Why a strong start in April is important

Most fans remember the Astros’ famous World Series run in 2005, where they started off 15-30 and spawned the famous tombstone RIP front-page feature on the Houston (spit!!) Chronicle. Monday marks a memorable 10-year anniversary for the Astros’ tombstone – Ultimate Astros (chron.com)

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The Ultimate YIE Series for the Astros

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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