Houston Astros

Mike Venditti
July 10, 2019 - 10:02 am
Ah yes! Bases Loaded is back! Welcome in to the premier baseball blog on ESPNUpstate.com! For those who aren't familiar, Bases Loaded was originally a baseball podcast I did in Orlando. I then created this segmented blog to accompany the show. So, now that the blog is back stay tuned for more...
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Mike Venditti
March 21, 2019 - 9:21 am
Over the past few weeks, we've seen some monster contracts in baseball, from Bryce Harper's monster deal with the Phillies, to Mike Trouts even bigger contract extension with the Angels. Now it's time for the Red Sox to put up or shut up, or they could be without a generational talent in two years...
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Mike Venditti
October 23, 2018 - 11:46 am
The year was 1916 and the Boston Red Sox were squaring off against the Brooklyn Robins in the World Series. Babe Ruth pitched all 14-innings in a 2-1 Game 2 victory for the Red Sox. Ernie Shore started and won two games for the Red Sox and in the end, Boston clinched another World Series...
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Mike Venditti
October 12, 2018 - 2:51 pm
Alright, so I'm batting .500 on my predictions. That's actually really good in baseball...but also means that I got half of my Divisional Series predictions wrong. The Braves weren't quite as ready as I had thought, the Dodgers were FAR more ready than I anticipated and the Astros reminded us all...
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Mike Venditti
October 04, 2018 - 4:41 pm
The glorious month of October is upon us and as a sports fan, there really isn't a dull moment. NFL and College Football seasons are in full swing, the NBA and NHL have returned and...most importantly, playoff baseball. As a baseball-first guy, I'm obviously most interested in the MLB Postseason,...
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