Montreal Expos

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    The Chron's Evan Drellich Does a Great Job With a Tough Beat

    I remember a Astros game from way back in the early 1990s, back when the team was really bad, but rebuilding. I don't remember the exact year, or the exact day beyond it being a midweek day game against the Montreal Expos (I think it's this game). The Dome was empty and lifeless, and the game wasn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2014

    CSN Houston Still Bankrupt, Still Not Coming To A TV Near You

    Presumably the bidder for CSN Houston was made to known to Comcast yesterday. Presumably, of course, because nobody will comment. An order was sought yesterday evening seeking to prevent Comcast from divulging any details regarding the potential bidder. The parties are supposed to have a status conf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Bud Selig Did More Than Screw The Astros, He Screwed All Of MLB

    The light's went out in Oakland's Coliseum Saturday night. The A's were hosting the Yankees and the action was delayed over 30 minutes while the lights in left field were returned to life. Problems with Oakland's park are nothing new. Locker rooms fill with sewage when there's a hard rain. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 24, 2013

    San Jose Attempting to Out-Bully Bud Selig

    The city of San Jose, California filed an antitrust lawsuit against Major League Baseball last week. This doesn't concern Houston. It doesn't concern the Astros, or Jim Crane, or the Astros dwindling fan base. It is a lawsuit that has almost zero chance of success. Bu, hopefully it will do something ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Olympic Logos: The Best and the Worst, Including Lisa Simpson's Sex Act

    Heh. Lisa Simpson is giving Bart Simpson a hummer in the London 2012 Olympic logo. Uh, we mean aren't you stoked for the 17 days of glory that commences on July 27 in the United Kingdom, especially with a logo that cost £400,000 (approximately $621,000)? That's right. All of that freaking money f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Some Modest Suggestions for Bud Selig, MLB Commissioner For Life

    Yep, we're still stuck with this bozo​In case you missed the news last week, Bud Selig's contract to be the commissioner of Major League Baseball has been extended another two years -- this coming after Selig had announced several years ago that he was retiring at the end of his current contra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    Hey Astros: Call Frank Robinson, For Crying Out Loud

    ​Richard Justice is back on the Fire Cecil Cooper bandwagon, but this time, instead of Jeff Bagwell, he's back to urging Drayton McLane to hire third base coach Dave Clark. Clark has no major league managing experience, and he sucks as a third base coach. Yet this is the guy that Justice wants to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Randy Johnson's Astro Days -- Short But Electrifyingly Sweet

    Randy Johnson got his 300th career victory yesterday as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Washington Nationals 5-1. Johnson pitched six innings, giving up only two hits and one unearned run (he had a no-hitter through four innings) as he got the 300th win in his first try.Johnson got the victory ... More >>

  • Film

    August 22, 1996

    Field of Nightmares

    In The Fan, Robert De Niro would kill for the Giants -- literally