Again this is YIE ….The Ultimate YIE Series for the Astros | CHIPALATTA, but there are a lot of things to like about the Astros so far in 2021.
The Astros four-game sweep of the Oakland A’s was the ultimate YIE series. YIE stands for Yes It’s Early, and certainly, in a 162-game season, it may not mean much. Still, the team’s performance was everything any Astro fan could ask against the team that took the AL West away from the Astros last season and houses the man who went Judas on his former teammates, Mike Fiers.
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This is the last review in our look at American League West division as we turn our gaze to the Astros. We will include some stats from 2019 and 2020 since 2020 was such an odd wad season.
This will be the blog’s last look at AL West division rivals before turning our eyes to the Astros next. Today we continue the topic with the defending division champs, the Oakland A’s. We will include some stats from 2019 and 2020 since 2020 was such an odd wad season.
We continue to take a look at each of the Astros AL West rivals culminating in a microscopic look at our own Astros. Today we will focus on the Seattle Mariners. We will include some stats from 2019 and 2020 since 2020 was such an odd wad season.Continue reading
For the first time since 2017, the Astros enter Spring Training coming off a regular season that was less than a triumph. In 2017 through 2019, the Astros came in over the magic 100-win mark each season, highlighted by the club record of 107 wins in 2019.
AL West rivals: Texas Rangers
Over the next couple of weeks, we will take a look at each of the Astros AL West rivals and finally a microscopic look back on to our own Astros. Today we continue the topic with the Texas Rangers. We will include some stats from 2019 and 2020 since 2020 was such an odd wad season.