Houston Astros

2018 American League West Projections

X-Houston Astros 97-65 What a difference that four years made for the Houston Astros. In 2013, the Astros were the worst team in Major League Baseball. That year the Astros lost 111 games and it also marked their third consecutive campaign in which they lost at least 100 games. The Astros were in the midst [...]

The Astros Blueprint For Rebuilding

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 [...]

2017 Major League Baseball Quarter Pole

New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge has been one of the pleasant surprises of the 2017 Major League Baseball season.  

We Have Liftoff

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, [...]

2017 American League West Projections

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 [...]

2016 American League West Projections

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 [...]