SHOOT FOR THE STARS
Here’s the case for why the Houston Astros are actually better this year
The Houston Astros are off to their typical start to a season, hovering around .500 about two weeks in.
Why some could be in panic mode based on the mediocre start and the amount of injuries the team is dealing with, the Astros' overall depth continues to be something fans and the organization can hang their hats on.
Be sure to check out the video above as we discuss how Corey Julks, Mauricio Dubon, and Hunter Brown have been a steadying force as the team awaits the returns of Jose Altuve, Michael Brantley, and Lance McCullers.
And, in some ways, are outperforming them.
Plus, how much are the Astros really missing George Springer, if Chas McCormick continues to play like this?
And with that in mind, what could all this mean for Kyle Tucker and the enormous contract he's seeking?
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