After two straight terrible losses to the Thunder and the Kings, Rockets head coach Stephen Silas buried the team's lack of effort during his post game press conference.
My question: where was this fire and brimstone earlier in the season? And if he's changing his coaching approach now, how will players take it? Will they find it authentic? You've got plenty of time left this season. It should be used to develop this team.
With good coaching or bad coaching, they're a lock for one of the worst 3 records in basketball and a 14% chance at the # 1 overall pick and potential superstar with Victor Wembanyana.
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Feb 26, 2024, 7:01 pm
The Houston Astros only have a few games under their belt in spring training, but that hasn't kept new manager Joe Espada from already putting his stamp on the ball club.
Right out of the gate, Espada named Josh Hader his closer for the 2024 season, and said he would like to see the team more aggressive on the bases this season.
He also has a different approach for Jeremy Pena, who struggled last season after an incredible rookie campaign in which he won both ALCS and World Series MVP.
Espada is departing from Dusty Baker's management style and said he wants Pena to know where he's going to hit in the lineup every day he comes to the ballpark.
He also turned some heads recently when he said he plans on batting Yordan Alvarez second in the lineup. Which likely means Jose Altuve will leadoff, with Yordan, Alex Bregman, and Kyle Tucker finishing out the top four respectively.
Be sure to watch the video above as we react to the Astros new lineup, discuss what the rest of the order will look like, weigh the pros and cons of moving up Alvarez, and much more.
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