"We didn't come out here to play tiddlywinks, son." -Hal Smith
Hurricane Ike: A Retrospective
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
From the Office of the County Clerk: G46 - Astros v. Royals
Wade Davis (3-3, 5.98) vs Bud Norris (4-4, 4.32) Bud Norris' back was the story tonight. His back pushed his scheduled Sun...
2nd day on the job, and Reid Ryan has mended the fence with Larry Dierker. The Astros announced today that Dierker will be a Special Assista...
PreStros Morning Report: May 20
Oklahoma City (25-18), 2.5 up It was 5-0 Fresno before OKC got their first run. And then it was 8-1 Fresno before they got their 2nd. Fres...
Monday, May 20, 2013
From the Office of the County Clerk: G45 - Astros v. Royals
Jeremy Guthrie (5-1, 2.82) vs Dallas Keuchel (0-1, 4.82) After a very rough first quarter of the season, things are looking up for Hou...
Monday Morning Link Dump
Articles from the last 24 hours that I don't have time upon which to post them separately: *Awful Announcing on the CSN Houston deal. ...
PreStros Morning Report: May 19
Oklahoma City (25-17) OKC earned the road split with Sacramento with a 9-3 win on a Sunday afternoon in which the RedHawks never trailed....
Sunday, May 19, 2013
From the Office of the County Clerk: G44 - Astros @ Pirates
Lucas Harrell (3-4, 5.11) vs Jeff Locke (3-1, 3.15) Welcome back to National League baseball. After spending the majority of their his...
Reese Ryan takes over as CEO of Round Rock
Answering one of the talking points of What Happens To Round Rock in the wake of the Reid Ryan hiring, the Express named Ryan's younger ...
PreStros Morning Report: May 18
Oklahoma City (24-17) Sacramento got six runs in the 5th inning and Jarred Cosart suffered his first loss of the season - and his first si...
From the Office of the County Clerk: G43 - Astros @ Pirates
Erik Bedard (0-2, 6.67) vs A.J. Burnett (3-4, 2.73) Day 2 of the Astros' honeymoon back in the National League, and tonight's ...
Saturday, May 18, 2013
PreStros Morning Report: May 17
Oklahoma City (24-16) Sacramento never trailed in this one, and though the RedHawks did close a 4th inning deficit to 2-1, Sacramento won ...
Friday, May 17, 2013
From the Office of the County Clerk: G42 - Astros @ Pirates
Jordan Lyles (1-1, 8.36) vs Jeanmar Gomez (2-0, 2.28) These are your LOLstros. For much of the last two decades, the Pittsburg...
Humber on his way to OKC
According to Brian McTaggart , Phil Humber has cleared waivers after being designated for assignment. He has accepted his assignment to Okla...
I have very mixed feelings about the DFA's of Ankiel and Humber. One the one hand, they very clearly were not getting the job done, and ...
Notes from the Reid Ryan Press Conference
A few things to takeaway from this Reid Ryan Press Conference: *Ryan: If we take care of the fans, the fans will take care of us. *Rya...
The Astros are buying the Hooks
Fox26's Mark Berman just tweeted that Jim Crane has announced Reid Ryan as the new Team President of Business Operations. The 2nd half...
The Astros will get $77m in TV revenue this year
Not too shabby, huh? Via FanGraphs ( and via Awful Announcing ), we find that the Astros will receive $77.93m in television revenue in 2013....
PreStros Morning Report: May 16
Oklahoma City (24-15) The RedHawks were down 2-1 heading into the 7th inning, but erupted for four runs in the 7th and tacked on two more ...
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