While we try to figure out what to write next, Czech out these lynx:
*Bo Porter is still pissed about the 2012 NLDS, and sees similarities between that Nationals team and the 2014 Astros.
*Grantland, and SI, on George Springer
*Anthony Bass is close to going on a rehab assignment, Jose Veras threw a bullpen session in Kissimmee, and a cable provider is looking to drop CSN Houston.
*Here is a fantastic article on how Brent Strom overhauled Shane Reynolds...in Venezuela in 1991.
*There will soon be more security measures in place at Minute Maid Park.
*Here is a newspaper that thinks David Carpenter still pitches for the Astros.
*Former Astro Carlos Pena signed a minor-league deal with the Rangers.
*Rough week in baseball. Here is a touching tribute to Richard Durrett. Rest in Peace, and pray for his family and friends.