In this terrible, terrible year we will stray a bit from the normal baseball thread today.Continue reading
Here is a post that hopefully becomes moot. Hopefully, the market is not red hot for an over 30 y.o. George Springer. Hopefully, George holds no ill will towards the Astros for artificially holding him in the minors when their team was hopelessly bad and cost him millions in pay and an earlier shot at free agency. Hopefully, we wake up one morning and he’s back for 4 or 5 more years.Continue reading
It has been awhile, but Dan P is ready to address questions from his favorite interviewer….Dan P.Continue reading
Every off season begins with a laundry list of decisions to be made by the front office on how the next season’s team (and onward) will be built. We have seen Jeff Luhnow progress from long term building during the dark days of 2011 to 2014 to short term “win now” decisions during the halcyon days of 2017 to 2019.
During the playoffs, baseball lost a giant of a small man in Hall of Famer Joe Morgan. He was the best second baseman the Astros had until Craig Biggio appeared and might have turned into their greatest ever except for THE TRADE.Continue reading
Unless you are truly quarantining yourself and have tuned out all social media, fake media, real media, TV, radios, signs, and smoke signals you realize that there will be a big election in about a week and a half in the Un-united States. But as usual this blog is here to take your mind off those matters and into things that are vital to all Americans…..baseball.Continue reading
Many folks saw the belated one on one interview of Jeff Luhnow on TV Monday night approximately 9 months after he and A.J. Hinch were fired as GM and manager of the Astros, respectively. But if you missed it, here is the Cliff Notes summary of what Luhnow said.Continue reading
Let’s face facts. We can hardly wait until the awful, terrible, horrible 2020 year ends. And probably three weeks ago, we thought that we could hardly wait until the 2020 baseball season would be over. We were wondering if the team that played embarrassingly bad down the stretch would further embarrass us in the best of three-game Wild Card playoff against the Twins.