The Astros have reasons to feel "somewhat optimistic" about Roger Clemens' returning to pitch in 2006.
Roger Clemens is better than ever, impressing even the Hall of Famers he'll someday join in Cooperstown.
The 2005-06 free-agent crop looks like a downer – short on starting pitching and long on aging icons.
Jeff Kent left. Lance Berkman got hurt. Carlos Beltran skipped town. It's enough to make the Astros faithful lose faith.
New Astros GM Tim Purpura now has to figure out how to keep Carlos Beltran and Roger Clemens.
Barry Bonds and Scott Rolen present an intriguing MVP debate. Plus, notes on Jimy Williams and more.
Jimy Williams appears headed for the unemployment line with the Astros underachieving in the NL Central.
Several starting pitchers who were counted on to make major contributions this year have been ineffective.
The Padres are counting on youngsters Adam Eaton and Jake Peavy be front-of-the-rotation starters.
Whitey Ford finds it hard to believe Roger Clemens will retire as an Astro instead of a Yankee.
Don't be surprised if Roger Clemens comes back to the bigs next season after competing in the Olympics.
The Red Sox' antics of late are seemingly doing the impossible -- making people root for the Yankees.
A scout watching the Yanks-Sox series weighs in on Jose Contreras, Jason Giambi and Pedro vs. The Rocket.