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Houston Matters

Sports Monday: Astros’ Second Half, And Rockets Look To Land Carmelo Anthony

Jeff Balke, writer for the Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine, discuss Houston’s sports developments.


Michael Hagerty Houston Public Media

The Astros got the second half the season underway this weekend, taking two out of three from the Twins. Jeff Balke, who writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine, joins us to discuss how much of the team’s second-half success depends on getting quality starts from its pitchers.Â

Plus, we talk about the upcoming Manchester Derby soccer match, which will be played for the first time ever outside of the U.K., and it’ll take place on July 20 at Houston’s NRG Stadium. And we examine the Rockets’ efforts to land Carmelo Anthony.