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World Baseball Classic: plus or minus for the Astros?

It seems strange to have an Astros team make it this far into spring training and have so little feel for how it will perform as a whole, especially on … Continue reading

March 20, 2017 · 178 Comments

13 pitchers? Then who are the 12? More importantly, who is the 12th?

It is simple math with a possible complex summation. There are 25 roster spots and Manager A.J. Hinch has announced that he plans to start the season with 13 pitchers. … Continue reading

March 15, 2017 · 102 Comments

Texas Rangers: Biggest of the Astros’ AL West rivals

Dan and Chip have been reviewing the Astros AL West rivals. Today Dan is looking at their biggest rival the Texas Rangers. 2016 Record. 95-67 – 1st place in AL West … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · 49 Comments

LA Angels of Anaheim: AL West rival’s review

Dan and Chip are taking a look at the Astros’ AL West competition over the next several days. Today, Dan takes a look at the Angels’ chances against a strong western division. LA … Continue reading

March 9, 2017 · 97 Comments

Oakland A’s: AL West Division rival’s review

Dan and Chip are taking a look at the Astros’ AL West competition over the next several days. Last week, Dan started things off with the Mariners. Today, Chip takes … Continue reading

March 6, 2017 · 101 Comments

FREE BLOG WEEKEND: Trades, rules and questions

Hello friends, it’s a Free Blog Weekend, the tradition that began over a decade ago at the Chronicle. Today, you can take the discussion where you want, but I’ll get … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 63 Comments

Seattle Mariners: AL West Division Rival’s Review

Seattle Mariners – Entering their 40th season 2016 Record – 86-76 – 2nd in the AL West Last Playoff Appearance – 2001 World Series Appearances / Wins – 0 / … Continue reading

February 28, 2017 · 93 Comments

Plan B: Those what happens if, backup plans for Astros

Going back just a few short years ago, the Astros front office was not too worried about a Plan B for their players, because in so many cases they did … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · 134 Comments
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