Tag Archives: Jose Altuve

The 20 Greatest Houston Astros of All-Time

Updated 02/25/2020 Eligibility for position players requires 1,500 plate appearances, starting pitchers require 75 games started, and relief pitchers require 300 innings pitched. Jeff Bagwell Age: 23 – 37 Years: 1991 – 2005 Position(s): 1B Jeff Bagwell WAR wRC+ G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS 79.62 149 2150 9431 7797

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2017’s Best Hitters

I may sound like a broken record but there are dozens of ways to evaluate a hitters ability. I prefer using advanced metrics because, while the math may be biased towards a skill or set of skills it removes individual preferences (I stubbornly like Joe DiMaggio over Ted Williams or vice versa, regardless of what numbers tell me). Below is

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2017 All-MLB Team

I recently read where a fan wondered why baseball doesn’t have All-Pro teams like football or All-NBA teams like basketball. The response was they have the Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Awards. True. My problem with those awards can be summed up in a single word: bias. Those awards, like all awards, are voted on by people. There are rules

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