It's somewhat ironic that after all of the twists and turns the Astros took since Aug. 15 to even get to the playoffs, they beat the Braves at Turner Field quite handily, breaking out with a five-run seventh to top Atlanta, 12-3. Full story >
The Astros, who finished the season on an 18-game winning streak at home, search for further Minute Maid Park magic on Saturday, when the NLDS between Houston and Atlanta continues with Game 3. Full story >
The Braves knew they couldn't afford to go to Houston down two games to none. While the Braves might have the momentum heading into Game 3, the Astros took solace in gaining a split in Atlanta. Full story >
October has normally been the time when killer bees go into their dormant stage and Houston bats begin their long hibernation for the winter. But something is decidedly different about this Houston Astros offense, and it showed in Game 1. Full story >
Two teams who weren't supposed to be here and two pitchers who were thought to be finished. The National League Division Series matchup between Houston and Atlanta seemed improbable not too long ago, but here it is, Game 1 at Turner Field with two of the surprise teams in baseball meeting with a League Championship Series berth at stake. Full story >
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