PALLILO POINTS

Why now might be the time to extend George Springer

The Astros are down to the final week of the season, and there are plenty of things to play for even though they have already won the division.

George Springer blasted 3 home runs on Sunday, and fans would love to keep him in an Astros uniform long-term.

ESPN 97.5's Charlie Pallilo talks about Springer's contract situation, and how the Astros might have to pick between signing Springer or Gerrit Cole.

The Houston Astros have been busy interviewing several candidates as they look to find a manager to replace A.J. Hinch.

ESPN 97.5's Charlie Pallilo shares his thoughts on what type of manager the Astros seem to be looking for based on the candidates they've spoken with so far. It's clear experience is important, but having a World Series victory on their resume isn't a must.