Tag "Houston Astros"

In Memoriam: Don Sutton (1945-2021) 

B.J. Martin remembers the legacy of Hall of Fame pitcher and MLB legend Don Sutton, who passed away on Tuesday evening.

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Former Angels Staffer Claims Gerrit Cole, Max Scherzer, and Justin Verlander Cheated

A former Angels clubhouse staffer has claimed that many star pitchers, including Gerrit Cole, have used illegal substances in the past.

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Hall of Fame Case: Andy Pettitte

Andy Pettitte is on the ballot for the third year. The five-time champion has a lot of ground to make up but still has time. Will he make it to Cooperstown?

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Hall of Fame Case: Roger Clemens

Roger Clemens is on the ballot for the ninth time this year. His statistics are easily Cooperstown-worthy, but obviously, there are other things to consider. Still needing an extra 14 percent of the vote and time running out, can the Rocket finally get in?

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Mets Look to Be Favorites to Sign George Springer, per MLB Insider

The New York Mets are under new ownership and figure to be in on every big-name free agent that’s on the market, and George Springer might be the guy that lands in Queens, according to an insider.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: Michael Brantley

After having one of his best seasons in 2019, Michael Brantley put up another solid performance in 2020. Though he missed 14 games due to a quad injury, he remained one of the key bats in the Houston Astros’ lineup during the abbreviated season.

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MLB Offseason Preview: Houston Astros

At the beginning of the 2020 season, the Houston Astros expected to win their fourth-straight American League West crown. However, a myriad of injuries saw them limp into the postseason (barely) with a 29-31 regular-season record. When the playoffs began, the baseball world was ready to throw dirt on them and bury their scandalous year for good.

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MLB Free Agent Profile: George Springer

George Springer is one of the MLB’s most premier dual-threat outfielders. At age 31, his defense is still very good and he will be highly sought after in free agency.

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ALCS Game 7 Recap: Rays Hold Off Astros, Punch Ticket to World Series

The Houston Astros stormed back from a 3-0 series deficit to force Game 7 in the 2020 ALCS. Led by great pitching in the deciding game, the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Astros, 4-2, to clinch the American League pennant on Saturday night. Here’s how it all went down.

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MLB DFS October 16: Championship Series Elimination Games

Both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros face elimination tonight. The Dodgers are down 3-1 to the Atlanta Braves and the Astros are down 3-2 to the Tampa Bay Rays. Let’s see if we can make some cash with a couple of teams with their backs against the wall.

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