On Cole Hamels reportedly blocking a trade to the Astros, whether it’s a problem for GM Jeff Luhnow’s team moving forward, if there’s a negative perception of Houston among stars and the media nationally, if and how it will change, Lance McCullers performance last night against the Angels and whether it’s worth it to trade McCullers for David Price, plus wrapping up the Tom Brady and Deflategate conversation.

Matt Hammond hosts Saturdays from 11-3 pm CT on Sports Radio 610 and fill ins during the week, and produces and gives sports flashes on The Triple Threat, weekdays from 2-7 pm CT. You can, and totally should, follow him on Twitter @MattHammondShow.