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The Crawfish Boxes Oct 18, 2019
ALCS Game 6 Recap: Astros fail to close out series in Yankee Stadium, 4-1

ALCS Game 6 Recap: Astros fail to close out series in Yankee Stadium, 4-1

Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports Houston failed to clinch, with all five runs coming in the first The Astros remain a game away from clinching the pennant, dropping Friday night’s game against the Yankees 4-1. At first, it looked like the Astros might be able to build off of their Game 4 (relative) offensive explosion, or maybe the Yankees would continue their late-game defensive meltdown. George Springer started things off with an infield single that James Paxton failed to glove, then moved around the bases on a passed ball, fielder’s choice, and wild pitch. Michael Brantley walked...
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 3, 2019
The Starting Nine: Who do you think should bat for the Astros with a playoff game on the line?

The Starting Nine: Who do you think should bat for the Astros with a playoff game on the line?

Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports A lot of good options. Who do you trust the most? Game 7. Score: 4-4. Two outs, runner on second, bottom of the ninth inning. Who’s the best guy to win the game? The Astros have a lot of firepower. Let me suggest a few options. George Springer: .292/.383/.591 (BA/OBP/SLG) Yuli Gurriel............298/.343/.541 Jose Altuve............298/.353/.550 Alex Bregman........296/.423/.592 Michael Brantley: .311/.372/.503 Yordan Alvarez.......313/.412/.655 Carlos Correa.........279/.358/.568 Jake Marisnick........233/.289/.411 OK, maybe not Jake. The Starting...
Climbing Tal's Hill Sep 24, 2019

Astros: Michael Brantley enduring September slump

Astros outfielder Michael Brantley has been mired in a September slump. One of the most consistent and reliable hitters in the Astros lineup, Michael Brantley has seen his fortunes take a hit these past few weeks. After hitting no less than .280 in any calendar month this season, he’s now hitting a woeful .177/.257/.274 in […] Astros: Michael Brantley enduring September slump - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - A Houston Astros Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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