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MLB All-Star Game: American League final vote candidates

As you would have become accustomed to, every year for the MLB All-Star Game there are five players from each league denoted as ‘Final Vote’ candidates. Essentially they position players who were unlucky to make the All-Star roster, and whose teams campaign constantly for you to vote for them. The player who finishes first from each league in this voting will always go to the MLB All-Star Game, but those
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MLB: Astros 1B Tyler White Blasting Off In Houston

Nobody expected Tyler White to be a major league starter. The Houston Astros first baseman was a mere afterthought during the 2013 MLB Entry Draft, getting selected in the 33rd round. He's now playing for an Astros team that has World Series aspirations, and it looks as if he will be a key contributor. The Astros first base job was wide open in Spring Training. Last year's starter, Chris Carter,
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Down The Stretch: AL Playoff Predictions

Fast forward a month from August and that 4-game series with the Astros in Arlington were monumental for the Rangers. Not only did the Rangers sweep the Astros but they beat them differently in all 4 games and didn’t look back. Now here we sit in late September and the Rangers hold a 2.5 game lead over their counterparts in Houston with 7 to go (Detroit & LA Angels). Going
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Mike Fiers: Houston! We Have No-No Problems!

So, the Astros throw their first no-no in over a decade, and their first solo no-no since the late Darryl Kile in 1993. Of course the Dodgers have been no-hit by the Astros before, on September 26, 1981 when Nolan Ryan threw his 5th career no hitter. So why is that significant to the Dodgers? Well the struggling team from Los Angeles hopes a lot. You see when Nolan threw
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2015 MLB Trading Deadline: Winners and Losers

The 2015 MLB trade deadline as come and gone, and there was a whirlwind of movement made. Over the course of the last few weeks, leading up to and including the deadline date of July 31, there were a total of 43 trades made, with 29 of the 30 teams included (only the Diamondbacks were asleep at the wheel, I mean, didn't register a deal). Some of the biggest names
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MLB: Why Astros OF/DH Evan Gattis Is Baseball’s Most Ferocious Hitter

It's not likely many foresaw Evan Gattis hitting 50-plus RBI's at the All-Star break. It's also wasn't plausible that the Astros would be fighting for first place in the A.L. West. Yet, somehow both have happened, and as a result, Gattis has turned himself into one of baseball's premier power hitters. The path Evan Gattis took to the major leagues is well documented, however what he is accomplishing this season
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MLB: Despite Limited Action, SS Carlos Correa Is AL’s Best

Is Carlos Correa the best shortstop in the American League? That's a question many baseball fans have been pondering for the last few weeks. And while there is no definitive answer, there is certainly a case to be made. Correa wasn't considered the top prospect in baseball for nothing. He brings a unique skill set to a successful AL-best 49-win Houston Astros team. So far, he has shown a true
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MLB: Correa, Buxton and Lindor Among Trio Of Young Prospects Set To Make Impact

It has been quite an exciting time for baseball fans. With the recent promotions of Carlos Correa, Byron Buxton, and Francisco Lindor, the MLB is getting a heavy dose of prospect fever. And these young stars aren't just around to sell tickets, they are jump-starting a playoff push for their respective ballclubs. The Astros, Twins and Indians are firmly in the postseason conversation. Houston is holding on to the top
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MLB: Astros Selection Of LSU’s Shortstop Alex Bregman Leaves Many Questioning Pick

The 2015 MLB Amateur Draft might forever be known as the night of the shortstop, as four were selected in the top ten. The list was headlined by Dansby Swanson, who went first overall to the Arizona Diamondbacks. However, the Houston Astros shortstop selection has garnered quite a bit of attention. As a result of not being able to sign last year's top overall pick, Brady Aiken (Aiken was selected
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Houston Astros: Meet Dallas Keuchel, Baseball’s Newest Ace

The Houston Astros are led by a core of young talent that has sent the team to the top of the AL West standings. Although, no player might be more integral to the team's success than starting pitcher, Dallas Keuchel. Keuchel was selected by the Houston Astros in the seventh-round of the 2009 MLB Entry Draft after a successful college career at the University of Arkansas. He spent a majority