Archive for the 'Astros' Category

Looking at game four in the Astros/Braves series with Win Probability Added

Atlanta Braves (90-72, NL East champs) vs. Houston Astros (89-73, NL Wild Card champs)

Seven days left in the season and there’s still plenty to be decided.

The wisdom of Rosie Perez, and how Roger Clemens relates to Jessica Simpson.

Ben continues his breakdown of the wild card races by taking a look at the National League.

In the second installment of a recurring series, Steve examines the creation of the National League’s expansion teams of 1962. They may not have been successful, but they sure weren’t dull.

Aaron gets lost in THT’s stats section.

An in-depth look at Win Share totals as of the All-Star break.

How Roger Clemens is like Jessica Alba, and other startling revelations.

Aaron picks his National League All-Stars.

Aaron looks at the playing careers of today’s managers.

Craig surveys the best minor league pitchers you’ve never heard of.

Roger Clemens and Greg Maddux gave us something nearly unique last Friday night – a matchup of 300-game winners.

A few players hit 2 HR, Miguel Tejada has 4 hits, Adam Kennedy’s coming off the DL and the rest of the news around the majors.

Aaron examines what is suddenly baseball’s strongest position.

Mike Cameron goes on the DL, Terry Francona is released from the hospital and the rest of the news around the majors.

We look into our crystal balls for what 2005 holds in store.

It’s been a long, long lonely winter.

Aaron previews the forgotten member of last year’s Final Four.

Had enough of musclebound, steroid-fueled behemoths this offseason? Well, here’s a story about a little man with a big bat.