Springer nearing a return to Astros
Jim Callis of MLB.com joined Brien and Paul to talk about the Astros trade of Jared Cosart for a prospect that they almost selected instead of Mark Appel.
Jeff Luhnow “We still have a lot of depth”
Jared Cosart has been traded to the Miami Marlins.
On the verge of a pleasantly surprising series win over the first-place A’s deep into Tuesday’s game, the clock figuratively struck midnight on the short-handed Astros. A 4-1 lead entering the ninth-inning? Gone. A series […]
“I’m trying to help this team win and rebuild”
Alyson Footer, MLB.com, joined The Triple Threat to discuss the latest happenings with the Astros. She thought this uproar over Mark Appel throwing a bullpen was a bit over blown by the media. She said twitter got ahead of the story and helped to blow things out of proportion. Footer says the “jury is still out” when it comes to how the league views Bo Porter’s managerial style with the Astros because it’s too early to know. She said the general attitude towards the Astros on the national level is very skeptical about what they are doing, but are waiting to see what will happen. She said the Astros have kind of been on a bit of a downward spiral since the 2007 draft where they didn’t draft a single useful player for the team.
Springer is feeling good but still a little uncertain that he will be able to come of the DL when scheduled
Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.
Appel was a different pitcher then in previous starts