Tag Archives: Houston Astros

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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Stealing Signs and Does it Really Make a Difference?

Bryan Brammer | October 24th, 2018

“Tramposo! Tromposo!”

That’s Spanish for a cheater or “cheat.” There’s no real connection between deception in baseball and my use of the Spanish language. I just wanted to grab your attention.

And… here you are. Continue reading

ALCS Preview: Red Sox vs Astros

Givanni Damico | October 12th, 2018

The two best teams in baseball go head-to-head in a seven-game series. If the Yankees versus the Red Sox wasn’t the marquee matchup that everyone was hoping for, this is it.

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ALDS Preview: Indians vs Astros

Givanni Damico | October 5th, 2018

The ALDS is set for a star-studded matchup between the Cleveland Indians and the reigning World Series champions, the Houston Astros. This is a series in which the Astros are favored, but I see it going differently than others think. Continue reading

Top 10 MLB Teams and What They Need

John Lepore | July 2nd, 2018

Trade rumors are swirling and teams are already putting out feelers to make deals. This is the month when MLB squads try to position themselves for a playoff push and even fortify what they have to hopefully get that ring. So with the non-waiver trade deadline coming at the end of the month, let’s take a look at the top 10 teams right now and what they need to bring the championship home.

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MLB Top 10 Rankings and Their Unsung Heroes

John Lepore | June 11th, 2018

When we are this early in the year it is usually easy to pinpoint the stars on each team. The usual suspects generally show up when the team starts off well. Sometimes though, we have players that step up to help their teams that fly under the radar. We will go through the top 10 teams in baseball and also highlight a player from each team who may not have been expected to perform at the level in which they have.

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