As we're seeing positive signs from the Astros, a familiar adversary is once again making noise

This past weekend against the Angels was a good one for the Astros. First off, Lance McCullers was looking like his old self Friday night. He threw 105 pitches over 7 innings with 6 K, allowing just 4 hits and walking 1. Yeah, he let up a home run to Mike Trout and a double to Shohei Ohtani. But seeing Lance pitch deep into a game was a welcome sign.

Second? Yordan Alvarez hit 2 doubles and a home run over the weekend. Maybe he's returning to the form we saw him at earlier this year. Whatever the case, the Angels walked him a couple times on Sunday. But up in the PNW, the Seattle Mariners took 2 of 3 from the defending World Champion Atlanta Braves, a team that beat the 'Stros last year and gave them trouble this year. Is this a team that worries you come playoff time?

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During Sunday's game between the Texans and the Chargers, FS1's Colin Cowherd tweeted about Davis Mills and how he's playing himself into the starting QB job with the Texans.

We're not sure what game he was watching, but be sure to check out the video above as we make sense out of Cowherd's comments about Mills, and share our thoughts on the game overall.

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