaya has now pitched in 194 games (55 starts) in his first 8 years in the […]

June 14, 2016 11:32 pm read more

HOUSTON ROCKETS

Look for the Houston Rockets to aim big in free agency

Look for the Houston Rockets to aim big in free agency this summer.  Here are the three guys I think they might target in free agency: 1. Hassan Whiteside, C – The Rockets tried to trade Dwight Howard for him at the trade deadline last year.  So it makes sense to make a run at […]

June 23, 2016 12:45 pm read more

The Houston Rockets have five free agents heading into this summer

The Houston Rockets have five free agents heading into this summer and it’s a very real possibility that they all leave.  Center Dwight Howard opted out of his contract this summer and he is looking to land on a team that will pay him max money.  In my opinion, I think the Rockets should just […]

June 23, 2016 12:40 pm read more

Dwight Howard has opted out of his contract with the Houston Rockets

30-year old center Dwight Howard has opted out of his contract with the Houston Rockets, making him an unrestricted free agent.  Howard was due to make $23,282,457 bucks if he opted in for the 2016-17 season with the Rockets.  I think he might not mind re-signing with the Rockets, but I think they might have […]

June 22, 2016 1:00 am read more

The Houston Rockies hire Mike D?Antoni to be their next head coach

The Houston Rockets have signed 65-year old Mike D’Antoni to a 4-year deal to be their new head coach.  He was an Associate Head Coach for the Philadelphia 76ers last year.  He has a 455-426 (51.6%) record during the regular season in his first 12 years as a NBA head coach and he is also […]

May 27, 2016 5:19 am read more

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

HOUSTON TEXANS

The Houston Texans don?t use their fullbacks much in the offense

The Houston Texans don’t use their fullbacks much in their offense.  23-year old Jay Prosch will get the most P.T. at the position.  He played in 16 games (2 starts) for the Texans last year and he had his first six carries of his career, good for 33 yards (5.5 ypc).  He has now played […]

June 15, 2016 9:57 pm read more

The Houston Texans are banking on Lamar Miller adding some zip to the running game in 2016

The Houston Texans wanted to improve their running game in 2016, so they signed Lamar Miller as a free agent and they drafted Tyler Ervin in the 4th round of the 2016 NFL Draft! 25-year old Lamar Miller is one of the fastest running backs in the NFL.  He can literally score from anywhere on […]

June 8, 2016 7:25 pm read more

The Houston Texans hope that they have the QB position solved for the 2016 season and beyond

The Houston Texans hope that they have solved their QB issues from last year in the 0ff-season.  They signed 25-year old Brock Osweiler away from the Denver Broncos in the off-season and they cut loose Brian Hoyer (who signed as a free agent with the Bears).  Osweiler doesn’t have a lot of experience, but he […]

May 27, 2016 2:44 am read more

The Houston Texans loaded up in the 2016 NFL Draft

The Houston Texans focused on adding some weapons to the offense in the 2016 NFL Draft, and they were very successful.  Here is who they picked: 1st round (#21 overall) – Will Fuller, WR, Notre Dame 2nd round (#50 overall) – Nick Martin, G/C, Notre Dame 3rd round (#85 overall) - Braxton Miller, WR, Ohio […]

May 26, 2016 2:34 pm read more

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