Tag Archives: Collin McHugh

Posted on July 11, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros may have the second-best record in baseball, but they just shook up their bullpen in a major way. On Wednesday, the Astros demoted long-time closer Ken Giles to triple-A. The move comes one day after Giles allowed hits against all three batters he faced […]

Posted on October 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As many would have expected, the Houston Astros were excited to return home in Game 3 of the World Series, and it showed. The Astros were quick to jump on the previously untouchable Yu Darvish, turning a 4-run 2nd inning into a 5-3 win and a 2-1 […]

Posted on October 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine There’s nothing quite like a winner-take-all Game 7, and we should be in for a doozy Saturday night in Houston. The way the Yankees and Astros have duked it out all series, it’s only fitting that this series go to a Game 7. With all due respect […]

Posted on October 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox come home on Sunday facing from the ALDS. With a pair of 8-2 wins in Houston, the Astros are in complete control of the series and are no doubt hoping to close out the series as soon as possible. The Red Sox have […]

Posted on September 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After making just one start following his return from the DL, Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. is back on the shelf. The Astros have scratched McCullers from his scheduled start on Wednesday because of what manager A.J. Hinch calls “arm fatigue.” Mike Fiers will start in […]

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 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With just one minute left until the waiver deadline, the Houston Astros pulled off one of the biggest trades of the summer. The Astros acquired longtime Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander for three prospects. As part of the deal, the Tigers are receiving pitcher Franklin Perez, outfielder Daz […]

Posted on July 26, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The best team in the American League is ready to add one of the best pitchers in baseball. No, it’s not a blockbuster trade less than a week before the trade deadline. Instead, Dallas Keuchel is set to rejoin the Astros after nearly two months on the […]

Posted on June 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury bug has hit the best team in baseball once again. Those injuries continue to target the starting rotation. The Houston Astros announced Monday that Lance McCullers has been placed on the 10-day with lower back discomfort. The addition of McCullers gives the Astros four starting […]

Posted on May 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just one day after getting Dallas Keuchel back from a recent trip to the DL, the Houston Astros have lost another starting pitcher to injury. The Astros placed Charlie Morton on the 10-day DL Sunday with a lat strain. Morton got through his most recent start on […]

Posted on May 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The best team in baseball has hit their first potential roadblock of the season. The Houston Astros placed ace Dallas Keuchel on the DL Saturday with a pinched nerve in his neck. The Astros are hopeful that he’ll be able to return from the DL as soon […]

Posted on April 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have been dealt a significant blow to their pitching staff early in the season. The club announced Saturday that right-handed starter Collin McHugh is being shut down for the next six weeks because of an impingement in his elbow. McHugh, who won 19 games […]

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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