BO PORTER RUMORS & GOSSIP
Houston manager Bo Porter wanted to make a couple main points in a pregame meeting with right-hander Lucas Harrell.
1. If a player has a concern, he can discuss it with the manager face to face.
2. There's a reason the Astros position their defenders the way they do.
Porter said Wednesday he discussed Houston's defensive shifts with Harrell after the pitcher publically...
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If things couldn't get any worse for the pee-ahr of umpires these days, we now have this...
In the Angels-Astros game, manager Bo Porter wanted the pitcher who came in to the game, Wesley Wright, to stop throwing warm up pitches after he entered the game. Porter wanted to bring in Hector Ambriz when the Angels switched pinch-hitters in the on-deck...
The story of this game should be how the Angels are barely clinging to life after sneaking out of Houston with a late-inning rally to avoid a sweep. But you and I know we can't focus on that, not after the shenanigans Bo Porter and the umpires pulled.
If you missed it, enjoy watching a MLB manager and umpiring crew take a dump over the very basic rule than any pitcher entering...
It has been a rough week for MLB umpires. First it was Angel Hernandez missing an obvious call via video replay but now Fieldin Culbreth's crew is under intense scrutiny as they completely botched one of the most basic rules in baseball. The incident took place in the seventh inning of Houston's game against the Angels. Astros manager brought in Wesley Wright to face lefty...
This past summer, Bo Porter — who then was the third-base coach for the Washington Nationals — sat down to discuss the philosophies he’d bring to a big-league managerial job. Earlier this week, he followed up on that interview, this time as manager of the Houston Astros.
Porter on the Astros way: “Jeff [Luhnow] and the entire group we have is extremely entrenched into...
The Houston Astros' youth movement moved beyond the active roster and into the manager's office Thursday when the club named 40-year-old Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter its 17th manager in franchise history. Porter, as it stands now, will be the youngest manager in Major League Baseball and will be in a big-league manager's seat for the first time. Astros...
Bo Porter has been hired as manager of the Houston Astros.
Porter, who was the Washington Nationals third base coach this season, replaces Brad Mills, who was fired last month. Tony DeFrancesco has served as interim manager.
Porter will lead the rebuilding effort of a young team that has the worst record in the majors, wrapping up its second straight 100-loss season. The Astros...
Via AP on Fox
September 27, 2012
The Houston Astros will enter the American League next season with a new manager.
Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter will be named to the position on Thursday morning, major-league sources say.
The Astros also interviewed Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, Boston Red Sox bench coach Tim Bogar and their own interim manager, Tony DeFrancesco.
Jeff Luhnow, the...
Washington Nationals third base coach Bo Porter arrived at Bush Intercontinental Airport on Thursday to interview with Houston Astros officials as the club searches for its next manager.
Astros owner Jim Crane picked up Porter at the airport.
Both Crane and Porter declined comment to FOX 26 Sports and MLB.com.
Porter becomes the first known candidate to interview...
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Nothing like a benches clearing incident started by a bench coach screaming at a third base coach. And so, there they were: Bo Porter standing on the top step of the Cubs dugout, screaming at Jamie Quirk. The smart money is on Bo in that fight.
And then the bullpens/dugouts empty! Everybody mill about!