|Astros Telling Slugger to Dial Things Back. Houston Astros Telling Star Slugger to Dial Things Back With a less of a workload placed upon himself, the Houston Astros are hoping their star slugger can produce a monster season. Author: Brad Wakai Publish date: Feb 22, 2024 7:00 PM EST In this story: Houston Astros The Houston Astros enter the upcoming 2024 season with expectations to compete for, and win, another World Series championship. Their superstar outfielder already generated some excitement after giving a bold prediction about the current state of the team . Much of this optimism started to build after the Astros aggressively pursued, and ultimately signed, Josh Hader to create one of the best backend bullpens in Major League Baseball.
|Astros Star Prospect Impressing Manager. Houston Astros Star Prospect Impressing Manager Early in Spring Training One of the Houston Astros could potentially be playing his way into a roster spot if he continues to perform well in Spring Training. Author: Brad Wakai Publish date: Feb 21, 2024 5:00 PM EST In this story: Houston Astros The Houston Astros were able to mask, and partially address, some of the concerns surrounding their bullpen by signing Josh Hader to a megadeal this offseason. Pairing him with Ryan Pressly on the backend should created one of the best end-of-inning units in the sport. However, it's getting there that might become a bumpy ride. Hector Neris, Phil Maton and Ryne Stanek all left in free agency, and Kendall
|Astros' Outfielder Shares Thoughts On Free Agency. Houston Astros' Star Outfielder Shares Thoughts On Impending Free Agency Even with all the excitement for the upcoming season, free agency still looms for some of the Houston Astros' top players. Author: Brad Wakai Publish date: Feb 20, 2024 3:01 PM EST In this story: Houston Astros The Houston Astros have an excellent chance to bring home their third World Series title in franchise history this season after maintaining one of the best lineups in the league and adding Josh Hader. The elite reliever is already drawing praise from the established players , adding more fuel to the excitement that already exists. Kyle Tucker even went so far to say he believes the Astros are the best team in the
|Astros Encouraging Words After Facing Hader. Houston Astros Players Had Encouraging Words After Facing Josh Hader Houston Astros players had nothing but praise after they faced Josh Hader in live at-bats. Author: Jon Conahan Publish date: Feb 20, 2024 12:00 PM EST In this story: Houston Astros The Houston Astros , on their search for another World Series ring, had one major need heading into the offseason. With Ryne Stanek, Phil Maton, and Hector Neris all walking in free agency, bullpen help was a need for the Astros. Not only did they get bullpen help, but they did so in the best possible way, landing arguably the top reliever in baseball in Josh Hader. The left-handed closer has arguably been the best in the sport throughout the past
|Astros Ace Debuts New Look. Houston Astros Ace Debuts New Look at Spring Training The Houston Astros' ace will look a bit different to start the season after sporting a new look during Spring Training. Author: Brad Wakai Publish date: Feb 18, 2024 7:00 PM EST In this story: Houston Astros The anticipation for pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training is always high when a team is expected to contend, and the Houston Astros have been placed in that category for years. This spring had a bit more excitement than others in recent memory as fans were able to see the newest star player throw pitches in an Astros uniform. Josh Hader was certainly the main story as the pitchers and catchers began their work. He was named