Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

The Houston Astros have sent Bo Porter packing after less then two years as the team’s manager. Porter, who was hired on as the skipper prior to last season, has fielded a consistently rebuilding team and a 110-190 record as manager was the end result.  .@Astros have relieved Bo Porter of managerial duties. Tom Lawless will take over as manager on interim basis for remainder of 2014...
Via Sportsnaut
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros manager says players were disrespectful to Roger Clemens

The Houston Astros should take all the advice they can get. They have not won more than 56 games in a season since 2010, and their record has gotten more embarrassing each year since. Last season, Houston won just 51 games. Given their resume, the players would be wise to listen when people like Roger […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A: Bo Porter, Managing the Analytic Astros

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 analytical...
Via Fangraphs
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Sources: Porter to manage Astros

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...
Via FOX Sports
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Here's Bo Porter screaming at Jamie Quirk, and vice versa

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!    
Via Nationals Enquirer
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Q&A: Bo Porter, Future Big-League Manager

Bo Porter is in his second season as the Washington Nationals third base coach. It might be his last. The 40-year-old has already been considered for a couple big-league managerial positions, and that opportunity is likely to come again this winter. Highly regarded for his leadership skills, Porter has a degree in communications studies from the University of Iowa, where he was All...
Via Fangraphs
July 17, 2012  |  Discuss

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