1. Power Ranking the Last 25 World Series MVPs

    Pablo Sandoval entered an exclusive club when he was named the World Series MVP after the San Francisco Giants swept the Detroit Tigers...

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  2. 2012 World Series: 4 Reasons Giants vs. Tigers Will Be 7-Game Instant Classic

    With Game 1 in the books and the San Francisco Giants holding serve by winning last night, thanks in big part to Pablo Sandoval's three home runs, the 2012 World Series has the potential to be an instant classic...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 2,067 reads 3 comments

  3. 2012 World Series: 8 Reasons Detroit Tigers Will Be World Champions

    The Detroit Tigers have already had the chance to raise one trophy this past Thursday after sweeping the New York Yankees in the ALCS. While this was a great accomplishment for the Tigers, they are still four wins away from their ultimate goal...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 3,663 reads 13 comments

  4. Giants vs. Cardinals: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 4 of NLCS

    After a rain delay that lasted more than three hours, the Cardinals came up with a 3-1 win in Game 3 to take a 2-1 lead over the San Francisco Giants ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 1,766 reads 2 comments

  5. Yankees vs. Tigers: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 3 of ALCS

    The ALCS has been a house of horrors for the New York Yankees , and they could not have been dealt a tougher hand to come back from to try to win this series...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about over 1 year ago 3,736 reads 19 comments

  6. Nationals vs. Cardinals: 5 Biggest Matchups in Game 2 of NLDS

    The Nationals don't have very long to celebrate their first playoff win from Sunday as Game 2 is Monday against the defending World Series champs, who won't want to fall behind two games to none...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,746 reads 1 comments

  7. Washington Nationals vs. St. Louis Cardinals: Team Grades from NLDS Game 1

    Today was the first game of the 2012 NLDS, pitting the defending World Series champions, the St. Louis Cardinals , versus the team with the best record in Major League Baseball, the Washington Nationals ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 2,574 reads 9 comments

  8. Predicting the Houston Astros' Rotation for 2013

    With the move to the American League next season, the Astros are going to need their starting rotation to step up with new division rivals Los Angeles Angels and Texas Rangers, two of the top offenses in the game today...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 3,264 reads 5 comments

  9. Roger Clemens: 4 Reasons Astros Have to Bring Him Back This Season

    Ever since Roger Clemens announced he was going to pitch a game for the Sugar Creek Skeeters rumors started to swirl that he was working towards a comeback in Major League Baseball...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,923 reads 3 comments

  10. Houston Astros: Their 5 Most Important Players for Next Season

    Good news, Astros fans, the 2012 season is almost over. If you haven't already started looking forward to next season, you can soon...

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  11. Houston Astros: 5 Top Candidates to Fill Manager Position

    The Houston Astros will be entering the American League next season as fresh and new as an organization can be. In the past year, they have changed ownership, general manager and will be picking a new manager in the coming months...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,228 reads 8 comments

  12. Picking a Starting Nine of the Best Houston Astros in Franchise History

    It has not been easy to be a Houston Astros fan over the past few seasons so sometimes it's good to remember the good times and why you became a fan of the organization...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 874 reads 9 comments

  13. Why GM Jeff Luhnow Is Leading Houston Astros in the Right Direction

    The last major connection from previous ownership was severed this weekend when Brad Mills was let go as manager of the Houston Astros ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,667 reads 10 comments

  14. 5 Most Overrated Starting Quarterbacks Currently in the NFL

    The quarterback position is the most visible and scrutinized position in football and rightfully so. They have to lead the offense from calling the play in the huddle to the audibles at the line...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 4,786 reads 11 comments

  15. 6 Key Moments/Moves That Caused the Demise of the Houston Astros

    To say the Houston Astros franchise is struggling would be an understatement. It is on pace for its second consecutive 100-loss season and is trying to dig out of a very deep hole...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,343 reads 5 comments

  16. Houston Astros: 5 Players It'll Be Worth Watching the Rest of the Season

    The last few years have been tough on the Houston Astros ' fanbase with the lack of success the organization has had on the field. Wins keep fans happy and less focused on flaws, however, when the wins aren't coming, those flaws are magnified...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,781 reads 1 comments

  17. Houston Astros: 10 Players Now Playing for Major League Spots in 2013

    The trade deadline has passed and once again the Astros were big sellers. They traded away five key players on their roster with the departure of Carlos Lee, Chris Johnson, Brett Myers, Wandy Rodriguez and J...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 2,256 reads 8 comments

  18. 5 Dominoes That Will Fall for the Astros After the Wandy Rodriguez Trade

    It has been a busy month for Astros GM Jeff Luhnow as he has traded away Carlos Lee, J.A. Happ, Brandon Lyon and most recently Wandy Rodriguez ...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 2,477 reads 2 comments

  19. Astros Trade Scenarios: Why Houston Absolutely Must Trade Wandy Rodriguez

    For the third year in a row the Houston Astros will be sellers at the MLB trade deadline and moving some notable veterans...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about almost 2 years ago 1,459 reads 3 comments

  20. 6 Big Reasons Houston Astros Shouldn't Trade Jed Lowrie

    Jed Lowrie has been a pleasant surprise since coming over from the Boston Red Sox in an offseason trade before the 2012 season. He has been the second-best bat behind Jose Altuve and has been one of the top hitting shortstops in the National League...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 1,072 reads 4 comments

  21. Houston Astros: 4 Lineup Changes Brad Mills Can Consider to Ignite the Offense

    The Astros ' offense had a strong start to the 2012 season, but as the temperature rose in the summer months, their bats cooled off. With the current heat wave the country is facing, it may be the only thing cold right now...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 1,161 reads 1 comments

  22. Houston Astros: Turnaround Is Coming Soon

    It is no secret that the Houston Astros are rebuilding. While it was nice to see this team competitive and hover around .500 for the first two months, they have fallen back to where many expected...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 2,001 reads 1 comments

  23. Why GM's Plan Can Be a Winning One for the Houston Astros

    One of owner Jim Crane's first big decisions was finding a person to run the baseball operations side of the organization. He decided to give Jeff Luhnow his first opportunity as general manager back in December, and so far, the reviews are good...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 1,351 reads 4 comments

  24. 5 Games the Houston Astros Already Wish They Could Have Back This Season

    The Houston Astros currently have a record of 26-35 and sit in fifth place of a weak NL Central. The three powerhouse teams of the division—the Milwaukee Brewers , Cincinnati Reds and defending World Series champions St...

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  25. MLB Draft 2012: Why the Astros Must Select Mark Appel with First Pick

    Tomorrow the Houston Astros have the opportunity to drastically change the fortunes of a struggling franchise when they make their selection for the first overall pick in the 2012 MLB First-Year Player Draft...

    Brandon Croce Written by Brandon Croce about 2 years ago 1,732 reads 4 comments