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

June 21, 2024 82 mins
Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros defeating the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Thursday to take the series 2-1. Spencer Arrighetti started on the mound and allowed three runs on five hits and four walks while striking out two in just over four innings. Yordan Alvarez returned to the lineup after missing the first two games of the series due to a personal matter. Alvarez smacked a homer to right-center in t...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros tying the three-game series with the Chigaco White Sox after a 4-1 victory Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Hunter Brown started on the mound and delivered his sixth consecutive quality start, allowing only one earned run across six innings. Victor Caratini was taken out of the game after an awkward slide at home plate and might be placed on the injured list with ...
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Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins Next Up following the Astros defeating the Chicago White Sox 4-1 on Wednesday at Guaranteed Rate Field. Hunter Brown started on the mound and delivered his sixth consecutive quality start, allowing only one earned run across six innings. Brown struggled to begin the season with 25 earned runs allowed across five starts. However, "everything has com...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros losing 2-0 in the first game of a three-game road series to the Chicago White Sox. Manager Joe Espada was ejected from the game in the bottom of the third inning. The Astros are now ten games back from the lead in the AL West, and five teams are ahead in the AL standings for the final playoff spot. Stan and Chris talk with Michael Shapiro, sports reporter for Chron, ...
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Michael Shapiro, sports reporter for Chron, joins Next Up to preview the Houston Rockets having the No. 3 overall pick in the NBA Draft, which begins Wednesday, June 26. The Rockets have Ime Udoka, who "really is the perfect coach for this team," and a young core, so the organization is "kind of shopping that pick," Shapiro said. However, if the Rockets decide to keep the pick, they "need to find some expert shooting," and Reed She...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Boston Celtics defeating the Dallas Mavericks 106-88 in game five to win the organization's 18th championship. Stan and Chris discuss if Houston Rockets head coach Ime Udoka, who coached the Celtics during the 2021-22 season, will have extra motivation for the upcoming season after watching his former team succeed. Ben DuBose, editor of The Rockets Wire, joins to preview the NBA...
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Former MLB shortstop and 11-time Golden Glove winner Omar Vizquel joins Next Up to discuss Major League Baseball's All-Star Game voting update that has second baseman Jose Altuve, outfielder Kyle Tucker and designated hitter Yordan Alvarez among the positional leaders in the American League. Vizquel, who was named to three All-Star teams during his 24-year career, says it's "a tremendous honor" to make an All-Star game. Veteran pla...
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Ben DuBose, editor of The Rockets Wire, joins Next Up to preview the NBA Draft which starts on Wednesday, June 26. The Rockets hold the No. 3 overall pick and even though "they'll look at trades," DuBose says the Rockets will most likely take the "best player available" in the draft. Many mock drafts have the Rockets taking Reed Sheppard, a guard from the University of Kentucky, at No. 3, but DuBose "wouldn't rule out" Donovan Clin...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Houston Astros winning a three-game series over the Detroit Tigers after a 4-1 win Sunday at Minute Maid Park where Ronel Blanco threw seven scoreless innings before being pulled after 94 pitches. Blanco was not supposed to pitch until Tuesday but was pushed up because Justin Verlander was scratched Saturday due to neck tightness. Stan and Chris discuss the Astros releasing firs...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up review the latest win total odds for the Houston Texans as the 2024 NFL season approaches. The Texans were 10-7 last season, 6-3 at home and 4-4 on the road. How will the Texans fair facing the fourth-hardest schedule in the NFL based on their opponents' combined win total from last season? As the current NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, will quarterback C.J. Stroud take another step forwar...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up preview the Houston Astros hosting the Detroit Tigers for a three-game series starting Friday. Stan and Chris also react to general manager Dana Brown's latest comments on the Astros attempting to get back in the division lead race, talk with Houston Chronicle writer Jonathan Alexander about the probable starters for the Texans in week one of the NFL season and more.
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Houston Chronicle writer Jonathan Alexander joins Next Up to review the Houston Texans following mandatory minicamp. The Texans drafted cornerback Kamari Lassiter in the second round out of the University of Georgia, and Lassiter is already making a name for himself within the Texans roster. Lassiter was "really showing out" with the first-team defense at minicamp, and "he looks like he's primed to be a starter," possibly at "outsi...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros losing 5-3 to the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday at Oracle Park. Framber Valdez started on the mound Wednesday, recording a season-low four innings while allowing eight hits and five earned runs. The Astros dropped the series to the Giants 2-1 and are now 8.5 games back from the lead in the AL West. Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Net...
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Brian Bogusevic, former Astros outfielder and Space City Home Network analyst, joins Next Up after the San Francisco Giants defeated the Astros 5-3 Wednesday at Oracle Park. Framber Valdez started on the mound, recording a season-low four innings while allowing eight hits and five earned runs. "That's a tough call to make" to pull Valdez early, but "when guys are elevating off of him, it's not good," Bogusevic said. The Astros drop...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to former Houston Texans head coach and general manager Bill O'Brien, who made an appearance on the "Next Up With Adam Breneman" podcast to reflect on his time in Houston, saying he regretted taking on the general manager responsibility.
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up recap the Houston Astros defeating the San Francisco Giants 3-1 to tie the series at a game apiece. After two consecutive walk-off losses, the Astros rebounded Tuesday as Ronel Blanco started on the mound and struck out eight batters, allowing only one run in six innings. The bullpen protected the lead with Tayler Scott, Bryan Abreu and Ryan Pressly each throwing a scoreless inning. The Astr...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up react to the Houston Astros losing 4-3 on the road to the San Francisco Giants in their second walk-off loss in a row. Spencer Arrighetti started on the mound and allowed one run on four hits and three walks while striking out six in just over five innings. However, the Astros would not be able to hold onto their lead when Rafael Montero allowed three runs on four hits in the bottom of the 1...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up review the Houston Astros winning two out of a three-game road series against the Los Angeles Angels. The Astros lost 9-7 on Sunday after Ryan Pressly took the mound in the eighth inning and allowed a pair of runs that tied the game at seven. Josh Hader got the Astros out of the eighth but gave up a walk-off home run in the ninth. The injuries continue to pile up after third baseman Alex Bre...
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KPRC reporter Aaron Wilson joins Next Up to recap the Houston Texans following mandatory minicamp. Kamari Lassiter, the Texans' second-round draft pick out of Georgia, turned heads and practiced with the first-team defense. "He had his moments" and "reacted well against a Pro Bowl guy" in Stefon Diggs, Wilson said. The Buffalo Bills traded Diggs to the Texans on April 3, and Diggs has been improving his timing and "is starting to b...
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Stan Norfleet and Chris Gordy of Next Up preview the Houston Astros going on the road to take on the Los Angeles Angels for a weekend series starting Friday. The Astros have a 28-35 record on the season and currently sit 7.5 games back from the lead in the AL West. The Texans completed mandatory minicamp, allowing a first look at new teammates such as Stefon Diggs and Danielle Hunter. Eric Edholm, lead draft writer for NFL.com, joi...
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