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I literally love Jose Altuve t-shirt by Breaking T

Jose Altuve just walked off the AL championship with a monster home run off the best closer in baseball. We’re World Series bound. Breaking T will soon issue a special new shirt celebrating this golden moment. But right now...

2019 World Series Preview: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

After a long, hard season the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals stand alone atop their respective leagues, each hoping to take home the Commissioner’s Trophy. For the Astros this would be their second in three years after winning...

ALCS Game 6 Recap: Astros fail to close out series in Yankee Stadium, 4-1

The Astros remain a game away from clinching the pennant, dropping Friday night’s game against the Yankees 4-1. At first, it looked like the Astros might be able to build off of their Game 4 (relative) offensive explosion, or...

No, Aroldis Chapman Shouldn’t Have Walked Jose Altuve to Pitch to Jake Marisnick

The Story So Far It is the happy ending chidren’s stories are made of. The undersized Jose Altuve, the little engine who could, who had been told he was too small his entire life, stepping to the plate in a...

Bull Rush: Astros Call up Switch-Hitting Third Baseman Abraham Toro

On the heels of injuries to infielders Carlos Correa and Aledmys Diaz, the Houston Astros made a surprise call-up of Round Rock third baseman Abraham Toro, Jake Kaplan reports. The Astros are calling up infielder Abraham Toro from Triple A,...

Just who is Valente Bellozo? Why you Should Know this Name

Back in 2010, when the Astros sucked in almost every way possible, many of us fans were looking for signs of hope. The minor league system was pretty barren, and most of the teams were deep into losing seasons....

Altuve Blast Wins the Pennant! Astros are going back to the World Series!

Jose Altuve won the American League Championship with one swing of the bat, cranking a two-run home run off Aroldis Chapman to send the Houston Astros back to the World Series for the second time in three seasons. Can you...

“You should’ve walked me.” New Alex Bregman Breaking T shirt

Game 4, 2019 World Series. Game close, Alex Bregman to bat. Astros home run leader with 41. He’s been in a bit of a slump BUT..... YOU SHOULDA WALKED HIM BAM!!!!!!! Grand slam, just fair, deep to left field. Game over. When the...

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...

You got Verlander’d. Shirt by Breaking-T

Verlander is pitching in the playoffs again. Opposing teams might as well just give up. In honor of the Game 1 victory in the ALDS, Breaking T has a special, one-of-a-kind t-shirt, the “You got Verlander’d” shirt. That’s after the...

Astros vs. Nationals position by position breakdown.

The Astros made it for the second time in three years, and for only the third time in their history. The World Series, that is. They beat the Evil Empire in the ALCS, thanks to great pitching and walk-off homers...

Starting Nine: The Crawfish Boxes Staff Reactions to The Astros Cheating Scandal

Most of you know the outlines of the story by now. A week ago, former Astro Mike Fiers alleged that during the 2017 season the team used video surveillance to steal signs, and then alerted batters by banging on...

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...

Astros Crawfish Potluck: October 5th, 2019

Well things went more or less according to plan as Astros Ace Justin Verlander handled the Rays quite easily to allow Houston to go up 1-0 in the ALDS. This turn of events is good news considering that...

Five New Breaking T Houston Astros World Series t-shirts

Bottom of the ninth. Two outs. Springer on first. Baseball’s best closer, Aroldis Chapman, dealing on a 2-1 count. Slider over the plate. Altuve swings. You know the rest. Here’s the celebration after Altuve’s bombshell heard round round the baseball world. ...

Game 2 ALDS Preview. Rays vs Astros: Gerrit Cole vs Blake Snell

Considering the challenge of facing the Astros’ trio of Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole, and Zack Greinke in a five-game series, it goes without saying that winning yesterday’s game was very important to the Rays. Yesterday’s starter for the Rays,...

Astros Prospect Report: August 23rd, 2019

Another day of minor league action in the books. See the results below. AAA: Round Rock Express (77-52) won 3-2 (BOX SCORE) Note: Bielak has a 3.48 ERA with 62 K in 62 IP over his last 10 outings. Drew Ferguson, CF:...

World Series Game 5 Thread. October 27th, 2019. Astros vs Nationals

Big news! Max Scherzer will not pitch tonight for the Nationals, complaining of back pains. So tonight’s pitching matchup is between Joe Ross and the Houston ace, Gerrit Cole. Lineups below, per MLB.com Astros: Hinch started designated hitter Yordan Alvarez in...

Astros Offered Gerrit Cole a Qualifying Offer

The Houston Astros did some early November roster cleaning today. As I talked about on last night’s Locked On Astros Podcast, Gerrit Cole was indeed the only player offered a qualifying offer by the Astros. If he accepts the...

It Should Be A Well-Pitched World Series

The Houston Astros are going to the World Series for the second time in three years. Many people predicted that the Astros would face the LA Dodgers in the World Series this year, but the Dodgers were knocked out...