2014 MLB Draft: Astros select Brady Aiken with No. 1 pick

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

The Houston Astros had the No. 1 pick the 2014 MLB Draft and they decided to take Brady Aiken with the top selection. Aiken, a left-handed pitcher out of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego, became the first prep pitcher to go No. 1 since 1991, when the New ...

Los Angeles Dodgers have baseball’s biggest payroll

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The New York Yankees had owned baseball's biggest payroll in each of the past 15 seasons. That streak ended on Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Dodgers and their projected payroll of $235 million topped all of Major League Baseball. The last time the Yankees weren't atop the payroll rankings was way ...

Houston Astros, Mark Appel agree to $6.35 million deal

Sunday, June 16th, 2013

The Houston Astros and Mark Appel, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, have reportedly come to terms on a deal. The Astros and the Stanford right-hander have agreed on a bonus of $6.35 million, the most any player has received under baseball's new draft bonus rules. ...

The Astros did WHAT?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

We're still in April, but by season's end you'll be hard-pressed to find a stranger baseball score than Astros 16, Mariners 9 at Safeco Field on Tuesday night. First off, it was a cold night in a pitcher's park with two inept offenses. And not even that basic descriptor does this ...

Texas Rangers set record for most strikeouts through three games

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

The Texas Rangers are off to a fast start on the mound this season. On Wednesday night they broke the major league record for the most strikeouts by a team in the first three games of a season. The Rangers bested the Houston Astros 4-0 on Wednesday night while striking out ...

Houston Astros Rumors: Team Willing To Deal Anyone and Everyone

Friday, July 27th, 2012

The Houston Astros have already unloaded Carlos Lee, Brett Myers, Brandon Lyon and Wandy Rodriguez, but that doesn't mean they are done selling. In fact, according to reports, Houston is willing to part with virtually anyone on its roster. Though the club isn't really interested in moving diminutive second baseman Jose ...

Houston Astros, Carlos Correa Reach Verbal Agreement on Contract

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

The Houston Astros surprised a lot of experts by selecting prep shortstop Carlos Correa with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday. Now, in even more shocking news, the two parties have reached an agreement on a contract. According to MLB.com's Brian McTaggart, Astros ...

Houston Astros Make SS Correa MLB’s No. 1 Pick

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Houston Astros decided they weren't going to pass on a talented shortstop with the top pick in the draft this time around. Houston took Puerto Rican (or in the words of Bud Selig, Porto Rican) shortstop Carlos Correa with the No. 1 draft pick on Monday night, apparently attempting to ...