2013 Winter Meetings: Astros Rule 5 Draft Primer - Part 1
With all the signings and trades that occurred prior to this week's Winter Meetings, it's possible that the Rule 5 draft might be the highlight of the week for the Astros .
Climbing Tal's Hill
What's next for J.D. Martinez?
Outfielder J.D. Martinez is at a crossroads in his career path. And he appears to be rising to the occasion.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Martinez leading Astros' winter ball contingent
Martinez not only wanted to make up for the at-bats he lost during a 44-game stint on the disabled list with a left wrist strain, but he felt it was important to put up some good numbers during the winter to show the Astros he can be a viable hitter in their lineup.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Major League Baseball
Winter League roundup: Beltre, Bethancourt lead Licey
Licey 12, Gigantes 9 Both teams did their scoring early and often in Saturday's game, and it was Licey who came out on top.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Astros Podcast: The Battle For The TV
SCHEDULING NOTE: We have gone into offseason mode, which means we will be doing the podcast every other week and they'll be a little longer than the 30-40 minutes we've been doing.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Houston Astros: When Will George Springer's Time Come?
Following the Houston Astros ' pickup of Ryan Jackson and the departure of J.D. Martinez , John Ely and Jake Elmore , the way seemed to be completely cleared for George Springer .
What the Houston Astros Stand To Lose in Rule 5 Draft
In a system that is chock full of minor league talent, it's unavoidable that some may be lost to the Rule 5 draft.
Los Angeles Dodgers
Winter Leagues roundup: Dodgers' Pederson paces Lara
Dodgers top prospect Joc Pederson had three hits and drove in two runs as Lara topped Zulia, 7-2.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Climbing Tal's Hill
J.D. Martinez outrighted, and other roster moves
The Astros have announced that outfielder J.D. Martinez has been removed from the 40-man roster and outrighted to AAA Oklahoma City.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Astros offseason: Drilling down through the right field position
Thanks to a great suggestion from a commenter, we're looking at each Astros position, who's the future, who's the now and more.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Kings of Kauffman
Royals 2013 Series Recaps: Houston Astros
The Houston Astros are the next team we'll take a look at in our 2013 series recap, the two teams faced each other twice with Houston changing leagues this year.