It seems like a very short time ago the Houston Astros opened their regular season, and over the course of the past couple of months, it seems like that season never really gained any traction in earnest.

The Major League Baseball season is usually a marathon. It typically lasts long enough for teams to work out problems, nurse injuries to key players, bring new players up to speed and so on. This MLB season, started late and cut down by two-thirds because of the COVID-19 pandemic, has been more like a sprint — the Astros pretty much tripped over their own shoelaces right out of the blocks.

James LaCombe: 409-683-5242, or on Twitter @JamesAtGalvNews

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Real Names required. No pseudonyms or partial names allowed. Stand behind what you post.
Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.

Thank you for reading!

Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to read or post comments.