Next Up with Stan Norfleet & Chris Gordy

Next Up with Stan Norfleet & Chris Gordy

Next Up with Stan Norfleet & Chris Gordy, talking all things Houston sports & more!

Episodes

April 19, 2024 82 mins
Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up preview the Houston Astros traveling to take on the Washington Nationals in a three-game series starting Friday. Ace Justin Verlander is back on the mound after being on the injury list to begin the season. Will the Astros be able to stack up some wins with one of their starting pitchers back in action? Both hosts of The Bradeaux & Will Show join to recap the Rockets season, which ended ...
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Mike Hill of FOX Sports joins Next Up to give an outside perspective on the state of Houston sports. 
With big-name signings and trades this offseason, Hill says the Texans have got a "target on their back," but should feel confident with head coach DeMeco Ryans, who went to the same high school as Hill, steering the ship. The Rockets finished their season with a 41-41 record, a 19-game improvement from winning only 22 games last se...
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KPRC reporter Aaron Wilson joins Next Up to discuss the Houston Texans as they prepare for the NFL Draft that starts with the first round Thursday, April 25. The Texans do not currently have a first round pick, but Wilson says the Texans will find value in the later rounds. They're "doing some homework and zooms," and "[defensive] tackle is of interest to them." General manager Nick Caserio spoke to the media earlier this week, and...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Atlanta Braves completing the three-game sweep over the Astros with a 5-4 win in the 10th inning at Minute Maid Park. Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins to discuss how the Astros hold a season record of 6-14 after the first 20 games of the season. Stan and Chris review Texans general manager Nick Caserio's latest comments to the med...
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Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins Next Up to react to the Atlanta Braves sweeping the Astros in three-game series at Minute Maid Park. Wednesday's matchup saw the Astros lose 5-4 in the 10th inning, bringing the Astros season record to 6-14. "You don't want to panic," but "its an issue" and the Astros have "to be better," Bogusevic said. The Braves tied the game when Ryan Pressly g...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros losing game two against the Atlanta Braves 6-2 Tuesday at Minute Maid Park. Hunter Brown started on the mound and threw for six innings, allowing just two runs on five hits. Brown was able to bounce back after his last start saw him allow an MLB record of 11 hits and nine runs to the Kansas City Royals in less than a full inning. Former top prospect Forrest Whitley w...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Houston Astros losing 6-1 to the Atlanta Braves on Monday at Minute Maid Park. Spencer Arrighetti had a strong start in his home debut, getting 15 swings-and-misses out of his 87 pitches, but things fell apart when Josh Hader took the mound in a non-save situation with the Braves leading 2-1. Hader allowed four runs on four hits and a walk in the top of the ninth inning. Hunter ...
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Houston Chronicle writer Jonathan Alexander joins Next Up to review the latest comments from Texans head coach DeMeco Ryans, quarterback C.J. Stroud and defensive end Will Anderson Jr. who spoke to the media prior to the beginning of organized offseason workouts. "They know the formula to winning," and "DeMeco wants to win right now," Alexander said. Having a quarterback and adding complimentary pieces with trades and free agent si...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Houston Astros defeating the Texas Rangers 8-5 Sunday at Minute Maid Park to lead the season record of the Silver Boot Series 4-3. The Astros will host the Atlanta Braves for a three-game series starting Monday. The Rockets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 116-105 on the road Sunday to finish their season with a 41-41 record. Ben DuBose, editor of The Rockets Wire, joins to pre...
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KPRC reporter Aaron Wilson joins Next Up as the Houston Texans begin organized offseason workouts. "Most of these guys work out year-round," Wilson said. The NFL Draft begins with the first round on Thursday, April 25, and "most people think [the Texans] will come away with at least one defensive back." The Texans hosted South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler on visit last week, and Wilson says he isn't throwing out the Texans ...
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Ben DuBose, editor of The Rockets Wire, joins Next Up following the Houston Rockets defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 116-105 on the road Sunday to finish their season with a 41-41 record. This is the first time the Rockets have finished with at least a .500 season record since 2019-2020. The Rockets were unable to make the postseason as this year's Western Conference was the first conference in NBA history to have 11 teams withou...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Kansas City Royals completing the sweep over the Houston Astros with a 13-3 win Thursday. Starting pitcher Hunter Brown set a MLB record for the most hits given up in less than a full inning. The Astros return to Minute Maid Park to host the Texas Rangers for a three-game series starting Friday. The Rockets lost 121-124 on the road to the Utah Jazz in game that they were favored...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros losing 11-2 against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins to review Spencer Arrighetti's debut and break down how injuries to starting pitching is affecting the rest of the team. Stan and Chris analyze Mel Kiper's latest NFL mock draft for rounds 1 and 2, react to Cougars men's basket...
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Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins Next Up following the Houston Astros losing 11-2 against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Framber Valdez was placed on the 15-day injured list Tuesday with elbow soreness and top pitching prospect Spencer Arrighetti was called up to make his major league debut. "The starting pitching has faltered" due to injuries, and the Astros are having to "...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Houston Astros losing 4-3 to the Kansas City Royals in extra innings. Cristian Javier started on the mound, and the Astros got off to an early lead, but an unfortunate fifth inning proved costly as the Royals would eventually win with a 10th-inning single from Salvador Perez. The Astros cycled through five relievers in the loss, increasing concerns over the heavy load for the bu...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros splitting the Silver Boot Series with the Texas Rangers following a 10-5 victory Monday. Framber Valdez was expected to start but was scratched hours before first pitch due to soreness in his throwing elbow. The Astros called up prospect Blair Henley to make his major league debut; however, Henley had an unfortunate showing, facing nine batters and allowing five earn...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up review the Houston Astros currently sitting at 1-2 in the Silver Boot Series against the Texas Rangers. Ronel Blanco started on the mound for the Astros during the 3-1 win Sunday. Combined with his no-hitter last Monday against the Toronto Blue Jays, Blanco took another no-hitter into the sixth inning before Adolis García recorded a single. Blanco's 14 2/3-inning hitless streak is the longes...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Houston Texans wiping out the final three years of wide receiver Stefon Diggs' contract following the trade with the Buffalo Bills. This gives Diggs the ability to become a free agent after this season. The Texans also moved up the $3.5 million guaranteed to Diggs next season and will pay it this season, essentially giving Diggs a raise. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Ro...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up discuss the Houston Astros defeating the Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 Wednesday at Minute Maid Park to win their first series this season. Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins to recap the series and preview the Astros taking on the Texas Rangers in a four-game series starting on Friday. The Rockets are hosting the Golden State Warriors on Thursday as...
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Ben DuBose, editor of The Rockets Wire, joins Next Up to preview the Houston Rockets hosting the Golden State Warriors on Thursday. The Rockets currently sit three games behind the Warriors for the final spot in the Play-In Tournament. 
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