Tag Archives: Carlos Correa

Posted on July 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros don’t exactly need a lot of help right now. But they may be about to get some anyway. On Saturday, the Astros called up outfielder Kyle Tucker, immediately putting him in the starting lineup during their win over the White Sox. Tucker is Houston’s […]

Posted on June 29, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Sometimes it feels like the only thing that can stop the Houston Astros from scoring runs is an injury. Well, they have one. Thursday, the Astros announced all-star shortstop Carlos Correa is heading to the 10-day DL because of a sore back. The 23-year old last played […]

Posted on February 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After winning the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros have nowhere to go but down. However, the Astros approached the offseason as if they wanted to reload for another championship run. On paper, the Astros may be even better in 2018 than they were in 2017. Can […]

Posted on November 2, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the first time in franchise history, the Houston Astros are World Series champions. With a 5-1 win over the Dodgers in a decisive Game 7 Wednesday night, the Astros delivered a long-awaited championship to a city still reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey earlier this […]

Posted on October 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s amazing how fast momentum can change in the World Series. After George Springer broke up Alex Wood’s no-hitter and shutout with a home run, the Houston Astros looked poised to take a 3-1 series lead. But a brutal collapse by the Houston bullpen gave the game […]

Posted on October 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 World Series is officially underway, and as expected, Game 1 treated us to a great pitchers-duel between Clayton Kershaw and Dallas Keuchel. But in a battle of the beards, Justin Turner homered off Keuchel in the 6th inning to lift the Dodgers to a win […]

Posted on October 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 10 teams that made it to the baseball postseason this year could all be considered legitimate threats to reach the World Series. That being said, there should be little surprise that the Dodgers and Astros are the two teams left playing in the 2017 World Series. […]

Posted on October 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have done it again. For the second straight series, the Bronx Bombers lost the first two games, only to win the next three. The only difference is that this time around, they still have one more game to win in order to take […]

Posted on October 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The ALDS began with a bang, at least for the Houston Astros, who triumphed over the Boston Red Sox 8-2 in Game 1. Batting champion Jose Altuve stole the show with three home runs, including two against Chris Sale. That has put Houston in a good position to […]

Posted on September 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s a result that’s been assumed for months, but it’s also nice to make it official. With their 7-1 win over the Mariners on Sunday, the Houston Astros officially clinched the 2017 AL West division title. Since opening day, the AL West has been a one-horse race, […]

Posted on September 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have seen their starting rotation suffer their fair share of injuries this year. But things finally seem to be settling back into place with the postseason around the corner. The Astros activated Lance McCullers Jr. off the 10-day DL on Wednesday after more than […]

Posted on September 3, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After more than six weeks on the DL, Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa is back. The Astros activated Correa from the DL prior to Sunday’s series finale against the Mets. Correa’s return represents a huge piece of the puzzle back in place for the Astros. “It feels […]

Posted on July 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have been dealt a serious blow. The club announced Tuesday that shortstop Carlos Correa is expected to miss the next six to eight weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. The 22-year old was forced out of Monday’s loss to the Mariners […]

Posted on March 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine On paper, the Houston Astros were one of the biggest winners of the offseason. They made several bold moves to improve an already potent lineup. But will those moves be enough to get the Astros back to the playoffs in a competitive AL West? Rotation Houston’s rotation […]

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