Six years ago things were looking bleak for the Houston Astros. The Astros were losing money which led to their team owner Drayton McLane selling the team. In 2011, Jim Crane would purchase the Astros for $680 million while also taking on debt as well as accepting the fact that Houston would switch from the [...]
It's almost time for the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers to get it on in the World Series.
Who has the edge between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees?
After the Houston Astros made the World Series for the first and only time in franchise history in 2005, they faced a steady decline. The Astros bottomed out by having three consecutive 100-loss seasons from 2011-2013. But by 2015, the Astros found themselves back in the postseason. The Astros would win 84 games last year, [...]
X-Texas Rangers 90-72 Since 2009, the Texas Rangers have been one of the better teams in Major League Baseball as they have seven winning seasons and a pair of American League Pennants to their credit. But as good as the Rangers have been, the one thing that they've been unable to put on their resume [...]
It hasn't been smooth sailing for the Houston Astros in 2016.
X-Los Angeles Angels 90-72 (2) In 2015, the Los Angeles Angels were expected to contend for their second consecutive American League West Title. But the Angels like most people didn't expect the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros to each creep up on them in the fashion that they did. Due to the surge by both [...]
Under new manager Paul Molitor, the Minnesota Twins have been one of the biggest surprises this Major League Baseball season.
For far too long the Houston Astros have been a dormant Major League Baseball team. The Astros have not been to the postseason since 2005 when they won their first and only National League Pennant. And the Astros have not had a winning season since 2008. Under former team owner Drayton McLane. the Astros would [...]
X-Los Angeles Angels 89-73 Last season was a tremendous one for the Los Angeles Angels. The Halos won 98 games in the regular season which was tops in Major League Baseball, but they had an October to forget as they were swept in the American League Divisional Series by the Kansas City Royals. Now the [...]