The MLB playoffs open tonight with the Houston Astros traveling to the Bronx to take on the New York Yankees.
Despite a strong season, the Astros find themselves on the outside of a playoff spot. Here are five players who need to step up in order to make a postseason appearance.
There are five Astros call-ups who will help fend off Texas for the AL West.
Many overlooked the addition of Mike Fiers in the trade that brought Carlos Gomez to the Astros, but he could be the steal of the deadline.
If Carlos Gomez wishes to prove that he can have an impact on the Houston Astros' current postseason race, then he must swing his bat and keep his mouth shut.
Carlos Gomez showed some emotion during the Houston Astros' rout of the New York Yankees, but that didn't give the Yankees the right to get all over his case abou it.
Evidence has emerged that Mike Fiers had some aid during his no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The Houst Astros were already in first place in the AL West prior to Mike Fiers' no-hitter, but the shining moment should be used as motivation.
He doesn't even have half a season of Major League Baseball under his belt, but Carlos Correa is quickly proving that he's already the best shortstop in the game.
The Houston Astros are right on the edge of completing the biggest turnaround story in years by making the 2015 MLB Playoffs. Here are a few x-factors to get them there.