Tag Archives: Houston Astros

Houston Astros: 2019 Season Preview

Givanni Damico | March 18th, 2019

The Houston Astros couldn’t pull off the repeat last year. That doesn’t mean they are going away any time soon. They are still among baseball’s elite teams and look to grab another ring before their window closes.

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Prospects Series: Houston Astros

Daniel Corrigan | February 14th, 2019

For years the Astros were the punching bag of the MLB. Then the farm system graduated up to the majors. George Springer, Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa, and many others helped the Astros become one of the best teams in baseball, and 2017 World Series champions. They made trades to bring in players that would leave most team’s farm systems depleted……not the Astros. Here is a look at the five best players in the Astros system that will help them win games and championships for years.

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HOF Case – Lance Berkman

John Lepore | January 17th, 2019

The Major League Baseball Hall of Fame ballot is currently stacked with many deserving candidates. While the voters are limited to ten, there will be players falling off the ballot, unfortunately. Lance Berkman may be one of them after only a year.

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HOF Case – Curt Schilling

Logan Whaley | January 3rd, 2019

As Hall of Fame votes continue to come out, Curt Schilling is next on our list. The former All-Star starting pitcher enjoyed an illustrious 20-year career between five different big league clubs. Looking at his seventh year on the ballot, how does Schilling stack up against the greats and what are his chances?

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HOF Case – Roger Clemens

Logan Whaley | November 24th, 2018

Heading into his sixth year of eligibility, Roger Clemens seems destined to get the call. Sitting at a respectable 57.3% of the vote, Clemens is among a prestigious group of ballplayers who look to cement their legacy on baseball’s grandest stage. The question remains: Is this the year Roger Clemens wears the gold jacket? Continue reading

HOF Case – Billy Wagner

John Lepore | November 7th, 2018

This is the first installment of an ongoing series where we will look at the candidates for the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019. Billy Wagner was a dominant closer and this will be his fourth year on the ballot. Can he garner enough support for induction?

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