(C)Astro Fans Tweak Guillen, Win At Life

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Finally, someone answered the gauntlet that I raised a few weeks ago when I hoped some opposing fanbase would greet Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen dressed as Fidel Castro. According to Chicago Tribune writer Paul Sullivan's official Facebook page,the above-pictured group of Houston Astro fans were up to the task Tuesday night. ...

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 ...

Latest Baseball Trade Deadline News (UPDATED)

Friday, July 29th, 2011

It's Friday night and baseball's trade deadline is Sunday afternoon. That means things are getting tense and heated all around the big leagues. Here's the latest on what's happening right now. Reds and Nationals looking at Bourn The Cincinnati Reds and Washington Nationals are both said to be interested in adding Houston ...

Hunter Pence Will Most Likely Be Traded By Houston Astros

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

The Houston Astros have gone hot and cold on trading outfielder Hunter Pence. While he's clearly their biggest trade chip, Pence is an important part of their roster and moving him would undoubtedly upset what's left of the team's fans. But, as of now, it appears more than likely Pence ...

The Pittsburgh Pirates Are Actually Buyers At The Deadline

Monday, July 18th, 2011

The Pittsburgh Pirates are contending for the first time since Barry Bonds patrolled the outfield in the Steel City. Thanks to their improbable success thus far, the Bucs are actually looking to add pieces instead of sell them off. It must be an odd sensation for citizens of Pittsburgh, but ...

Raise The Jolly Roger!

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

  The Pirates beat the Astros on Tuesday night, which in itself is not a particularly noteworthy accomplishment. Many Little League teams are probably capable of the same task. But where the victory puts the Pirates IS something to write home about. With a 45-41 record, the Bucs are four games over .500 ...

Being Buster Olney

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

We assume the following conversation took place between ESPN writer Buster Olney and his brain this weekend before he wrote a story detailing baseball's possible realignment to two 15-team leagues. BUSTER: Hey brain, do you have any ideas? There's nothing interesting going on right now and I need to stir ...

Lance Berkman Is Delusional

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

I've always liked Lance Berkman. He's always seemed like a solid guy. A good ol' Texas boy who just likes to go out and hit some baseballs. He's never been one of those workout-crazed, way-too-into-it guys. He just seems like the kind of guy who likes playing baseball and has ...