Down In Sugar Land - The Official Podcast of the Sugar Land Skeeters
By Sugar Land Skeeters
Down In Sugar Land is the official podcast of the Sugar Land Skeeters, Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros. Co-hosts Ryan Posner and Brandon McArthur, along with producer Troy Young, break down weekly Skeeters news, with new episodes every Wednesday. Each episode also includes an interview with current and former Astros players and personalities, Astros prospects and other figures around Major League Baseball. Thanks for listening and go Skeeters!
The Skeeters officially have a roster! The DISL crew gives an in-depth breakdown of each position group for the Skeeters as they get ready to open their season in Albuquerque on May 6. The guys end the show discussing some of their biggest pet peeves during “Negative Hour”!
Longtime Skeeters public address announcer Shane Brown joins the guys this week for a very special edition of Tales From The Control Room. The crew also goes over the latest with the Astros and the episode closes with another rendition of Hate It, Love It, Depends.
The guys recap a week of Astros baseball, go back in time and feel nostalgic with some ‘90s baseball talk and catch up with former Astros lefty and College Baseball Hall-of-Famer, Greg Swindell. They finish the episode by tiering some of the most iconic baseball movies of all-time!
The guys break down the latest happenings with the Astros and their Alternate Site squad, followed by an interview with former Astros All-Star right-hander Shane Reynolds and the episode ends with the first segment of “Hate It, Love It, Depends.”
Ryan and Brandon unpack a phenomenal opening weekend for the Astros, break down players on the Astros Alternate Site roster and are joined by Skeeters manager, Mickey Storey! The guys finish the episode with the second rendition of “Happy Hour”.
With Astros Opening Day just around the corner, Ryan and Brandon discuss some of the most memorable Opening Day plays, provide an update on the Skeeters coaching staff and break down the latest going on with the Astros roster with Jake Kaplan from The Athletic. The guys finish the show with a Triple-A West mascot royal rumble bracket!
Ryan and Brandon discuss how the American League West might shake out this year, the latest from Astros camp and an interview with former Major Leaguer and Astros TV color commentator Geoff Blum. The guys finish the episode with the first-ever TALES FROM THE CONTROL ROOM.
Former Houston Astros legend and seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens joins Ryan and Brandon to talk about playing for the Skeeters, the latest with his kids’ pro careers and being on movie sets with A-list actors. The guys also break down some Astros spring training news and share some thoughts and memories on the late baseball reporting icon, Pedro Gomez.
Julia Morales, Reporter/Host for AT&T SportsNet SW, and field reporter for the Houston Astros, join the guys to talk about the Skeeters now being apart of the Astros family. Ryan and Brandon also dive into the renovations to Constellation Field as well as the 2021 schedule.