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.
As if failing to sign three 2014 draft picks, including the No. 1 overall selection, wasn’t bad enough, things could still get worse for the Houston Astros. According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports on […]
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane joins In The Loop. We talk about the CSN Houston deal, and what owning a pro team means to him.
If you’re hoping 2014 will be the year the Astros turn it around and become playoff contenders, well, keep on hoping. It’s not happening. In 2014 the Astros won’t come close to contending or even […]
There are some incredible perks of being in the sports media. One of them is getting access to things about which I would only dream otherwise. This week I was fortunate to be Jim Crane’s […]
HOUSTON (CBS Houston): “Our preferred option is no longer available at this time.” Those are the words of Rockets CEO Tad Brown in court February 4, explaining to Judge Marvin Isgur at the CSN Houston […]
For what seems like forever, whenever the Astros were involved in a trade they were giving up the more established player. That changed on Tuesday when they acquired center fielder/lead-off hitter Dexter Fowler from the […]
Houston (CBS HOUSTON): “I heard a lot of comments about the payroll, the payroll, the payroll. We’ll spend the money when we’re ready to spend the money.” Those are the words of Astros owner Jim […]
The Houston Astros are trying to make waves in the offseason to further themselves away from the nightmare franchise record of 111 losses, called the 2013 season.
Despite currently having the worst record in baseball, the lowest payroll this century and the third-worst attendance rate in Major League Baseball, the 2013 Houston Astros are set to become the most profitable team in league history.