Astros' Will Wagner Makes An Impression In Big League Camp
The son of an Astros great exceeded expectations in his full-season debut and was Houston's only 2021 draft pick in big league camp.
Astros' Justin Dirden Tests New Body At Big League Camp
After hitting a wall late in 2022, Dirden spent three weeks in the offseason building strength and stamina that could push him to an MLB role this season.
Even With A Full Astros Staff, Hunter Brown Readies For Rotation
The righthander worked this offseason to improve his curveball and changeup in an effort to remain a starter.
Can Ronel Blanco's Big Winter Help Him Back Into Astros' Orbit?
The 29-year-old reliever has not allowed an earned run in consecutive Dominican League seasons. Now he needs to earn another look in Houston.
Mechanical Adjustments Help Astros' J.P. France Thrive
A lower leg kick was among the changes that allowed the 27-year-old righthander to bloom.
David Hensley Is Another Astros Late-Round Revelation
David Hensley fine-tuned his batting eye at Triple-A with an assist from an unlikely source. His improvements paid off in a September callup and two World Series starts.
Astros' Yainer Diaz Has Rare Offensive Attributes At Catcher
Yainer Diaz combines strong bat-to-ball skills and impressive power from the catcher position, and the Astros count themselves as lucky to have him.
Hunter Brown: Astros 2022 Minor League Player Of The Year
Perhaps no Triple-A pitcher had better stuff than Hunter Brown this season, but it was his improvement to command markers that truly set him apart this season and earned him a belated September callup.
American League West: August Prospect Notebook
The Rangers could not be more impressed with 17-year-old outfielder Anthony Gutierrez, headlining a batch of AL West organization reports from our correspondents.
American League West Prospect Notebook For July
A diminutive Astros second baseman who produced big results in the upper minors headlines our July organization reports from our five American League West correspondents.