The major league baseball season officially started last week when the Oakland A's and Seattle Mariners played two games in Tokyo. Most of the other teams open on Thursday, and the Astros get started on Friday when they host the Colorado Rockies. Thus, here are my predictions for this season. NATI ... More >>
A new season for the Astros, and hopefully a new team.
Believe it or not, it's time, yet again, for the Major League Baseball season to get underway. That's good news for those of us who enjoy watching the best players in baseball play the best sport ever created. That's bad news, however, for us Astros fans because, well, the Astros suck. But ... More >>
cutlineSending all of you off with a brief nugget to ponder as you begin your drunken, Memorial Day haze. Here goes....As of this morning, these are the things we know:1.) The Astros suck; they're 16-31, and they rank last in the National League in every statistical (as in numbers) and subjective ... More >>
It's easy to be angry at the Houston Astros now. But for a few notable exceptions, like Carlos Lee, the Astros are performing as expected.They were swept by the Philadelphia Phillies this weekend, just as they were swept by the San Francisco Giants to open the season. They were destroyed by g ... More >>
The major league baseball season officially starts this weekend with two so-called major league teams playing on Sunday night (New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox). I was going to try and do a little Astros preview for today, but they're still trying to figure out who exactly is healthy and who ... More >>
With the MLB non-waiver trade deadline fast approaching, the Houston Astros are a listing ship quickly going under. The Astros just lost three of four games to the Chicago Cubs and have gone from surging toward first place to trying to hold off the Milwaukee Brewers for third place.The latest disast ... More >>
That's three games down for the Astros, 159 to go. And at 1-2, the Astros are already in last place. The Astros were outscored 17-11 in those three games as the high-powered Astros lineup was, for the most part, shut down the by the superior Cubs pitching. Richard Justice says not t ... More >>