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Ho hum, big deal: Astros score 8 runs to start the roadtrip

The Astros started the road trip in Baltimore Friday night by scoring eight runs and the natural response for the fans these days is a shrug and a yawn. The … Continue reading

Featured · 79 Comments

Correa injury almost guarantees a big trade for Astros

No matter how you slice it, 209 + 50 does not = 16.5. But that’s exactly where the Astros find themselves in mid-July, just days before Jeff Luhnow’s deadline to … Continue reading

July 19, 2017 · 148 Comments

Twofer Tuesday: Where the Astros came from and where they are going

A couple of areas to look at today…… 1. How the Astros were built? The Astros are an interesting combination of old, new, cast-offs, trade chips and free agents. Here … Continue reading

July 18, 2017 · 87 Comments

10 reasons to believe in the 2017 Astros

This is kind of like when you teach a child to ride a bicycle. There is all that angst as they fail and fall, wobble and wiggle and finally kind … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 199 Comments

2(0) for Tuesday: 2017 Astros’ prospect report

With the big team coasting into the All Star break with a huge lead in the division and a 19-1 shellacking of the Blue Jays under its belt, it is … Continue reading

July 11, 2017 · 107 Comments

When you look up offense in the dictionary…

…you see a picture of the 2017 Astros. The Astros are the best team in the major leagues. Beyond that they are the very best offensive team in the majors. … Continue reading

July 7, 2017 · 183 Comments

ChipalattAwards: June is busting out all over

If this was the month for the rest of the AL West division, the rest of the AL and the rest of baseball to make hay and cut into the … Continue reading

July 4, 2017 · 144 Comments

Sunday update: At halfway point, Houston is on its way to record season

This weekend, the Astros hit the mid-point of what thus far has been the most spectacular season in the organization’s history. As games begin on Sunday, Houston has the best … Continue reading

July 2, 2017 · 90 Comments
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