Albert Pujols crowns the Cardinals’ homecoming with NL Comeback Player honors

Already the unofficial home run winner of the year for his return to St. Louis and a captivating run of nearly 700 career home runs, Albert Pujols received Major League Baseball’s official honor Tuesday night. The Cardinals’ designated hitter was named the National League Comeback Player of the Year in his final season in the … Read more

Highest-Paid: Predict the 3 highest-paid baseball players in 2023

In March 2019, Mike Trout became the highest paid player in MLB history. While he doesn’t currently have the highest average annual salary, his 12-year, $426.5 million extension with the Los Angeles Angels remains MLB’s most lucrative deal. However, there is a possibility that he will not be surpassed by the MVP of the American … Read more

Discussions and deals are underway for key players to the Houston Astros this offseason

This is the Houston Astros newsletter that KPRC 2 Sports emails each week. To subscribe visit click2houston.com/newsletters. Hey everyone, this is KPRC2 Sports Director Randy McElvoy checking in with this week’s Astros newsletter! I hope everyone is still celebrating the 2022 World Champions! It’s an unfamiliar time and things won’t slow down for the club, … Read more

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander is headlined as a World Series free agent prospect

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander throws during the first inning in Game 1 of … [+] The World Series of Baseball between the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies takes place on Friday, October 28, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved The two teams participating in the … Read more

Every MLB vote: Justin Verlander, Jeremy Pena among 9 Houston Astros in Prestigious Year-end Teams after World Series season

Houston, Texas (KTRK) – It’s time to make your voice heard! Relax, you won’t have to search the city for your polling place, stand in a long line, or navigate through the longest ballot in the country. Fan voting officially opened Thursday for the 2022 All-MLB Teams, and the Houston Astros have nine players vying … Read more

Why don’t the Braves go after Corea, Turner, Bogarts

The Braves have had more success expanding young starters than any other team in recent memory, but for the second straight offseason, they’re facing the potential departure of a longtime regular who helped anchor the field. Dansby SwansonSuch as Freddie Freeman Before him, he hit the open market without signing an extension, rejected a qualifying … Read more

Alex Bergman is the heart and soul of the Houston Astros

Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros celebrates with a two-run home run in the dugout during the fifth inning on… … [+] Game 2 of the World Baseball Series between the Houston Astros and the Philadelphia Phillies takes place on Saturday, October 29, 2022, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All … Read more

Judge, Ohtani is among 3 finalists for next week’s AL MVP award

NEW YORK (Associated Press) – Aaron Judge, Shohei Otani and Yordan Alvarez reach the Major League Finals in a vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Louis Cardinals’ teammates, Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt, are still contenders for the NL MVP, along with San Diego Padres’ third baseman, Manny Machado. The BBWAA also revealed … Read more