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The Astros’ rotation: A reason they can go deep into the playoffs

In 2016, the Astros’ starting pitching had a 4.06 ERA which was fifth in the AL and 1.29 WHIP which was sixth in the AL. Their starters were pretty good … Continue reading

September 25, 2017 · 138 Comments

2015 vs. 2017 Astros’ playoffs: Two years is a long time

I’m at that age where I not only have forgotten more than most people know, I seem to forget every day most everything I used to know. Therefore it is … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · 124 Comments

Stretch run: Can the Astros catch the Indians?

Baseball is an ebb and flow game. Momentum can turn on a dime and what a team did the last few weeks is old news by the time the teams … Continue reading

September 19, 2017 · 44 Comments

Five questions on an Astros righting the ship weekend

As we’ve discussed before, the baseball season is a marathon and the Astros are turning for the home stretch of the last couple miles of their race. The hope is … Continue reading

September 16, 2017 · 89 Comments

On another note: Musical message from Astros’ fans

The poor fans who post on this blog have been so confused and conflicted and confounded and concerned about their Astros, that it is time to send out a set … Continue reading

September 12, 2017 · 186 Comments

Now or never: Houston destiny in the hands of Hinch and 25-30 players

We’re living in kooky, wacky, insane times. Don’t believe me, just turn on the TV, check your favorite Internet site or stop by the water cooler at the office tomorrow. … Continue reading

September 10, 2017 · 83 Comments

Cameron Maybin should change his name to Cameron Willwin

Yes, the Astros did pick up some pitcher named Justin Verlander at the¬†waiver deadline, but the real news is they pulled an Angels OF named Cameron Maybin off the slag … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · 137 Comments

August ChipalattAwards: Astros coming back to earth

August was a month of, ahem, adjustment for the Houston Astros’ offense. As noted here, July was a historic month offensively for the Astros offense as they led the majors … Continue reading

September 5, 2017 · 103 Comments
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