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Sports Monday: Five Astros All-Stars, And A Free Agent Pickup By The Rockets

We discuss the Astros’ all-stars and other developments in Houston sports with Jeff Balke, who writes for Houston Press and Houstonia Magazine.


Houston Astros’ Jose Altuve has energized a city that’s still suffering the effects of a devastating hurricane.


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Five members of the Houston Astros are headed to the All-Star Game Tuesday, (July 17) in Washington D.C. including top vote-getter Jose Altuve. And the Rockets’ officially re-signed Chris Paul and acquired free agent point guard Michael-Carter Williams.

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