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The Joy of Tanking

Grantland had a great article on the Astros. I've been "things will get worse before they get better" mode for quite some time that's its hard to imagine them getting better any time soon. But this article gave me a tiny sliver of hope.

Astros Allow Easiest Steal Ever

Sometimes when things are bad you have to laugh at what the team can do.

Astros Stay Swinging and Missing

Mind-blowing Notes, statistics, comparisons regarding the Houston Astros strikeout problems entering Saturday's slate of games.

Tomato Nation article about being an Astros fan

Sorry for the plug, but I was asked to do a short interview for Tomato Nation about what it's like being an Astros fan and thought others might relate. Hopefully I didn't embarrass us too much, though I'm sort of regretting my 67-win prediction already.

The Curious Case of Bud Norris

Wrote this for my blog on Bud Norris, who showed the good and the bad on Sunday.

Top 100 MLB Prospects: 2013 Opening Day Assignments

Using a consensus top 100 prospects list between Baseball Prospectus, Keith Law and Baseball America, I added where each prospect will be beginning the 2013 season. Well, almost all of them.

Brandon Wikoff in hospital after single-car accident

Not a lot of details, but in stable condition at this time.

Carlos Pena linked to Yankees

Andy Martino of NYDN suggests that the Yankees may look at Pena to fill their 1B void.

Astrodome Scoreboard article

Baseball Prospectus has a nice piece about the old scoreboard in the Astrodome.

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