The Astros have the Phillies on the ropes. They need to land the knockout blow in Game 6
Preventing a winner-take-all game 7 is critical.
Despite the extra off day, the Astros are sticking with Cristian Javier in Game 4. It’s the right move
Javier won’t lose his spot to Justin Verlander, who could now pitch Game 4 on normal rest.
Now that the Astros have reached the World Series, failure is not an option
The Astros simply cannot afford to lose another World Series.
A year after struggling in the postseason, Alex Bregman has returned to form
Astros third baseman was hampered by a hand injury this time last year.
The World Series may well be the Astros’ to lose
Defending AL champs could not have asked for an easier path to a title.
The Astros’ winning formula is flexible, and it’s why they continue to have success in the postseason
It pays to have a well-rounded roster.
This postseason may be Justin Verlander’s last hurrah in Houston
The Astros’ ace helped usher in the organization’s golden age, but a split could occur this winter.
The uncertainty surrounding James Click is a needless distraction, but it’s of the Astros’ own making
Despite continued organizational success, the Astros let their GM enter the final year of his contract without an extension in place.
The Astros haven’t missed Carlos Correa in 2022, but they soon might
Astros’ ex-shortstop is among the game’s top playoff performers.
Projecting the Astros’ postseason roster
The position player crop seems straightforward, but difficult decisions will have to be made about the pitching staff.