Tag Archives: Houston Astros

Yanks or Royals — Which Stat is more amazing (depressing?)

The Yankees are in town tonight (I live in SF, so Oakland counts as “in town” when your favorite team comes to northern California once per year) and I had been looking at the Yankees team stats, for whatever reason.   … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned – Baltimore Orioles

As readers of this blog know, last summer I argued that Nick Markakis should be the star of the trade deadline rather than the building block Baltimore envisioned when the signed him to a 6 year/$66M contract in 2009.   Unlike … Continue reading

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What Have We Learned — Houston Astros

How did we ever let things get this bad?  The Houston Astros are impressive.  It is not that they have the major’s worst record (30-62, 19 games out of 1st place at the break).  The story of the Astros goes … Continue reading

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