*Awful Announcing on the CSN Houston deal. Takeaway: CSN Houston is asking for more per subscriber than the YES Network.
*The Daily Telegraph (in Australia) has a fun story on Travis Blackley. From the story, we find that Blackley is:
- More than happy to move into the rotation.
- Liking it in Houston.
- Would like a long-term deal.
- Writing off the playoffs, but they have apparently set a goal of .500.
- Reminded of the Kansas City Royals when he looks at the Astros
*Jon Singleton will begin his comeback next week in Quad Cities and will end up in OKC. He could be in line for a late-season call-up.