Houston Astros News
General Manager Jeff Luhnow announced yesterday that the team would conduct its draft day operations from their new Spring Training offices instead of inside Minute Maid Park.
Solid starting pitching, shutdown bullpen work, and heads up defense usually is a nice recipe for a win in baseball, but the offense is the other part of the equation and the Astros simply did not do enough last night.
The young Japanese star has made quite the entrance into the major leagues, but he’ll be greeted by two of the best pitchers in baseball right now in these next couple games.
In case you haven’t already read it, Jason Marbach wrote a great article yesterday about Altuve’s start to 2018 and what has changed in his offensive output since 2016 and 2017.
The horrendous start to 2018 for the Los Angeles Dodgers has more people asking questions about the losers of the Fall Classic from the previous year and how they’re affected in the next season.
Although the Astros will be making their selection very late in the first round, I’m still always intrigued to see who the experts believe Houston will pick.
Yesterday’s news about sports wagers in the United States is certainly going to have a major impact on professional sports in this country, but should the MLB be afraid of this news?