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The Crawfish Boxes Oct 19, 2021
ALCS Game 4 Thread. October 19, 2021, 7:08 CDT. Astros @ Red Sox

ALCS Game 4 Thread. October 19, 2021, 7:08 CDT. Astros @ Red Sox

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports Facing a crucial Game 4, the Astros turn to Zack Greinke to try to right the ship. Game 4, and arguably the fate of the series for the Astros, likely hinges on how the pitching staff led by Zack Greinke holds up. It’ll also be ideal if Jose Altuve, Michael Brantley, and Alex Bregman get out of this collective .139 batting average funk in the ALCS. The Red Sox look to solidify their hold on the series in front of another full crowd at Fenway Park. Three grand slams in the last two games have propelled them to large early leads. Let’s...
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 15, 2021
Michael Brantley is going after the longest hitting streak in postseason history (plus, here’s where to watch the ALCS)

Michael Brantley is going after the longest hitting streak in postseason history (plus, here’s where to watch the ALCS)

Photo by Ron Vesely/ Watch out, Manny and Jeter! Uncle Mike is coming! If you hear you’re doing the same as Manny Ramírez and Derek Jeter did in the postseason, it’s because you’re doing great. That’s the case of Michael Brantley, who is just two games away from tying Manny, Jeter, and Hank Bauer with the longest hitting streak in postseason history (17). Uncle Mike finished the Division Series with 15. There have been only eight men in history to have 15-plus consecutive games with at least one hit. Those are Rickey Henderson, Marquis Grissom, Alcides Escobar,...
Climbing Tal's Hill Oct 14, 2021

Astros: 10 Key Stats for Astros vs. Red Sox ALCS

Ten key stats help size up the ALCS rival Astros and Red Sox before they head into the ring. Read on for more! On Tuesday afternoon, behind a brilliant outing by Lance McCullers and the bullpen—as well as a three-hit game by Michael Brantley—the Houston Astros advanced past the Chicago White Sox. Believe it or […] Astros: 10 Key Stats for Astros vs. Red Sox ALCS - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community
The Crawfish Boxes Oct 3, 2021
Yuli Gurriel wins the BATTING CROWN!!!

Yuli Gurriel wins the BATTING CROWN!!!

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The 37-year-old made history after beating Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and teammate Michael Brantley in the AL batting average race. With a .319 batting average and after connecting a walk-off single minutes ago, Yuli Gurriel just won the hitting crown in the Astros’ victory 7-6 against the Athletics to bring the regular season to an end. After a rough 2020 in which Gurriel didn’t look like himself offensively, the star first baseman became only the second Astro in history to capture a batting title, along with José Altuve, who’s done it...
The Crawfish Boxes Sep 29, 2021
Game 158 Thread. September 29, 2021, 7:10 CDT. Rays @ Astros

Game 158 Thread. September 29, 2021, 7:10 CDT. Rays @ Astros

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Luis Garcia in his last start goes for the home field CLINCH It’s the full-bore lineup tonight. Michael Brantley is back off IL at DH, Yordan’s in left and Siri’s power bat’s in center.
Climbing Tal's Hill Sep 29, 2021

Astros: 3 players that could be optioned for Michael Brantley’s return

General manager James Astros: 3 players that could be optioned for Michael Brantley’s return - Climbing Tals Hill - Climbing Tals Hill - Houston Astros News, Rumors, and Fan Community

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