HOUSTON — The Astros announced the completion of a one-year deal with free-agent catcher Robinson Chirinos on Thursday. Chirinos, a Venezuelan, came up with the Rays in 2011, and he spent the past six seasons with the Rangers, playing in 442 games in that span. That included a career-high 113 games and 426 plate appearances […]
HOUSTON — The Astros are still expected to add a starting pitcher and a catcher before the start of Spring Training in three months, but president of baseball operations and general manager Jeff Luhnow gave no indication Thursday the team was close to any deals. Like last year, Hot Stove season is off to a […]
With the Winter Meetings in the books, it’s a great time to take stock of each club’s offseason to this point, as well as what its needs are for the remainder of the offseason. With the help of each MLB.com beat writer, here’s a look at where each team stands as executives leave Las Vegas, […]
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Have you ever had a baseball game on in the background in the dead of summer as you quietly go about your day, and then catch an absolute gem from a broadcaster that stops and makes you laugh? “He got down the line in a hurry…he’s pretty fast, for a catcher.” It’s possibly the game’s […]
Rangers decline option on Robinson Chirinos https://ift.tt/2zy4TID The Astros started to replenish their options behind the plate on Friday after claiming Mariners catcher Chris Herrmann off waivers. Herrmann will join Max Stassi on the 40-man roster, as both Martín Maldonado and Brian McCann have officially entered free agency. Herrmann, 30, picked up a minor league […]
Assistant general manager of the Houston Astros, 35-year-old Mike Elias may become the new head of baseball operations for the Orioles, according to reports.
The 34-year-old Robinson Chirinos spent the past six seasons with the Texas Rangers and hit .222 this year while setting career bests with 18 homers and 65 RBIs in 113 games. His .757 OPS was second among AL catchers.
J.T. Realmuto has marked his territory as MLB’s best catcher. Can he repeat his breakout 2018 campaign with another one in 2019? The answer is yes.
After a long slumber this offseason, the Astros have awoken just in the nick of time. It is being reported that the club has added free-agent catcher Robinson Chirinos to their roster. The deal is for one year, pending a physical. The former Texas Rangers’ commute could very well be a short one. Free agent […]
Robinson Chirinos has struggled to frame the high strike. Which catchers are best at getting strikes at the top of the zone?
Astrosblast | ICYMI – A couple of homers brought the Astros some exciting wins over the Weekend Astrosblast April 29, 2019 View as web page Chirinos answers Carrasco’s IBB with epic HR The decision made all the baseball sense in the world — walk the guy batting .354 to get to the guy with much […]