I was originally going to title this piece, “Five Reasons Houston Astros Fans Should Be Happy Right Now,” but during that momentary lapse of reason, I guess I forgot that the team is still 3-9 (regardless of playing well lately).
However, there are reasons to be optimistic, and we’re now going to quickly count down five positives, as Houston heads back to Minute Maid Park for their April 20 series opener against the Florida Marlins.
Brett Myers, boasting an impressive 3.46 ERA, will take the hill on Tuesday as Houston aims to begin their homestand on the winning track.
If the Astros can continue playing the way they have over the past four games, they may very well be headed toward a third straight victory.
Without further adieu, here are five whys to begin the wave, and remain hopeful for the future as an Astros fan.