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Crane: ‘We Will Increase Payroll When Needed’

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.

04/01/2014

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Don’t Judge 2014 Astros By Wins, Losses

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–03/30/2014

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A Trip With Astros Owner Jim Crane

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–03/27/2014

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Best Chance For Fans To See Astros, Rockets Games Is For CSN Houston To Fail

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–02/08/2014

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Fowler Trade Signals Shift For Astros

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–12/03/2013

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Is Houston Astros Owner Jim Crane Selling Fans A Pipe Dream?

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–11/25/2013

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Astros Make Hard Bid On Abreu But Fall Short

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.

SportsRadio 610–10/18/2013

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. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Report: Worst Team In Baseball Set To Become Most Profitable In MLB History

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.

08/26/2013

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Larry Dierker Returns To Astros Organization In New Role

The Astros President of Business Operations Reid Ryan announced his first appointment Tuesday.

05/21/2013

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Astros Wivesgate Spurs Silent Protest

It appears as if the Houston Astros are on a rapid decline, not just because of their 10-30 record, but because of bad public relations.

05/15/2013

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