FanIQ Tagged: Houston Astros

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Another Friday full of sports? Don't mind if we do! [Live Sports Thread]

6/27/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   34640 respect

Greetings, sports fans! We have a lot going on tonight. The Rays and Orioles already played Game 1 of their doubleheader (Rays won 5-2) and the Nat...

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Will 3 Straight No. 1 Draft Picks Finally Transform Astros into a Winner?

6/6/14 in MLB   |     |   0 respect

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Ever wondered where your favorite team's fan base begins and ends?

4/24/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

The folks over at the NY Times have created a pretty incredible map that shows baseball fanhood based on zip code. The cool part about this map ...

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Fourteen baseball games headline Jackie Robinson Day [Live Sports Thread]

4/15/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   34640 respect

Happy Jackie Robinson Day, sports fans! One of my favorite things about baseball season is seeing all of the players donning the number 42 on this ...

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So many sports, so few hours in our Friday! [Live Sports Thread]

4/11/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   34640 respect

Greetings, sports fans! What a couple of amazing college hockey games last night, right? Minnesota scored the winning goal short handed with one se...

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Houston Astros game earns a 0.0 in the Nielsen ratings

4/9/14 in MLB   |   JoeKukura   |   491 respect

The Nielsen TV ratings were less-than astronomical for a recent Houston Astros game. When the Astros played the Los Angeles Angels on Monday at Min...

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The Yankees are happy to have Jacoby Ellsbury, but it would be nice if they could spell his name correctly

4/8/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Jacoby Ellsbury signed a big deal with the New York Yankees in the offseason, and they apparently felt the need to celebrate it by spelling his nam...

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All the boys are at work for our entertainment tonight! [Live Sports Thread]

4/4/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   34640 respect

Greetings, sports fans! We have a FULL schedule tonight, with every MLB team playing, almost every NBA team playing, a nice set of NHL games, a...

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What's the Difference - 4/3/14

4/3/14 in MLB   |   ms_hippie_queen   |   29961 respect

Last Spot the Difference game included 7 differences. If you found these 7, you were correct! 1 - Missing Fans 2 - Phiten Necklace 3 - Mis...

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What's the Difference - 4/3/14

4/3/14 in MLB   |   ms_hippie_queen   |   29961 respect

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Game On! Sports Lineup 4/3/14 [Live Sports Thread]

4/3/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   34640 respect

Greetings, sports fans! There's not a whole lot of games going today, but there is a nice variety! If you get bored with baseball, or your team...

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Brandon Backe claims Galveston Police ended his career

4/3/14 in MLB   |   Debi_L   |   11853 respect

If you have followed Major League Baseball for more than a few years, you will recognize the name Brandon Backe.  If you are a Houston Astros ...

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The Boys of Summer are back, and hockey's heating up [Live Sports Thread]

4/1/14 in MLB   |   Jess   |   34640 respect

Greetings, sports fans! Baseball season is officially underway! How was your Opening Day? Did you have baseball cupcakes? Hot dogs or fresh roasted...

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It's finally Opening Day for real! [MLB Opening Day live thread]

3/31/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

The Dodgers are already 3 games into their season, but for most of the other teams in Major League Baseball, today is officially Opening Day. If...

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Astros prospect Jon Singleton details his marijuana 'addiction'

3/4/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

When I first read the ESPN article about Jon Singleton and his marijuana 'addiction,' I had to do a double-take to make sure I wasn't r...

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Roy Oswalt retires after 13 seasons

2/11/14 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

After a rather successful career spanning 13 seasons in Major League Baseball, Roy Oswalt has announced that he's retiring from baseball. Os...

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Looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame: Jeff Kent

1/7/14 in MLB   |   Eric_   |   7716 respect

Our previous Hall of Fame coverage: Introduction | Poll | The Backlog Problem Frank Thomas | Jack Morris | Jeff Bagwell | Curt Schilling and Mike...

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MLB Remaining Starting Pitcher Free Agents Gauging Their Markets

1/6/14 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

Let’s look at the remaining notable MLB free agent starting pitchers and speculate on where they’re going to land.   Masahiro...

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For Which Teams Does Tanaka Make the Most Sense?

12/29/13 in MLB   |   PAULLEBOWITZ   |   109 respect

Masahiro Tanaka is preparing to make the rounds as the hottest remaining MLB free agent with the most upside and highest risk. I wrote about Tan...

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Looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot: Craig Biggio

12/16/13 in MLB   |   Pat   |   5232 respect

Last time, we took a look at Frank Thomas' case for the Hall of Fame. Eric and I both agreed that he is very deserving, but are slightly concer...