ALDS Prediction: Houston Astros over Boston Red Sox

One ALDS opens this afternoon with Houston hosting BostonThe Division Series open today in the American League, and each series features a strong AL East contender.I'm picking both of these "beasts of the east" to go down at the hands of what like slightly more talented opponents.In one ALDS, the Houston Astros, champions of the … Continue reading ALDS Prediction: Houston Astros over Boston Red Sox

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 threaten to make a mockery of AL West race

The rampaging Houston Astros are threatening to make a mockery of the American League West Division race, and we're only six weeks into the 2017 Major League Baseball regular season.The Astros have jumped out to a 25-11 record through games of Friday, May 13. That is the best record in baseball, and leaves the club eight … Continue reading Astros threaten to make a mockery of AL West race