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What the Astros Need for a Strong Finish

The Houston Astros took two of three from the Tigers this weekend, while the Angels lost three in a row. As a result, the Astros have extended their lead in the American League West to 3.5 games. With 44 games remaining, Houston appears poised to make its first American League postseason appearance. We talk with […]

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The Houston Astros took two of three from the Tigers this weekend, while the Angels lost three in a row. As a result, the Astros have extended their lead in the American League West to 3.5 games. With 44 games remaining, Houston appears poised to make its first American League postseason appearance.

We talk with Evan Drellich, who covers the Astros for the Houston Chronicle, about what the Astros need to do in the homestretch to maintain a hold on the division and position themselves for the playoffs.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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