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Looking ahead: It’s not all about 2017 for the Astros

I’m still a Jeff Luhnow fan. His resume as the Astros’ general manager is replete with success stories. Yes, sure, just as with any leader in an organization, you can … Continue reading

August 15, 2017 · 98 Comments

Maybe all this sudden greatness has spoiled us all

Yes, the Astros have the best record in the American League and the second-best record in baseball. Just doesn’t seem like it some days. Yes, the Astros have a 15-game … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · 239 Comments

Will The Luhnow Plan turn into The Luhnow Gamble?

Now that the trade dust is settling and numerous players are wearing different uniforms, there are a few obvious conclusions about the Astros’ tepid participation in the deadline festivities. Here … Continue reading

August 1, 2017 · 100 Comments

Big week ahead for Luhnow, Astros, but do you remember when?

The Astros are in the midst of the biggest season in franchise history. And, Jeff Luhnow — despite a long road of building, rebuilding, finding gems and busts and riding … Continue reading

July 24, 2017 · 128 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

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

FREE BLOG WEEKEND: All stars, hall of fame and managers

A few early summer thoughts as Houston hitters fill in the gap and pick up their pitching teammates. Much of the conversation surrounding the Astros these days is how many … Continue reading

June 30, 2017 · 114 Comments

FREE BLOG WEEKEND: Gulp, Luhnow may have to pay the piper soon

Blackie Sherrod of the Dallas Morning News used to share his scattershots in his weekend column years ago. When I was in radio, there was something called Open Mike Friday. … Continue reading

June 9, 2017 · 226 Comments
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