Jim Crane

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McLane Thinks He Left Crane, Luhnow, Astros A Good Farm System; He’s Wrong

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, […]

SportsRadio 610–09/26/2014

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Astros Show Signs Of Life In 2014

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–09/23/2014

30. Houston Astros (10-21)

What Will It Take To Make You Care Again?

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 […]

SportsRadio 610–08/21/2014

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Alyson Footer Gives Clarity To The Astros Players Uproar

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.

SportsRadio 610–07/29/2014

2014 MLB Draft

Report: Astros Could Still Lose Next Two First Round Draft Picks

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 […]

07/18/2014

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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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