Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Wednesday Morning Hot Links

'Stros got torched. Notes:

Tyler White pitched.
Orbit took the Iron Throne.
Nothing good happened.

A.J. Hinch talks Collin McHugh
Collin McHugh talks Collin McHugh

Carlos Correa changed his gameday routines, and it seems to be working.

Do the Astros have the best outfield in baseball?

How will the Astros keep their creativity a secret to the league in the organization? ($)

Inside the struggles of Jose Altuve:

Jake Marisnick "defended the wall" in the latest bobblehead giveaway last night, and I can only assume that it is a cool, clever reference.

The Hooks are hot, and it's Josh Rojas, Chas McCormick, and Colin McKee's fault.

The asking price for Dallas Keuchel is dropping, and Keuchel isn't settling. Will he sit the whole year?

Cindy Saenz, an Astros employee, will be the honorary batgirl in Sunday's fight against breast cancer day.

The color blue is rare in nature, and scientists found out why.

The insane man won a Tetris 99 game while dropping his pieces to the beat.

On This Day in Baseball History

In 1968, 23 year old Catfish Hunter threw a perfect game against the Twins.

In 1992, the Astros Butch Henry became the only player to ever get an inside-the-park home run for their first MLB hit.

In 1998, Mark McGwire hit his 400th career home run.

In 2001, Randy Johnson became the 3rd player ever to strike out at least 20 men in a game.

In 2011, Mike Sciosia won his 1,000th game for the Angels.