Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Friday, September 14, 2012

MLB: Larry Bowa meets with Astros general manager Luhnow

Hey Goldstein…I trust that was a round-trip ticket!

Larry Bowa, a longtime Major League player, manager and coach, was at Minute Maid Park on Friday to meet with Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow.

Luhnow, who picked up Bowa at the airport on Friday morning, would not confirm whether Bowa was a candidate for the club’s full-time managerial position. Bowa described the meeting as an “exchange of baseball ideas.”

Luhnow later said in a text message to MLB.com: “Larry is here to meet with me on some baseball related matters.”

Bowa’s visit to Houston came one day after Nationals third-base coach Bo Porter was in town to interview. The Astros began interviewing managerial candidates this week in an effort to find a full-time manager. Brad Mills was dismissed last month after nearly three years at the helm of the club, and Tony DeFrancesco has been managing the club on an interim basis.

Repoz Posted: September 14, 2012 at 02:44 PM | 17 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: astros

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. McCoy Posted: September 14, 2012 at 03:21 PM (#4236024)
Tee-hee.
   2. Textbook Editor Posted: September 14, 2012 at 03:36 PM (#4236044)
But did they drink Bushmills?
   3. asinwreck Posted: September 14, 2012 at 03:36 PM (#4236046)
But did they drink Bushmills?


And did the new pro scouting coordinator ask them what they were drinking?
   4. phredbird Posted: September 14, 2012 at 03:53 PM (#4236066)
the only way i want to see this happen is if i get to see bbc's reaction to it.
   5. Crispix Attacksel Rios Posted: September 14, 2012 at 04:12 PM (#4236096)
Oh man, in Philly we had the Ed Wade era and the Larry Bowa era simultaneously. One, then the other, sounds like torture.
   6. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: September 14, 2012 at 05:11 PM (#4236141)
Yes! Larry Bowa is the answer!
   7. Walt Davis Posted: September 14, 2012 at 05:21 PM (#4236151)
Luhnow, who picked up Bowa at the airport on Friday morning

Jesus, Crane won't even pay for a cab from the airport.

Market inefficiencies!

   8. Addison Russell T. Davies (chris h.) Posted: September 14, 2012 at 05:26 PM (#4236161)
the only way i want to see this happen is if i get to see bbc's reaction to it.

This, this, a thousand times this.
   9. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: September 14, 2012 at 10:57 PM (#4236306)
Guys, guys, guys. She's suffered enough.
   10. base ball chick Posted: September 14, 2012 at 11:08 PM (#4236312)
larry bowa???

ARE YOU SWEARWORDS KIDDING ME???!!!!

larry bowa????

with a bunch of minor league rejects? no decent major leaguers except altuve???

LARRY BOWA????

good thing the divorce is going through before that disaster. you know what this is like? it's like when your gf leaves the guy who yells at her and makes her cry for the guy who beats her up, steals all her stuff and rapes her kids

you wanna see my reaction?? you wanna see my (swear words) reaction??? well you just picture one of those rambo/vandamme kung phhoey guys only in shorts and a tshirt AND hair totally in place going totally berserk and there's like bodies flying everywheres with each biff bam POW and when the carnage is all over i climb to the top of the pile of bodies and pound on my chest and do a tarzan yell with scalps of luhnow/crane/bud selig/bowa getting shook in my hands - and mind, my nails are still perfect ok

only i really don't care no mo because of the divorce and thing is i was planning on rooting for the pirates only as soon as i decided that, they started with all this losing stuff, so now i find myself forced to root for the yankees so they'll lose the rest of the games this year

   11. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: September 14, 2012 at 11:30 PM (#4236317)
Okay, I admit it, that was kinda fun.
   12. Textbook Editor Posted: September 14, 2012 at 11:45 PM (#4236325)
That was a BTF Bowa-style rant in #10... Well played.
   13. phredbird Posted: September 15, 2012 at 11:18 AM (#4236481)
larry bowa???

ARE YOU SWEARWORDS KIDDING ME???!!!!

...


this thread is useless without pictures.
   14. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: September 15, 2012 at 12:05 PM (#4236526)
larry bowa???

ARE YOU SWEARWORDS KIDDING ME???!!!!

...
this thread is useless without pictures.

bbc
   15. TerpNats Posted: September 15, 2012 at 12:14 PM (#4236532)
Since Larry never wrote "Bleep! Part 2" while managing the Phillies, perhaps managing the retooling Astros would enable him to finally pen the sequel.
   16. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: September 15, 2012 at 01:43 PM (#4236582)
Rays bench coach Dave Martinez supposedly interviewed very well. I think he'd be a great hire.
   17. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: September 15, 2012 at 02:37 PM (#4236610)
you wanna see my reaction?? you wanna see my (swear words) reaction??? well you just picture one of those rambo/vandamme kung phhoey guys only in shorts and a tshirt AND hair totally in place going totally berserk and there's like bodies flying everywheres with each biff bam POW and when the carnage is all over i climb to the top of the pile of bodies and pound on my chest and do a tarzan yell with scalps of luhnow/crane/bud selig/bowa getting shook in my hands - and mind, my nails are still perfect ok


So basically Uma Thurman with better makeup?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Jim Wisinski
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2018 June 18: How Life Imitates the Congressional Baseball Game
(1636 - 8:28pm, Jun 24)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogOT - 2018 NBA Summer Potpourri (finals, draft, free agency, Colangelo dragging)
(1872 - 8:21pm, Jun 24)
Last: sardonic

NewsblogMariners rallying to get Ichiro in Home Run Derby
(29 - 8:20pm, Jun 24)
Last: Greg Pope

NewsblogWeekend OMNICHATTER for June 23-24, 2018
(123 - 8:18pm, Jun 24)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogReport: Cops Looking Into Hanley Ramirez's Possible Connection To Fentanyl Trafficking Ring
(20 - 7:46pm, Jun 24)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOT: Soccer Thread (World Cup)
(971 - 7:39pm, Jun 24)
Last: Sunday silence

Sox TherapyA Pleasant Trip So Far
(57 - 7:34pm, Jun 24)
Last: Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine

NewsblogLate Yankees Pitching Coach Billy Connors: A Character With A Huge Appetite For Life
(27 - 5:42pm, Jun 24)
Last: Man o' Schwar

Gonfalon CubsClicking
(95 - 5:13pm, Jun 24)
Last: Voodoo

NewsblogMike Trout Is Compiling a Historic Season and the Angels Are Wasting It Again
(56 - 3:33pm, Jun 24)
Last: Never Give an Inge (Dave)

NewsblogBBTF ANNUAL CENTRAL PARK SOFTBALL GAME 2018
(129 - 2:59pm, Jun 24)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1944 Discussion
(11 - 6:42am, Jun 24)
Last: bjhanke

NewsblogOMNICHATTER disagrees with your presentation, for June 22, 2018
(70 - 10:12pm, Jun 23)
Last: JJ1986

NewsblogBrewers first baseman Eric Thames goes on DL with torn thumb ligament
(51 - 8:00pm, Jun 23)
Last: Cowboy Popup

Hall of Merit2019 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(123 - 1:07pm, Jun 23)
Last: Rob_Wood

Page rendered in 0.2588 seconds
46 querie(s) executed