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The high-flying Houston Astros: Observations at the quarter pole

The Houston Astros are playing at such a high and consistent level that wins, no matter the situation are no longer a surprise. Go on a road trip and the … Continue reading

May 18, 2017 · 154 Comments

Can the 2017 Astros run away and hide from the AL West?

First, Happy Mother’s Day to every mom. Those reading this and those ladies you call mom. My mom just turned 82 and you can see a little tribute on Instagram … Continue reading

May 14, 2017 · 130 Comments

10 reasons for Astros’ fans to be happy, happy, happy!

One of the occupational hazards of being a baseball fan is a general inability to smell the roses; to live in the moment. If a team is going well, there … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · 105 Comments

And now a few words on A.J. Hinch

There is this old saying that I think I invented, that goes something like this. The only people who don’t make mistakes are those people who don’t do anything. So, … Continue reading

May 8, 2017 · 98 Comments

For the Astros in 2017, Nothing is too late

“Ah, Nothing is too late, till the tired heart shall cease to palpitate.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Never say this blog fails to bring culture to the world. Of course our usual … Continue reading

May 4, 2017 · 204 Comments

Astros 2017: The ChipalattAwards for April

Baseball’s regular seasons fit nicely into a window made up of six months of the calendar. That first month is over with the Houston Astros putting up one of their … Continue reading

May 2, 2017 · 135 Comments

Astros’ offense: Finally, what the front office had in mind

Looking at certain numbers, the Houston Astros offense may not seem that improved over 2016. In 2016 the Astros had two players with more than 100 runs scored (George Springer … Continue reading

April 30, 2017 · 92 Comments

Should Chris Devenski be a starter for Astros?

There are two indisputable facts as the Astros wind down the first month of the season. First, Chris Devenski is one heck of a relief pitcher. Second, if there is … Continue reading

April 27, 2017 · 129 Comments
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