Houston (SPORTSRADIO 610) – James Harden returned from his seven game absence in a limited role in the Rockets 116-98 victory over the Timberwolves Thursday night. He had been sidelined since suffering a Grade 2 hamstring strain against the Lakers on Dec. 31. James had 10 points on just 3-for-15 shooting from the field. “He struggled. He’s rusty. When you have a leg injury you can’t do anything, so its been three weeks. So, it’s normal,” Rockets Coach Mike D’Antoni said.
Houston (SPORTSRADIO 610) – The Astros introduced their newest starting pitcher Gerrit Cole to the Houston media Wednesday. He was acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates in a trade Saturday. Cole found out he was on the move while celebrating his wife’s birthday, and thought it only made that weekend better. “How do you ask for anything more than to be coming to the World Champions,” Gerrit said.
Houston (SPORTSRADIO 610) – Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow addressed the media during the Fan Fest at Minute Maid Park Saturday. Rumors had a successful trade with the Pirates for starting pitcher Gerrit Cole, but it turned out to be false. Jeff discussed how it has been a slower offseason which might contribute to some premature headlines. “We’ve talked to teams, we’ve talked to players, we’ve talked to agents.
Or how about basketball? The last 30 seconds of a game can take an hour. Are we going to demand timeout limits for the last 2 minutes? Football CREATED unwanted stoppages in play for COMMERCIALS. The dead time at a football game is an atrocity. No complaints there?
So we compromised player safety and @JordanSpieth might get alcohol poisoning, but we made a change. Although we are better off recognizing that it’s apples and oranges trying to compete with other game speeds, we should change something anyway.
You know what? Golf is viewed as boring to a lot of people as well. Let’s shake things up: After every birdie, the player must take a shot of @FireballWhisky. This will also help level the playing field.
Not to mention the mound visit limit enforcement where 2 visits still means the pitcher must be pulled. I guess if there’s a cross up and they’ve used one already the umpire or catcher might just have to wear 98mph off the mask. But we saved 10 minutes, guys.
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