HOUSTON, TEXAS — Spring is here and you know what that means…baseball season is right around the corner.
At Minute Maid Park there are high hopes for the Astros.
Sports Illustrated is featuring four teams they think will make the playoffs this year on their baseball preview issue.
Not only did the Astros make the cover, but SI picked them to win this year’s World Series.
That’s big praise for a team that was averaging around 100 loses just a few years ago.
On the cover, the Astros are represented by Carlos Correa, Dallas Keuchel and Jose Altuve.
The Astros begin the regular season April 4.
— Bleacher Creatures (@bcreaturetoys) March 23, 2016