Factors in the Race for the AL Top Seed

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As the 2022 MLB season winds down, the postseason picture is becoming clearer. With the new playoff format, the top two seeds in each league get a bye in the first round. Where we stand, entering August 9, it appears that the top two seeds have already been determined in the American League. The New […] READ MORE


2022 American League Rookie of the Year Race at the Break

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Rookie of the Year Watch: 2022 American League at the Break We have reached the mid-point of the 2022 season and now the American League Rookie of the Year watch is on. There are clear favorites and contenders. Who are the candidates for the award at season’s end? The breakdown will be done in tiers […] READ MORE


Jeremy Pena Hits IL With Thumb Injury

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One of the league’s most exciting and outstanding rookies is on the shelf for the foreseeable future. The Houston Astros announced on Wednesday that they have placed Jeremy Pena on the 10-day Injured List with left thumb discomfort. Pena suffered the thumb injury diving for a ball on Monday against the Texas Rangers. Pena finished […] READ MORE


Rangers Beat Astros in Series Opener

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Rangers 5, Astros 3   ARLINGTON, Texas, June 13 — The Texas Rangers strutted away with a win on Monday evening, as they made a comeback to beat the Houston Astros by a final score of 5–3. It was Adolis Garcia Bobblehead Night at Globe Life Field, and he contributed to the win with an […] READ MORE


Jeremy Pena is Exceeding Expectations

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Going into the 2022 season, expectations for Jeremy Pena were very high. Those inside the Houston Astros organization were excited about the young prospect. Hopes were high for Pena, and they had to be, given that the team was content with letting Carlos Correa leave in free agency. Correa is one of the most revered […] READ MORE


Astros Place Jake Odorizzi on IL With Leg Injury

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The Houston Astros took a hit to their rotation depth with the placement of Jake Odorizzi on the 15-day Injured List on Tuesday. The veteran hit the IL because of what the team described as lower left leg discomfort. Houston recalled reliever Seth Martinez from Triple-A to take Odorizzi’s spot on the active roster. Odorizzi […] READ MORE


Dusty Baker Gets 2,000th Win vs Mariners

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One of the legends of the game reached an impressive milestone on Tuesday. With a 4–0 victory over the Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros skipper Dusty Baker got his 2,000th career win as a manager. He became the 12th member of the 2,000 managerial wins club. With his 2,000th win, one of the most beloved figures in […] READ MORE


Texas Rangers Fall to Astros

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Astros 5, Rangers 1   ARLINGTON, Texas, Apr 26 — The momentum from the Texas Rangers‘ win on Monday over the Houston Astros was short-lived. Fans didn’t go home happy as the Astros won the second game in this four-game set by a final score of 5–1. The Rangers just did not show many signs […] READ MORE


Young MLB Stars Ready To Make Their Big League Debuts

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Young MLB stars are ready to make an impact. Bobby Witt Jr., the top prospect in baseball, came up huge to help the Kansas City Royals defeat the Cleveland Guardians 3-1. Witt Jr. was hitless in his first three at-bats; he hit a double to deep left field to score Michael Taylor. Andrew Benintendi drove in it Witt […] READ MORE


2022 Houston Astros Season Preview

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We are just a few short days away from the beginning of the 2022 season. With spring training coming to a close, rosters become clear and sights become completely set on the regular season. Expectations are high for most of the league, but especially for the Houston Astros. After falling short in the 2021 World […] READ MORE