Tag Archives: Lance McCullers Jr.

Posted on November 7, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The calendar still says it’s 2018, but the Houston Astros have already suffered their first loss of the 2019 season. The club announced Tuesday that starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. will sit out all of 2019 after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The loss of McCullers is an […]

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 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 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 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 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 18, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Things are all tied up in the ALCS. The New York Yankees continue to be at their best while at home this postseason, overcoming a 4-0 deficit and three errors to win Game 4 and tie the series at two games apiece. After a long layoff, Sonny […]

Posted on October 17, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The New York Yankees have done it again. For the second straight series, the Yankees have fallen behind 2-0 on the road, only to come home and look like a completely different team. Monday night, the Yankees found their offensive groove against the Houston Astros, winning 8-1. […]

Posted on October 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox are alive and kicking. After a couple of demoralizing losses in Houston, the Red Sox fought back in Game 3 of the ALDS, overcoming an early 3-0 deficit to beat the Astros 10-3 and keep the series going. Of course, Boston’s work isn’t […]

Posted on October 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Boston Red Sox come home on Sunday facing from the ALDS. With a pair of 8-2 wins in Houston, the Astros are in complete control of the series and are no doubt hoping to close out the series as soon as possible. The Red Sox have […]

Posted on September 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After making just one start following his return from the DL, Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. is back on the shelf. The Astros have scratched McCullers from his scheduled start on Wednesday because of what manager A.J. Hinch calls “arm fatigue.” Mike Fiers will start in […]

Posted on September 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros have seen their starting rotation suffer their fair share of injuries this year. But things finally seem to be settling back into place with the postseason around the corner. The Astros activated Lance McCullers Jr. off the 10-day DL on Wednesday after more than […]

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