As the Astros began their fourth spring training of the Jim Crane/Jeff Luhnow era, the Astros owner did something he hadn’t done the previous three: he raised expectations. “The goal is to make the playoffs,” […]
MaD Radio on Sports Radio 610 today featured one of the Meltsier Meltsdowns from co-host Mike Meltser, and for good reason. Former Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane today penned an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle about, […]
When the Astros conclude the 2014 season Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, it will end without a playoff appearance for the ninth straight season, and it will mark the sixth straight year with a losing […]
So, when exactly do you start caring about baseball again? That is a serious question, and not in a condescending, judgey kind of way either. Part of my reason for asking is strictly selfish. I […]
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 […]