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Hawt Taeks from the Game Threads. Don’t let this happen to you.

The Astros are in the ALCS for the third year in a row. They have won over 100 games for the third year in a row. They won the World Series just two years ago, in large part because...

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 15th, 2019

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Fangraphs asks: which team do you love to hate?

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Carlos Correa walk-off home run t-shirt by Breaking T

We’ve seen the Astros achieve victory time and again when all the odds said the Astros would lose. Remember the come-from behind miracle in Game 2 of the 2017 World Series. How about the even better walk-off win in...

2019 Corpus Christi Hooks Season In Review

The Hooks had a decent year, but never really got it going. Here is a review of the season Corpus Christi’s 2019 season. 2019 Record: 66-73, Last Texas League South The Hooks got off to a rough start going 12-13 in...

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 14th, 2019

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Correa!!!!!!!!!!!!! Walks off Game 2 of ALCS with 11th inning homer. Astros over Yankees...

How often have we heard this. Correa is soft. Correa gets hurt as often as a baby. Correa will never get out of his slump. Correa thinks he’s Hollywood. Correa’s fiance’ is a bad influence. Trade Correa for...

ALCS Game 2 Thread, October 13, 2019 7:08 CDT. Yankees vs Astros

The man who needs no introduction, Justin Verlander, hero of the 2017 ALCS against these same Yankees, takes the mound tonight. This game is about as close to a must-win game as there is that isn’t an elimination...

Astros hitting slump continues into Game 1 of ALCS.

Air Traffic Controller McCroskey: “Looks like I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue.” Quote from the classic comedy movie Airplane, just as a damaged 747 was about to crash land. Looks like the Astros picked the wrong week to...

Astros’ offense dormant again, Yankees take 1-0 lead in ALCS with 7-0 win

Well, the Astros are gonna have to win a game in New York this time. Zack Greinke had a good, not great outing, but the offense provided zero as the Astros surrendered homefield advantage to the Yankees in a...

ALCS Game 1 Thread. October 12th, 2019. 7:00 CDT. Yankees vs Astros.

Can Zack Greinke rebound from his meltdown in game 3 of the ALDS? All Houston is watching. For the season with the Stros Greinke has been solid, posting a 3.02 ERA and an 8-1 won loss record. Greinke’s mound opponent...

A Modest Proposal

The Astros are set to announce their ALCS roster today, and it's expected to differ from their ALDS roster slightly. Wade Miley, who has come unraveled down the stretch and didn't show well in his one playoff appearance- a...

Astros Crawfish Potluck: October 12th, 2019

The ALCS gets underway tonight and for the third straight year the Astros will be fighting for a chance to play in the World Series. They’ll have to do it against a tough opponent as the Yankees are...

Starting Nine: Keys to the Astros-Yankees ALCS

Background: As we all know, the Astros won home field advantage in the playoffs by virtue of having the best record in the major leagues. By beating the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS, 3-2, they won the right...

2019 ALCS Preview: Houston Astros vs New York Yankees

Well, here we are. After a season where it looked like these two teams were on a collision course, a term I’ve heard a thousand times in the last couple of days, they will get to prove who...

NLCS Game 1 Thread. Oct 10, 2019, 7:08 CDT, Nationals vs Cardinals

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Quick: Predict the ALCS roster before it is announced Saturday

Let’s see who can get this right? There will be some roster changes coming for the ALCS. Probably an extra pitcher, if history means anything. That means one position player gets the hook. Go ahead all you Jeff Luhnow wannabes....

Putting Last Night’s Victory in Perspective

Although many around here would consider anything but a World Series victory a failure, let’s put last night’s victory in perspective: it’s something the Astros have only accomplished in five other seasons in their history, and four if you’re...

Astros Crawfish Boil: October 11th, 2019

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Could The Astros Going Five In ALDS Help Them in the ALCS?

Listen to the Locked On Astros and Talking Stros podcasts throughout the playoff run. The Houston Astros are moving on the ALCS to face the Yankees starting Saturday night at Minute Maid Park. This series encompassed many ups and...

Astros ride the Cole Train to Divisional Series Win over Tampa Bay, 6-1

Bilbos reporting from Minute Maid Park. To the deafening noise of 41,168 screaming fans, I have just witnessed Roberto Osuna strike out Ji-Man Choi to advance the Astros to the AlCS. But almost immediately after, the crowd acknowledged the real...