Houston Sports News and Rumors
Hall of Fame officials visit Astros campchron.com 1 hour agoKISSIMMEE, Fla. – Preparing for the 2015 class induction, a video crew from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum visited Osceola County Stadium on Monday morning to interview Craig Biggio’s former teammates and Jose Altuve. Former Astros shorts…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros A to Z: Michael Felizchron.com 3 hours agoEach day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Michael Feliz. MICHAEL FELIZPosition: PitcherBats/throws: Right/rightHeight/weight: 6-4, 226Opening day age: 21Hometown: A…Upvote Share Tweetchron.com 18 hours agoJose de Jesus Ortiz reports from Astros camp on March 1.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 28 (yesterday)Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving will miss his second straight game, Sunday against the Rockets, with a strained left shoulder, an injury the team had thought would only sideline him for one game.Upvote Share TweetKISSIMMEE, Fla. – Even though slugger Evan Gattis participated in the catchers’ meeting on Saturday, the catcher-outfielder will work primarily in left field this spring with the Astros. Gattis spent most of his first two seasons in the majors with the …Upvote Share Tweet
Astros’ 2014 Minor League Pitcher of the Year highlights early minicamp atendeeschron.com 22 hours agoKISSIMMEE, Fla. – Lefthanded starter Josh Hader, the Astros’ 2014 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, and the top four picks the club signed from the 2014 draft highlight the group of minor-leaguers who will report to an early minicamp Saturday. The Astro…Upvote Share Tweet
McHugh likely to take mound in Grapefruit League openerchron.com 22 hours agoKISSIMMEE, Fla. – Astros righthander Collin McHugh, who had a breakthrough 11-win season last year, is likely to start the team’s Grapefruit League opener Thursday against the Phillies at Osceola County Stadium. “It’s trending toward Collin McHugh start…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros A to Z: Scott Feldmanchron.com Mar 1 (yesterday)Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Scott Feldman. SCOTT FELDMANPosition: PitcherBats/throws: Left/rightHeight/weight: 6-7, 220Opening day age: 32Hometown: Pe…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros prospect Ronald Torreyes attributes work ethic to big league opportunitieschron.com Feb 28 (yesterday)KISSIMMEE, Fla. – As a young teen, Ronald Torreyes travelled throughout Venezuela visiting baseball academies in search of a contract. Most teams didn’t even bother calling back to say they weren’t interested. When teams actually called the petite infie…Upvote Share TweetTexans linebacker Brian Cushing was healthier last season than he had been for the previous two years, but he was still dealing with plenty of injuries. In fact, Cushing has already had three surgical procedures this offseason: One to repair a broken ri…Upvote Share Tweet
Peacock pleased with progress after hip surgerychron.com Feb 28 (yesterday)KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Astros righthander Brad Peacock, who is slowly working back from offseason hip surgery, threw his third bullpen session of spring training Saturday morning. He threw 30 pitches, increasing from the 25 he threw three days earlier. “No p…Upvote Share Tweet
Rain forces Astros to alter scheduleKISSIMMEE, Fla. – The Astros were forced to limit their workout and alter their plans Saturday morning because of rain at Osceola County Stadium. With bullpen sessions moved to the indoor batting cages, Hinch began installing the club’s signs with meeti…Upvote Share Tweet
Berkman will report to camp as an instructor MondayKISSIMMEE, Fla. – Astros manager A.J. Hinch expects former Astros All-Star Lance Berkman to arrive at Osceola County Stadium on Monday to begin a three-day stint as a special instructor in camp. “He’ll do a little bit of everything,” Hinch said of Berkm…Upvote Share Tweet
Astros A to Z: Matt DominguezEach day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Matt Dominguez. MATT DOMINGUEZPosition: InfielderBats/throws: Right/rightHeight/weight: 6-1, 220Opening day age: 25Hometow…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron Disappoints, Harden ImpressesMar 2P.J. Carlesimo discusses LeBron James' and James Harden's performances in Houston's win over Cleveland.
Rockets Muscle Past Cavs In OTMar 1Highlight Of The Night: James Harden scored 33 points and the Rockets stopped the Cavs in overtime for their fifth straight win.
Rockets Muscle Past Cavs In OTMar 1James Harden scored 33 points and the Rockets stopped the Cavs in overtime for their fifth straight win.
LeBron And Harden Get Tangled In OTMar 1Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James and Houston Rockets guard James Harden got tangled up in overtime, causing a shot clock violation on the Rockets, and no foul was called.
On Los Angeles, St. Louis and How It All Shakes OutMar 2I’m like everybody else with this Los Angeles thing. I’m on page 24 of a 300-page book, and it’s not all that interesting so far. But I hear the end is compelling, so I’d rather speed past the next 230 pages and go straight to the climax. Tell me what t…
Sources: Sixers waive newly acquired McGeeMar 2The Philadelphia 76ers have waived newly acquired center JaVale McGee, according to league sources.
With Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler injured, the odds are against a deep play…Mar 1Yet again, the Bulls are the NBA's most injured team. With Jimmy Butler now out along with Taj Gibson and Derrick Rose, a deep playoff run will be nearly impossible, Michael Wilbon writes.
Oakland Raiders, Jacksonville Jaguars must be big free-agency spenders -- …Mar 1John Clayton's mailbag: The Raiders and Jaguars are lagging behind the minimum spending threshold, so they have to be big players in free agency.