The time has flown by, but it really is nearly a month since the Major League Baseball season started. Our weekly awards are onto their third edition, as we highlight the best, worst and perhaps most shocking events over the last seven days of America’s Pastime.… Read more
The MLB trade deadline was one of the busiest in recent years. Teams were moving pieces constantly. While the uncertainty over finances made some front offices more cautious, it was certainly eventful with teams either pushing for a postseason berth or quickly retooling to bolster the farm.
The last three years in the AL West have been mostly been straightforward wins for the Houston Astros, but after a tumultuous offseason and now a difficult start to the abbreviated season, they are facing a fight to even make the expanded playoffs.
The Astros have dominated the AL West for the past few years, but their staring depth has steadily diminished over the years to the point that the Angels and their line up of superstars will provide a legitimate threat to their crown.
Look out, AL teams. There’s a new dynasty in town in the Houston Astros. They’re playing in the World Series for the second time in the last three years after finishing with league-high 108 regular-season wins and are widely regarded the favorites to win it all against the Washington Nationals.
Sadly, the time has come to face the ending moments of a very competitive 2019 season in Major League Baseball. But while much of the playoff picture has already been determined, a few crucial battles are yet to conclude.
The American League was thought to have four superteams at the start of 2019, you could have just played the playoffs then with the Red Sox, Yankees, Indians, Astros. One of these is eliminated and the Indians are still competing for a place with a week to go in the season.
With 50 or so regular season games to play, here are our post-trade-deadline power rankings…
The Houston Astros have traded for Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks, as first reported by The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.
The Chicago Cubs have traded Martin Maldonado to the Houston Astros for Tony Kemp, as reported by ESPN's Jeff Passan.
The Houston Astros and San Francisco Giants are ‘engaged’ in trade talks for Madison Bumgarner, per Yahoo Sports’ Tim Brown.
Since returning from Tommy John surgery at the start of the 2018 season, Will Smith has been one of baseball’s best closers.
Houston Astros won 103 games last season and made it to the American League Championship Series. A deep playoff run is likely again.
The Astros' surprisingly did not extend a qualifying offer to their 2017 World Series hero.
Which team will come out on top?