How will Jeff Bagwell respond to the Hall of Fame announcement & his Cooperstown enshrinement? Greg shares his stories & memories covering Bagwell, including a couple from his upcoming book 'Hearts of Houston Baseball - Craig Biggio & Jeff Bagwell'. He also looks at the case for former Astros Billy Wagner & Ivan Rodriguez. Plus, we get Greg's reaction to the Rockets surprise season.
Our guests this week are longtime Astros Broadcaster Greg Lucas & AstrosFuture.com's Jimmy Price. With the likelihood of Jeff Bagwell's entrance into Cooperstown, we ask Greg (1:42) to share stories about covering Bagwell. Greg included anecdotes from his soon-to-be published book 'Hearts of Houston Baseball - Craig Biggio & Jeff Bagwell'. Robert & R.G. (31:08) look at the Texans 1st major offseason move, an Astros Trade Rumor & they question whether the Rockets have a 2nd superstar. Do they Astros have the next Lance McCullers coming to Spring Training. Jimmy Price (51:33) has a couple guys we should get excited about seeing in West Palm Beach.
Our guests this week are ClutchFans.net's David Weiner & Chronicle Astros Beat Writer Jake Kaplan. Does the new CBA help the Rockets? David (1:28) breaks it down & takes a look at what they'll need at the Trade Deadline. How can the Texans beat New England? Robert & R.G. (22:25) look at Saturday's playoff game & one of the best NCAA Championship games we've ever seen. What's the latest on Astros' hopes for a front line starter? Jake (50:38) updates us on Jose Quintana rumors & how the World Baseball Classic affects Spring Training.
Did Texans fans just get Punked? Robert & R.G. (1:28) look at the decision to start Osweiler in the playoffs & go to their current happy place, Harden & the Rockets. What might you not know about the Astros players behind the scenes? The Chronicle's Angel Verdejo (23:25) gives us some insight from this past year covering the team. Angel also shares the latest on college football recruiting & how the Longhorns, Cougars & Aggies are doing. What area high school basketball players should you see this year? Host of The Chop on 1520 AM, Jim Hicks (56:39), tells us who we might see in the NBA really soon & which teams to watch.