Archive for the ‘Houston Astros’ Category

The Astros did WHAT?

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

We're still in April, but by season's end you'll be hard-pressed to find a stranger baseball score than Astros 16, Mariners 9 at Safeco Field on Tuesday night. First off, it was a cold night in a pitcher's park with two inept offenses. And not even that basic descriptor does this ...

Houston Astros: Leading the League In Hilarity!

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

The Houston Astros have lost many, many times this season -- 74 to be exact -- but I'll be darned if any of them can match the absolute hilarity of Monday night's meltdown. Really words cannot do the thing justice. You'll just have to watch for yourself, soaking in the wonderment ...

The Houston Astros Are Unfathomably Bad

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

How bad are the Houston Astros? We're glad you asked. After Tuesday's loss to the Diamondbacks, Houston dropped to 40 games below .500 for the season. The Astros would have to go on a 43-3 tear in order to break even in 2011. Obviously that would be one of the unlikeliest scenarios ...

The Chicago Cubs Have Arrived With My Ulcer

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Well, the moment has arrived for those of us who have the sometimes unfortunate designation of being a Chicago Cubs fan. And I'm not talking about you douchebags that show up at Wrigley during the year to drink beer and soak up the sun but don't know who that day's starting ...

A Retrospective Look at Hurricane Carlos’ Path of Destruction

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to witness a no-hitter in person? Well, have ya? If  you answered yes, then do we ever have a solution for you: a guest entry from Cousin Charlie, long-time friend of the program who was in attendance at Miller Park on Sunday ...

Blame it on McLane, Yost is Toast, and Other Brew-haha’s

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008

After missing history at Miller Park Sunday night, I was not going to stand idly by as the Cubs took on the Astros once again Monday afternoon. Come cheese or high water, nothing would stop me from paying my penance to the baseball gods. Thanks to Theodore Roosevelt Lilly, I nearly ...

I Did Not Z That One Coming

Monday, September 15th, 2008

[caption id="attachment_2465" align="alignright" width="309" caption="'Los points to the sky after recording the final out, courtesy of Chicago Tribune"][/caption] People sometimes wonder why I nerdily keep score at every baseball game that I attend. The answer is always the same. "You never know when you'll be at a no-hitter. This scorecard could be ...