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MLB: Justin Verlander Named Houston Astros Opening Day Starter

This was probably just a formality. The defending World Series Champion Houston Astros have named Justin Verlander the opening day starter for the 2018 season. Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch made it official earlier this month. For Verlander, this will be his tenth Opening Day assignment in the last eleven seasons– the previous nine coming […]

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Houston Astros Rumors: Do They Need To Trade For A Starting Pitcher?

With Monday’s baseball trade deadline at hand, a major question must be asked by all: Do the Houston Astros need a starting pitcher? All-Star Lance McCullers Jr. had his fourth straight poor start in a 13-1 loss to the Tigers. He has a 9.64 ERA in four July starts, including 32 hits and 11 walks […]

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MLB: War On Drugs Continues, Three New Suspensions Handed Down

The Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, and Pittsburgh Pirates are the latest casualties of Major League Baseball’s war on drugs. The Astros lose rookie pitcher David Paulino at the MLB level, the Indians lose minor leaguer Joseph Colon, and the Pirates lose minor leaguer Joan Gregorio. All three have been given drug-related suspensions by the league. […]

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MLB: Success From Teams Like The Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros Exactly What Makes Baseball So Great

There are plenty of reasons that baseball is considered to be America’s pastime. For starters, you have players like Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees who captivate audiences with every at-bat. There is the enjoyment of sitting in a ballpark, enjoying the smell of the grass and hearing the sound of the glove while […]

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Houston Astros: Dallas Keuchel is having an underrated 1st half

We are only about a month away from the All-Star game and there is one pitcher who is quietly having a dominating first half. Dallas Keuchel of the Houston Astros is having a very underrated 1st half. In 11 games, Dallas Keuchel is 9-0 with an era of 1.67. What makes Keuchel dangerous is that […]

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Houston Astros: 2017 Projected Rotation

The Houston Astros suffer from the same setback as just about every American League team. The starting pitching isn’t exceptional. Houston has a proven ace, but their rotation isn’t deep. With a lineup that’s full of star power and amazing potential, can the Astros pitching staff compliment the bats? Here’s a look at the Houston […]

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Houston Astros – 2017 Projected Lineup

The Houston Astros have a projected lineup in 2017 that fans can be confident in. This team has a young and talented core. Of all the clubs in the American League West, the Astros look to be the most offensively sound. The division will be tough this season, and the Astros have fielded a lineup […]