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Friday’s Show: Astros Domestic Violence Saga (Oct. 25, 2019)

On Friday’s Houston Matters: We discuss how the Astros handled a situation involving a now-fired assistant general manager. The wife of a former Astro talks about her memoir. And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news.

On Friday’s Houston Matters: The Astros have fired their assistant general manager Brandon Taubman. He was accused in a Sports Illustrated report of taunting female reporters during the ALCS celebration last weekend. We discuss how the team handled the situation:

Also this hour: Sarah Swindell, the wife of a former Astro, talks about dealing with her son’s Autism diagnosis and the challenges it presented for her family, which she addresses in her new memoir, Rounding Home:

And we break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week’s news:

 

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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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