One year ago, the Astros were entering the month of May with a dreadful 7-17 record. Needless to say that last season’s first month was a rather forgettable one in terms of baseball results. The most recent April, though, proved to be different.
Thanks to various contributions, some more noteworthy than others, the Astros finished this latest edition of April baseball with a 16-9 record. Regardless of the result from last night’s heated affair with the Texas Rangers, this is definitely the start that Houston needed to set themselves up for success.
While there is plenty of praise to be spread around the Astros roster, however, there are three players in particular that stood out with their contributions.