Tag "Astros"

MLB Power Rankings 5/23: The Quest for First

It is time for another edition of MLB Power Rankings. The quest for No. 1 has burgeoned, as several teams are eager for the spot.

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Hall of Fame Case: Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens is on the ballot for the 10th and final time this year. His statistics are easily Cooperstown-worthy, but obviously, there are other things to consider. Still needing an extra 13.4 percent of the vote and time running out, can the Rocket finally get in?

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Hall of Fame Case: Billy Wagner

Wagner’s time seems to be running out but with four years more on the ballot and nearly a 30 percent increase over the last three years, can he make a push for induction in the last part of his candidacy?

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Massholes with Mics: We’ve Got Pennant Fevahhh

It’s a baseball episode on this edition of Massholes with Mics. Jordan steers the ship and is joined by Jeremy, Kyle, and Sean to break down the ALCS matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros.

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3 Break-Outs in Progress

Every baseball season, we see a few new names at the top of the early leader-boards and some familiar faces. No matter the player or prospect pedigree, most hot starts fall off, while the elite can maintain and finish on a high note. But how can we tell if a hot April is sustainable or just a hot streak? Digging into a player’s profile can tell you if they are doing something they have never done before. Here are three players that are currently breaking out.

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