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.
By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]
Jared Cosart has been traded to the Miami Marlins.
Jeff Luhnow is managing expectations prior to today’s 3 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline. The odds of a deal happening? Here’s how the Houston Astros general manager sees it, via Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle: Astros GM […]
Being 30 games under .500 has put the Houston Astros out of sight, out of mind for most fans, but with MLB’s trade deadline approaching at 3 pm today, it puts them square in the crosshairs […]
A super human shortstop, no Derek Jeter, we’re not talking about you.
“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
Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.