Tag Archives: Houston Astros

Posted on November 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine On the heels of winning his first World Series ring in his 20th major league season, Carlos Beltran is calling it a career. Beltran announced Monday that he’s retiring from baseball, allowing him to go out on top after helping the Houston Astros win a world championship. […]

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 November 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Well, it’s all come down to this. For the second year in a row and for the first time in the history of Dodger Stadium, there will be a Game 7 of the World Series. After the way this series has gone, and really, with the way […]

Posted on October 31, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The 2017 World Series has had more twists and turns than any Fall Classic in recent memory. Game 5 by itself was an intense rollercoaster ride that saw the Houston Astros take a 3-2 series lead, putting them one win away from their first World Series championship […]

Posted on October 30, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Even before the offensive explosion that was Game 5 of the 2017 World Series, there was speculation among players that the baseballs being used were somehow different from the ones used during the regular season. After a 13-12 game that saw aces Clayton Kershaw and Dallas Keuchel […]

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 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has made a ruling with regard to Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel making a racist gesture during Game 3 of the World Series. Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Saturday that Gurriel will be suspended for five games. However, the suspension will not go into […]

Posted on October 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As many would have expected, the Houston Astros were excited to return home in Game 3 of the World Series, and it showed. The Astros were quick to jump on the previously untouchable Yu Darvish, turning a 4-run 2nd inning into a 5-3 win and a 2-1 […]

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 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After being without their starting shortstop during the NLCS, it appears the Los Angeles Dodgers will be at full strength for the World Series. Shortstop Corey Seager is poised to return to the Dodgers for the Fall Classic, according to multiple reports. Seager was taken off the […]

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 22, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite losing to the Houston Astros in Game 7 of the ALCS, most people will say the New York Yankees have a bright future. The team has a great collection of young talent and one of the strongest farm systems in baseball. However, the future is uncertain […]

Posted on October 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine There’s nothing quite like a winner-take-all Game 7, and we should be in for a doozy Saturday night in Houston. The way the Yankees and Astros have duked it out all series, it’s only fitting that this series go to a Game 7. With all due respect […]

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