Instead of starting 35 games in 2012, the Astros are hoping Brett Myers can save 35 games. In an unexpected move this morning, Astros skipper Brad Mills named Myers his closer for the upcoming season.
The one thing the Astros new brass has stressed this spring training is they want to come out of six week training camp healthy. That explains why they pulled Wandy Rodriguez out of his bullpen session early today.
The Colorado Rockies, who had previously claimed Astros pitcher Wandy Rodriguez, have reached a final decision. Rodriguez is expected to stay with Houston.
Tim Dierkes of mlbtraderumors.com joins Marc and John to talk about the MLB hot stove and specifically what the Astros are looking at.
The struggling Astros try to snap their four-game losing skid tonight in Pittsburgh. Fortunately for them, they’ll have Wandy Rodriguez on the mound.
The Astros pitching staff has the fewest wins of any team in the NL.
The Astros bullpen blew up again, and it was the same Braves player sabotaging their hopes of avoiding a sweep in Atlanta
Mike Meltser breaks down where the Astros’ players would fit on a contending MLB team
As a unit, Astros pitchers have not been very successful, but one guy has emerged far ahead of the others in the rotation.