Houston Matters

Sports Monday: Astros Clinch AL West And Texans Notch Their First Win

The Astros clinched the ball club’s first division title since 2001, and the Texans prepare to face the Patriots. We discuss those and other developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke, who writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.

The entire Houston Astros team walked the perimeter of the field thanking the fans after they clinched the American League West crown after beating the Seattle Mariners 7-1 during an MLB baseball game at Minute Maid Park, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, in Houston. ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle )
The entire Houston Astros team walked the perimeter of the field thanking the fans after they clinched the American League West crown Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle)

The Astros clinched the ball club’s first division title since 2001, kicking off the final home stand of the regular season in winning fashion.

And the Texans prepare to face the Patriots after notching their first win on Thursday in Cincinnati with rookie DeShaun Watson at quarterback.

We discuss those and other developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke, who writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.

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