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TCB Daily Link: Springer Power


Measuring George Springer's Power

Rebuilding with First Picks


The Astros could combine three first picks on the same major league team in the future; how have other teams used first picks to rebuild?

Early Shift Results


Talking sabermetrics: looking at early results for Astros' aggressive shifting.

Triple-A Team Headed Back to Round Rock?


Reportedly, if the Rangers buy the Oklahoma City Triple-A team, the Ryan family may steer Round Rock back to the Astros.

Zeid Replaces Albers (on paternity)


Albers On Paternity Leave; Zeid Joins Astros in Toronto

Astros hit weakly against RHPs


Analyzing whether the Astros' offense needs another lefty bat.

Touring the Rangers


TCB continues its tour with a look at the 2014 Rangers.

Five More Spring Cuts


The Astros Move Five More Players To Minor League Spring Camp

Sabermetrics and the Shift


The Astros and other data driven teams rely upon defensive shifts to improve pitching results.

Astros Hope Ground Game Takes Off


Sabermetrics: Reviewing Ground Ball Pitcher Performance for Astros pitchers Jarred Cosart and Scott Feldman.

Astros sign Houstonian Albers


Astros fortify bullpen with reliever Matt Albers.

Astros Pitchers and Small Samples


Talking Sabermetrics: Can we figure out reliever volatility?

Altuve and perils of contact hitting


Astros Sabermetrics: Altuve's poor ranking in doing the little things with runners on base.

Judge Allows Astros to Shop


Bankruptcy judge authorizes Astros to shop for new broadcast deals.

Young and the MMP Effect


Should the Astros sign Chris Young because of his Minute Maid numbers?

Astros Broadcast Turmoil


Comcast files involuntary CSN Houston bankruptcy petition.

Dominguez's Second Half


Can we trust Dominguez's second half improvement?

Astros Change Ups


A sabermetric look at Astros' pitchers' change up pitch.

Saving Cosart's Arm


Astros shut down sensational rookie pitcher Jarred Cosart

Astros Claim Thames


Astros claim OFer Eric Thames off waivers from Baltimore and release Hector Ambriz.

Updating Cosart's and Obie's Numbers


An updated look, saber-style, at how the two young starting pitchers' succeed.

Sabermetric & Gold Gloves


How will sabermetrics' new contribution to the Gold Glove selection affect potential Astros' candidates?

Astros Make A Profit


Forbes says the Astros are making big profits, but what does it mean?

Can the young rotation sustain its performance?


Talking Sabermetrics: can the young guns in the rotation keep up their performances?

Cosart and a historic connection


Cosart has started off with the best rookie start to a season since Wayne Simpson.

We Got Hoes in the Sabr Spotlight


Putting a sabermetric lens on new Astros' hitter, L.J. Hoes.

Cosart Named No. 5 Starter.


Jarred Cosart will join the Astros rotation and start in Tuesday game at Minute Maid Park.

Correa and OPS v. Runs Created


Talking Sabermetrics: Carlos Correa vs. Manny Machado and OPS vs. Runs Created

Sabermetrics: Harrell, Dominguez, Carter


Sabermetric tools provide us insight about Harrell's and Dominguez's struggles, and Carter's power.

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