Tag Archives: George Springer

Posted on July 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Monday’s Home Run Derby was so much fun that this year’s crop of all-stars did their best to replicate it Tuesday night during the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. The American League won the game 8-6 in 10 innings. The contest featured 10 home runs, obliterating the record […]

Posted on July 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros don’t exactly need a lot of help right now. But they may be about to get some anyway. On Saturday, the Astros called up outfielder Kyle Tucker, immediately putting him in the starting lineup during their win over the White Sox. Tucker is Houston’s […]

Posted on February 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After winning the 2017 World Series, the Houston Astros have nowhere to go but down. However, the Astros approached the offseason as if they wanted to reload for another championship run. On paper, the Astros may be even better in 2018 than they were in 2017. Can […]

Posted on November 2, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine For the first time in franchise history, the Houston Astros are World Series champions. With a 5-1 win over the Dodgers in a decisive Game 7 Wednesday night, the Astros delivered a long-awaited championship to a city still reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey earlier this […]

Posted on October 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine It’s amazing how fast momentum can change in the World Series. After George Springer broke up Alex Wood’s no-hitter and shutout with a home run, the Houston Astros looked poised to take a 3-1 series lead. But a brutal collapse by the Houston bullpen gave the game […]

Posted on October 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Game 2 of the 2017 World Series was the definition of an instant classic. It included extra innings, eight home runs by eight different players, and multiple comebacks. What more could you ask for? More importantly, it changed the entire shape of the series. The Dodgers looked […]

Posted on October 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 World Series is officially underway, and as expected, Game 1 treated us to a great pitchers-duel between Clayton Kershaw and Dallas Keuchel. But in a battle of the beards, Justin Turner homered off Keuchel in the 6th inning to lift the Dodgers to a win […]

Posted on October 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After an exhilarating ALCS that was the personification of playoff baseball, the World Series is poised to get underway Tuesday night in Los Angeles. If someone said at the all-star break that the World Series would be played between the Dodgers and Astros, most people would have […]

Posted on October 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 10 teams that made it to the baseball postseason this year could all be considered legitimate threats to reach the World Series. That being said, there should be little surprise that the Dodgers and Astros are the two teams left playing in the 2017 World Series. […]

Posted on October 20, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have done it again. For the second straight series, the Bronx Bombers lost the first two games, only to win the next three. The only difference is that this time around, they still have one more game to win in order to take […]

Posted on October 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The showdown between the Houston Astros and the Cleveland Indians in the ALCS we all expected is not going to happen. The New York Yankees played spoiler with three outstanding wins in a row to come back and beat the Indians in the Division Series. The Bronx […]

Posted on September 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The injury bug has bit the Houston Astros at an unfortunate time. The Astros announced Thursday night that Marisnick has a fractured right thumb that will require surgery. He will be sidelined for an estimated six to eight weeks. Such a timeline likely means his season is […]

Posted on March 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine On paper, the Houston Astros were one of the biggest winners of the offseason. They made several bold moves to improve an already potent lineup. But will those moves be enough to get the Astros back to the playoffs in a competitive AL West? Rotation Houston’s rotation […]

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