An unwavering commitment to the scuffling starter could come back to bite the Astros next month.
Warranted or not, the recent additions to the Astros bullpen have been utilizing their respective pitches differently.
An expiring contract, an ostensible lack of compatibility with the front office and an appealing in-house replacement candidate could spell the end for the Astros skipper at the season’s conclusion.
A contemporary viewpoint of an old-school stat.
Below-average strikeout and walk rates be damned, a unique batted-ball profile has the Astros starter in fine form.
The Astros’ setup man has put together an exceptional second half.
A complete lack of swing-and-miss stuff may not bode well for the senior member of the Astros starting rotation.
The rookie outfielder is off to a fast and furious start, and his early data could fall in line with an updated projection.
The search for his All-Star form of 2019 could continue into next year.