The Houston Astros sweep the Baltimore Orioles in an exciting end to their 10 game homestead. Overall, they won 6 of 10 and were able to rally past a losing sweep against the Cleveland Indians. This 10 game sample size served as a microcosm to what the 2017 Houston Astros are all about, overcoming adversity with one of the deepest rosters in the league.
The Astros have announced that P Brad Peacock will go from the bullpen to the rotation, and the team has also placed SP Charlie Morton on the 10-day DL with a lat strain.
When the Rangers went on their 10 game winning streak, their fans and the team gained a great deal of confidence going forward in the season. However most hot streaks do not last very long, and for the Rangers, they have lost a step or four in their last four
Even though the Rangers streak of ten wins in a row ended on Saturday night, they bounced back in a big way on Sunday night against the Tigers. After managing a split in the first two games of the series, the Rangers sent flame throwing RHP Yu Darvish to the
Rangers fans knew that their team's luck would not last forever, and that fear was inevitably fulfilled on Saturday night in Detroit. A.J. Griffin took the mound against the Detroit Tigers looking to notch the Rangers 11th straight victory on an improbable streak. Unfortunately, things did not go the Rangers
First, what was the trade? The Blue Jays acquired R.A. Dickey, catcher Josh Thole and Minor League catcher Mike Nickeas. In return, the Mets acquired top prospects Travis d'Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard, along with veteran catcher John Buck and Minor Leaguer Wuilmer Becerra.
Many thought the trade from the start was
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Despite losing at home yesterday at the hands of the Cleveland Indians, everything has seemed to be clicking recently for the Houston Astros. The team has not lost any of its last six series, the most recent one being from April 25-27 (coincidentally, to the
Eleven days ago it seemed as if the season could not get any worse for the Texas Rangers, losing in San Diego to the Padres 5-1. That moved the Rangers season record to 13-20, and secured their slot at 5th place in the American League West Division. For the back
The Astros are off to the franchise’s best start through 41 games and lead MLB with a 29-12 record entering a 10-game homestand with the Indians, Tigers and Orioles.
For those of you who don’t know, the first overall pick in the 2009 draft was none other than Stephen Strasburg. However, for this article we are going to assume that the Washington Nationals selected Mike Trout over Stephen Strasburg.
Bud Selig steps to the podium.
With the first selection,