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Should Chris Devenski be a starter for Astros?

There are two indisputable facts as the Astros wind down the first month of the season. First, Chris Devenski is one heck of a relief pitcher. Second, if there is … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 48 Comments

Astros’ strong start is just plain fun

After Friday night’s game the Astros had earned a very strong 12-5 record, only a few percentage behind the 11-4 Baltimore Orioles for the best record in the major leagues. … Continue reading

April 23, 2017 · 207 Comments

The Astros win and lead the AL West in spite of themselves

After 13 games the Astros sport a 9-4 record, which is tied for their best start in history. They have a comfortable 3-1/2 game lead over the Angels and M’s … Continue reading

April 18, 2017 · 222 Comments

Thus far, as the Astros’ bullpen goes, so goes the Astros

Good friend of this blog and commenter deluxe, Mr. Bill, recently said “…as goes Jose Altuve, so goes the Astros”.  This is often the case over the last few years, … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · 114 Comments

After the first week, all we know is that baseball is goofy

The first week of the season is as usual, so full of red herrings they should set up a canning operation down at Minute Maid Park. Fans think they know … Continue reading

April 11, 2017 · 110 Comments

The Astros’ marathon begins, but what does it mean?

If a baseball season was a marathon, which it is, one game would be like running 850 feet. That is not nothing, and in fact for most of the seasoned … Continue reading

April 6, 2017 · 150 Comments

Astros’ preview: The season we’ve all been waiting for?

Today Dan looks at the Astros themselves as they ready themselves for the first series of the season against the Seattle Mariners. 2016 Record. 84-78 – 3rd place in AL West … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · 170 Comments

Astros rotation: The gray area between worry and concern

Back when my wife was a bit of a rebellious teenager, she used to have a conversation with her father that went something like this. “Don’t be worried about me, Dad.” … Continue reading

March 26, 2017 · 149 Comments
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