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2018 Spring Training Game Thread No. 33: Houston Astros vs Milwaukee Brewers

The very last game before the 2018 Regular Season officially starts is about to get underway at Minute Maid Park!

On The Astros: Ted Talk

As Astros fans revel in a glorious spring from the owner of what is already one of the iconic swings in franchise history, the table-pounding for a promotion has the question buzzing: What does he have left to prove in the minor leagues?

2018 Spring Training Game Thread No. 32: Houston Astros vs Milwaukee Brewers

Baseball is BACK in Houston!

2018 Spring Training Game Thread Nos. 28/29: Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins, Washington Nationals

The Astros will make their final split squad appearance of the spring, with Trent Thornton starting against the Twins and Gerrit Cole making what appears to be his final spring tune-up start against the Nats.

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 27: Houston Astros vs Miami Marlins

Charlie Morton makes his second to last tune up start of the spring, and Tony Kemp is batting leadoff

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 26: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

The roster is shaking out and looking more like the Opening Day iteration of itself every day.

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 25: Houston Astros vs New York Mets

Justin Verlander returns to the mound to face Steven Matz

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 21: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 20: Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals

Aces will be high/low draw in today’s poker game.

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 19: Houston Astros vs New York Mets

Gerrit Cole makes his fourth spring start opposite Noah Syndergaard in what promises to be an epic velocity showcase, if nothing else

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 18: Houston Astros vs New York Mets

Kyle Tucker, AJ Reed among starters backing Lance McCullers against Jacob de Grom in the latter’s spring debut

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 18: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 16: Houston Astros vs Atlanta Braves

Francis Martes will make his third appearance (second start) of the Grapefruit League against former Astro Scott Kazmir

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 15: Houston Astros vs Miami Marlins

Gerrit Cole makes his third spring start; Many regulars in the lineup

First Cuts: Astros 2018 Spring Training Roster Trimmed

Eight players have been reassigned to Minor League camp

2018 Spring Training GameThread Nos. 13 & 14: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals, New York Mets

Charlie Morton returns to the mound in a game that is only being broadcast on the Nationals’ network while Collin McHugh takes on the Mets on the road

Justin Verlander Will Start Opening Day

Dallas Keuchel will pitch the second game of the regular season

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 12: Houston Astros vs Miami Marlins

Keuchelangelo will take the mound for the first time this spring in what is, in all likelihood, his final season in Houston.

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 11: Houston Astros vs St. Louis Cardinals

Brad Peacock is on the hill and most of the regulars are in the lineup as the Astros take on the Cardinals

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 10: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

Justin Verlander is back on the bump versus Stephen Strasburg in a superstar showdown, and AJ Reed and Kyle Tucker are batting fourth and fifth in the starting lineup. Bryce Harper will start for the Nats.

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 9: Houston Astros vs New York Mets

Gerrit Cole is back on the bump for the World Champions

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 8: Houston Astros vs Boston Red Sox

Charlie Morton will appear on the mound for the Astros for the first time since his legendary closing of the seventh game of the 2017 World Series, while Evan Gattis gets his first start behind the dish.

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 7: Houston Astros vs Minnesota Twins

2018 Spring Training GameThread No. 6: Houston Astros vs New York Mets

Kyle "Ted" Tucker to bat fifth in yet another start after home runs on back to back days.

2018 Spring Training GameThread Nos. 4 & 5: Houston Astros vs Miami Marlins, New York Mets

Split Squad action will be first of spring for several big names

2018 Spring Training GameThread No.1: Houston Astros vs Washington Nationals

Alex Bregman is in the lineup on Opening Day for the second straight season

The Four Horsemen

Their Coming Was Foretold

Jandel Gustave earns final roster post; James Hoyt optioned

The fireballer make the Opening Day roster.

Astros’ lineup set with Alex Bregman batting second

Bregman will be at the top of the lineup in his second season.

Astros option Preston Tucker to minor league camp

The Tucker brothers will be in the same camp now.

Astros broadcast Todd Kalas plays tribute to his father with home run call

For one day, Kalas’ home run call was “that ball is in Astro Orbit.”

Astros trade catcher Tyler Heineman to Brewers

David Sterns grabs his former prospect.

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