The man. The myth. The Marwin.
I can’t imagine this team without him - to me, he is the embodiment of this era of Astros baseball. His goofy antics, laid-back persona, and strong-silent style of leadership sums up the clubhouse atompshere pretty well. If you don’t follow him on Instagram/Snapchat, I’d suggest it - always nice to see a day in the life of Marwin.
Most importantly, he lives by adage “big time players step up in big games.” That’s all I gotta say:
Astros News and Notes
A lot of injury news, but most if its actually not too bad.
Around the League
He was already out for the entirety of the 2018 season with Tommy John. Troubling news for LA’s young star.
The legend of Mikey Flames lives on. I know they’re in the division, but I’ve grown to like Oakland’s rag-tag bunch, especially now that they’ve acquired a former Astros legend. I’ll root for them over Seattle, that’s for sure.
Part of a series on the downsides of baseball’s endless chase for efficiency. This one’s about the rampant rise of the ‘true three outcome’ phenomenon dominating the Major League - home runs, walks, and strikeouts.