Houston Astros Are Favorites to Return to the World Series

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The Houston Astros dominance of the American League since 2017 is something else. Houston appeared in the World Series in three of the last five years while reaching the ALCS in the other two years. This dynasty has sustained many changes to players, coaching, and front office personnel. It goes to show how much talent […] READ MORE


Detroit Tigers Fire Al Avila

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The Detroit Tigers have parted ways with longtime general manager Al Avila. After seven seasons of a rebuild under Avila and little progress, owner Chris Ilitch finally decided it was time for a change. The move came earlier this afternoon in a press release. In 2002, Avila became the Tigers’ assistant general manager and vice […] READ MORE


Astros 2022 First Half Recap

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Heading into the 2022 MLB All-Star Break, the Houston Astros have once again put themselves into the serious World Series contender conversation. Despite losing two out of three to the Oakland Athletics over the weekend, the Astros enter the break at 59–32. This record puts them four games back in the loss column of the […] READ MORE


Kumar Rocker 2022 MLB Draft Profile

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RHP Kumar Rocker is the 38th-ranked prospect available on MLB.com‘s 2022 MLB Draft rankings. Now, Rocker’s name may sound familiar. That is because he entered last year’s draft as the top prospect on the list. However, concerns about his health led him to fall to the 10th overall pick, when he was taken by the […] READ MORE


Taijuan Walker Thrives for Mets

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Overcoming Tommy John surgery in 2018, Taijuan Walker thrives for the 2022 New York Mets.  After starting 93 games before age 25, injuries derailed his career for two years. However, ten seasons and four teams into his major league career, the 29-year-old Walker is pitching the best ball of his career.  Sporting a 7-2 record […] READ MORE


An Awards Sweep Possible For Padres

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No team in Major League Baseball has ever completed an awards sweep, winning the Cy Young Award, Most Valuable Player (MVP), and Rookie of the Year (ROTY) all in the same season.  History shows that many teams have come close to making an awards sweep. Most recently, Justin Verlander (Cy Young Award) and Yordan Alvarez […] READ MORE


Astros’ Valdez, Javier Pitching Like Aces

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One would think that with the success that Justin Verlander has had this season, he would be the unquestioned ace of the Houston Astros‘ staff. However, Framber Valdez and Cristian Javier have authored some incredible pitching performances in recent starts. With these amazing outings, the pair have nearly matched Verlander statistically on the season. The […] READ MORE


Takeaways From Exciting Astros/Yankees Series

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This past week in Major League Baseball was perhaps the most eventful week of the season. From Freddie Freeman’s emotional homecoming to Atlanta, to a big Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels brawl. However, the most exciting series of the week was the four game set between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees. […] READ MORE


Astros, Yankees Prepare for Yet Another Battle

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The Houston Astros are in the midst of another successful regular season. Despite an inconsistent offence, Houston has been one of the best teams in the league. They enter Wednesday at 42-25, giving them a ten-game lead in the AL West. This number is the second-best record in the AL. The Astros have been heating […] READ MORE


A’s Drop Sixth In a Row

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The Oakland Athletics continue to play sub-par baseball. The A’s would drop their first three games of the week after a rough series against the Houston Astros. The Boston Red Sox would then come into town with the A’s on their heels, and deliver the team another blow. The A’s now sit at 20–36 on […] READ MORE