Indians, Astros battle for AL’s top record and home field advantage

Houston routed Boston at Fenway Park on Thursday The Cleveland Indians and Houston Astros have long ago clinched their respective divisional crowns.But as Major League Baseball's regular season opens its final weekend, the two teams find that there is still an important battle to be fought.With a record of 100-59, the Tribe have the top record … Continue reading Indians, Astros battle for AL’s top record and home field advantage

Twins Paul Molitor should be the AL Manager of the Year

Molitor has guided surprising Twins to verge of postseasonThe Minnesota Twins downed the repeat AL Central Division champion Cleveland Indians on Tuesday by an 8-6 score at Progressive Field.With the victory, Minnesota lowered it's 'Magic Number' to just 1 in order to clinch the final American League Wildcard playoff berth.It appears to be a forgone … Continue reading Twins Paul Molitor should be the AL Manager of the Year

Houston Astros win their first American League West Division crown

Verlander celebrates with Houston fans (photo: ESPN)For the first time since the 2001 season, the Houston Astros are division champions.For the first time in franchise history, they are the champions of the American League West Division.The Astros drubbed the visiting Seattle Mariners by a 7-1 score on Sunday afternoon at Minute Maid Park to clinch … Continue reading Houston Astros win their first American League West Division crown

Astros on top of June 2017 MLB Power Ranking

The Houston Astros are the best team in Major League Baseball. At least that is the club’s earned status on the MLB Power Ranking after the first two months of the 2017 season.Back at the start of February, I released a pre-spring training power ranking. That list had Houston in the #5 position. Their play on … Continue reading Astros on top of June 2017 MLB Power Ranking

2017 MLB Spotlight Series: Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros

The team with the best record over the first month and a half of the 2017 MLB season has been the Houston Astros. The Cleveland Indians are the defending American League champions.This weekend at Minute Maid Park, the Tribe comes to town for a showdown of two of the game’s top ball clubs in a series that … Continue reading 2017 MLB Spotlight Series: Cleveland Indians at Houston Astros