Big League Stew

  • Jake Marisnick makes remarkable catch running up Tal's Hill in Houston

    Mark Townsend at Big League Stew7 hrs ago

    If you're not paying attention to the Houston Astros, you're missing quite a show.

    On Saturday night, baseball's hottest team hit five home runs against the Seattle Mariners to extend their winning streak to nine.

    We repeat, NINE. There are still five teams in baseball that don't have nine wins all season, but the Astros have won nine straight and 17 overall.

    It's an amazing story that may or may not have staying power. We'll sort that out as the season moves along, but if they keep making plays like Jake Marisnick's running catch on Tal's Hill on Saturday, the galaxy might just be the limit.

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    The play happened in the sixth inning with Houston holding a 9-4 lead. Logan Morrison squared up a Collin McHugh pitch and sent it soaring toward Tal's Hill in center field.

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