Houston Astros News
The Houston Astros closer issue, between Ken Giles, Brad Peacock, Chris Devenski, and Will Harris, certainly entered into the spotlight this week against the Yankees and not in a good way.
Honestly I think it could be argued that McCullers’ curve is one of the best pitches in the MLB right now when used effectively, but one of our writers, Marshall Oelman, actually claims that McCullers is using his curveball too much right now.
Losing to New York hurts way more, but the Astros have shown multiple positive signs so far this season and must focus their attention on a tough stretch ahead, starting with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
After reading the above “calm down” article from the Houston Chronicle, read this one for an alternate take about how the Astros should make adjustments to improve the offense.
Although his agent mentioned the possibility of Ichiro suiting up for the 2019 Japan Series, Ichiro’s unbelievably successful baseball career is likely over.
A fun rookie tradition continued this week in Wrigleyville
The Rangers do not have many fearsome hitters in their lineup these days, but Mazara is certainly an exception to that statement.