After some pretty terrible years of rebuild, the Astros have reached the postseason for the first time since 2005.
The Astros came back against the Athletics on Saturday night, and they wound up with a near-essential victory.
You do not often see swings like this one.
Much has been made about Jon Lester being overpaid this season, thanks to his W-L record and issues with throwing to first base. These are misguided.
If there's a time to sit your normally-reliable studs, it's during the stretch run. Al Melchior picks out six slumping sluggers, some of whom may have earned a spot on the pine.
Looking at the Cubs present and future as well as news and notes from around Major League Baseball this week.
Evan Gattis slammed a pair of home runs for the first-place club that went 70-92 a year ago. The Yankees have dropped five of seven.
Jon Gray is set to make his Rockies debut Tuesday, but is the hard-thrower worth adding in Fantasy? Scott White discusses him and other popular waiver wire targets.
Springer's absence leaves a big gap in right field and the lineup, but the Astros have compensated for losses already on their way to a surprise lead in the AL West.
After strong start at Triple-A, the club promoted him Friday. Before seeing an MLB pitch, Singleton signed a rare extension that included $10 million of guaranteed money, worth up to $35 million if team options kick in.

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