"'Three years is kind of the right amount of time to acquire a decent amount of young talent, other draft picks and salary flexibility,' said (General Manager Ryan) McDonough, adding that he studied the rebuilding process of Golden State and Oklahoma City, as well as the Houston Astros and Chicago Cubs. 'I think if you go beyond that, the losing starts to set in and the guys start to become accustomed to that and the bar is lowered.'"
Rusty Staub passed away today at the age of 73. Colt .45/Astro fans remember him well, but he made his mark in Montreal & with the New York Mets.
Jose Altuve Interviewed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
"When you walk into the second floor suite occupied by the businesses of Nguyen Le, everything seems normal. There are nice receptionists, a comfortable waiting area with magazines and country station playing Tim McGraw. Then, after he walks you down the hall toward his office, you realize that Nguyen is not within a Houston commute of normal. He is, in fact, a complete, unhinged lunatic Astros lover, who has taken his obsession past any sense of moderation. In a city full of fans, some long suffering and some bandwagon, he might just be the biggest one of all."
This page shows you the top 3 hitters and pitchers ever drafted by the Astros.
Don't ever question Jose Altuve's power.
Marwin Gonzalez makes it look easy at shortstop on Sunday. The Astros super utility player starts a double play with a quick run to second base and throws onto first.
SBNation breaks down how good Jose Altuve has been this season. Enjoy!
Dolph Lundgren in Rocky IV. Actually he is not as big as Aaron Judge, but he did put Sylvester Stallone in intensive care for 9 days during filming.
Dolph Lundgren in Rocky IV. Actually, he's not as big as Aaron Judge. He did however put Sylvester Stallone in intensive care for nine days during the filming of this movie.