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Houstonians Making Their Mark in Rio

As he does most Mondays, Jeff Balke joins us to discuss developments in Houston sports. Today, we discuss the Astros’ strong week (and anemic weekend) and we preview the ‘Stros’ interleague matchup against the Cardinals. It’s the Redbirds’ first visit to Minute Maid Park in three years, and the first since the hacking scandal. We […]

Michael Hagerty Houston Public MediaAs he does most Mondays, Jeff Balke joins us to discuss developments in Houston sports. Today, we discuss the Astros’ strong week (and anemic weekend) and we preview the ‘Stros’ interleague matchup against the Cardinals. It’s the Redbirds’ first visit to Minute Maid Park in three years, and the first since the hacking scandal.

We also talk about Houstonians leaving their mark at the summer Olympics in Rio.

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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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