What assets can the Astros trade from their farm system to get a top tier starting pitcher? Jimmy looks at their available talent with the Winter Meetings around the corner & he explains why George Springer is untouchable. We also ask him about the minor league pitchers dealt in the McCann trade & his thoughts on all the Astros offseason moves.
Can the Houston Cougars recover from another coach poach? Longtime Coogs' voice Tom Franklin joins us to look at where the UH Football Program post-Tom Herman. Is George Springer untouchable? AstrosFuture.com's Jimmy Price discusses Springer's value & the Astros assets heading into the MLB Winter Meetings. Plus, Robert & R.G. look at James Harden's major competition in the NBA MVP Race & what might happend to Chris Devenski.
How important were the Astros additions this past week? Former Fox Sports Southwest Astros Broadcaster Greg Lucas looks at how the additions of Brian McCann & Josh Reddick changes the outlook of next year's team. We also discuss what moves need to be made, where Devenski fits in & where they look for a top line starter. Plus, we talk AL MVP Mike Trout & the end of the Charlie Strong era at Texas.
Are Harden's MVP numbers more about his surrounding cast? We ask David about the huge difference in the three point percentage, Sam Dekker, Clint Capela & scoring woes in the 4th quarter. We also talk about the best Rockets Twitter follow & where the Rockets might land in the Western Conference playoff picture.
Our guests this week are ClutchFans.net Founder/Owner David Hardisty & longtime Astros broadcaster Greg Lucas. Did Harden get better or did the shooting get better? Hardisty (1:30) addresses the chicken or the egg theory. Plus, we ask him about the 4th quarter offensive inefficiency & Capela and Decker's break out season. Should the Astros continue to add offensive weapons this offseason? Greg (21:20) hits on their new additions & how this improves their lineup's balance. Plus, he talks about the reported ouster of Longhorns Head Coach Charlie Strong
Our guests this week are ESPN Rockets Beat Writer Calvin Watkins & our Aggies Insider, Rivals.com's Courtney Roland. What is the biggest surprise of the Rockets season? Calvin (1:46) has early impressions on Harden, Decker & the defense. Is the dialogue on Brock too negative? Robert & R.G. (20:15) debate Osweiler's play & look at the latest Astros trade rumors. How can the Aggies recover from a devastating 2 losses? Courtney (44:50) looks back at what happened & what's in store for the future.