Every Single Astros Sign Stealer Deserves a Lifetime Ban

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The 2017 Houston Astros’ sign-stealing operation was cheating. Lifetime bans need to be handed out to those that developed, ran, and authorized the high-tech sign-stealing operation. Those most deserving of lifetime bans are Alex Cora, Carlos Beltran, A.J. Hinch, and Jeff Luhnow The Houston Astros are embroiled in a sign-stealing scandal, a controversy that is … Read more

Mattress Mack Loses $13M on World Series Bet and He’d Do It Again

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Mattress Mack, a Houston-area furniture salesman, had around $13 million in bets on the Houston Astros. The winnings would have covered his losses in a furniture promotion he ran in conjunction with the team’s World Series aspirations. He spent much of the last month flying around the country to various sportsbooks, placing bets. But will … Read more

Millionaire Astros Superfan ‘Lost Track’ of How Much Cash He’s Bet on World Series

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Fans of the Houston Astros may have been sweating a little when their team went down 0-2 to the Washington Nationals in the World Series. But no one more than one particular fan, “Mattress Mack” – otherwise known as Houston-area businessman Jim McIngvale. ‘Mattress Mack’ Has at Least $12 Million Riding on an Astros World Series … Read more

How Yankees & Astros Can Win the ALCS in Wake of Nor’easter Shake-Up

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Ebby Calvin “Nuke” LaLoosh once described baseball as “a very simple game. You throw the ball; you catch the ball. You hit the ball. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” In the case of Game Four of the ALCS, it wasn’t Crash Davis setting off the stadium sprinklers that caused Wednesday’s game … Read more

Carlos Correa Single-Handedly Saved the Astros from ALCS Disaster

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The Houston Astros couldn’t afford to lose Game 2 of the ALCS to the New York Yankees on Sunday. Carlos Correa made sure they didn’t. Correa’s walk-off home run in the bottom of the 11th inning won the game 3-2 for Houston and tied the best-of-seven series at one game apiece as it moves to … Read more