Three Reason to Love the Houston Astros This Season (yes, this season):
The Houston Astros are expected to compete with the Marlins for the bottom of the MLB cellar, but I still think they are a blast to watch.
We feel you Lucas. It's okay man.
Houston is going to be bad this season. That much is expected of the Astros and so far it doesn’t appear to be far from the truth. However, in spite of what their record is at the end of the season I love these guys—and you should too!
For one, there is the underdog mentality. Who doesn’t love an underdog? This season the Astros are made up of a collection of has-beens, not-yets, and never-was type guys. On paper they should not win 60 games.
There is something to be said for low expectations. True competitors consider it their mission to overcome them. Watching them try to beat the odds and prove people wrong can often result in some pretty entertaining baseball.
So far the team has managed to do that on a f...