Added to the 40-man roster last offseason, Joe Perez was seen as a future contributor to the Houston Astros. Perez — who had never played past Double-A — received a call-up to the Major Leagues in April twice in lieu of Yuli Gurriel (paternity list) and a Yordan Álvarez (COVID-19 injured list).
It’s day 15 of our five-month long series on every player to appear in Houston’s system in 2022. Throughout the current offseason, we’ll be going through the Houston Astros system and recapping all 316 players to appear at any level for the club through 2022.
After opening the series with back-to-back loses, the Houston Astros edged out consecutive wins against the Baltimore Orioles for a series split. And Sunday's victory was dragged out longer than it needed to be.
With help from the marvelous Cristian Javier, Houston reached 101 victories. Thanks to a pretty good performance from their pitching and a four-run rally in the eleventh inning, the Astros defeated the Orioles 6-3 (11 innings) for the second time in a row to split the final series of the season against each other.
Christian Vazquez's two-run single capped a four-run 11th inning and the visiting Houston Astros defeated the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Sunday. Houston loaded the bases on a walk and a single against Keegan Akin (3-3) with no outs in the 11th.
Dusty Baker's future in the dugout is an unknown. The tenured skipper is destined for the Hall of Fame, and following Saturday's win over the Baltimore Orioles, the Houston Astros manager earned 100 wins for the first time in the American League.
After not scoring one run in the first half of a four-game set in Baltimore, the Houston Astros went shot-for-shot with the Orioles on Saturday. Twenty-nine total hits flooded the box score as the Astros took the third game of the series, 11-10.
Since his option in early August, Korey Lee has pieced together memorable games for Triple-A Sugar Land. The Houston Astros' top-10 prospect tallied his second multi-home run game of the season Friday for the Space Cowboys.
The Houston Astros are still having a hard time putting their sign-stealing scandal behind them. Despite the fact that it happening during the 2017 MLB season and the Astros paying their dues the last few seasons, some people, and mascots, are having a hard time getting over it.
Well, perhaps for one organization... If we played a Family Feud type game where a survey of 100 people were asked to name their least favorite day of the week, a good many would likely say “Monday” or “Tuesday”.
The Baltimore Orioles aren't the same club in recent years. The Houston Astros' weekend foe might sit fourth in its division, but it has kept up with the big dogs of the American League, vying for a Wild Card spot.
A third attempt at 100 wins. I advise the Houston Astros fanbase to not do anything rash. For the second time in the first two games of their four-game set against the Baltimore Orioles, the Astros were shut out on Friday night.
The Houston Astros had 316 players appear in a game somewhere from their system in 2022. The current offseason will see Crawfish Boxes review each of the 316 players to appear at some level of the Astros system in 2022.
The Baltimore Orioles' bullpen should be in tip-top condition going into the weekend -- unless there's a rust element. The Orioles have used just one reliever in the past three games combined, and that was to record one out.
The Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles will begin a four-game series with a Thursday night matchup at Camden Yards in Baltimore. With that said, it’s a good time to check out our MLB odds series, which includes an Astros-Orioles prediction and pick, laid out below.
The Houston Astros are once again champions of the American League West division. Just a mere few days after securing their spot in the postseason for the seventh time in the last eight years, the Astros secured yet another AL West title, their sixth in the last seven years.
With their 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field Monday night, the Houston Astros clinched another American League West title, as well as a bye from the brand new Wild Card round of the Major League Baseball Playoffs.
While Baker said the day off was a precautionary measure amid hand soreness for the outfielder, Alvarez said he is not dealing with soreness and was under the impression it was simply a scheduled day off.