HOUSTON ASTROS

The Houston Astros call up Tyler White

The Houston Astros have called up 25-year old righty swinging 1B Tyler White to replace Doug Fister for the next few days.  White played in 53 games for the Astros earlier this year and he was 35 of 166 (.211 avg, .682 OPS) with 16 runs scored, 7 homers, 20 RBIs and 1 stolen base.  […]

July 28, 2016 10:03 pm read more

The Houston Astros place Doug Fister on Paternity Leave

The Houston Astros have placed 32-year old righty starting pitcher Doug Fister on Paternity Leave.  Fister has been well worth the 1-year, $7 million dollar deal the Astros gave him last winter.  Fister has pitched in 20 games (all starts) for the Astros so far this year and he is 10-7 with a 3.46 ERA […]

July 28, 2016 10:00 pm read more

Chris Devenski is really pitching well out of the pen for the Houston Astros

25-year old righty Chris Devenski has been outstanding since moving to the bullpen for the Houston Astros.  Devenski has pitched in 27 games (4 starts) for the Astros last year and he is 0-2 with 1 save, a 2.19 ERA and a 1.05 WHIP.  He gave up 53 hits and 16 walks while whiffing 55 […]

July 28, 2016 1:20 pm read more

The Houston Astros call up Alex Bregman

The Houston Astros have called up 22-year old righty swinging SS/3B/OF Alex Bregman.  Bregman came into this season as the Astros’ #3 prospect according to Baseball America.  Bregman played in 80 games in AA+AAA-ball this year and he was 96 of 314 (.306 avg) with 71 runs scored, 20 homers, 61 RBIs and 7 stolen […]

July 25, 2016 10:22 pm read more

The Houston Astros DFA Danny Worth

The Houston Astros have designated 30-year old righty swinging infielder Danny Worth for assignment.  Worth played in 16 games for the Astros this year and he was 7 for 39 (.179 avg, .431 OPS) with 4 runs scored, 0 homers and 1 RBI.  Worth has played in 151 games in his first six years in […]

July 25, 2016 10:18 pm read more

Joe Sambito was a dominating reliever for the Houston Astros

Lefty reliever Joe Sambito was dominant for the Houston Astros!  He pitched in 353 games (5 starts) in his 8 years with the Astros and he was 33-32 with 72 saves, a 2.42 ERA and a 1.11 WHIP.  Sambito gave up 441 hits and 155 walks while whiffing 421 batters in his 536 innings pitched […]

July 23, 2016 3:20 pm read more

HOUSTON ROCKETS

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

The Houston Rockets sign Nene Hilario

The Houston Rockets have signed 33-year old PF/C Nene Hilario to a 1-year, $2.9 million dollar deal.  Nene played in 57 games (11 starts) for the Washington Wizards last year and he averaged 19.2 minutes, 9.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game.  He has now played in 804 games (612 starts) in his […]

July 7, 2016 3:16 am read more

The Houston Rockets sign Eric Gordon

The Houston Rockets have signed 27-year old shooting guard Eric Gordon to a 4-year, $53 million dollar deal.  Gordon played in 45 games (44 starts) for the Pelicans last year and he averaged 32.9 minutes, 15.2 points, 2.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.0 steal per game.  Gordon has now played in 417 games (398 starts) […]

July 3, 2016 2:48 pm read more

The Houston Rockets sign Ryan Anderson

The Houston Rockets have signed 28-year old power forward Ryan Anderson to a 4-year, $80 million dollar deal.  Anderson 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.  He has now played in 484 games (159 starts) in his […]

July 2, 2016 9:28 pm read more

The Houston Rockets picked center Zhou Qi in the second round of the 2016 NBA Draft

The Houston Rockets selected 20-year old center Zhou Qi out of China with the #43 overall pick (2nd round) of the 2016 NBA Draft.  He is 7’2″, 218 pounds.  Qi played in 42 games (40 starts) in China last year and he averaged 34.2 minutes, 15.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.1 steals and 3.2 […]

June 26, 2016 7:01 pm read more

HOUSTON TEXANS

The Houston Texans would like to get more out of the their TEs in 2016

The Houston Texans are bringing back the same cast of characters at TE for the 2016 season, but they are expecting more production out of them this year.  26-year old Ryan Griffin will be the starter.  He played in 9 games (4 starts) for the Texans last year and he caught 20 passes for 251 […]

July 15, 2016 5:57 pm read more

The Houston Texans are in solid shape at WR for the 2016 season

The Houston Texans have a lot of talented and very young WRs set to go in 2016.  The production could be dynamic and it all starts with 24-year old DeAndre Hopkins.  Hopkins was a Pro Bowler in 2015, for the first time in his NFL career.  Hopkins played in 16 games (all starts) for the […]

July 15, 2016 5:40 pm read more

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