Jayson Stark highlights five storylines we can go back to now that we have an A-Rod resolution.
For only the third time in more than two decades as a voter, my ballot was full. With Barry Larkin leading the way, here are the 10 names I checked.
These five players could make their way into the history books over the season's final two months.
The 2009 Mets have company as one of several teams in baseball history that have had "train-wreck" seasons -- disastrous results despite high hopes.
A swarm of bees at Petco Park. A flock of sea gulls at Progressive Field. A Nat with almost as many homers as his team has wins. Yeah, it's been one bizarre first half, for sure.
Astros owner Drayton McLane created the monster that led GM Tim Purpura and manager Phil Garner to the gallows.
Whether the Astros' owner likes it or not, Jeff Bagwell deserves to end his career on his terms, writes Jayson Stark.
Time will tell what the future holds for Roger Clemens -- and it could be awhile.
So no Yankees or Red Sox? Jayson Stark offers up 10 reasons why the World Series will be even better this year.
Jeff Bagwell has contributed little on the field this season, but he still carries much weight with the Astros, writes Jayson Stark.
It took 43 years of heartache. But the ever-hovering Astros have finally landed in the World Series.
Will the disastrous events of Game 5 leave a scar on Brad Lidge and the Astros? We'll soon find out.
Roger Clemens' extraordinary magnetism has transformed Houston into a baseball town.
Roy Oswalt may not be a household name, but he's well-known to the Braves hitters he'll face in Game 3.
With one swing of the bat, rookie Brian McCann hit an historic home run, powering the Braves to a win in Game 2.
Led by the three-headed monster of Clemens, Pettitte and Oswalt, the Astros will win the World Series, writes Jayson Stark.