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‘Stros Bros Podcast 040

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Richard and Lee discuss the recent sweep of the Mariners, Jarred Cosart being shut down, and discuss the recent upswing late in the season.

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‘Stros Bros Podcast 039

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Alex, Lee, and Richard sit down to discuss Paul Clemens’ start on Tuesday, David Martinez, the slumps of Jose Altuve, Chris Carters’ struggles, and the signing of Leo Heras and Jophet Amador.

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Hooks to Meet Missions in Texas League Playoffs

hooks Playoff time in the Texas League is looming and the Corpus Christi Hooks and San Antonio Missions are scheduled to meet in the opening divisional round, a best of five series. On September 4th in Corpus Christi the teams square off for the first two games, the series will move to San Antonio for game three and, if necessary, game four. Game five will be awarded to the team who wins the championship of the regular season’s second half, presuming a game five will be necessary of course. Arguably the biggest rivals in the Texas League are going to meet again, but this meeting means more than just bragging rights for these two great teams. (more…)

‘Stros Bros Podcast 038

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Richard and Lee discuss the fans cheering for losses, Bud Norris, and take a look back at the trades from years back.

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‘Stros Bros Podcast 037

HOU-Wall-UpdatedRichard is joined by 2012 MLB Fan Cave Dweller and A’s super fan Benjamin Christensen. Discussing the fan cave, the MLB All-Star Game and much more! Be sure you listen in! This one is great!

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Castro the All-Star

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In a period in time where there has not been much to be proud of for Astros faithful, there always seems to be a bright spot for Astros fans to enjoy and savor during the middle of the summer. Last year being Jose Altuve being the lone Astros All Star representative in Kansas City, and the year before the Astros had Hunter Pence go to Phoenix before he was ultimately traded to the Phillies. This year is no different, sending catcher Jason Castro to New York City, yet it is far different from the others because of Castro’s background story leading up to this All-Star selection. Jason Castro’s journey to this point in his young career has been a one not easily traveled, being selected for his first ever All-Star Game in his career is a sort of icing on the comeback cake for Castro after the devastating knee injury that forced him to miss the entire 2011 season for the Astros. As heart wrenching a setback like that can be, Castro would not allow it to hold him back. (more…)

Maxwell’s Days Potentially Numbered

St Louis Cardinals v Houston AstrosIt has been a fun ride for Astros fans watching Justin Maxwell take their hearts by storm over the last season and a half. Garnering love and respect from Astros fans for his personality and versatile style of play, Maxwell has hit a wall this year, a wall all too familiar with the 29 year old journeyman outfielder. Struggling with injuries in his tenure with the Nationals was a major part in his journey to his current slot in Houston, but as the injury bug has him in it’s firm grip, Maxwell’s tenure in Houston could just about be over if should he not shake the injury bug. (more…)

‘Stros Bros Podcast 036

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Richard and Lee discuss the promotions of George Springer and Jake Buchanan. Also discuss the idea of Bud Norris being traded to the San Francisco Giants and Brady Rogers’ start at AAA Oklahoma City.

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‘Stros Bros Podcast 035

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Richard is joined by the newest members of the Stros Bros, Brian Hamilton and Alex Sandoval, and they discuss Carlos Pena’s spot in the batting order, potential trade bait, prospects, and Reid Ryan joining the Houston Astros as the new President and CEO.

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‘Stros Bros Podcast 034

HOU-Wall-UpdatedRichard and Lee are joined by Jared Webb of Farmstros, discussing prospects, the draft, and the exit of Astros CEO/President George Postolos

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