Cristian Javier Is Looking Like an Ace

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The Houston Astros rotation success is dependent on the young arms that the world was introduced to during the 2020 season. Their rotation could be among the top tier in the league if they take that next step in their development. One pitcher has certainly taken that step forward. This pitcher is Cristian Javier and […] READ MORE


Examining the Houston Astros Early Struggles

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It’s still very early in the 2021 MLB season, but the Houston Astros are struggling. After a hot start out of the gate, the Astros have found very little success of late. Conclusions about a team should not be drawn after just three weeks of a six-month season. However, Houston looks lost, losing nine of […] READ MORE


Five Houston Astros Placed On Injured List

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Life is slowly getting back to the way it was before the pandemic. Unfortunately, it is not to that point yet. The Houston Astros have received a reminder that things are not yet normal, as five Astros have been placed on the Injured List. Of the Astros placed on the Injured List, four of them […] READ MORE


2021 Houston Astros Possible Lineup

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Spring Training is here and the 2021 Houston Astros have a similar look as well as high expectations for the upcoming season. Of course, there is one glaring difference, George Springer is no longer making residence in Houston. The man with so many legendary franchise moments has moved on in free agency, but it’s not […] READ MORE


Cheating in Baseball: A Very Personal Chronicle

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I am a cheater. I confess to cheating during JUCO sanctioned games in the mid-80’s by stuffing two tennis balls into the barrel of my old green Easton 35/31. The balls were spaced to roughly frame the sweet spot of the bat. A little super glue sealed the cap back on and I went on […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 2017 World Series Game Seven

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For the final installment of this Reliving History Series, it’s time to head back to Game Seven of the 2017 World Series. The series clinching game between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers wasn’t the thriller that Games Two and Five were. However, for various reasons, it is a game that will never […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 2017 World Series, Game Five

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In the next installment of this Reliving History series, we re-live another key game of the 2017 World Series — Game Five. Game Five was an extra-innings thriller again. The Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Dodgers put on a fantastic World Series in 2017, and Game Five was perhaps the most exciting. Here is […] READ MORE


Altuve, Springer Keep Astros Season Alive

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Astros 4, Rays 3 There will be a Game Five after the Houston Astros defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3. Jose Altuve drove in a pair of runs and made every defensive play that came to him. The biggest swing of the game was a tie-breaking home run in the fifth inning off the bat […] READ MORE



Rays Draw First Blood With 2-1 Game One Victory

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Rays 2, Astros 1 The Tampa Bay Rays and the Houston Astros series is the classic offense vs defense matchup. The Astros will look to win slugfests while the Rays rely on pitching and defense. Game One went the way of the Rays as they defeated the Astros behind their strengths. Houston got off to […] READ MORE