Joining the 40-40 club (40 homers and 40 steals in a single season) has always been a rare feat, evidenced by the fact that it’s been accomplished just four times in baseball history. But if you were to make a list of baseball’s top candidates to even have a shot at reaching the milestone, Astros outfielder George Springer would be at or near the top.
The “Take It on Back” singer does just that as he reminisces about the glory days of the Houston Astros and watching the legendary Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan hurl when he was a kid.
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Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
The Colorado Rockies already have their replacement for Dexter Fowler, who patrolled center field at cavernous center field for the last six seasons: Gold Glove left fielder Carlos Gonzalez.
The Houston Astros have acquired outfielder Dexter Fowler from the Colorado Rockies for outfielder Brandon Barnes and right-hander Jordan Lyles.
The sons of Roger Clemens, Craig Biggio and Andy Pettitte were among the players selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft Saturday.
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So far most of the things that have happened to the Rockies have been good things – they’re playing far better than most expected, although Weiss was a believer from day one.