Kyrie Irving: Screw that.
Why Kobe didn’t ‘rest’: “There are kids in the crowd and families in the crowd…. this will be the only time they get a chance to see you. They save up their hard-earned money to watch you perform. So, if you can walk and perform, get there and perform.” https://t.co/d3gAedU4JL
3/20/1994: #Astros and Rangers spar in a two-game exhibition series at the #Astrodome. Tony Eusebio (L) is the hero in a 6-5 victory, driving in Luis Gonzalez with an 8th-inning double. Will Clark delivers the game-winner for the Rangers the following day. https://t.co/VmdssgTBnm
Within this story about the Astros and extensions, George Springer said he is “open to anything” regarding one. Asked if he and his agent have talked about an extension, Springer said he’s “had some talks with them about certain things, yeah.” https://t.co/5qqgMGcB6x
3/20/1979: Wilfredo Rodríguez is born in Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela. A product of the #Astros' Venezuelan academy, Rodriguez was a highly regarded prospect but the injury bug bit him in 2001 in just his second game in the majors and he never returned. https://t.co/6X8IH81J7v
3/20/1966: Blas Minor is born in Merced, CA. The five-year veteran reliever spun a 1-0 record with a 4.50 ERA and one save in 12 innings for the 1997 #Astros before he was released and his career in the bigs came to an end. https://t.co/JBcb97Fow4
3/20/1963: Rick Parker is born in Kansas City, MO. The speedy product of the University of Texas was a reserve OF for the Giants before he was signed by the #Astros in 1992. The next year, in 45 games for them, he hit .333 with three doubles and four RBIs. https://t.co/gCGHMceVMz