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Keeping Up With the Astros

Keeping Up With the Astros

Yordan Alvarez high fives teammates after hitting a home run in Oakland. | Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports A Few Facts and Figures As the Astros’ Season Heads to the One Third Mark Teams have completed the first third of the race. However, the story line for the Astros’ season has yet to be written. The Astros’ pitching continues to be the team’s strength. But the struggling offense has been slowly but surely improving. The Astros’ offense (as measured by wRC+ and WAR) ranks 19th among the 30 teams. The Astros’ pitching ranks first in ERA and fourth in WAR....
The Crawfish Boxes May 30, 2023
Astros Crawfish Boil: May 30, 2023

Astros Crawfish Boil: May 30, 2023

Photo by Carmen Mandato/ Here’s the Tuesday Boil! Welcome to the Tuesday Boil! Houston Astros News Twins 7, Astros 5: Minnesota rallies to spoil Jose Altuve’s late grand slam (houstonchronicle.com) Lewis has 4 RBIs in season debut, Jeffers homers in 10th to give Twins 7-5 win over Astros (news.yahoo.com) Lance McCullers Jr. No Longer Throwing Off Mound (mlbtraderumors.com) Astros: Yordan Alvarez reaches Aaron Judge territory amid torrid season (clutchpoints.com) Mauricio Dubón gets rare start in left field as Astros look for ways to get him in lineup...
The Crawfish Boxes May 26, 2023
Game 50 Thread. May 26, 2023, 8:20 CT. Astros @ As

Game 50 Thread. May 26, 2023, 8:20 CT. Astros @ As

MARK HOFFMAN/MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL / USA TODAY NETWORK Hunter Brown goes for the Stros to end the recent two-game skid The Astros hope their hitting can improve against the worst staff in baseball, that of the Oakland As. It’s been 19 innings since the Stros have scored so let's hope so. For more on this game and the series in Oakland click HERE. Here’s the Astros lineup: Jose Altuve..2B Mauricio Dubon ..SS Yordan Alvarez...DH Alex Bregman ...3B Kyle Tucker RF Jose Abreu 1B Corey Julks....LF Jake Meyers...CF Martin Maldonado....C
The Crawfish Boxes May 24, 2023
Astros Crawfish Boil: May 24, 2023

Astros Crawfish Boil: May 24, 2023

Photo by Patrick McDermott/ Welcome to the midweek Boil! Welcome to the Wednesday Astros Crawfish Boil! Houston Astros News Astros’ Jose Altuve Leaves with Apparent Injury vs. Brewers in 4th Game off IL (bleacherreport.com) Dusty Baker said Jose Altuve was feeling sick. He’s being evaluated.— Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) May 24, 2023 Projecting Drew Gilbert’s Future With the Astros (climbingtalshill.com) MLB Power Rankings: Astros are alive again, Padres need an amen (fansided.com) Yordan Alvarez is a one-man wrecking crew for the Houston Astros...
The Crawfish Boxes May 23, 2023
Astros Crawfish Boil: May 23, 2023

Astros Crawfish Boil: May 23, 2023

Photo by Stacy Revere/ Welcome to the Tuesday Boil Welcome to the Tuesday Boil! Houston Astros Boil Brewers’ Colin Rea, back from minors, aims to slow Astros (deadspin.com) Houston Astros injury update: Michael Brantley’s status (houstonchronicle.com) Yordan Alvarez leads Astros to blowout win over NL Central-leading Brewers for Houston’s eighth in a row (cbssports.com) Dusty Baker on offense, Alvarez | 05/22/2023 | Houston Astros (mlb.com) Astros’ J.P. France enters the world of MLB adjustments (houstonchronicle.com) Why Framber Valdez can sustain hot start in...
The Crawfish Boxes May 22, 2023
Bombfest in Brew-Town. The Astros Demolish Milwaukee 12-2

Bombfest in Brew-Town. The Astros Demolish Milwaukee 12-2

Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Two homers, a grand slam and five RBI by Yordan Alvarez buries the Brewers The Astros came into tonight’s game ranked 25th in the league in home run production. But tonight, like a coiled snake, the big bats struck. Five home runs, including a Julks Jack, a Maldonado Mash, two Yordan Dingers, (including one grand slammer), and even a 4-bag Dubon Bomb, his only one this year, buried the Brewers Corey Julks started the fireworks with his Jack in the second inning. followed two at-bats later by #9 in the order Martin Maldonado Julks smash....

Alvarez hits solo homer, slam as the Astros rout Brewers 12-2 for 8th straight win

Yordan Alvarez had a grand slam among his two homers and the Houston Astros routed the Milwaukee Brewers 12-2 on Monday night for their eighth consecutive victory.
The Crawfish Boxes May 19, 2023
Jose Altuve’s Return Should Bolster The Lineup’s Power Output

Jose Altuve’s Return Should Bolster The Lineup’s Power Output

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports The star second baseman’s return will at least help alleviate some of the lineup’s struggles this season. By isolated power (ISO), only four teams have posted a lower rate than the Astros at .133. Reds: .131 Tigers: .121 Guardians: .113 Nationals: .110 For a defending World Series champion, that list isn’t exactly where you’d like to be more than one month into the season. The power that served Houston well last season (.176 ISO, .424 SLG) has noticeably evaporated (.133 ISO, .377 SLG), even with Yordan Alvarez and Kyle Tucker...

Alvarez, McCormick each have 2 hits, Astros beat Cubs 7-3

Yordan Alvarez had two hits and drove in two runs and Chas McCormick added two hits and made a nifty grab in the Houston Astros 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night.

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