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ASTROSArtillery Saturation Rocket System
ASTROSAdvanced Star/Target Reference Optical Sensor
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In 2005, the Sox swept Houston in the World Series, and the Astros gradually bottomed out.
Jeff Luhnow and former NASA researcher Sig Mejdal, architects of the Astros' success, designed a system which both analysed and supplemented traditional scouting data.
A woman has sued the Houston Astros for more than $1 million, saying that a T-shirt cannon by the team's mascot at a game last season broke her finger.
Initially, the reports claimed it was a six-year deal between Bregman and the Astros, but it was later clarified as being a deal for five years which will kick in only in 2020.
After the Astros signed OF Mickey Brantley in December, not much has changed for the 22-year-old Tucker, who hit .332/.400/.590 with 27 doubles, 24 homers and 93 RBIs in 100 games for Triple-A Fresno last season.
The Red Sox, stung by the reigning World Series champion Astros in game one on Saturday, bounced back at Fenway Park to make it 1-1 in the best-of-seven American League Championship Series, that heads to Houston for games three, four and five.
The Astros clinched the best-of-seven series 4-3 for the first franchise title in a 55-year existence, and did so against a Dodgers team that had Major League Baseball's best regular season record.
George Springer put the Astros ahead with a two-out homer in the sixth, the first hit off Los Angeles starter Alex Wood.
Continue reading "Is Houston Astros Prospect Alex Bregman the Next Hank Greenberg?
The Astros had the bases loaded and one out when Marwin Gonzalez hit a perfect double play grounder to shortstop Xander Bogaerts.
The Astros' new skipper was a light-hitting infielder who played for the Yankees, Reds, Cardinals, and Dodgers.