Houston Teams Shell Out Tens Of Millions In Sunken Costs

When you own a professional sports team, you know what the cost structure is going into the whole endeavor. You’re going to spend hundreds of millions on players ‘salaries, tens of millions on coaches’ salaries, and you know that there will probably be a whole lot more hits than misses. It’s all speculation, trial and … Read more

Yordan Alvarez Conjuring Images of Harden and Watson, In a Good Way

It may not feel like it at the moment, given the stark rebuild the Houston Rockets and Houston Texans are undergoing, but we are not all that far removed from the “sports supernatural” being somewhat normal around here. For all his warts in the “effort” department, James Harden did some remarkable things. For all his … Read more

What a Week for Astros Starting Pitching

If someone said to you that after six games of a nine-game stretch against the two best teams in baseball, the Astros would be 4-2 and have held the Yankees scoreless for more than 16 innings, you would likely be beside yourself with joy . But, the fact that the team was on the verge … Read more

Houston Astros In The Running For Multiple Starting Spots in MLB All Star Game

Every season, since the beginning of this championship window that began for the Houston Astros in 2017, the All Star selection portion of the season has been highly relevant, with at least a half dozen or so Astros routinely in the conversation for selection to the midsummer classic. This season is no different. However, the … Read more

With Injuries Mounting, The Astros Face and NYC Gauntlet – Astros Week

It was bound to happen. Injuries get to everyone eventually and the Astros were due. So far, nothing has been major and there is expectation of a full complement of players by the end of the month. The only problem is the Astros are about to face a gauntlet against both New York teams over … Read more

How I’d Make the Houston Astros Pay for a Player’s First Home Run Ball

The Houston Astros had an off day on Monday, so throughout the day yesterday and into Tuesday morning, the Astros’ ecosystem was still buzzing about one thing from Sunday night. No, it was not the Astros winning the game against the White Sox to take the three game series. No, it was not the news … Read more

Houston Sports Has Some Crazy Ex’s

It’s been quite the year in Hollywood so far. The dueling defamation trials of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard were absolutely riveting (and slightly depressing, considering how riveted I was) television. Will Smith connected with Chris Rock’s face with the slap heard around the world at the Oscars. Hell, we even got the Top Gun … Read more

Astros Could Land Six on American League All Star Team

Since their run of five straight ALCS postseasons began in 2017, the postseason has become an assumed home for the Houston Astros come October. If there is playoff baseball being played in the American League, for the last five seasons, the Astros are art of it, up to and sometimes including the World Series. However, … Read more

Astros Rally in 8th to Beat Rangers 4-3 – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Kyle Tucker extended his career-best hitting streak to 13 games with a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning, and the AL West-leading Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Rangers reliever John King (1-3) retired only one of the five batters he faced. That was an RBI groundout … Read more