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The greatest Astro enters the Hall of Fame

That was a tough title to write. I love Craig Biggio. I do. He was everything you could ask for in a ballplayer. But he was not as great as … Continue reading

July 30, 2017 · 131 Comments

Free Blog Friday: What we don’t know far outweighs what we know

As per a Chip Bailey tradition, let’s go Free Blog Friday today. You can talk about anything you want Astro-wise, but a hunch informs us that trade deadline talk will … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 102 Comments

Wednesday Wonderings: What if they told you…

Pondering the Astros’ numbers for the month of July so far makes one wonder a bit. What if they told you that in July: Staff ace and All-Star Dallas Keuchel … Continue reading

July 26, 2017 · 114 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

Ho hum, big deal: Astros score 8 runs to start the roadtrip

The Astros started the road trip in Baltimore Friday night by scoring eight runs and the natural response for the fans these days is a shrug and a yawn. The … Continue reading

July 22, 2017 · 80 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

Twofer Tuesday: Where the Astros came from and where they are going

A couple of areas to look at today…… 1. How the Astros were built? The Astros are an interesting combination of old, new, cast-offs, trade chips and free agents. Here … Continue reading

July 18, 2017 · 87 Comments

10 reasons to believe in the 2017 Astros

This is kind of like when you teach a child to ride a bicycle. There is all that angst as they fail and fall, wobble and wiggle and finally kind … Continue reading

July 14, 2017 · 199 Comments
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