KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:16-1:14 One big takeaway from Astros-Yankees series

1:16-3:45 Which independent league would Jeremy play for in 2021?

3:46-6:25  Albert Pujols' legacy and where he could end up after being designated for assignment

6:26-8:37 Tony La Russa and knowing the rules in 2021

8:38-11:45 Could Pujols sign with another AL West club?

11:46-17:00 Receiving in Minor League Baseball. It's bad, according to Baseball America's J.J. Cooper. Plus, a softball instructor blocked Jeremy on Twitter.

17:02-19:45 Jeremy's high on Astros' Double-A catcher Scott Manea

19:46-23:09 The Astros shifting mistake Thursday against New York

23:10-28:00 Astros sit Kyle Tucker on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. Is Tucker the victim of 'bad luck' as many Houston fans seem to believe?

 

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:20-9:30  Jeremy's brush with a stubborn bovine while scouting Louisiana and Texas 

9:31-12:15 Jeff Bridich is out as Rockies' general manager

12:16-26:00 The MLB Draft League won't work, Jeremy and others believe. He has an idea on how to fix it

26:01-31:05 Jeremy's 2015 scouting report on Angels pitcher Patrick Sandoval

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast. 00:16​-2:00​ Jeremy's encounter with an Astros lawn ornament

2:01​-7:30​ Jason expands on Jeremy's "aircraft carriers" mantra and how it applies to the 2021 Astros

7:31​-9:13​ The Oakland A's dig themselves out of a small hole

9:14​-11:59​ Corbin Burnes' historic start. Did Jeremy scout Burnes when Corbin was an amateur?

12:00​-14:59​ Number one overall picks are rarely become top players of draft class

15:00​-18:44​ Saint Mary's baseball in 2015 produces two big leaguers

18:45​-21:59​ Jeremy's 2015 scouting report on Kolby Allard and Allard's big league comp

22:00​-23:10​ Is Jeremy joking about some of his former colleagues?

23:11​-24:50​ Derek Bell and 'Operation Shutdown'

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:20-2:39 Depth is the issue for the Astros during Houston's losing streak

2:40-5:50 Bristol's biggest concern: starting pitching. Starting pitching has been an issue thus far

5:51-13:05 Houston played Detroit this same day they placed five players on Il due to Health & Safety. McCullers didn't think the Astros should have played

13:06-15:00 Houston called up several minor Leaguers. Should they perform well, could it interest other clubs?

15:01-19:00 Kyle Tucker and the 'swing-and-miss' state of baseball

19:01-24:49 Rule changes coming to the Atlantic League

24:50-29:50 Looking back at Jeremy's 2012 scouting report on Ross Stripling and which players the Mariners selected

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:30-4:10 Does MLB care whether fans are obeying mask rules at the ballpark?

4:11-7:00 It was vital for the Astros to get off to great start in 2021

7:01-8:55 Have the A's already played themselves out of a playoff spot?

8:56-13:00 Biggest surprises thus far in Major League Baseball

13:01-15:00 Jeremy's past scouting report on Adam Frazier

15:01-28:07 The Mariners' 2013 Draft still eats at Jeremy because of the 'comical' process of how some of the picks went down

28:09-30:55 Jeremy scouting Mike Trout & Gareth Morgan

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:15-3:22 Opening Day memories

3:23-9:21 Jeremy's short-lived fight against the Commissioner's Office & playing for St. Paul Saints

9:22-21:29 Addressing Bristol's three biggest concerns facing the 2021 Houston Astros

21:30-25:30 Why Ted Williams' The Science of Hitting is one of Jeremy's favorite books

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:20-3:59 Reaction to Lance McCullers reported contract extension of 5 years, $85 million

4:00-7:09 McCullers' new AAV rank among major league starters

7:10-12:59 Astros reportedly offer extension to Carlos Correa. Does the club know $120 million is likely not enough?

13:00-16:59 The Padres' contract with Fernando Tatis Jr. Will it impact Correa's decision?

17:00-22:59 A quick review of the 2021 Sports Illustrated season preview

23:00-30:00 Booth provides a former pro athlete perspective on Deshaun Watson situation

 

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:20-1:30 Future Stars Series alumnus Bo Naylor homers; how many teams would take Seth Beer over Naylor

1:31-4:39 Reaction after Rangers announce 100% capacity for their home opener

4:40-8:59 New rules coming to Minor League Baseball: How does Jeremy feel about the changes?

9:00-12:06 High-A step-off rule? Are fans actually asking for that?

12:07-12:48 Is there a bright spot to new rules in MiLB?

12:49-15:37 Will the new rules encourage more stolen bases?

15:38-17:51 High-A step-off rule: Jason doesn't understand it

17:52-21:45 Why does Jeremy engage so many Twitter users who tell him 'Adapt or die?'

21:46-25:00 There's no such thing as true outcome in baseball, argues Jeremy

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:20-1:39 Booth's typical March scouting schedule

1:40-3:00 Framber Valdez and his fractured finger

3:01-5:43 What role does the ring finger play in throwing pitches?

5:44-8:20 Which pitchers will play a bigger role in Astros' rotation?

8:21-12:45 No universal DH or expanded playoffs in 2021

12:46-17:40 Astros prospect Pedro Leon is spending time at shortstop. Versatility is great; but Bristol wonders if there's another reason - and it's not good for Astros' fans.

17:41-25:00 Korey Lee is playing other positions, too. Booth says, "I told you so."

KHOU 11 Sports Anchor Jason Bristol and former major league scout Jeremy Booth provide their unique perspective on the Houston Astros, big league baseball and scouting amateur and professional players in this regularly scheduled podcast.

0:15-6:55 Remembering Hank Aaron

6:57-10:29 Was Toronto the right spot for George Springer?

10:30-12:16 How will the Astros replace Springer?

12:17-15:25 Re-signing Michael Brantley: An absolute must for Houston?

15:26-20:20 The Astros have added Jason Castro. He will invaluable in 2021, according to Bristol

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