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Bayou City Links And Tweets: October 17th

Craig Biggio hosts Sunshine Kids party | Howard and Harden combo | Schaub the wrong choice


Houston Astros

  • Brian McTaggart ( writes about Craig Biggio hosting the 23rd Sunshine Kids party at MMP.

He reached the big leagues as a catcher, made the move to second base with great success and even played a couple of seasons in the outfield before returning to second base at the end of his tremendous 20-year career with the Astros. But on Tuesday at Minute Maid Park, Astros legend Craig Biggio was a pitcher, throwing a few hundred pitches underhanded to a group of kids who have been battling cancer.

  • The 2014 National SABR convention will take place in Houston next year and they want your help.
  • David Coleman (Crawfish Boxes) reviewed Brandon Barnes’s 2013 season.
  • Astros tweet of the day…


Houston Rockets

  • Jason Friedman ( writes that Omri Casspi is a perfect fit in Houston.

Like every other NBA team, the Rockets came into training camp with a laundry list of questions they’d be looking to answer over the coming weeks and months. Near the top of that checklist: Who would emerge to fill the role manned so capably by Carlos Deflino a year ago?


Houston Texans


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