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Houston proud: Holy toledo, Astros win! Astros win!

This is your night! Memorialize your thoughts here in a time capsule for the ages! For more than 50 years, I have have been a die hard fan of this … Continue reading

Featured · 33 Comments

Sports Illustrated reputation is on the line in ALCS

Sports Illustrated’s reputation is on the line tonight at Minute Maid Park in Houston! Here we are — Game 7 of the ALCS — but the Astros still haven’t arrived. … Continue reading

October 21, 2017 · 63 Comments

Astros 2017: It ain’t over until C.C. Sabathia sings!

It never has seemed fair to always talk about “It ain’t over until the fat lady sings.” Sure there are some hefty lady opera singers, but did you ever see … Continue reading

October 19, 2017 · 100 Comments

Astros need to get their offensive mojo back

Three games is really not a slump, but in a seven game series it can be a killer trend that needs to be reversed. And that is where the Houston … Continue reading

October 17, 2017 · 119 Comments

Sunday thoughts: The plan, the destination, second base and other thoughts

A few thoughts on a Sunday when the Astros wake up in their own beds with a 2-0 lead in the American League Championship Series. The Luhnow Plan. Teams across … Continue reading

October 15, 2017 · 60 Comments

Astros must live in the present because Yankees win the past

Looking at baseball history is extremely daunting when¬†previewing the Houston Astros vs. the New York Yankees playoff matchup. The Yankees have made playoff appearances in 53 seasons. The Astros have … Continue reading

October 13, 2017 · 108 Comments

It’s April again in Houston, and now, it’s all about the lore…

Remember the classic Ronald Reagan advertising campaign in 1984: It’s morning again in America! Regardless what you think about Republicans and what you may have thought about his agenda, Reagan’s … Continue reading

October 9, 2017 · 86 Comments

Astros: Foot on the throat time

This may seem like a Debbie Downer post, ¬†but despite the Astros wonderful, dominant 8-2 bookend wins over the Boston Red Sox, they have a lot of work to do. … Continue reading

October 7, 2017 · 213 Comments
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