The Edge: Houston Astros

Latest Episodes

Ep 0: Introducing "The Edge: Houston Astros" …Coming October 7

September 11, 2020 - 03:07
Season One of The Edge is a six-part documentary podcast, presented by Cadence13 and Prologue Projects, following best-selling Astroball...

Ep 1: Bang Bang

October 7, 2020 - 45:52
The Houston Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century. But when Ben Reiter wrote about the club for Sports Illustrated in...

Ep 2: Stargazers

October 7, 2020 - 48:56
Houston’s first great sports innovator was named Judge Roy Hofheinz. He brought the Astros to town in the 1960s with the promise of what...

About The Show

Season One of The Edge is a six-part documentary podcast, presented by Cadence13 and Prologue Projects, following best-selling Astroball author Ben Reiter as he investigates the cheating scandal that tarnished the Houston Astros’ World Series 2017 win. Through original interviews with key figures in the scandal, Reiter gets to the bottom of what happened, who’s to blame, and why the scandal enraged the sports world more than any other in recent memory. He also answers the biggest question of all: What drove the most forward-thinking organization in the history of sports not just to the edge … but over it?

More Episodes

Ep 0: Introducing "The Edge: Houston Astros" …Coming October 7

September 11, 2020 - 03:07
Season One of The Edge is a six-part documentary podcast, presented by Cadence13 and Prologue Projects, following best-selling Astroball...

Ep 1: Bang Bang

October 7, 2020 - 45:52
The Houston Astros were the worst baseball team in half a century. But when Ben Reiter wrote about the club for Sports Illustrated in...

Ep 2: Stargazers

October 7, 2020 - 48:56
Houston’s first great sports innovator was named Judge Roy Hofheinz. He brought the Astros to town in the 1960s with the promise of what...

Ep 3: Smart Guys

October 14, 2020 - 41:27
One of baseball’s unofficial slogans? “If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.” Baseball's history of sign stealing is almost as old...

Ep 4: Thank God We Got Osuna

October 21, 2020 - 48:38
The 2018 Astros were even more talented than the previous season’s champions. There was just one problem: they couldn’t count on their...

Ep 5: The Storm

October 28, 2020 - 45:26
The revelation of the Astros’ trash can-banging, sign-stealing scheme ignited a firestorm. Players emerged to say that they’d known the...