Mark Appel

Houston Astros #74 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 07/15/91
  • Age: 23
  • Height: 6-5
  • Weight: 190
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Looking past the stat line: Robert Stephenson

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Robert Stephenson has stalled a bit at Double-A this year, causing his risk factor to increase, but his potential remains sky-high.

Daily Boil: Location>Movement

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Fastball movement may not have as large of an impact on hard hit balls as believed, so is Mark Appel's straight fastball as large of a concern as some think?

Reactions to Marlins-Astros Deal

The 2014 version of MLB Trade Deadline Day was one of the busiest in recent memory, with a couple of true blockbusters, and numerous smaller trades. The Marlins cut a last second deal with Houston...

New Farmhands- Marisnick, Moran, Martes

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The Astros acquired three prospects in the trade of Jarred Cosart, and two of them could factor significantly into the club's future.

PODCAST: Life is like a box of Appels

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Mark Appel pisses off everyone, the Hall of Fame's grammar error and the trade deadline.

The Appel Incident and reporter opinions

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We're not reinventing the wheel here, just cogitating on reporters, opinions and perceived bias.

Roto Roundup: Lester, Santana, Appel, Howard

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Jason rounds up some of the key items from yesterday's games, including the Jon Lester trade rumors.

MLB
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Anonymous Astros upset about Appel promotion

Usually a player being promoted to Double-A doesn't generate much interest in the major leagues. Add in a a former No. 1 pick and a bullpen session with the big club and apparently it becomes an...

PODCAST: Crawfish CrossFit Boxes

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CrossFit, Brady Aiken's elbow, Mark Appel's pitching woes and underselling Kiké Hernandez.

LIVE: Mark Appel status & Brady Aiken's elbow

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Mark Appel's prospect status, Brady Aiken's elbow, listener questions and more.

TCB 2014 Astros Draft Coverage and Thread Part Two

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TCB 2014 Astros Draft Coverage and Thread part two

MLB
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Astros take Aiken No. 1 overall

Brady Aiken, a 6'4 left-handed pitcher out of San Diego, Calif. was taken No. 1 overall in the 2014 MLB Draft by the Astros. Aiken is the first high school pitcher drafted first overall since Brien...

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