Houston Astros: World Series repeat is within reach
The Astros are in a prime position to repeat as World Series champions in 2018.
The Houston Astros were on the ropes a few times in the 2017 playoffs but fought back each time en route to winning the franchise’s first World Series. With last year’s strong core still intact and GM Jeff Luhnow having made some excellent moves in the offseason, perhaps Houston is still in a prime position to not only win the AL West after going 101-61 last year but also take home a second consecutive championship.
That goal is within reach despite stronger competition in the AL this year, but Houston can easily overcome the target on its back with its strong and slightly revamped roster.