After three of the worst games of the Astros seasons, Wade Miley shook off a bad start to the game to get a quality start versus the Twins. Tyler White has been the running joke around the Astros fanbase, but the Astros front office knows what he can do. The pitching staff has been hit with the team ERA, but you will see these guys pitch will more often than they don't.
Eric is joined by one of the Locked on Rangers hosts, Brice Paterik, to talk about the upcoming matchups of the Texas rivals up in Arlington. The Astros will bring the pitching to town but the Rangers offense is clicking on all cylinders. I asked Brice who the most hated Astro player is, you would be surprised by his answer. We discuss the status of the Rangers and their new ballpark for 2020.
- The Astros win again
- George Springer adds to his Astros resume with a leadoff homer
- Collin McHugh stars in the new Matrix movie as Neo
- Josh Reddick breaks out the power bat
- Mariners lose and Astros are in first place
- Yordan Alvarez is on fire
Listen to the Locked on Astros podcast as we discuss all the recent success the Astros are having and look forward to the brief two game series versus the A's. Why is Collin McHugh having so much success and who is the best team in baseball. Listen to the Locked on Astros podcast daily.
The Astros are the hottest team in baseball as they won their ninth game in a row, sweeping the powerful Mariners lineup.
- Series recap
- Verlander and Cole
- Jose Altuve doesn't homer in six consecutive games
- Are the Mariners legit?
- Osuna and the bullpen is getting the job done
- Tony Kemp and Aledmys Diaz talk
- James Paxton accusing the Astros of stealing signs
A look at the stats and matchups leading to the three game road series versus the first place Seattle Mariners.
- Reymin Guduan recalled
- Framber Valdez sent down
- Comparing the Astros and Mariners stats
- Looking at the probable pitchers
- Keys to winning the series
- Who is hot?
The Astros storm back again to take the lead in the eighth inning for Roberto Osuna to close the game out. On a five game winning streak, the Astros will face the Yankees again before heading off to Seattle to play the red hot Mariners. Alex Bregman leaves the game in the eighth inning complaining of right hamstring tweak. Listen to all this and more of the Locked On Astros podcast.
The Astros win their 4th game in a row after trailing or tied the entire game, they took the lead in the eighth inning. We look at the situations the Astros faced to win and praise how Tyler White was able to score from first base to tie the game. Altuve crushed one and Brad Peacock will moving to the bullpen. Listen to the Locked On Astros podcast daily.
The offense has come alive and we discuss all the players who had success this week leading up to the dramatic pitching duel we just witnessed on Sunday. Altuve walks it off with a walk against the best closer in baseball, but if it weren't for Diaz and Kemp, it may not have been that close. Let's take a look at the match ups versus the Yankees.
The Astros win behind tough pitching by Collin McHugh was able to wiggle himself out of trouble situations and the offense was able to get a few hits with runners in scoring position. Opening Day comes once a year.
The Astros lost their fifth game of the season behind some childishness of Ron Kulpa. AJ Hinch was tossed early and Gerrit Cole had some parting words for the umpire. The Astros will now return home to play the Athletics.
Astros lose 6-4 to the Rangers despite getting 11 hits, but only scoring four runs. We look at the stats behind Justin Verlander's very bad start, the second time he didn't pitch 5 innings as an Astro.
The Astros won for the first time since opening day and George Springier does what Springer does, he started the game with a lead-off homer. Brad Peacock had Elvis Andrus shaking his head as he limited the Rangers to 2 hits. Also, Nick Tanielu joins for the final segment.
The Astros are not going to win every game that Gerrit Cole pitches, but they have to win when he is throwing the ball like he did today. Listen to Eric discuss the overall defensive ability of Aledmys Diaz and how it effected tonight's Astros loss.
Listen to the Locked On Astros podcast as Eric gets you ready for the Astros opening day matchup versus the Rays and Blake Snell. Justin Verlander has had good success versus the Rays in his career. Can Alex Bregman win the AL MVP? What do the odds makers think? What are the odds that the Astros win today?