Welcome to the Wednesday Boil!
One more win will put the Astros in the American League Championship Series for the seventh consecutive season. They’ll be facing the Texas Rangers, in their first LCS in a dozen years. Does this group have what it takes to take down our little bros en route to yet another World Series?
Houston Astros News
His Astros Teammates Always Loved Jose Abreu Without Reservation (PaperCity Magazine)
AL West News
A’s Have a Number of Roster Decisions to Make This Offseason (Sports Illustrated)
Houston Astros Birthdays
IF Ty Wigginton (46) played 161 games for the Astros between 2007 and 2008, and slashed a robust .285/.347/.506 with 29 home runs and 76 RBI The power hitter played a dozen years in the majors between eight teams, never staying with one franchise longer than three seasons.
Not to be outdone, RHP Gregg Olson (57) played for nine clubs in 14 years, including Houston for the post-deadline portion of 1996. He struck out eight in 9 1⁄3 innings, but finished his brief time in Houston with a 2.036 WHIP.
C Bob Stinson (78) played 12 seasons between six teams. In 1972, he joined the Astros for a total of 27 games for a .171/.211/.200 slashline.
Baltimore Orioles (March 30, 2023 — October 10, 2023)
Orioles take flight,
Dreams of victory fade fast,
October’s cruel night.
— Chat GPT 3.5
Where will you be tonight when MInnesota hosts the Astros in Game 4?
This poll is closed
Watching from home
At the game
Watching at a friend’s house
I’ll be listening because I can’t get near a TV.
I’m out of country but will try to watch anyway (you’re the hero we deserve)
Meh. Who needs baseball? Hockey’s finally here!
At Hooters with Locked on Astros