Fri, 07 Mar 2014 15:43:25 -0800
Houston Astros OF Marc Krauss went 3-for-4 Friday, March 7, and is batting .455 (8-for-15) in five spring games with two home runs. Krauss' chances of making the roster increase because he is capable of playing both corner outfield spots and first base. He worked in the offseason to reduce unneeded movement in his swing and to attack the ball quicker.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:06:13 -0800
The Houston Astros first base job is wide open, with 1B Japhet Amador, 1B Jesus Guzman, OF Marc Krauss, 1B Jonathan Singleton and 1B Brett Wallace all listed as competitors for the gig.
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 15:12:25 -0800
Houston Astros 1B Jesus Guzman will compete with 1Bs Jonathan Singleton, Brett Wallace and Marc Krauss at first base this spring, but Guzman can also play the outfield if needed.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 12:36:01 -0700
The Houston Astros recalled OF Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City Wednesday, Sept. 4. C Jason Castro (knee) has a sore knee, OF Robbie Grossman (oblique) is dealing with a strained right oblique and 3B Matt Dominguez (illness) is sick. Krauss is starting as the designated hitter Wednesday. Castro had a cyst in his knee drained Tuesday, Sept. 3, and is a few days away from returning.
Tue, 20 Aug 2013 09:16:15 -0700
The Houston Astros optioned OF Marc Krauss to Triple-A Oklahoma City Monday, Aug. 19.
Sat, 29 Jun 2013 12:26:39 -0700
Houston Astros INF Jake Elmore is leading off against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Saturday, June 29, with Brett Wallace playing first base and Marc Krauss serving as the designated hitter.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:40:14 -0700
The Houston Astros placed OF Trevor Crowe (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder Thursday, June 20, and recalled 1B Marc Krauss from Triple-A Oklahoma City in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Tough break for Crowe, who was just recently named the starter in right field. Brandon Barnes figures to see more playing time as a result. Pick him up for outfield depth in AL-only universes.
Sun, 10 Mar 2013 10:44:50 -0700
The Houston Astros have reassigned 2B Delino DeShields Jr., OFs Jacob Goebbert, Marc Krauss and George Springer and C Chris Wallace to minor league camp. They have also optioned Ps Sam Demel and Rudy Owens to minor league camp.
Sun, 29 Jul 2012 10:30:23 -0700
The Houston Astros have acquired minor league 3B Bobby Borchering and minor league OF Marc Krauss from the Arizona Diamondbacks, in exchange for 3B Chris D. Johnson.
Sun, 29 Jul 2012 10:25:19 -0700
The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired 3B Chris D. Johnson from the Houston Astros, in exchange for minor league 3B Bobby Borchering and minor league OF Marc Krauss.