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Astros Seek to Overcome Bad Start

The Houston Astros got off to an atrocious start this season, with a 7-17 record in the month of April. Halfway through May, however, the ‘Stros have showed signs of life, with and 8-7 record. The club is still nine games under .500 and 7.5 games out in the American League West, but there may […]

Michael Hagerty Houston Public Media

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The Houston Astros got off to an atrocious start this season, with a 7-17 record in the month of April. Halfway through May, however, the ‘Stros have showed signs of life, with and 8-7 record.

The club is still nine games under .500 and 7.5 games out in the American League West, but there may be hope that the club can climb back into contention.

We talk with MLB.com Astros beat writer Brian McTaggart about the Astros season thus far and the challenge inherent in overcoming such a dreadful start.

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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