Houston Astros

THE DUST IS SETTLING

Well, friends, the non-waiver trade deadline has passed, and the earth is still spinning. It really was an exciting week or two, but the fun...More

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THESE GUYS ARE EXCITING TO WATCH

There are some players that are just fun to watch. Maybe it’s the way they go about their business. Maybe it’s the quirky things they...More

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CAPSULE COMMENTS-AMERICAN LEAGUE WEST

This is the last in my series on each Major League Baseball division. I close the series today with my analysis of the American League...More

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BRYCE HARPER NEARING THE END OF THE RAINBOW

For those of you expecting to see my capsule comments of the National League Central today, please forgive me. I am altering my own plan...More

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TRYING TO FIX THEIR FLAT TIRES; PLAYERS OFF TO BAD STARTS

I get it. The weather in much of the country in April was more conducive to playing football than baseball. The cold, damp weather can...More

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A LOOK AT CAREER UNDERACHIEVERS

There are some players that entered the major league baseball phase of their career with great expectations and high hopes for success.  These players were...More

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TIME TO BREAK OUT: AMERICAN LEAGUE HITTERS

By Bernie Pleskoff The definition of a player that has “broken out” is in the eye of the beholder. For me, it’s quite simple. Once...More

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THEY NEED TO STEP UP: ASTROS AND INDIANS

By Bernie Pleskoff In this week’s edition of BERNIE’S BASEBALL WORLD, I neglected to identify the Houston Astros and Cleveland Indians players that need to...More

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GRAPEFRUIT, ORANGES, LIMES AND A FEW LEMONS

BY BERNIE PLESKOFF Last week I discussed Spring Training in Arizona. I pointed out some of the many differences between Spring Training in Arizona and...More

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TOP 32 MLB PROSPECTS FOR 2018

Ranking baseball prospects is always risky business. It takes me a considerable amount of time to determine the slot for each player. In general, baseball...More

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