Brian McCann's focus this offseason was finding a way to hit more balls to the opposite field like he used to earlier in his career.
Whereas in past years injuries or underperformance thrust Marwin Gonzalez into a regular role, the Astros plan to finally utilize the switch-hitting infielder in the role he's most valuable.
Right-hander follows Keuchel's lead with six strong innings
Though the temperatures are expected to cool into the 70s in Houston on Wednesday following a couple days in the mid-80s, Mariners lefty James Paxton and new Astros right-hander Charlie Morton figure to bring plenty of heat to the third game of this season-opening series.
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It’s not funny, but it’s not not remarkable, and it led to a pretty amazing mashup.
That’s according to numbers released on Tuesday night by the SEC Network on Twitter that show the SEC has more MLB players than any other conference.
Against a backdrop of Major League jerseys, luminaries from the baseball, politics and business world held a news conference Tuesday to formally announce the sale of Majestic to Fanatics, which will assure that the uniforms worn by players and fans alike will continue at the plant where they've been manufactured since 2009.