The Houston Astros just finished up a four-game series against the New York Yankees in the Bronx this past weekend. It was a heavily anticipated matchup even before the season began due to the animosity between the two teams, especially between Brian Cashman and Jim Crane exchanging barbs over sign stealing this year.
It only added more drama considering these are the teams with the two best records in the American League by wide margins and are looking to be on a collision course for their third American League Championship Series matchup in six years.
There are three takeaways the Astros and their fanbase have learned after watching this four-game series.
We’ll go with what is the one that was probably most pressing on everyone in Houston’s mind coming into this series.