Breaking News: Astros Fire Garner, Purpura

Monday, August 27, 2007

The Astros announced today that they will fire GM Tim Purpura and manager Phil Garner today, replacing them with Interim GM Tal Smith and Manager Cecil Cooper. Garner, who hes been fairly successful with the Astros, finishing second in the NL Central since 2004 even winning a trip to the World Series only to be defeated by the White Sox in 2005. The Astros are 58-73 this season and will probably be in the hunt for a new manager at the end of this season.