Archive for February 20th, 2020


How many Astros were starters for the AL All Star Team last summer?

Former Mayor Mike Bloomberg got banged up pretty good last night. He did point out that he was the only one on the stage who had started a business. I did not know that.

From the mucho Mexico department, what did folks think about the Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Mayor Pete Buttigieg sidebar scuffle on who knows AMLO? Maybe during the next debate, they will ask he each other how many states Mexico has, which states border the United States, where does Mexico rank as a US trading partner and when was the only time Mexico hosted the Olympics.

31, Baja California, Sonora, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas, third and 1968.

On the Democratic Party ballot, what is the most interesting or most watched local race. (For sake of full disclosure, I am taking the HD 148 off the table.) Harris County DA? Tax Assessor Collector – Chron has a write-up on it today. County Attorney? HD 142? Just asking.

In the aftermath of the Astros cheating thing, seven lawsuits have been filed. The Chron has a story on the lawsuits.

Yesterday was #cancelhouston day on twitter. Some were pretty funny. Others were annoying.

The Astros had four starters on the AL All Star Team last summer of course: #SpringerDinger in right field, Alex Bregman at third base, Michael Brantley in left field and Justin Verlander pitching.

I don’t think any Astros will be voted into the starting lineup this season. Starting pitchers don’t require a vote.

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