Yes friends, there's a new minor league baseball team here in the Lone Star State. It's the Sugar Land Skeeters, in the Houston suburb of Sugar Land, where else. Better yet, the Skeeters are kicking off their inaugural season tonight with a four game weekend series against the York Pennsylvania Revolution.
The Houston Astros' new owner, Jim Crane, has launched a breathtaking house cleaning. Crane's makeover of the worst team in the major leagues started at the top, with the firings of team president Tal Smith and General Manager Ed Wade, and Crane says he's just getting started.
A Houston attorney says he has found a way to keep the Houston Astros in the National League. He says moving to the American League could violate the team's stadium lease agreement with the Harris County/Houston Sports Authority.