With two weeks remaining until opening day, Bill Hall doesn't think it's too early to light a spark under his new Houston Astros teammates.
Bill Hall doesn't like to be called a utility player.
Clint Barmes is looking forward to returning to his favorite position after being traded from the Colorado Rockies to Houston for pitcher Felipe Paulino on Thursday.
Colorado Rockies third baseman Ian Stewart has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle that he hurt in the batting cage during Friday's loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Colorado Rockies have placed reliever Manuel Corpas on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ligament in his right elbow.
Colorado Rockies closer Huston Street bruised the right side of his abdomen when he was hit by a line drive in batting practice Tuesday.
Colorado Rockies closer Huston Street was hit in the right pelvic area by a line drive in batting practice Tuesday and taken off the field in an ambulance.