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Plan B: Those what happens if, backup plans for Astros

Going back just a few short years ago, the Astros front office was not too worried about a Plan B for their players, because in so many cases they did … Continue reading

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Areas of improvement: A focus list for each player

Everyone in the world not only has the opportunity, but also the need for improvement in their jobs and in their home lives. Similarly, young and rich baseball players have … Continue reading

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Now to the work: Putting together an Astros’ lineup

A lot of discussion in this off-season has revolved around how to utilize the Astros’ new offensive toys and specifically about constructing a lineup. Surfing around the ‘net, I found … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · 85 Comments

10 questions Astros must address in spring training

Now that “other” sport is dead and gone for another year (Unbelievable Super Bowl – but did anyone else think it was an almost WWE fixed final half of the … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · 152 Comments

The Astros’ hitters right to left

In 2016, the Astros were a very right-centric hitting team. Except for Luis Valbuena, who missed a large chunk of the season injured, the Astros best hitters – Jose Altuve, … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · 71 Comments

Astros bullpen: So many choices, but too many choices?

With pitching it is probably better to have more choices than fewer. If that is true then Manager A.J. Hinch and pitching coach Brent Strom are in great shape in … Continue reading

January 27, 2017 · 106 Comments

Ranking the Astros’ roster from 1 through 25

The Astros may or may not be done forming the team that will compete in the 2017 season, but today’s exercise will be to rank the top 25 Astros currently … Continue reading

January 23, 2017 · 61 Comments

And then there were two! Woohoo, Bagwell joins Biggio in the Hall

For a few years it has felt like Ketchup made the Condiments Hall of Fame, while Mustard¬†was left waiting…..Like Laurel got a star on the Walk of Fame while Hardy¬†was … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · 31 Comments
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