Welcome to the Tuesday Boil! Today, we’ve collected the latest news in the world of the Houston Astros, as well as the rest of the AL West and MLB. If you’re a fan of the Astros, you won’t want to miss out on these exciting updates. From the latest on the Astros’ stars to a look at how they stack up against their rivals, we’ve got you covered. So, grab your crawfish and let’s dive in!
First up, Cardi B speaks out on “mean girls” in a viral TikTok video from an Astros game. But don’t worry – we’ve also got good news about Astros star Jose Altuve, who is reportedly ahead of schedule in his injury recovery. Meanwhile, Yordan Alvarez continues to prove he’s baseball’s best clutch hitter. And, speaking of hitters, rehabbing Astros outfielder Michael Brantley tried out the pitch clock for the first time – and he’s not a fan.
In other news, we take a look at how the Astros are faring in the MLB power rankings despite a sweep of the Atlanta Braves. And, could the Astros be making a bid for Shohei Ohtani? We explore the possibilities.
Moving on to the AL West, the Texas Rangers and Seattle Mariners have been making headlines. While Adolis García has a historic night for the Rangers, the Mariners are upping their celebratory antics with tridents. And, speaking of the Mariners, we examine why they may be struggling to land big bats.
Finally, in MLB news, former pitcher David Cone defends Max Scherzer after a rosin test controversy. Plus, can Fernando Tatis Jr. still mash after a year away from the MLB? We take a closer look.
Thanks for joining us for this week’s Tuesday Boil. We hope you enjoyed the latest news and updates from the world of the Houston Astros and beyond. Catch you next time!