• Bo Porter ready to go as manager

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Oct 18, 2012
    Bo Porter isn’t afraid of rebuilding. Things have certainly changed for the better for the Porter clan, which will now be able to call Houston home year-round after Bo Porter was hired to manage the Astros. Earlier in the day, Luhnow said he and new manager Bo Porter were in the process of finalizing the coaching staff for 2013, a process he hoped to wrap up within a week. The realization he was managing his hometown Astros struck home for Bo Porter on Monday, when he was taking his 4-year-old son, Bryce, to preschool before driving to Minute Maid Park for his first day on the job. On Wednesday, Porter spoke of immediately setting high expectations and constantly inspiring his team through leadership and personal motivation. At the same time, I've been at the ballpark every morning and [I'm] just starting to go through player evaluations and look at the roster and look at the Minor League system and start to work on different things we need to address before Spring Training and this offseason."
    Source: chron.com
    • Porter to have comforts of home with Astros

      The realization he was managing his hometown Astros struck home for Bo Porter on Monday, when he was taking his 4-year-old son, Bryce, to preschool before driving to Minute Maid Park for his first day on the job.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Bo Porter says he’s all in with Astros and ready to build

      New manager talks of shared vision with owner Jim Crane and GM Jeff Luhnow.
      Source: chron.com
    • Porter getting to know team, hiring coaching staff

      Knowing how much work lies ahead of him between now and the time the new-look Astros take the field as an American League club in 2013, manager Bo Porter has been at Minute Maid Park each morning this week trying to get up to speed.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Astros taking their time deciding staff

    The Astros have a new manager in place in Bo Porter, but it could still be a few days before we learn the makeup of the coaching staff.
    Source: MLB.com

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